California State Club: Pellegrine, Lake Win for Sunnyside
Steve Pellegrine and Darin Lake of Sunnyside CC
By the Northern California PGA
TRUCKEE, CA (June 6, 2017) - The Northern California Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association is pleased to announce that the team of PGA Head Professional Steve Pellegrine of Sunnyside Country Club (Fresno, Calif.) and Darin Lake are the winners of the 2017 NCPGA California State Club Championship with a final score of 67-66-133 (-11).
Now in its 38th year, the California State Club Championship pairs a PGA Club Professional and the facility’s prior year club champion together against other teams. This two-day championship was held at Old Greenwood (Par 72) and The Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing (Par 72) in Truckee, Calif. on June 5-6, 2017.
This is not the first win for the duo in the event, having claimed the Tour Division titles in 2013 and 2014 championships, prior to being consolidated into a single division in 2015.
The 2017 California State Club Championship is presented by National Car Rental, the Official Rental Car of The PGA of America & sponsor of the 2017 National Car Rental Pro-Am Series, and by Eldorado Resort Casino. The event is also supported by Ahead and ILT Golf Vacations, with additional contributions from Hole-in-One U.S.A.
Listed as Player, Facility, Scores
1. Steve Pellegrine (p), Sunnyside, Darin Lake (a), *67-66-133 -11
2. Kelly Runkle (p), Woodbridge G&CC, Kevin Wolf (a), *68-66-134 -10
2. Don Thames (p), Rancho Murieta CC, Rob Martin III (a), *68-66-134 -10
4. Mike Cook (p), Pine Mountain Lake, Steve Grant (a), *68-67-135 -9
5. Josh Bratzler (a), Stuart Smith (p), Somersett CC, *67-69-136 -8
5. Charlie Gibson (p), Morgan Creek G & CC, Scott Beck (a), *68-68-136 -8
7. Eric Costa (p), Pheasant Run, Joey Machado (a), *69-68-137 -7
8. Steve Snyder (p), Indian Valley GC, Mike Hartshorn (a), *67-72-139 -5
8. Ty Puekdang (p), Yolo Fliers, Dan Orovich (a), *68-71-139 -5
10. Jeff Christensen (p), Sierra Golf Management, Chris Gaeckle (a), *70-70-140 -4
10. Shawn Kelly (p), Ridge GC, Jason Rogers (a), *70-70-140 -4
10. Jason Schmuhl (p), Windsor GC, Adam Lewis (a), *70-70-140 -4
10. Robert Poole (p), Menlo CC, Scott Altick (a), *68-72-140 -4
About the Northern California Section of the PGA of America (NCPGA)
Organized in 1920 to promote interest in the game of golf, the birth of this association was heralded as an important step to the advancement of the game in this district. The Northern California Section is one of the forty-one designated Sections of the PGA of America, the world’s largest working sports organization. With over 1,100 dedicated PGA Professionals and apprentices at over 500 golf facilities in Northern California and Northwestern Nevada, the association continues to have a positive impact on the game of golf and communities both regionally and nationally.