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Foursomes Championship

March 25-26, 2019, at Morgan Run Resort (North/South)

This event is open to two-person teams (partners are not required to be from the same club) with each member having a handicap index of 7.4 and below. The format is alternate shot with one player teeing off from the odd numbered holes and the partner teeing off from the even holes. The championship is a 36-hole event, there is no qualifying as all entries are on a first come, first served basis.


Schmidt, Poppers Capture First SCGA Championship


With a 5-foot playoff putt and a spirited hug, San Diego’s Scotland Schmidt and Eli Poppers became first-time SCGA champions Tuesday afternoon.

The duo, which shot 2-under 142, made par on the first playoff hole at Santa Ana CC to capture the 16th Annual Foursomes Championship.

Schmidt and Poppers carded a 73-69 and made a strong push up the leaderboard to force an extra hole in Santa Ana. And when Schmidt calmly tapped in the par putt to clinch the victory, he and teammate Poppers shared a celebratory hug near the hole.

Jordan Nasser (Irvine) and Nico Bollini (Laguna Beach) fired a blistering 5-under 67 (the low round of the tournament) and held a two-shot clubhouse lead following Monday’s opening round, but settled for a runner-up finish after shooting 75 on Tuesday.

The pairing of Corby Segal (Santa Clarita) and Tim Hogarth (Northridge) was the only other twosome in the field to finish under par. They shot 1-under 143 to finish third.

Defending Foursomes champions John Pate and Jeff Wilson, both of Santa Barbara shot 12-over 156 and tied for 20th with three other teams.

Past Winners

Year Winner Site
2018 Scotland Schmidt-Eli Poppers
Santa Ana CC
2017 John Pate-Jeff Wilson
Rustic Canyon GC
2016 Nathan Celusta-Jason Pridmore Dove Canyon GC
2015 Rob Foster-Jeff Fortson
Bear Creek GC
2014 Cory Gladstone-Phil Walker
Hacienda GC
2013 Brent Brockermeyer-Dick Engel Red Hill CC
2012 Mark Miller-Dan Sullivan North Ranch CC
2011 Mark Miller-Dan Sullivan La Purisima GC
2010 Kevin Marsh-Joe Sanders Glendora CC
2009 Don DuBois-Jeff Wilson Coto de Caza G&RC
2008 John Adams-Jason Bittick Rancho San Marcos GC
2007 David Bartman-Robert Funk El Niguel CC
2006 Don DuBois-Will Tipton Pala Mesa Resort
2005 Tim Hogarth-John Pate Red Hill CC
2004 Tim Hogarth-John Pate Bakersfield CC
2003 Donald O’Connor-Mark Etue Bakersfield CC

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