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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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Dynamic Duo: Lucy Li and Kathleen Scavo Team Up for U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball
Mar27

Dynamic Duo: Lucy Li and Kathleen Scavo Team Up for U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball

A year after competing in the U.S. Women’s Open, Lucy Li and Kathleen Scavo are headed to another USGA championship. The duo teamed up to earn a berth in the inaugural U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

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Pair of Northern California Juniors Headed to Augusta National for Drive, Chip and Putt
Mar23

Pair of Northern California Juniors Headed to Augusta National for Drive, Chip and Putt

Northern California juniors Meghan Paracuelles and Megan Chou will tee it up at Augusta National on the Sunday before the Masters as part of the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals. Last year, Lucy Li of Redwood Shores won her age division.

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Junior Tour of Northern California 2014-2015 Season Continues With Spring Series
Mar12

Junior Tour of Northern California 2014-2015 Season Continues With Spring Series

After over a two month winter break, the highly successful Junior Tour of Northern California resumes play starting with its Spring Series. The 2014-2015 season will end with the JTNC Championship, to be held July 27-28 at Poppy Hills.

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Annual San Francisco City Championship Set to Tee Off
Mar12

Annual San Francisco City Championship Set to Tee Off

The annual San Francisco City Championship, first held in 1917, tees off this weekend. Former winners of the event include Ken Venturi, George Archer and Juli Inkster.

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Lydia Ko Set To Return to Lake Merced GC as No.1 Ranked Player in World
Mar11

Lydia Ko Set To Return to Lake Merced GC as No.1 Ranked Player in World

Still just a teenager, Lydia Ko will return to Lake Merced GC in April to defend her title at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Since her win last year, Ko’s accomplishments include being the youngest ever player to earn the world No.1 ranking.

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Finding Out About FootGolf Firsthand
Mar04

Finding Out About FootGolf Firsthand

With more than 50 FootGolf courses popping up in California, the NCGA’s Kevin Merfeld had to see what the hybrid sport was all about.

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The Challenge Course at Monarch Dunes: Challenging How Beginners are Taught
Mar03

The Challenge Course at Monarch Dunes: Challenging How Beginners are Taught

Monarch Dunes in Nipomo built a 12-hole par 3 course with two cups on each green, including one that is 8 inches wide. The course is set up for beginners, but it’s fun and challenging for everyone. See how the Challenge Course is bringing in and developing new golfers with its revolutionary Learn Golf program.

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NCGA’s Youth on Course Program Announces Partnership With The First Tee
Mar03

NCGA’s Youth on Course Program Announces Partnership With The First Tee

Junior golfers have even more reason to celebrate. The NCGA’s Youth on Course announced Tuesday that it has formed a partnership with The First Tee as part of its national expansion.

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Late Course Architect Jay Morrish: From Spyglass Hill to Tehama
Mar03

Late Course Architect Jay Morrish: From Spyglass Hill to Tehama

Architect Jay Morrish, who got his start in golf as construction superintendent at Spyglass Hill, has died. Morrish returned to his Northern California roots to design the Cliffs Course at Olympic Club and Tehama GC.

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USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay
Feb25

USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

The USGA announced the local qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open. Five are in Northern California. This year’s lone California Sectional qualifier will be in Southern California.

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Junior Tour of Northern California Alum Hannah O’Sullivan Makes History on Symetra Tour
Feb23

Junior Tour of Northern California Alum Hannah O’Sullivan Makes History on Symetra Tour

Hannah O’Sullivan, who was a force on the Junior Tour of Northern California before moving to Arizona, made history with her win at the Symetra Tour’s Gateway Classic. Prior to moving to Arizona, O’Sullivan was a member at The Olympic Club.

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