Shams Jahangir-Arshad wins Santa Barbara City by two shots
Shams Jahangir-Arshad (Santa Barbara Golf Club photo)
Shams Jahangir-Arshad (Santa Barbara Golf Club photo)

Shams Jahangir-Arshad of San Marcos shot 5-under 205 following his rounds of 69-75-71 to register a two-shot win over the field at the Santa Barbara City Championship at Santa Barbara Golf Club.

Jahangir-Arshad, a high school senior, has committed to play golf at Oregon starting this Fall. Heading into the final round, he held a one-shot lead at 6-under par, with Drew Miller close behind at 5-under. Jahangir-Arshad sustained his lead throughout the last round, posting a 1-over 71 to conclude two strokes ahead of the competition, achieving a total score of 5-under par.

Murphy Scott of Tahoe City GC secured the runner-up position, posting rounds of 70- 66-71 for a total score of 3-under 207.

Last month, Jahangir-Arshad shot 13-under par over 36 holes of the competition, dominating the field to win the Channel League Individual Championship by nine strokes.

The Men’s Gross Flight saw participation from 75 players with only 25 making it past the 36-hole cut.

Dale Keene of Sundale CC clinched victory in the Men’s Net Championship after a scorecard playoff, tying with Tim Lowder of Santa Barbara GC with matching scores of 11-over par. Keene's consistent rounds of 72, 74, and 75 matched Lowder's scores of 71, 75, and 75, resulting in an identical total of 11-over 221.

In the Women’s Net Championship Flight, Sandra Featherson secured victory with a commanding three-stroke lead. She crafted rounds of 78, 67, and 79, culminating in a total score of 8-over par. Following closely behind, Sheri Dean claimed the runner-up position with scores of 71, 79, and 77, finishing at 11-over par.

The tournament saw participation from 119 players - 75 in Men’s Gross Flight, 32 in Men’s Net Flight and 12 in Women’s Flight.

Results: Santa Barbara City
1CAShams Jahangir-ArshadSanta Barbara, CA7569-65-71=205
2CAMurphy ScottTahoe City, CA5070-66-71=207
3CAJed DyPalo Alto, CA2567-70-72=209
T4CADrew MillerThousand Oaks, CA2568-67-75=210
T4CALeo MetzgerSanta Barbara, CA2568-72-70=210

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The tournament, held during Memorial Day Weekend, is a 54-hole individual stroke play championship by flights, maximum handicap 16.0 for men, 34.9 for women (women play net competition only). The field is cut after 36 holes to the low 30% plus ties.

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