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August 9, 2019

  By Bruce Meadows       August 2019 II… THE GOLF DAYS OF SUMMER-   Tee it up with SSU . . . The Sonoma State Golf Alumni/Scholarship Tournament is scheduled for Sept. 9 at Sonoma Golf Club. It’s a good cause and will be played at a very historic venue. Sonoma, which hosted…

July 25, 2019

    By Bruce Meadows     PGA scholarship for Steiner . . . Patrick Steiner is an assistant pro at Windsor Golf Course and, it would appear, a young man with a bright future in the game. The NCPGA has announced that the 27-year-old Steiner is one of three recipients of the Chris Thomas…

July 11, 2019

  By Bruce Meadows      Abby claims state title . . . Abigail Leighton is no longer an underdog ! The 16-year-old junior to be at Cardinal Newman High is the champion of the 70th annual California Junior Girls State Golf Tournament. Abby, the 18th-seeded player in a field that included some outstanding players,…

June 4, 2019

  By Bruce Meadows       SSU looks back . . . and ahead Sonoma State has just completed another successful golf season under the guidance of head men’s and women’s coach Val Verhunce. Not as successful as Val and his players would have hoped for, but another solid effort by the Seawolves. “It’s…

May 22, 2019

  By Bruce Meadows   Off to a great start . . .         Don Maiden and his 10-year-old daughter Gena, from Napa, played Fairgrounds Golf Course one Saturday recently. Gena is new to the game but anxious to learn, and her dad is dedicated to seeing that happen. Unlike a lot of longer…

May 1, 2019

  By Bruce Meadows       Don’t be left out . . . Many years ago, during a round of golf at Lake Tahoe, I discovered my tee shot wedged  up against a rock, with no legal relief available. I turned a 7-iron around with acceptable but not very good results, as I managed…

April 19, 2019

   By Bruce Meadows   Hold on a minute . . . We recently heard from Oakmont GM and head pro Greg Anderson about what he thought was a record 18-hole round on the East Course by Tom Anderson, a junior at Maria Carrillo High. Greg said he was pretty sure this was a record but wasn’t absolutely…

March 25, 2019

By Bruce Meadows   Varied reactions to new rules . . . Do you like the new Rules of Golf??? I found the following online and thought it would be of interest.     “ From allowing flagsticks to stay in while putting, to the prohibition of caddies standing behind players, to the knee-height requirement for…

March 7, 2019

By Bruce Meadows   Where balls go to die . . . or not ??? Found this story online and thought our readers might find it interesting. “A diver in California has stumbled on an unexpected source of plastic waste in the ocean: golf balls. “As the balls degrade, they can emit toxic chemicals. And…

February 25, 2019

  By Bruce Meadows More tips to help your game . . . We continue to get golf tips and suggestions from pros and amateurs and would love to get more to pass along to our readers. Thanks to those of you who took time to send me a golf tip – I got a…