and Vacaville’s Doug Beaumont were named NCGA Volunteers of the Year at the annual Tourna- ment Officials and Course Raters Day in October at Poppy Hills GC. Pearson, a member at
Visalia CC, was named the Course Rater of the Year. Pearson has been a course rater for 11 years, and is also an outstanding golfer. The 65-year-old bettered his age for the first time on Oct. 27 at Visalia CC, shooting a career-low 64. Beaumont, a member
at Cypress Lakes GC, was named Tournament Official of the Year. Beaumont has
Dave Pearson Doug Beaumont
been a tournament official for 10 years, and a certified rules official for nine. Beau- mont volunteers because he enjoys watching golf and helping players have a better understanding of the rules, while maintaining pace of play for the enjoyment of all golfers.
volunteers were also recognized for their outstand- ing service. They included course raters Russ Adam- son, Craig Cornell, Keith Schwartz, Bob
Benefiel and Bob Hall; and tournament officials Sam Gross, Paul Layrac, Phil Sexton, Lynne Gangi and Byron Washburn. Three volunteers also
received a gold NCGA watch for 20 years of ser- vice: Bob Burt, Ken Haas and Gary Nelson.
Interested in becoming an NCGA Volunteer?
Visit NCGA.org/rules/ ncga-volunteer to learn more and download an application. The NCGA’s more than 300 volunteers form the backbone of the Association. Tournament officials and course raters carry out the essential activities of the NCGA ranging from the administration of the many championships to the assigning of course rating and slope information to each course in the region.
The Northern California PGA Foundation would like to thank its 2012 Sponsors and key contributors of the
5th Annual The Langley, A Tribute to Legends Title Sponsor
The Northern California PGA Foundation a growing 501c3 organization dedicated to enriching the lives and communities of those in Northern California and Northwestern Nevada by providing resources to community action organizations that foster and embrace life’s positive values.
If you would like to become an NCPGA Foundation Donor Member and make a difference in your community, please visit www.ncpgafoundation.org.
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Thanks to the generous contributions of our 2012 Sponsors, Donors & Langley Participants, the NCPGA Foundation was able to provide financial support to the following organizations: