Defending Champion Nick Moore leads NCGA Valley Amateur
Nick Moore (NCGA photo)
Nick Moore (NCGA photo)
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (September 20, 2016) -- Defending champion Nick Moore opened with a 3-under 69 to lead the field at the NCGA Valley Amateur hosted by Morgan Creek Golf Course.

The Seaside, Calif. resident tallied five birdies against two bogeys and fired the only round in the 60's in breezy conditions. Trailing Moore by three shots is Karl Gedris who tallied four birdies against four bogeys for an opening-round 72. Playing at his home course, Juan Gonzales sits in solo third after an opening 1-over 73.

Mark Morgan leads the senior division after a round of 1-under 71. The El Dorado Hills native tallied three birdies and two bogeys and holds a one shot lead over Steve Wilson. Defending champion Dale Bouguennec sits in a tie for seventh after an opening 4-over 76.

ABOUT THE Northern California Valley Amateur

This single event takes the place of the now-extinct NCGA San Joaquin Valley and NCGA Sacramento Valley Amateur Championships. Players must have a numeric index of 5.4 or less.

Format: 18 holes stroke play qualifying. 70 players plus ties and exempts will advance to the championship proper. Championship will be 36 holes stroke play, 18 holes per day. Senior division Championship will be 30 players plus ties and exempts from qualifying.

Senior division for players 55 and up with handicaps 7.4 or less.

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Results For Northern California Valley Amateur & Senior Amateur Golf Championship
1CANick MooreSeaside, CA20069-73=142
2CAJuan GonzalezRoseville, CA14073-73=146
3CAMatt CohnSan Francisco, CA8074-73=147
T4CAKyle DaviesSacramento, CA8075-73=148
T4CAGarett WagnerBrentwood, CA8074-74=148

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