Sacramento’s Week in Golf – March 4, 2020

This weekly feature is all about you – your stories, your special accomplishments, your tournament results, and your golf news! This week we feature articles about Sac State women’s and men’s golf tournament results, upcoming local tournaments, and more!

If you have a story you would like to submit, please send it to Jennifer Morton at All contributions need to be received by Monday to be considered for publication by Wednesday.

Three Years After Coming Out, Tony Nicolosi Leads Cal State East Bay To New Heights

“The first out cross country head coach in NCAA history takes his program to the D-II Championships for the first time since 1983…”

Men’s Golf Places Fifth At Sacramento State Invitational

Josh Diaz and Eric Olsem each shot 73 in the final round of the Sacramento State Invitational and the Hornets finished in fifth place on Tuesday at Valley Hi Country Club…”

Women’s Golf Finishes Second; Blair Third At The Gunrock Invitational

Nishtha Madan shot a 2-under par round of 70 and Tess Blair recorded her fourth consecutive top 10 finish to highlight the day for the Sacramento State women’s golf team at The Gunrock Invitational at Del Paso CC. The Hornets were even during the final round and finished in second place behind Cal. The Golden Bears were 23-over for the tournament and won the event by 11 strokes…”

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Upcoming Events

Vietnam Veterans Mending Hearts Golf Event

The Mending Hearts Golf Event will be held March 29 at the Yocha Dehe Golf Club.

“This event will honor and grace our Vietnam Veterans with the red-carpet homecoming they deserve and never received,” said Rod Totten, tournament director.

The tournament, including a ceremony and dinner, will be at the top-ranked golf course at 14455 Highway 16 in Brooks, California, where beautiful Cache Creek skirts the rolling green hills of western Yolo County.

The goal of the event is to raise $100,000 to benefit Vietnam veterans. Persons interested in supporting or acting as sponsors of the event may contact Totten at (916) 616-0450.

The $150 per person entry fee ($500 for a foursome) includes golf, prizes, gifts and the opportunity to participate in an auction and raffle. Dinner is an additional $50 per person.

Golfers may register online at www.eventbrite/mendinghearts.

Auburn Host Lions Charity Golf Tournament

Sunday, May 17, 2020, starting at 9am

Entry includes green fees, cart, tee prizes, breakfast & lunch included.

Awards & Raffle during lunch. Silent auction, too! Credit cards accepted.

Shotgun/Scramble format. 4 person teams. Prizes for low team, closest to pin on par 3’s. Long drive & accuracy. Surprise contests.

Cost is $125 per player. Enter as a team or individual. (Make checks payable to: Auburn Host Lions P.O. Box 4724, Auburn, CA 95604.)

Register online:

Additional Events

  • Thursday, March 5, 2020 –William Land Golf Course’s Ladies 9-Hole Fun Play – Come out and enjoy some Thursday night golf at William Land Golf Course! Afterwards we can gather for a drink or bite to eat. Make some new friends! $15 to walk; $22 to ride. – William Land Golf Course

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