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Ruby Soo won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s August Charm Day event after posting a net 68 Thursday, Aug. 1, on the Jack Clarke Course.

Soo competed in the fifth flight among golfers with a 39 to 40 handicap. Siv Richards posted a net 69 for second place, while Bev Blatt shot a net 71 for third place.

Tai Chewpanich and Val Buschor both shot net 72s to tie atop the first flight — handicap of 11 to 22. Buschor shot the lowest gross score of the event with an overall 83. Kari Landis posted a net 73 to finish third in the flight.

The Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) held its 44th annual Invitational Tournament Thursday, July 25 on the Jack Clark Course.

The tournament groups the players in teams of four. Players consist of AWGC members and guest. Thirty-six teams and 143 golfers competed in six flights in the tournament. All four players on a team played each hole, but the only the two best scores on a hole are counted toward the team score, while the other two scores are discarded.

Alameda Recreation and Park Department will team up with the Alameda Gators Swim Team tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 2, through this Sunday, Aug. 4, to host the city’s 65th annual City Swim Meet. 

Swimmers of all ages will enjoy this fun and low-key meet at the Encinal High School Swim Center, 230 Central Ave. The meet includes novice events, age-group races and masters’ events.  

Pam Curtis won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event Thursday, July 18, after shooting a net 67 on the Jack Clark Course.

Curtis competed in the fifth flight among golfers with a handicap of 38 to 40. Janet Kirk posted a net 69 for second place in the flight. She was also tied for second place in the overall tournament with Judy Eng. Kay Park finished third in the flight with a net 70. Lynette Mladinich shot a net 76 for fourth flight. Siv Richards and Jean Eddy tied for fifth place in the flight with net 82s.

The 2019 Junior Golf Association of Northern California championship (JGANC) take place on July 15 and 16 on the Jack Clark Course.

Travis Miller from Castro Valley was the boys’ overall winner. He posted a 73 and 71 in his two rounds of play for a combined 144. Cindy Wong of San Jose won the girls’ overall tournament with a 73 in round one and a 75 in round two for an overall 148.

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