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Kelly Cup: David Ober leads
25 Apr 2014
by Pete Wlodkowski of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Lakeside Golf Club, David Ober Profile

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TOLUCA LAKE, CA (April 25, 2014) -- The Kelly Cup field includes some of the best players in Southern California, and in Friday's first round only one of them, David Ober, was able to break par. He posted a 1-under 69.

Ober, who plays out of Temecula's Bear Creek GC, played steady golf on a 6714 yard layout that for many of the players is as close to a US Open setup as they see.

He was pleased with the result.

"You have to think your way around here and today this was my best round at Lakeside mentally," said Ober.

The unique tournament format of the Kelly Cup puts players in flights by handicap. But any player can emerge as one of the top 15 who makes the Sunday cut in this 54-hole event, since all at the same tees.

And they all enjoy playing one of the traditionally fun clubs which Hollywood celebrities like Justin Timberlake, George Lopez, and Joe Pesci call home.

The conditions this year are the best ever.

Ober nailed it when he said,

"I love the club, the people, the firmness of the greens, and everything about the tournament. "

ABOUT THE Kelly Cup Invitational

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Invitational tournament contested in honor of Lakeside Golf Club's finest amateur golfer, Roger Kelly, who was at the top of California amateur golf in the 1930's.

The tournament is flighted by handicap, although every player is eligible to win the overall competition. Prizes are awarded in each flight, with all first-place ties broken by sudden-death playoff. The top 16 players after 36 holes advance to the final day of stroke play to determine the Kelly Cup Champion. Tim Hogarth has captured the title an amazing 9 times.

Host course Lakeside Golf Club is one of Southern California's finest with a long history of competitive golf. Celebrity members have included Bing Crosby (who was a club champ) and more recently Justin Timberlake.

View Complete Tournament Information

Results For Kelly Cup Invitational Golf Tournament
1CATim HogarthNorthridge, CA18074-73-73--220
T2CABrian WoolfGranada Hills, CA12074-74-73--224
T2CADan SullivanPasadena, CA12071-75-78--224
T2CADavid LebowitzSanta Monica, CA12075-75-74--224
T2CAKeith KinselGlendale, CA12075-78-71--224

View full results for Kelly Cup Invitational Golf Tournament

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