Moses Greene wins 96th Oakland City Championship
Moses Greene adds his name to the trophy (Lake Chabot photo)
Moses Greene adds his name to the trophy (Lake Chabot photo)

OAKLAND, CA (April 29, 2018) - Moses Greene of Hayward won the 96th Oakland City Golf Championship on Sunday, prevailing in a three-way playoff at Lake Chabot Golf Course.

The 16-year-old was four shots behind first round leader Brendan Choe of Orinda after an opening round 74, but caught Choe with a 71 that put both players at 1-over 145. Tony Ralph of Sunnyvale joined the playoff with rounds of 72-73.

Alex Barclay of Pleasanton finished one shot out of the playoff, in fourth place at 2-over 146.

2013 Oakland City champion Evan Dunbrack of San Jose had the low round of the tournament, a 68 that gave him a fifth-place finish at 148, tied with Kevin O'Brien of San Francisco and Howard Oliver of Oakland.

Results: Oakland City
1CAMoses GreeneHayward, CA7574-71=145*
T2CABrendon ChoeOrinda, CA5070-75=145
T2CATony RalphSunnyvale, CA5072-73=145
4CAAlex BarclayPleasanton, CA2572-74=146
T5CAEvan DunbrackSan Jose, CA2580-68=148

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ABOUT THE Oakland City

NCGA points event. 36 hole stroke play over two days. Gross flights for men (7.4 max handicap) and senior men (9.4 max handicap), and Net flights for higher handicaps. Tournament dates back to 1923 the year the course opened. Notable past winners include British Open Champion and San Leandro native Tony Lema.

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