Gail Rogers of Santa Cruz became the 92nd president of the Northern California Golf Association, and the first woman to hold the position, during the NCGA’s annual meeting at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
Rogers, a member at Pasatiempo Golf Course in Santa Cruz, has been a member of the NCGA’s board of directors since 2011.
“Golf has brought so many fantastic experiences into my life,” Rogers said during the proceedings. “My role as a leader in this sport has always been to represent all golfers.”
Rogers is a longtime rules official with the NCGA, the Women’s Golf Association of Northern California and the United States Golf Association.
In addition to Rogers succeeding Tom Bone as president, other new officers sworn in were Vice President Michael Weeks of Morro Bay Golf Course and Secretary/Treasurer Bob Goldstein of Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland.
Other board members for the 2019 NCGA golf season were also confirmed at the meeting.
Current NCGA Board members who were re-nominated for 2019 include Stacey Baba of LPGA Amateur Golf Association San Francisco Bay Area; Dr. Alfred Brown of Rancho Murieta Country Club; Raymond Coates of California Golf Club of San Francisco in South San Francisco; Terry Fitzwater of Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee; Gary Fox of Spring Creek Golf and Country Club in Ripon; Scott Gebhardt of Quail Lodge Resort in Carmel; Robert Goldstein of Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland, Susan Morse of the Olympic Club in San Francisco, David Pearson of Visalia Country Club, Kevin Peyton of San Jose Country Club, Edward Quinn of North Ridge Country Club in Fair Oaks and Richard Wise of Granite Bay Golf Club.
Newly elected oncoming Board members are Bob Miller of Sequoia Woods Country Club in Arnold and Lance Parker of San Luis Obispo Country Club.
NCGA Board members who are either retiring or have met board term limits are John Dodsworth of Palo Alto Hills Country Club and Sam Gross of the Bridges Golf Club in San Ramon.