Alameda Commuters Sr: Jeff Hoffman wins by Five
Champion Jeff Hoffman with Alameda mayor Trish Spencer
(Photo by Alex Stevens)
ALAMEDA, CA (April 30, 2017) - Jeff Hoffman took command of the Alameda Commuters Senior on Saturday and then he sealed the deal on Sunday. Following a day one 3-under 69 at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex's Earl Fry Course Hoffman posted a second round even-par 72 to stay at 3-under and win by five shots.
Hoffman, playing in the senior division for the first time, picked up the win after coming off a season where he earned points in two AmateurGolf.com events, tying for fourth at the Roseville City Amateur and 11th at the Northern California Valley Amateur.
Jim Knoll was second at 1-over, in a tie for third it was Charles Richesin and James Camaione at 3-over while Jeff Britton, Frank Pieper and Terry Foreman shared fifth at 5-over.
ROUND ONE RECAP
After the first round of the Alameda Senior Commuters Jeff Hoffman is pacing the field. Playing at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex's Earl Fry Course Hoffman opened with a 3-under 69 and he will take a two-stroke lead into Sunday's final round
Hoffman started quickly on Saturday with birdie on No. 1 and it was the first of his seven birdies against four bogeys. Four of Hoffman's birdies came on the front side.
James Camaione is the only other player under-par and he is in second place at 1-under, Richard Rowley and Jim Knoll are third at 1-over while in fifth sits Terry Foreman at 2-under.
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ABOUT THE Alameda Commuters Senior
**Moved to the weekend for the 2021 event.
Senior division of long running event
played over two weekends at the Chuck Corica
Golf Complex in Alameda. Seniors play in between
the two weekends in their own
hole competition. The Senior Division is a 36 hole
stroke play event open to
all players 55 and older with a 6.5 index or lower.
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