Ryan Gay wins the 2023 Santa Barbara County Championship
08 Oct 2023
by Justin Golba of

see also: View results for Santa Barbara County, La Purisima Golf Course, Ryan Gay Rankings

Ryan Gay shot a first-round 2-under 70 and a second-round 2-over 74 to finish even par and win the 2023 Santa Barbara Country Championship at La Purisima Golf Course in Lompoc, Calif., by four shots over Blaize Raider.

Raider shot rounds of 76-72 to finish 4-over and in solo second place.

Shams Jahangir-Arshad finished in solo third place at 5-over with rounds of 73-76.

Gay's first round 2-under 70 was the only round shot under par, and he was the only golfer to finish even par or better.

Results: Santa Barbara County
1CARyan GayWalnut Creek, CA7570-74=144
2CABlaize RaderBakersfield, CA5076-72=148
3CAShams Jahangir-ArshadSanta Barbara, CA2573-76=149
4CAPatrick PockelsHuntington Beach, CA2576-74=150
5CACaleb RodriguezSanta Maria, CA2580-74=154

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ABOUT THE Santa Barbara County

La Purisima Golf Course is the host of the Santa Barbara County Championship. This 36 hole amateur event typically boasts a large number of entries in the Championship Flight but also fields a Handicap Flight. Located 15 minutes west of Hwy 101 just outside of Lompoc, California, La Purisima is known for its fair but rigorous test of pure golf that has challenged PGA Tour Qualifiers and earned a spot on Golf Magazine's Top 100 Places to Play in the United States. It is the only course in California between Monterrey and Simi Valley to be named to this prestigious list.

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