TOCR Day 2011
Poppy Hills GC
October 7, 2011
PEBBLE BEACH - Robert Read and Bill Lang were recognized with respective tournament official and course rater of the year awards at the annual Tournament Official/Course Raters’ Day held in October at Poppy Hills.
Read is a member of San Ramon GC and joined the volunteer ranks of the NCGA in 2001. The Alamo resident and certified rules official is always up for a good debate about the rules of golf.
Lang, of Santa Clara, started as a course rater in 2001 and has served as captain since 2008. The Almaden CC member participated in seven out of 11 ratings in his area in 2011 and served on the course raters’ committee in 2010 and 2011. .
Several other volunteers also earned recognition for their service. Outstanding tournament officials include Mike Weeks, PJ Lowrey, Frank Mann, Mickey Zavack and Gary Fox. The outstanding course raters for 2011 were Bob Bell, John Farley, Ed Hashim, Pete Imbs and Tom Feutz.