Weaver leads at Alameda Commuters
ALAMEDA, Calif. (April 22, 2012) -- After the cut last Saturday, the field of 45 players continued play again Saturday at the 85th Alameda Commuters.
Michael Weaver, a redshirt Junior at Cal, fired a third-round 65 to move from third place after Round 2 to the top of the leader board.
Weaver sits at 201 and holds a four-stroke lead over the trio of Jonathan De Los Reyes, defending champion Rick Reinsberg and past champion Darryl Donovan, who all are at 205.
Second-round leader Anders Engell, a senior at St. Mary’s College, slipped into a tie for sixth after a third-round 73. Nicolo Galletti moved up into third after posting the low round of the tournament with a 63 today and has a tournament total 206.
In the senior division, Mel Collins of Long Beach, CA holds a 4-stroke lead at 136 (68-68) while Jeff Burda of Modesto, CA and Tom O'Grady of Los Altos, CA are tied for second after both carding 144 (70--70.)
The fourth and final round begins Sunday at 7:20 a.m. PT.
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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