6th Annual NCGA Mixed Team Championship
November 5-6, 2010
Poppy Hills GC
November 6, 2010
PEBBLE BEACH – The NCGA Mixed Championship concluded at Poppy Hills with final-round action in three flights divided by handicap index. Two-person teams consisting of a man and woman competed in a modified alternate-shot format.
Terry Leach and Diana McInnis of Indian Valley and Robert Harley and Karen Treat of the Bay Area Pinseekers tied for the top with a two-round score of 136 in the in the low-handicapper President’s Flight. Leach and McInnis had started the day three strokes clear of the third-place team of Harley and Treat. After a four-hole playoff, Leach and McInnis emerged with the victory. Joel and Shelly Broumas of Turlock and Bob Fleming and Linda DeLong of New Sac Golf eClub tied for third, two back of the champions.
In the mid-handicapper Director’s Flight, Mark and Linda Klemczak, of Sunday Only and San Jose LGC respectively, came from behind in the final round to claim the title over first round leaders Jim and Terry Knoll, of Rooster Run and Bell GCs. ( Jim Knoll is fresh off a runner-up performance at the California State Senior Wednesday at Ft. Washington). The Klemczaks two-round total of 128 (65-63) was good for a one-stroke margin. Mike and Suzanne Bringel (Bridges/Canyon Lakes) equaled the leaders final-round score of 63 in taking third place.
NCGA calligrapher Terry Wilson and Linda Stadler of Sacramento Valley Players Club came from behind in the Secretary’s Flight, winning the title by two strokes with a 68-66–134. Young and Connie Kim of Saratoga CC took second while Glen Esquivel and Andrea Brenholz (Bayonet/Palo Alto Hills ) took third, three back of the champions. First-round leaders Rich and Trudy Costes of Indian Valley faded to fourth place.