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 Announcements

STMGC Advances to NCGA Sr 4-Ball Net Championship

Congratulations to Brian Malekzadeh and Marc Allyn who advanced at the NCGA Senior 4-Ball Net Championship. They chose Del Monte in Monterey to qualify where and out of 40 teams the top 5 would advance to the Championship round at Poppy Hills on September 7-8th.  They ran the show and tied for 1st place out of 40 teams. Great team work and outstanding job representing STMGC!

You can see the results here.

 

STMGC Match Play

Santa Teresa Golf Men's Club played at DeLaveaga on August 5th and finished the season with a 19-17 win. Way to go out strong.

 

From Scott Ansok:

Thanks for all our members who played on the STMGC Match Play team this year.  Our 2-3-1 record was not great, but it was respectable and much better than the last couple of years.  The team represented the club well and it was fun season overall.  This was some serious golf but not “over the top” serious and we and met some really good people from the clubs we played (and even within our club).  The other clubs all really enjoyed coming to Santa Teresa and thought a lot of our course and members.

 

Facebook Pictures of STMGC

I know you may not use Facebook but you can still check out pictures of our club and events. Jon Kies has been managing our site and added some new pictures from our weekend event. Take a look. Facebook page

 

STMGC Accurate & Long Drive Contests

Accurate Drive Competition on #8 and a Long Drive Competition on #17. Of course you need to pay to play.

The object of the Accurate drive is the same as Closest to the Pin except it is how close to the line on hole #8. Place the Marker next to where your tee shot landed. If your drive is closer to the line than the prior entrants drive move the marker to your ball location and cross out the other name. Distance off the tee box is not important.

February Event Re-Schedule

Our event that was scheduled for February and canceled due to mother nature will be re-scheduled for June 24. We will have 2 events in June.

Handicapping FAQ

Adjusting Hole Scores for Equitable Stroke Control (ESC)™

Q.  What is the current method for adjusting my hole scores under Equitable Stroke Control (ESC)?

A.  ESC is an adjustment of individual hole scores (for handicap purposes) in order to make handicaps more representative of a player's potential ability. ESC is applied after the round and is only used when the actual score or the most likely score exceeds a player’s maximum number. ESC sets a limit to the number of strokes a player can take on a hole depending on Course Handicap™. Apply ESC to all scores, including tournament scores. Below is the maximum number a player can take:

Course Handicap Maximum Number
9 or less Double Bogey
10-19 7
20-29 8
30-39 9
40 and above 10

Please visit Section 4-3 of the USGA Handicap System manual for further reference.

USGA New Rule for 2017 -  Adopted as Local Rule

 

USGA announced a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green.  (The DJ Rule)

Rules 18-2, 18.3, and 20.1. Read more here

 

Did you know our local rules are on the web page and the back of your scorecard. It is good to know them as they might help you in your round.

 

STMGC Allows use of Smartphones

  • STMGC adopted a local rule for the use of Smartphones as a Distance Measuring Device (DMD) during competition (see local rules)

  • Read the FAQ if your DMD application meets the guidelines

  • Read the guidelines for use during tournaments

 

We're Now on Facebook   
Santa Teresa Men's Golf Club has a Facebook page. It's intended as a supplement to our website and to provide additional social information.

 

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Benefits of Joining STMGC  
We offer two levels of Membership

 

Full Membership

·   Receive NCGA Membership and a GHIN for tracking your scores and establish your handicap index

·   Test your game in competition

·   Enjoy a variety of monthly tournament events at Santa Teresa Golf Course:

 o  Individual, 2-Man & 4-Man flighted formats

 o  NCGA Qualifier events

  o  Annual Club Championship in September

 o  Yearly Member/Guest event

·   NCGA Qualifier events (Club pays all entry fees going forward)

·   Tournament of Champions year-long competition final held at Poppy Hills or Poppy Ridge

·   Two Away tournaments during the week at Poppy Hills, Poppy Ridge or other Bay Area courses

·   NCGA Team Match play against local clubs 

·   Membership in the Northern California Golf Association

o  NCGA Member discounts at Poppy Hills and Poppy Ridge (See all NCGA benefits here)  

·   Receive a $20 credit for every new member referred to your club

 

Associate Membership

·  Receive NCGA Membership and a GHIN for tracking your scores and establish your handicap index

 ·  This membership option is for those that are not interested in tournament play within Santa Teresa Men's Club, but want to enjoy all the other benefits of a Full Membership.


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About STMGC

STMGC Charter
The Santa Teresa Men's Golf Club (STMGC) was formed in 1962 to achieve the following objectives:

  • To conduct well-organized golf competitions.

  • To foster, encourage, promote, advance, and create interest in the practice of, and enjoyment of golf (to include enhancing respect for the Rules of Golf, and discouraging slow play as needlessly limiting the enjoyment of the game).

  • To promote social friendship among, and to furnish recreation to its members.

In addition to publishing the most up-to-date results of Tournaments, Competitions, etc, this web-site serves as a repository of results dating back to 2000.

Contact Info
Website related concerns: webmaster.
Tournament Entry concerns: tournament-info@stmgc.com
All other inquiries: Secretary-Treasurer.

Correspondence
Send all tournament entries and membership renewals
to:

Santa Teresa Men's Golf Club
P.O. Box 64415
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-4415

Privacy Policy
The STMGC Privacy Policy is here!

Website or Email Issues
If you're having issues with the website or need to update your email address to receive our monthly emails, please contact us at webmaster@stmgc.com.

 

 

 Upcoming Tournaments

2017 Calendar of Events

Enter By

Event Date

Entry Form

Players

August 18

August 28

10:00AM

Autumn Away - Monday @ San Juan Oaks 

Roster

24/32

Sept 2

Sept 9,10,16th

8:00AM

Club Championship  

Roster

5/68

October 1

October 7

8:00AM

Member/Guest

Roster

0/80

Member Credits            Online entry FAQ          Tournament Info

Questions: tournament-info@stmgc.com

 

Results & Standings

Results of Previous Tournaments 

Individual Low Net - The weather was comfortable and winds picked up during the day.  It was sunny the temperatures of 68-87º with calm to a moderate breeze. The putting greens had several issues due to a fungus. The course hopes it will clear up once the weather starts cooling down at night and we'll get back to the greens we love to roll on.

 

First Flight was won with a Lo Net score of 69 by Eric Falk. This was his first tournament too. Close behind were Walter Robe and Dick Jenkins with net 70's.

 

Second Flight was won with a Lo Net score of 66 by Rick Flores followed by his brother with a Net 67.

 

Third Flight was had two Lo Net scores of 68 by Jeong Park and Steve Kister. Jeong back 9 of 35 was 1 better than Steve's.

 

See all the detailed results.

 

Pace of Play: We tried something new with the clocks on 1 and 18. The goal was to have all groups to finish within a minute or two overall. As a group we did well.  Groups 1~7 kept pace, Group 8 added to the overall times and the rest of the groups kept a good pace to finish. Great Job!

 

See the Timing Report.

 

Keep in mind our POP guidelines and play ready golf so we can all try to finish at the same pace set by the first group.

 

Pace of Play Policy
All STMGC tournaments are governed by the provisions of our Pace of Play Policy; see here for details.  

See here for tips on how to improve your own pace of play.

 

Tournament of Champions Standings - 2017

August 12, 2017

See the year to date results here.

 

Personal Best Standings - 2017
August 12, 2017

Personal Best competition info.

Net Summary   Gross Summary

Net Historical   Gross Historical     

 

NCGA Qualifiers 2017

Tournament

STMGC

Qualifier

Championship

4-Ball Net Championship

Gibson/Jenkins & Roberts/Kister 

March 11-12

May 25

June 19-20

Zone Championships

Pasek/Yamada & Lazzeroni/Oh

April 22-23

June 1-2

August 28-29

Sr 4-Ball Net Championship

Ansok/Robe & Malekzadeh/Allyn

June 10

August 2

September 7-8

Net Amateur Championship

July 15

September 14

October 16-17

 

NCGA Team Match - 2017

STMGC Team Match Info   Registered Players  email: Team Captain

NCGA Team Match Info     Match Play Group Results (S-14)

Date Time Match Result
June 3 9 AM vs. Pajaro Valley 18-18  T
June 11 1 PM @ Pajaro Valley 28-8    L
July 1 10 AM @ Spring Hills 34-2    L
July 22 9 AM vs. DeLaveaga 31-5    W
July 29 9 AM vs. Spring Hills 23-13   L
August 5 12 PM @ DeLaveaga 19-17  W

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