84th Alameda Commuters tees off Saturday
ALAMEDA, Calif. (April 6, 2011) -- The
84th Alameda Commuters Golf
Tournament is set to begin play April 9-10
and 16-17, 2010 at the Chuck Corica Golf
The Alameda Commuters is
one of Northern California's more prestigious and
premiere amateur golf events. The event has been
played at the Alameda golf course, since its
inception in 1927. The event is played as a 72 hole
stroke play format.
Starting times for the first two rounds have been
posted at www.alamedacommuters.org.
Scheduled to compete for the 2011 Commuters
Championship are: 2010 Champion: George
Grandanata (shown at left) along with past
“Commuters” champions Rick Reinsberg ( ’03-‘04’-
06’-07), Darryl Donovan (’00-01’) and current NCGA
Player of the Year, Randy Haag (1994). Alamedan’s
playing in the championship division are: Michael
Schmitz, Andrew Wood, Rob Schmitz, Alameda Golf
Club Champion Rich Schacht, Matt Hettich, Shawn
Shelby, Patrick Byrne, and Patrick Wlazio.
The Alameda Commuters is
also proud to announce the 24th annual Alameda
Commuters Senior Golf Tournament to be conducted
April 16th and 17th. The Alameda
Commuters Senior division, for amateur
golfers over 55, continues to attract one of the
strongest senior amateur fields in Northern
California. Scheduled to compete are: Jeff Burda,
John Enright, Mark Miller, all who will play along
with 2 time defending champion Jim Knoll. Alameda’s
Bob Blomberg who own 6 “Commuters” titles will
also compete for the senior crown. He will be
playing along side Alameda’s Mark Merrigan: one of
Northern California’s finest players who is just
coming off competing in the Northern California
Senior Amateur championship.
All golf will be conducted at Alameda’s
exceptional championship golf courses, located at
the Chuck Corica Golf Complex. Play starts at 7:30
am April 9-10, 2010.
Spectators are encouraged and entry is free.
For more information, log onto www.alamedacommuters.org
or Find us on FACEBOOK.
ABOUT THE Alameda Commuters
What's in a name? In the case of the Alameda
Commuters Championship, the logo of the
year old tournament would be a dead
a steam ferry, which was the only way to
to San Francisco from the East Bay before the
Bridge was built. Started as an informal event
original first prize was a bag of nails -- the
tournament has grown into one of the top
independent events in California.
dedicated tournament committee prides itself
running the two weekend, 72-hole competition
it were a PGA Tour event. Two of the best
courses at the city-owned Chuck Corica Golf
are prepared with care. Slick greens, Sunday
and even that rarity in amateur golf –
all part of the fun. The roped-off scoreboard is
particular area of pride for the "green jackets"
were wearing dark green blazers before they
made popular by another tournament you
aware of in Augusta Georgia. The 250 player
championship division is cut to 50 and ties for
second weekend, at which time the 36-hole
division tees off to join them.
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