Gary Monisteri with champion Jaskaran Sihota
(San Mateo County Photo)
SAN MATEO, CA (March 26, 2017) -- At the San Mateo County Championship hosted by Poplar Creek Golf Course Jaskaran Sihota followed up his opening round 64 with a 67 to win the title.
Sihota finished the weekend with a 131 tally and four shots in front of runner-ups Finigan Tilly (68-67--135) and Ryan Sloane (67-68--135).
Henrik Sohlberg (65-71--136) ended up fourth while David Escay (71-66--137) and Brent Booth (69 68 137) tied for fifth.
SENIOR DIVISION: AGE DEFYING MAGIC FROM JIM ONO
Jim Ono, nearing his 81st birthday, shot a final round 68 and won the San Mateo County Senior Championship.
Ono, a retired attorney, came alive on Sunday, coming from four strokes back to win by a single shot. This was a Senior event (55-plus) not a Super Senior. Jim bested all in in the field, some more than 25 years his junior. He posted scores of 73-68, 141 at the age of 80.
Finishing in a close second was Tony Ralph (73-69--142) as four others shared third two-strokes further back.
ROUND ONE RECAP
On the first day of the San Mateo County Championship hosted by Poplar Creek Golf Course Jaskaran Sihota fired a 64 to take a one shot lead.
When the final round begins on Sunday Henrik Sohlberg will begin play in second place following a 65, Ryan Sloane with a 67 is in third place, in fourth place it is Finigan Tilly after a 68 while Dylan VanderVeer and Brent Booth are tied for fifth at 69.
In the Senior Division Jim Ono is leading the way after a 73, Ralph Castanzo and Jim Williams are sharing second after 74's.
ABOUT THE San Mateo County
36 hole NCGA points open to all amateur golfers
18 years of age and older, with an index of 6.0 or lower.
There will be men's,
senior men's, and women's divisions all played at
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