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Shorecliffs Golf Club captured the inaugural South County Cup on March 29. Photo: Courtesy
Shorecliffs Golf Club captured the inaugural South County Cup on March 29. Photo: Courtesy

Compiled by Steve Breazeale

Golfers representing Shorecliffs Golf Course used home field advantage to best a field of four area golf teams and capture the inaugural South County Cup tournament on March 29.

The Shorecliffs team narrowly edged Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club for a 19-18.5 victory in the two-day event, which was held at Shorecliffs. The match came down to the wire and was decided after the conclusion of the final match of the day.

The South County Cup featured four 16-man teams from San Juan Hills Golf Club, San Clemente Municipal Golf Course, Bella Collina and Shorecliffs competing in match play formats for a perpetual trophy. All players were members of their respective course’s men’s clubs and carried handicap indexes below six. There were also four alternates selected for each group.

Event organizers say next year’s tournament will be held at the San Clemente Municipal Golf Course.

Shorecliffs team members included: Jeff Wells, Darrell Kinzie, Bradford Hunt, Brad Waite, Gary Hunt, Mike Crume, Jerry Maras, David Jonas, Dave Trask, Mark Perkett, Paul Fingal, Mark Johnson, Doug Weatherholt, Ed Blum, Butch Hewitt, Doug Weatherholt Sr. and Frank Bator.

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