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NorCal Senior Match Play

Larry Babica of Sequoia Woods Country Club (Arnold, CA) defeated Don Giovannini (Redwood Shores, CA) 1 UP to win the Northern California PGA Senior Match Play Championship Wednesday at Saddle Creek Golf Club (Copperopolis, CA).

Rick Jetter of Spring Valley Golf Course (Milpitas, CA) defeated Tim Berg of Haggin Oaks GC (Sacramento, CA) 2 and 1 to claim the Super Senior Division Championship.

Penn Valley’s Joe Mortara, Jr. fell to Don Giovannini of Redwood Shores 3 and 2 in the first round of match play.

NorCal Senior Pro-Pro tourney

With a score of 3 under par (67), Northern California PGA Professional Bruce Pluim of Aptos, CA won the 2004 NCPGA Senior Pro-Pro Tournament June 3 at Spring Valley Golf Course (Milpitas, CA).

Rick Rhoads finished second with a 2 under par (68) and John Joseph took third place with a 1 under par (69).

Penn Valley’s Joe Mortara Jr. finished 16th with a 73.

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