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The Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) held the first round of the 84th Annual Fry Brothers Memorial Match Play Tournament last Thursday, May 8, at the Fry Course.

Jonathan De Los Reyes created a wide distance between himself and the rest of the field on his way to win the 87th Annual Alameda Commuters Tournament last Sunday, May 4.

De Los Reyes entered the second weekend of the tournament with a four-stroke lead at seven-under par 135. But his play in the third round, or moving day as it is called at the Commuters removed any doubt that Reyes would be the winner.

The first two rounds are in the books at the 87th Annual Alameda Commuter’s golf tournament and the big story of the weekend was Alameda High School senior David Na. 

The ladies of the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) decided to play a Ham Shoot-style tournament on the Jack Clark Course last Thursday, April 17. 

The Ham Shoot-style makes the competition that much more intriguing because it pits the participants’ best performance against one another. Each player’s score indicates the results of playing 18 holes as they normally play, then throwing out the scores of each player’s three worst holes. Then the handicap of each golfer is factored in to get a final tally.

City’s longest- running, most famous golf tourney slated

The St. Joseph men’s golf team notched its tenth win of the year last week against Pinole Valley at the Chuck Corica Golf Course. The Pilots put on an overall team performance with three of its five players shooting in the mid-30s. James Lemos shot a low of 36 (one over par), Thomas Lee shot 38 (three over par), and Octavio Guzman shot 39 (four over par).

“These three players have done a great job in helping the team get to 10-1, along with the help of R.J. Pimentel and Joey DiGiuillio,” said Coach Vic Quintell. 

Sunshine was the forecast for last Thursday’s Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s net tournament event on the Earl Fry Course. The previous week’s event had to be cancelled due to rain.
The event saw 30 golfers participate, but there could be only one winner and that was Stephanie Bellato.

The 87th Annual Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament will be coming to the Island City at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex on the weekend of April 26 and May 3. 
This year a field of more than 200 of the best amateur golfers in the country will compete over the two weekends. The Northern California Golf Association licenses the event and will award 250 points to the winner. The 26th annual Alameda Commuters Senior Golf Tournament with take place during the second weekend of the event. 
To learn more or to sponsor the event, visit alamedacommuters.org.

The Alameda Friends of the Park Foundation will be holding the 2014 edition of the Play for the Parks Tournament Monday, Sept. 15 at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.

Proceeds of the event will help finance citywide projects. The Friends of the Parks Foundation support the preservation, knowledge and awareness of our natural resources through sponsoring community programs and projects in cooperation with the Alameda community and the Department of Recreation and Parks.

Cheryl Saxton was the big winner at the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s tournament event on March 20. Saxton blew away her competition with a net 66. Four players tied for second place overall, but they all shot net 71s.

Saxton competed in the first flight — handicap of 10 to 24. Barbara Mickle and Stephanie Bellato each shot a net 71 to tie for second place in the flight. Bernice Herzberg shot a net 74 for fourth place. Eleven people competed in this flight.

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