Sports

Alameda native James Hahn won his first Pro Golf Association (PGA) tournament event by taking down some of the biggest names in golf on his way to win the Northern Trust Open last weekend. 

Hahn, 33, needed a three-hole playoff to win the event played at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Hahn shot a six-under 278 through the four rounds of the tournament along with PGA standouts Dustin Johnson and Paul Casey.

The Alameda Recreation and Parks Department park monitors patrol Alameda’s parks on weekends to ensure facilities are clean, greet park users, provide information and assistance and enforce park rules. They also ensure picnic and field reservations are in place. 

To report an issue at an Alameda park, voice a concern, or give a compliment during the weekend, the public may call the park monitors directly at 747-7542.

Jenny Bae dominated the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) net tournament event last Thursday, Feb. 12
Bae won the tournament by posting a net 64 in the first flight — handicap of nine to 23. Bae also shot the lowest gross of the event with an overall 77. 

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) high school spring sports regular season came to a close last week, but several teams are playing in league tournaments.

The SJND men’s basketball team (14-13 overall) took on El Cerrito on Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Tri-County Athletic League (TCAL) semifinal. The Pilots downed St. Mary’s of Albany 61-39 in the first round on Friday, Feb. 13. If they win they will face the winner of St. Patrick/St. Vincent of Vallejo and Salesian of Richmond on Feb. 20. 

Kay Park and Dee Dee Appleton will share the Alameda Women’s Golf Club February charm after both contestants shot a net 68 at the club’s Charm Day Event last Thursday, Feb. 5

Appleton competed in the third flight among golfers with a handicap of 28 to 31. The two shot just one stroke ahead of four players that finished with a net 69 including Bonnie Kim who also played in the third flight. Jane Sullwold finished third in the flight with a net 70. Ruby Soo shot a net 71 for fourth place, while Denise Gasti posted a net 73 for fifth place.

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