Holley wins Simi Valley Amateur
31 Jul 2011
see also: Simi Hills Golf Club, James Holley Rankings


SIMI VALLEY, CALIF. (July 31, 2011) -- James Holley decided to take up golf less than four years ago. During that time, while taking lessons from teaching professional Matt Williamson at Simi Hills Golf Course, he went from novice golfer, to number one golfer at Chatsworth High, to a leader among the golfers at College of the Canyons … and today, to Champion in the Simi Valley City Championship. With rounds of 67 and 65 (132 total, or 10 strokes under par), Holley proved himself to be a true champion.

Placing second in the Championship Flight, with a two-day total of 8 under par 134 was Jonathan Sanders of Chatsworth, a student at the New Community Jewish High School, who has committed to the University of Washington.

Third place went to Pasadena’s Dan Sullivan with a 137, while fourth place honors went to Jeremy Sanders (Jonathan’s older brother) with a two-day score of 139.

The Senior Championship flight was won by Gerard Sanders of Los Angeles, with a two-day total of 145 or 3 strokes over par. Sanders bested David Eberstein of Granada Hills, who shot 147 or 5 over par.

In the “A” flight, the gross score champion was Terry Powell of Simi Valley, who shot 6 over par 148 in two rounds.

Second place went to Marina del Rey’s Mike Kaspar, who shot 149.

Also in the “A” flight, Arvon Lunsford of Simi Valley finished with a two-round net total of 138, or 4 under par, to win by one stroke over Sean Doud, also from Simi Valley, who shot net 139.

In the “B” flight, Roel Astacaan of Sierra Madre bested the gross score field with a two-round total of 153, winning by two strokes over Robert Finch of Santa Clarita.

The “B” flight net score winner was Simi Valley’s Mike Millard, with a two-round total of 132, who won in a card-off with Adam Ramlall, also of Simi Valley.

In the Senior A flight, Dan Duggan of Simi Valley shot 151, or 9 strokes over par, taking the gross score championship.

Sam Levine of Van Nuys shot 152 to take second place.

The Senior A flight net score winner was Bill Amstutz of Chatsworth, whose two-day net score of 129, was 5 strokes better than Steve Conner of Simi Valley, who took second place.This weekend’s event was the 30th annual for Simi Valley.

ABOUT THE Simi Valley City

36-Hole regulation stroke play tournament. Championship, A, B, and C flights (based on entries).

Players in general division must be 16 years old. Net flight participants must have a valid USGA approved handicap.

Championship Flight plays from the blue tees and is for players with a Low Index of 2.4 or better. “A” Flight players will also play from the blue tees.

All other net flights play the white tees. The individual flights will be determined based on entries and are for players with a Low Index from 2.5 to 18.0 (max). Low Index will be used for course handicaps.

Senior division is for players aged 50+. Proof of age required. Flights will be deter-mined based on entries.

Junior division is for players aged 12 to 16. Proof of age required.

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Results For Simi Valley City Championship
Place  PtsScores
1CAJames HolleyChatsworth, CA6067-65--132
2CAJonathan SandersChatsworth, CA4067-67--134
3CADan SullivanPasadena, CA2069-68--137
4CAJeremy SandersChatsworth, CA2068-71--139
5CAChris GilbertSimi Valley, CA2071-69--140

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