Chardonnay GC took the title at the annual NCGA Zone Championship.
The Chardonnay CG squad, made up of teammates Arvin Persaud, Mick Mitchell, Edwin Hidalgo and Ron Roe, carded a final round 20-under 122 Tuesday at Poppy Hills to come in at 32-under 254 playing in a format that takes the two best net scores of a four-person team.
Mayacama GC finished in second place at 256 after a final round 130. Benbow GC was third at 258.
August 22, 2022
Mayacama GC is the team to catch after day one of the annual NCGA Zone Champiponship.
Mayacama GC, comprised of teammates Rick Herbert, Richard Coombs, Ted Simpkins and James Silveira, posted a round of 18-under 126 Monday at Spyglass Hill playing in a format that takes the two best net scores of a four-person team.
Antelope Greens GC is in second place at 129. Chardonnay Club is third at 132.
Tuesday's final round will be held at par-71 Poppy Hills.
First played in 1967, the NCGA Zone Championship is a four-person team event for regular clubs. Fourteen regional championships are staged with the champion and runner-up qualifying for the final championship at the end of August. Plumas Lake G&CC holds the record for the most wins with three (2008, 2010 & 2019). Four clubs have won twice: Palo Alto Hills (1968, 1970), Del Rio G&CC (1969, 2013), Kings CC (1977, 2003) and Churn Creek GC (1993, 2012). No club has ever repeated as champion.