The Golf Academy of America Phoenix Club Golf Team is back home after finishing 2nd in its first-ever trip to the National Collegiate Club Golf Association’s (NCCGA) Desert Regional at Oakcreek Country Club in Sedona.
Trailing the Arizona State University Club Team by ten strokes after Saturday’s opening round, the Academy failed to make up the ground it needed to take home first place. Here are the GAA individual scores for the two-day event:
Oakcreek Country Club/Black Tees/6,824 Yards/Par 72:
Andrew Cave 77-80-157
Michael Berger 76-82-158
Dan Robustelli 79-79-158
Chris Silva 81-78-159
Dan Bubany 83-78-161
Chris Condeff 85-80-165
Mike Bowers 90-79-169
Rhys Wahleithner 86-88-174
Several Academy players were also named to the All Tournament Team in Medal Play:
1st – Jack Hiemenz (ASU) 73-72-145
2nd – Alec Miller (ASU) 74-75-149
3rd – Alec Costello (ASU) 77-76-153
4th – Joel Mallams (ASU) 77-77-154
5th – Andrew Cave (GAA, 3rd Semester) 77-80-157
T6th – Michael Berger (GAA, 2nd Semester) 76-82-158
T6th – Dan Robustelli (GAA, 4th Semester) 79-79-158
8th – Chris Silva (GAA, 2nd Semester) 81-78-159
The NCCGA is a place for those who don’t or didn’t play varsity golf in college but desire to continue competing.
The NCCGA program is run by NextGenGolf. More than 300 teams can be found at colleges and universities nationwide, with 1,500 club players active in the program in 27 different regions.