Michael Weaver wins Alameda Commuters
Michael Weaver
Michael Weaver
ALAMEDA, Calif. (April 29, 2012) -- Michael Weaver completed his spectacular run at the Alameda Commuters, firing a final-round 66. Weaver beat the loaded field by four shots.

Weaver (69-67-65-66--267) gained the lead Saturday after a third-round 65 and distanced himself Sunday.

Jonathan De Los Reyes (69-68-68-66---271) played well throughout the event and even fired a final-round 66 but it wasn't enough to catch Weaver.

Anders Engell (67-67-73-67--274), who lead after last weekend's first two rounds finished in third place.

Travis Taylor (71-69-67-68--275) and amateurgolf.com Player Staff Member Darryl Donovan (70-66-69-70--275) finished tied for fourth.

The Senior division was won by Jeff Burda in a playoff against Scott Anderson.

ABOUT THE Alameda Commuters

What's in a name? In the case of the Alameda Commuters Championship, the logo of the almost 90 year old tournament would be a dead giveaway. It's a steam ferry, which was the only way to "commute" to San Francisco from the East Bay before the Bay Bridge was built. Started as an informal event -- the original first prize was a bag of nails -- the tournament has grown into one of the top independent events in California.

A dedicated tournament committee prides itself on running the two weekend, 72-hole competition as if it were a PGA Tour event. Two of the best public courses at the city-owned Chuck Corica Golf Complex are prepared with care. Slick greens, Sunday pins, and even that rarity in amateur golf – spectators are all part of the fun. The roped-off scoreboard is a particular area of pride for the "green jackets" who were wearing dark green blazers before they were made popular by another tournament you might be aware of in Augusta Georgia. The 250 player championship division is cut to 50 and ties for the second weekend, at which time the 36-hole senior division tees off to join them. A notable recent past champion, and scoring record holder, is PGA Tour player Matt Bettencourt.

Note: The Senior Division is 36 holes, played on second weekend. Online registration is only available for Championship Division. Seniors should email Bob bg olf@comcast.net for an entry form.

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Results For Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1CAMichael WeaverFresno, CA18069-67-65-66--267
2CAJonathan De Los ReyesAntioch, CA12069-68-68-66--271
3NorwayAnders EngellNorway6067-67-73-67--274
T4CATaylor TravisFremont, CA6071-69-67-68--275
T4CADarryl DonovanMorgan Hill, CA6070-66-69-70--275

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