Santa Clara County: Justin Suh, Jim Knoll win titles
Justin Suh
Justin Suh

SAN JOSE, Calif. (June 7, 2015) -- Justin Suh continued his solid play on a 36-hole Sunday at San Jose Country Club to defend his title at the Ernie Pieper Santa Clara County Championship.

Suh also won the 2015 San Francisco City Championship, a match play event.

Justin Suh dominated the field this weekend; his rounds of 66-66-69 gave him an 11 stroke win over Steve Woods.

Jim Knoll posted 147 (73-74) to win the Senior Division, with Steve Duffy in second at 150.


SAN JOSE, Calif. (June 6, 2015) -- Justin Suh fired 66 today at San Jose Country Club to take the first round lead in the Ernie Pieper Santa Clara County Championship.

The tournament's namesake, a Northern California golf legend won the championship in six decades of his life.

Suh is trailed by Andrew Bonner (67) and former Stanford golfer Kyle Gentry (69).


Jim Knoll of Sunnyvale, Casey Boyns of Monterey, and Ken Noonan of Pacific Grove are tied for the lead at 73.

Sunday's final round begins bright and early at 6:20am where two players who made the 18 hole cut at 78 tee off. After 36-holes are completed, another cut is made and the players who survive play another 18 in the afternoon to compete for the title.

Results: Santa Clara County
1CAJustin SuhSan Jose, CA10066-66-69=201
2CASteve WoodsCupertino, CA6574-68-69=211
T3CAJerry LedzinskiCarmel, CA3073-73-69=215
T3CAKyle GentryMountain View, CA3069-76-70=215
5CAKraig McLeodPebble Beach, CA3075-72-69=216

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ABOUT THE Santa Clara County

Wonder what it takes to get a tournament named after you? The Santa Clara County Championship couldn't very well be named after anyone else than famed California amateur golfer Ernie Pieper, who won the tournament 15 times in 6 different decades of his life from the teens to the 60's. Top that!

54-hole stroke play championship with a cut after 36 holes. 36 holes of stroke play for seniors and super seniors.

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