Dustin Johnson’s return from a personal leave looms closer. Earlier this week, Johnson’s swing coach Butch Harmon hinted that Johnson would play in the Farmers Insurance Open. If not there, Johnson could return at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, where he’s planning to play.
The inaugural NCGA Two-Person Scramble was a hit at Poppy Hills, with champions crowned in three different flights. .
Lee Gidney of Cypress Lakes GC was officially named the 88th president of the Northern California Golf Association
Players scrambled to earn one of the three spots in next year’s inaugural event at Olympic Club.
2nd Annual NCGA Two-Person Scramble Championship, December 14-15, 2015 Entries Close: TBD Championship Site: Poppy Hills: $280 per team. The field is limited to the first 60 teams to register. Registration TBD ELIGIBILITY: Both players must be NCGA Members and have a current numeric Handicap Index on their club’s Master Report on the date of registration. Partners need not be members of the same club. FORMAT: The championship will be...
The sun came up for San Jose’s Christina Kim, who broke a nine-year winless skid with a win south of the border. The last time Kim won was in 2005.
Santa Barbara’s John Pate took the title, winning by two strokes.
The NCGA hosted its annual two-day Assistant Superintendent Boot Camp at the newly renovated Poppy Hills, geared around the theme “Some Assembly Required.”
The NCGA retained the Hanna-Wehrman Cup, while the NCPGA kept the Staedler-Jetter Senior Cup.
October 10, 2014 There was some golf played at the new Poppy Hills Golf Course, as the NCGA recognized the folks who make it all happen–the volunteers. While the golf course saw plenty of action, the most important part of the festivities was the recognition of both annual award winners and those who have put in years of service. Among the award recipients was former NCGA President John Nakamura, who formally was presented the...