Bae Wins AWGC Event


Jenny Bae won the Alameda Golf Club’s net tournament event last Thursday, July 14, with a net 68.

Bae dominated the Earl Fry Course. Not only did she have the lowest net score, she also had the lowest gross score with an overall 80. In fact, Bae was the only golfer to post a net score in the 60s. Bae competed in the first flight among golfers with a handicap of 12 to 25. Maggie Lindquist shot a net 72 for second place in the flight. Dot Moody and Sherry Westernoff both shot net 73s to tie for third place. Pat O’Hara rounded out the top five with a net 75.

Sonia Kwak won the second-flight competition — 26 to 28 handicap — with a net 74. The second flight was the most competitive flight of the tournament. The top seven golfers were separated by three shots. Diane Hughes posted a net 75 for second place. Dee Dee Appleton shot a net 76 for third place, while four players (Alice Wong, Barbara Mickle, Linda Ferrill and Liz Warner) tied for fourth place with net 77s.

Louise Eilhardt came in first place in the third flight — handicap of 30 to 34 — with a net 70. Bonnie Kim shot a net 72 for second place. Kay Park and Bobbie Hoepner finished in a tie for third place with matching net 73s. Lastly, LeAnn Curran shot a net 74 to round out the top five in the flight.
Pam Curtis won the fourth flight — handicap of 30 to 35 — with a net 71. Angie Vaccarezza and Vivian Kang both shot net 75s to tie for second place. Ruby Soo posted a net 78. 

Bernice Herzberg won the closest-to-the-hole competition on the fourth hole. Her ball landed 34’ 11” from the pin. Moody came in second place. Her ball landed 38’ 3” from the hole, while Liz Warner’s attempt landed 40’ 0” from the hole. Moody was able to win the competition on the 15th hole. Her ball landed 9’ 6” from the pin to win the second competition. Vaccarezza came in second with her ball landing 13’ 3” from the hole. 

Thirty-three golfers competed  in the event.