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Stanford alum Michelle Wie Looking to Kick Start Season at Swinging Skirts
Apr22

Stanford alum Michelle Wie Looking to Kick Start Season at Swinging Skirts

After a breakthrough year, Stanford alum Michelle Wie has started the 2015 season slowly. No stranger to the ups and downs of golf, Wie is looking to get her game back on track at Lake Merced Golf Club.

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LPGA Star Paula Creamer Continues Push for Women’s Masters
Apr22

LPGA Star Paula Creamer Continues Push for Women’s Masters

LPGA star Paula Creamer, who hails from Pleasanton, really wants to see a Women’s Masters at Augusta National. A few weeks after first broaching the subject, Creamer again brought it up during a press conference at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.

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Stanford’s McNealy, CSUMB’s Vernon Named to 2015 USA Palmer Cup Squad
Apr17

Stanford’s McNealy, CSUMB’s Vernon Named to 2015 USA Palmer Cup Squad

Stanford sophomore Maverick McNealy and CSU-Monterey Bay junior Carr Vernon were named to this year’s Team USA Palmer Cup squad. The Palmer Cup, to be held in June, is a Ryder Cup-style match pitting U.S. collegians versus players from Great Britain and Ireland.

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Northern California Golf Industry Convenes to Tackle Drought
Apr16

Northern California Golf Industry Convenes to Tackle Drought

Northern California golf industry officials were at Poppy Hills, the home course of the NCGA, on Thursday to discuss water and sustainability. The ongoing drought in California has led to courses adapting to the challenge.

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Annual Alameda Commuters Championship Begins This Weekend
Apr15

Annual Alameda Commuters Championship Begins This Weekend

The annual event has always attracted some of the best amateur players in Northern California. Back in its early days, the loser got a prize that no one wanted.

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Youth on Course Caddies Capture Spirit of The Masters at Poppy Hills
Apr13

Youth on Course Caddies Capture Spirit of The Masters at Poppy Hills

Youth on Course caddies helped transform Poppy Hills Golf Course into Augusta National during The Masters weekend. Sixty-five YOC caddies, donned in traditional overalls, looped for players.

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Jeff Wilson Wins SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship
Apr07

Jeff Wilson Wins SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship

Fairfield resident Jeff Wilson went south and captured the SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship. Wilson also won the event in 2008. In 2014, the NCGA’s Jeff Burda won the SCGA Senior Championship.

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Teenagers Again Ruling the Brackets at Annual San Francisco City Golf Championship
Apr06

Teenagers Again Ruling the Brackets at Annual San Francisco City Golf Championship

Teenagers are again controlling the brackets at the annual San Francisco City Golf Championships. The championships conclude this weekend at TPC Harding Park.

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Third and Fifth Place for NorCal Juniors at Drive, Chip and Putt
Apr06

Third and Fifth Place for NorCal Juniors at Drive, Chip and Putt

Meghan Paracuelles of Folsom and Megan Chou of Los Altos were among the 80 juniors who competed Sunday in the second annual Drive, Chip and Putt Finals at Augusta National. Both are members of Youth on Course and the Junior Tour of Northern California.

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NCGA Mourns Passing of Former Board Member Eddie LeBaron
Apr01

NCGA Mourns Passing of Former Board Member Eddie LeBaron

Former NCGA Board of Directors member Eddie LeBaron, who was a star on the gridiron and a hero on the battlefield in Korea, died Wednesday in Stockton. Along with receiving the Bronze Star, LeBaron was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980.

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World’s Top 3 Including Rory McIlroy Commit to WGC Cadillac-Match Play at TPC Harding Park
Mar30

World’s Top 3 Including Rory McIlroy Commit to WGC Cadillac-Match Play at TPC Harding Park

Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Bubba Watson all confirmed their appearance for the upcoming WGC Cadillac-Match Play at TPC Harding Park. McIlroy is looking to secure a potential career grand slam at The Masters next week

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Sharp Park Wins Appeal
Mar27

Sharp Park Wins Appeal

A four-year old lawsuit brought by environmentalist groups to close Sharp Park has ended. A 3-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals dismissed the appeal in Wild Equity vs. City and County of San Francisco.

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