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Clovis’ Bryson DeChambeau First Northern California Player to Win U.S. Amateur in 13 Years
Aug24

Clovis’ Bryson DeChambeau First Northern California Player to Win U.S. Amateur in 13 Years

With his win at the U.S. Amateur, Bryson DeChambeau joined Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Ryan Moore as the only players to win the title and NCAA Championship in the same year. The last NorCal player to win the U.S. Amateur was Ricky Barnes in 2002.

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From Tee to Shining Tee
Aug24

From Tee to Shining Tee

Bucket lists, budget golf and everything in between-Northern California courses have it all.

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Top 10: The Greatest Golfers in Northern California History
Aug17

Top 10: The Greatest Golfers in Northern California History

Let the 19th-hole debate begin. Northern California’s rich golf tradition doesn’t easily translate into a tidy, top-10 list of the region’s greatest players. A parade of golfers emerged from our little corner of the world to scrawl their names into the game’s competitive lore.

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Junior Tour of Northern California Alum Hannah O’Sullivan Wins U.S. Women’s Amateur
Aug17

Junior Tour of Northern California Alum Hannah O’Sullivan Wins U.S. Women’s Amateur

Former Bay Area resident and Junior Tour of Northern California member Hannah O’Sullivan continues to impress in 2015. O’Sullivan, who earlier this year became the youngest winner on the Symetra Tour, captured the title at this year’s U.S. Women’s Amateur on Sunday.

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Quest to Bring a USGA Men’s Individual Title Back to Northern California Renews at U.S. Amateur
Aug16

Quest to Bring a USGA Men’s Individual Title Back to Northern California Renews at U.S. Amateur

The last time a Northern California native won a USGA individual title remains Ricky Barnes at the 2002 U.S. Amateur. Why is it so hard to win a USGA title? Those who have knocked on the door but been denied explain.

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How Maverick McNealy Went From Good to Great: Putting, Hockey and Relaxing More
Aug14

How Maverick McNealy Went From Good to Great: Putting, Hockey and Relaxing More

Just a year ago, Stanford’s Maverick McNealy had a stroke average of 72.25 for the Cardinal. This year, he led the nation in scoring with a 68.70 scoring average. What are some the changes that have led to such a quick turnaround?

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America’s First Family of Golf Architecture
Aug11

America’s First Family of Golf Architecture

Robert Trent Jones Sr. forever changed course design, and his two sons continued his legacy with their own remarkable careers.

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Maverick McNealy, Bryson DeChambeau Named to 2015 Walker Cup Squad
Aug10

Maverick McNealy, Bryson DeChambeau Named to 2015 Walker Cup Squad

Maverick McNealy and Bryson DeChambeau’s big years are paying more dividends. On Monday, the duo were named as early picks for the 2015 U.S. Walker Cup squad.

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Northern California Contingent Set to Tee Off at U.S. Women’s Amateur
Aug06

Northern California Contingent Set to Tee Off at U.S. Women’s Amateur

A strong Northern California contingent will be among those teeing off in next week’s U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. The group will be looking to do something that hasn’t been done in over a decade. The last player with NorCal ties to win the title was San Francisco’s Dorothy Delasin in 1999.

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What Millennials and Generation Z Think About the Game of Golf
Aug05

What Millennials and Generation Z Think About the Game of Golf

They’re the next generation of golfers. So how do they feel about the state of the game? What are some of the things they love about the game, and where are some areas they think the game can be better.

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Trent Dilfer Q&A
Aug05

Trent Dilfer Q&A

NCGA Golf caught up with the NCGA member Trent Dilfer ahead of this year’ s American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Edgewood.

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The Can’t-Miss Canadian Rockies
Aug04

The Can’t-Miss Canadian Rockies

Banff and Jasper National Parks offer sensational Stanley Thompson golf and a gorgeous international travel experience

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