Until next Season - Season 2020

I'll be on hiatus for the next half year or more from updating and posting here at this little project of mine that's grown a bit over the years. It has been my pleasure to chronicle the 2019 Season of SoCal Men's Community College Golf. I will look forward to "seeing" you again next season, Season 2020! So long for now! Enjoy your summer's amateur golf and for those players moving onward, all the best to you!

A couple of things from me: This past year I returned to SoCal for my 50th College Reunion from the Univ of San Diego and received my Golden Torrero medallion and lapel pin. The University has been a treasure to me since I was 18 years old and remains as such.


Finally, I will be soon celebrating in SoCal a granddaughter's HS graduation and a grandson's marriage. Then upon return from SoCal welcoming our fifth (5th) great grandchild into our world, and another Mainer. And finally you'll find me on a local golf course in our little corner of New England:


CCC Men's Golf Coaches Assoc. Hall of Fame Inductees for 2019

Dave NEER, coach, West Hills Lemoore and Zach PAPACHRISTOS, coach, Chabot College were welcomed into the CCC Men's Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame as the Class of 2019 during the CCC Golf Coaches Association Meeting during the State Championships.

Canyons Wins Going Away at State Championships

Our 2019 Men's Community College Golf Season finished yesterday with the 36-hole CCCAA State Championships at Silverado Resort & Spa's North Course. SoCal teams finished 1-2-3 in the competition with Canyons (COC) 1st, Santa Barbara City 2nd, and Cypress College 3rd while Mt San Antonio finished 6th.

Certain Hall of Fame coach Gary Peterson (Canyons) and his team won the State Title for the record 8th time since winning their first in 1993 under Peterson, followed by wins in '00, '02, '06, '08, '15, '17, & '19. His young men shot +14 over par for two rounds with a scorching +3 over the final 18-holes.

Santa Barbara City, which was tied after the first 18-holes with Reedley at +21 over par rebounded with +10 over par team score in the final 18-holes to secure 2nd place while Reedley shot +28 in the afternoon to finish 5th.

Cypress ('18 Champions) shot bookend +23 over par in each round to secure 3rd place 32 strokes off the winning team's score.

SoCal players filled the All-State Team in 2019 with Nobuhiko WAKAARI, (Canyons) winning medalist honors with a -2 under par performance score of 142. He was +1 following the first round and was "on fire" with a -3 round of 69 in the second round.
Myoung KIM (Orange Coast) finished 2nd with +1 score, Jules LAVIGNE (Canyons) & Anguerrand VOISIN (Canyons) tied for 3rd with +2 scores, and Trent CARAHER (Santa Barbara City) & David MARRIS (Cypress) tied for 5th with +3 scores.

Congratulations to all teams, players, and coaches who competed.

Team and Individual Results
Photos: by David SANBORN

Morning Round Complete

The 1st Round of the CCCAA Men's Golf Championships at Silverado Resort and Spa North Course has been completed.

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Live Scoring of State Championships

Coach Gary Peterson (Canyons) posted a link to FB for live scoring of the State Championships. I've reposted it below for you.