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Tony Finau Claims Win at Web.com Tour Stonebrae Classic
Aug04

Tony Finau Claims Win at Web.com Tour Stonebrae Classic

Tony Finau is headed to the PGA Tour. The big-hitting Web.com Tour rookie’s win at the Stonebrae Classic bumped him to No.8 on the money list with three events left in the season.

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Hiddenbrooke GC and Lincoln Hills To Be Part of ‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’
Jul31

Hiddenbrooke GC and Lincoln Hills To Be Part of ‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’

Billy Casper Golf will again hold its ‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’ on August 11 to benefit Wounded Warrior Project. Hiddenbrooke GC in Vallejo and Lincoln Hills GC are both participating.

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NCGA Mourns Passing of Former President Dick Skavdahl
Jul30

NCGA Mourns Passing of Former President Dick Skavdahl

The NCGA recently lost former President Richard ‘Dick’ Skavdahl. Skavdahl once described his NCGA service as “a labor of love.”

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100-Year Anniversary Celebration Continues at Stockton Golf and Country Club
Jul30

100-Year Anniversary Celebration Continues at Stockton Golf and Country Club

The 100th anniversary celebration at Stockton Golf and Country Club continued Tuesday with media day. Former guests of the club include Walter Hagen and Arnold Palmer.

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Letting Go of Tiger, and Getting Ready for a Tigeresque Run
Jul22

Letting Go of Tiger, and Getting Ready for a Tigeresque Run

The Tiger Woods Era is over, but get ready for some Tigeresque golf. Rory McIlroy has the game to be early 2000s good.

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Sierra Sage GC Sees Rarity, 3 Aces On 3 Different Holes Same Day
Jul15

Sierra Sage GC Sees Rarity, 3 Aces On 3 Different Holes Same Day

A trio of amateurs at Sierra Sage Golf Course outside Reno bucked some big time odds when they made three aces on three different holes on the same day.

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Eighty-One The First Tee Juniors Selected For First Tee Open
Jul14

Eighty-One The First Tee Juniors Selected For First Tee Open

The 81 juniors who will compete in this year’s The First Tee Open at Poppy Hills Golf Course and Pebble Beach have been announced. Twenty hail from California.

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Tournament Tough: Number-Crunching the New Poppy Hills
Jul14

Tournament Tough: Number-Crunching the New Poppy Hills

The best amateurs in Northern California couldn’t break par at the new Poppy Hills the final two days of the NCGA Amateur Stroke Play Championship. The winning score of 6-over 219 was the highest in Stroke Play history. Here’s what they handled well, and what they didn’t.

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Jeff Wilson Adds Yet Another Feather To His USGA Cap
Jul14

Jeff Wilson Adds Yet Another Feather To His USGA Cap

Jeff Wilson came up short in his bid to be low amateur at the U.S. Senior Open, but he continues to be a USGA giant. The key to his success? A love for the game.

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NCGA Stroke Play: Poppy Hills Plenty Tough, With 300 Yards to Spare
Jul11

NCGA Stroke Play: Poppy Hills Plenty Tough, With 300 Yards to Spare

Early leader Skyler Finnell was very familiar with the old Poppy Hills. He walks through the differences after his 2-under 69.

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NCGA Members Doug Williams, Jeff Wilson Playing in U.S. Senior Open
Jul09

NCGA Members Doug Williams, Jeff Wilson Playing in U.S. Senior Open

NCGA members Doug Williams and Jeff Wilson have brought their games, and their interesting resumes, to this week’s U.S. Senior Open.

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Modesto’s Jeff Burda Wins SCGA Senior Championship
Jul02

Modesto’s Jeff Burda Wins SCGA Senior Championship

Jeff Burda of Modesto rolled to victory at the annual SCGA Senior Championship. Fellow NorCal senior Jim Knoll finished tied for second.

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