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June 3, 2005
Charles Rich Flintridge Prep boys' golfing sensation Brett Kanda reached the apex of his young career Thursday, earning him a trip to Pebble Beach. The La Crescenta resident shot a six-under-par 66 to win the individual competition in the 35th annual California Interscholastic Federation/Southern California Golf Assn. final at the SCGA Golf Course. The 18-year-old, who is a senior, automatically advanced to the state championship, which will be held Wednesday at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
NEWS
June 8, 2005
Charles Rich With graduation set for Sunday, Brett Kanda could have embarked this week with his classmates on a river-rafting excursion to the Kern River. A little water hitting his body might have relaxed Kanda after all the golf tournaments he's competed in during the past four years at Flintridge Prep. Kanda will catch up with his schoolmates later in the week after he returns from the seashore town of Pebble Beach. Kanda will compete today in the prestigious state championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | November 12, 2007
GLENDALE — They’ve proven throughout the month to be among the best of a select group. Sarah Salvo and Christine Cho would now like to further validate that point with the possibility of playing for state supremacy. Salvo and Cho will compete at 8 a.m. today in the CIF-Women’s Southern California Golf Assn. Championship at The SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta. The top six scores from today’s 18-round hole will qualify for the WSCGA-CIF State Championship, which will take place at 8 a.m. Thursday at Poppy Hills Country club in Pebble Beach.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | November 9, 2007
GLENDALE — With the competition increasing with each round, Sarah Salvo and Christine Cho know they have to keep improving. So far, the duo has met the challenge. They don’t plan on stopping any time soon. Salvo and Cho were among 28 girls’ golfers to keep their seasons alive Thursday morning at the CIF Southern Section Individual Final at Diamond Bar Golf Club. Salvo carded a one-under-par 72 and Cho carded a 76. Salvo, a Glendale resident and a member of the Sherman Oaks Notre Dame team, and Cho of Crescenta Valley will next partake in the CIF-Women’s Southern California Golf Assn.
SPORTS
September 18, 2006
Friendship Games to come to Glendale The Homenetmen Glendale Ararat chapter will host its inaugural Friendship Games from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Glendale High, 1440 E. Broadway St., Glendale. Youngsters from different nonprofit organizations and athletic groups will participate in chess, volleyball, swimming, tennis and more. A closing ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, contact the organization at (323) 256-2564 or visit the website at www.Ararat.
NEWS
May 24, 2005
Charles Rich They managed to fight off the stifling heat, and then took opposite approaches to keep their seasons alive. The reward for Flintridge Prep boys' golfer Brett Kanda and La Canada High's David Lipsky will be another journey to the blazing Inland Empire. Kanda fired a three-under-par 69 and Lipsky carded an even-par 72 in the CIF Southern Section Boys' Golf Individual Championship at Canyon Country Club on Monday. Kanda and Lipsky will next compete in the CIF/Southern California Golf Assn.
SPORTS
By Story by Charles Rich?Photos by Alex Collins | December 26, 2007
Most everything done on the cavernous golf courses across Southern California went right for Christine Cho during the past season. For starters, Cho helped the Crescenta Valley High girls? golf team win its second consecutive Pacific League championship. Then, after committing to attend prestigious Harvard University on an academic scholarship next fall, she placed second in the league?s individual tournament before advancing to the CIF-Women?s Southern California Golf Assn. Championship at The SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta.
NEWS
By Charles Rich | June 16, 2008
GLENDALE ? With the final preparations now complete on two of the more historic golf courses in Southern California, a field of 156 golfers are set to attempt to make history. All eyes will be on the 97th annual California Amateur Championship, which will begin today at venerable Oakmont Country Club in Glendale and Lakeside Golf Club in Toluca Lake. It will mark the first time that the prestigious tournament has been played outside the Monterey Peninsula and this year?s installment begins an annual Northern California-Southern California site rotation.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | June 19, 2008
TOLUCA LAKE — Golfers beware. That seems to be the message from some of the 32 athletes who participated in the first round of match play at the 97th annual California Amateur Championship on Wednesday morning at Lakeside Golf Club. Having spent Monday and Tuesday competing in stroke play at the prestigious tournament, there’s plenty to keep in mind when the scoring format switches to match play. Essentially, match play scoring tells golfers and spectators not how many holes each golfer has won, but how many more holes than his opponent he has won. If the match is tied, it is said to be “all square.
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By Charles Rich | May 15, 2010
GLENDALE — For 90 golfers, the road to qualify for the 110th United States Open Championship begins Monday in Glendale. The field, which will include a dozen area residents looking to make their inaugural appearance in the prestigious championship, will take to fabled Oakmont Country Club in hopes of advancing. The local qualifier starts at 7:30 a.m. A solid 18-hole round will move them one step closer to the championship, which will be held June 17-20 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach.
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SPORTS
By Charles Rich | June 20, 2008
TOLUCA LAKE ? Make it 53 consecutive years without a repeat champion at the California Amateur Championship. Josh Anderson became the latest in a long line of defending champions who failed to repeat in the prestigious tournament. One of the bigger upsets occurred Thursday morning when 21st-seeded James Erkenbeck knocked off the fifth-seeded Anderson, 2 and 1, during the second round of match play at the tournament?s 97th installment at Lakeside Golf Club. Anderson, who won the tournament for the first time last year at Monterey Peninsula Country Club in Pebble Beach, saw his bid to repeat fall short during the tournament?
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | June 19, 2008
TOLUCA LAKE — Golfers beware. That seems to be the message from some of the 32 athletes who participated in the first round of match play at the 97th annual California Amateur Championship on Wednesday morning at Lakeside Golf Club. Having spent Monday and Tuesday competing in stroke play at the prestigious tournament, there’s plenty to keep in mind when the scoring format switches to match play. Essentially, match play scoring tells golfers and spectators not how many holes each golfer has won, but how many more holes than his opponent he has won. If the match is tied, it is said to be “all square.
SPORTS
By Story by Charles Rich?Photos by Alex Collins | December 26, 2007
Most everything done on the cavernous golf courses across Southern California went right for Christine Cho during the past season. For starters, Cho helped the Crescenta Valley High girls? golf team win its second consecutive Pacific League championship. Then, after committing to attend prestigious Harvard University on an academic scholarship next fall, she placed second in the league?s individual tournament before advancing to the CIF-Women?s Southern California Golf Assn. Championship at The SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | November 12, 2007
GLENDALE — They’ve proven throughout the month to be among the best of a select group. Sarah Salvo and Christine Cho would now like to further validate that point with the possibility of playing for state supremacy. Salvo and Cho will compete at 8 a.m. today in the CIF-Women’s Southern California Golf Assn. Championship at The SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta. The top six scores from today’s 18-round hole will qualify for the WSCGA-CIF State Championship, which will take place at 8 a.m. Thursday at Poppy Hills Country club in Pebble Beach.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | November 9, 2007
GLENDALE — With the competition increasing with each round, Sarah Salvo and Christine Cho know they have to keep improving. So far, the duo has met the challenge. They don’t plan on stopping any time soon. Salvo and Cho were among 28 girls’ golfers to keep their seasons alive Thursday morning at the CIF Southern Section Individual Final at Diamond Bar Golf Club. Salvo carded a one-under-par 72 and Cho carded a 76. Salvo, a Glendale resident and a member of the Sherman Oaks Notre Dame team, and Cho of Crescenta Valley will next partake in the CIF-Women’s Southern California Golf Assn.
SPORTS
September 18, 2006
Friendship Games to come to Glendale The Homenetmen Glendale Ararat chapter will host its inaugural Friendship Games from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Glendale High, 1440 E. Broadway St., Glendale. Youngsters from different nonprofit organizations and athletic groups will participate in chess, volleyball, swimming, tennis and more. A closing ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, contact the organization at (323) 256-2564 or visit the website at www.Ararat.
NEWS
June 8, 2005
Charles Rich With graduation set for Sunday, Brett Kanda could have embarked this week with his classmates on a river-rafting excursion to the Kern River. A little water hitting his body might have relaxed Kanda after all the golf tournaments he's competed in during the past four years at Flintridge Prep. Kanda will catch up with his schoolmates later in the week after he returns from the seashore town of Pebble Beach. Kanda will compete today in the prestigious state championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
NEWS
June 3, 2005
Charles Rich Flintridge Prep boys' golfing sensation Brett Kanda reached the apex of his young career Thursday, earning him a trip to Pebble Beach. The La Crescenta resident shot a six-under-par 66 to win the individual competition in the 35th annual California Interscholastic Federation/Southern California Golf Assn. final at the SCGA Golf Course. The 18-year-old, who is a senior, automatically advanced to the state championship, which will be held Wednesday at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
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