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June 19, 2003
Jeff Coburn and Mike Lavery, who recently completed their senior seasons at UC Irvine, were defeated in match-play competition Wednesday at the California State Amateur Championship in Pebble Beach. Coburn was defeated 2-up by Greg Uberuaga from San Diego, while Lavery lost 2 and 1 to Buzz Peel from Delray Beach, Fla., at the Pebble Beach Golf Links. Coburn was second after 36 holes of stroke play in the tournament. He shot a 2-under-par 70 at Spyglass Hill Golf Course Tuesday after opening with a 75 at Pebble Beach Golf Links Monday.
NEWS
May 26, 2004
Club affiliation: Santa Ana Country Club Residence: Newport Coast Birthplace: Santa Ana Age: 37 Golf handicap: 8 Favorite golf moment: Winning the Santa Ana Country Club's derby (member/guest) with brother, Tom. "To do it with [him], I couldn't ask for anymore that day." Favorite club to use: Putter Favorite course to play: Pebble Beach Golf Links Favorite hobby outside of golf: Surfing Family: Wife, Karin; children, Conner (6)
SPORTS
June 22, 2006
PEBBLE BEACH ? UC Irvine golfer Brian Edick, buoyed by an opening-round score of six-under-par 66 on Monday, has advanced to match play at the 95th California Amateur Championship after finishing in sixth place over 54 holes of stroke play. Edick, who is slated be a senior for the Anteaters next season, shot a four-over-par 76 on Wednesday at Pebble Beach Golf Links to finish with a three-round total of even-par 216 (66-74-76). The top 32 scorers following Wednesday's round begin match play Thursday.
SPORTS
December 8, 2005
Both courses at Pelican Hill Golf Club were recently selected in the top 15 for California's best public-access golf courses by Golfweek Magazine. The listing comes at a time of temporary closure for Pelican Hill, which shut down both courses last week for major renovations. The resort is scheduled to be reopened in late 2007. In Golfweek's listings, the Ocean Course was No. 12 while the Links Course was No. 14. Pebble Beach Golf Links was listed No. 1 in California and No. 2 in the nation for resort courses.
NEWS
May 22, 2002
IRVINE - Deuces are wild for Paul Smolinski at UC Irvine. The men's golf coach led the Anteaters to a second consecutive Big West Conference title and was rewarded with winning the Big West Conference Coach of the Year honors for the second year in a row. And the awards for the Anteater golf team don't stop there. Junior Mike Lavery and Jeff Coburn were both named first-team All-Big West, while junior Ryan Armstrong was named to the second team. Lavery shot par 72 Saturday in the NCAA West Regional at the University of New Mexico championship course in Albuquerque to finish with a three-round total 221, good for 34th, while Coburn shot 233 for three rounds to finish 51st.
NEWS
December 29, 2004
Club affiliation: Mesa Verde Country Club Birthplace: Stratford, Conn. Residence: Costa Mesa Age: 80 Golf handicap: 16 Favorite golf moment: Winning the president's flight of the Southern California Golf Association amateur championship in the first time entering the event in 1962. Favorite club: Driver Favorite courses to play: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Muirfield Golf Course in Gullane, Scotland Hobby outside of golf: Read Family: Wife, Patricia; sons, David, Clifford, daughter Gail; 10 grandchildren.
SPORTS
June 21, 2006
UC Irvine golfer Brian Edick, who is slated to be a senior next year for the Anteaters, recorded eight birdies and carded a six-under-par 66 in the first round of the 95th California Amateur Championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course on Monday. Edick's fast start gave him a three-stroke lead after 18 holes. He followed that by shooting a 74 during Tuesday's second round and is currently in second place overall with a 36-hole total of four-under-par 140. Edick advanced to the third stroke-play round, which is slated to take place at Pebble Beach Golf Links today.
NEWS
January 26, 2005
Club affiliation: Newport Beach Country Club Residence: Newport Beach Birthplace: Los Angeles Age: 56 Golf handicap: 18 Favorite golf moment: Scoring a hole-in-one last summer on Newport Beach Country Club's par-3 13th hole with witnesses Ron Foster and Fred Sparks. The 6-iron shot landed in the hole on the fly. Favorite course played: Pebble Beach Golf Links Favorite club: 5-wood Family: Wife, Karen; Sons, Brandon and Justin Favorite hobby outside of golf: Following college football Noteworthy: Paired with fellow Newport Beach Country Club members Ken Wasmann and Alex Jianas to win the member's division of the Senior-Junior Pro Am on their home course Dec. 1 ... Partnered with E.J. O'Leary of Newport Coast and finished second in their respective flight of Newport Beach Country Club's annual Regatta (member-guest)
NEWS
October 27, 2004
Club affiliation: Mesa Verde Country Club Residence: Huntington Beach Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Age: 52 Golf handicap: 1 Favorite golf moments: Winning the Mesa Verde member/guest tournament with younger brother Brian in June and the 1992 Pebble Beach invitational, a team event. Favorite club to use: Sand wedge Favorite course played: Pebble Beach Golf Links Noteworthy: Elected to a second year as Mesa Verde club president ... Owns T & M Banana Company ... Won three Mesa Verde men's club championships (1991, '93, '95)
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June 22, 2006
PEBBLE BEACH ? UC Irvine golfer Brian Edick, buoyed by an opening-round score of six-under-par 66 on Monday, has advanced to match play at the 95th California Amateur Championship after finishing in sixth place over 54 holes of stroke play. Edick, who is slated be a senior for the Anteaters next season, shot a four-over-par 76 on Wednesday at Pebble Beach Golf Links to finish with a three-round total of even-par 216 (66-74-76). The top 32 scorers following Wednesday's round begin match play Thursday.
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SPORTS
June 21, 2006
UC Irvine golfer Brian Edick, who is slated to be a senior next year for the Anteaters, recorded eight birdies and carded a six-under-par 66 in the first round of the 95th California Amateur Championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course on Monday. Edick's fast start gave him a three-stroke lead after 18 holes. He followed that by shooting a 74 during Tuesday's second round and is currently in second place overall with a 36-hole total of four-under-par 140. Edick advanced to the third stroke-play round, which is slated to take place at Pebble Beach Golf Links today.
SPORTS
May 18, 2006
CALIFORNIA AMATEUR QUALIFYING Two more golfers with Newport-Mesa ties have qualified for next month's California Amateur. Big Canyon Country Club member Michael Carpenter and Newport Beach resident Regan Kusmes each tied for fifth in a qualifying tournament Monday at the SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta. Both shot one-under-par 71. They'll join Newport Coast's Amit Chopra and Corona del Mar's Brian Lindley in the field for the tournament, scheduled for June 19-24 at Poppy Hills Golf Course and Pebble Beach Golf Links.
SPORTS
December 8, 2005
Both courses at Pelican Hill Golf Club were recently selected in the top 15 for California's best public-access golf courses by Golfweek Magazine. The listing comes at a time of temporary closure for Pelican Hill, which shut down both courses last week for major renovations. The resort is scheduled to be reopened in late 2007. In Golfweek's listings, the Ocean Course was No. 12 while the Links Course was No. 14. Pebble Beach Golf Links was listed No. 1 in California and No. 2 in the nation for resort courses.
SPORTS
By By Chris Yemma | December 8, 2005
Newport Beach resident Don DuBois ties for second at Tournament of Club Champions.Don DuBois knows a thing or two about challenging golf courses. And in his eyes, Mission Viejo Country Club ranks pretty high on the list, as far as Orange County links go. But on Monday, the Newport Beach resident all but conquered the course, shooting a 2-over-par 74 to tie for second in the Southern California Golf Assn. Tournament of Club Champions. To prepare for tough courses like "Mission Impossible," as the south county course has been dubbed by some, DuBois regularly practices at a Newport-Mesa course, also dubbed one of the toughest in the county.
NEWS
June 23, 2005
Bryce Alderton Brian Lindley joined Newport Beach Country Club in April, but it didn't take too long for him to add his name to the club's history books. Lindley, a Corona del Mar resident, carded a 2-over-par 286 for four rounds on the par-71 layout to win his first men's club championship at the course, completed June 12 -- in wire-to-wire fashion. Lindley (68-70-76-72 -- 286) burst to a sizable lead at the outset, shooting 4-under in the first two rounds to build an advantage too great for other golfers to overcome.
NEWS
January 26, 2005
Club affiliation: Newport Beach Country Club Residence: Newport Beach Birthplace: Los Angeles Age: 56 Golf handicap: 18 Favorite golf moment: Scoring a hole-in-one last summer on Newport Beach Country Club's par-3 13th hole with witnesses Ron Foster and Fred Sparks. The 6-iron shot landed in the hole on the fly. Favorite course played: Pebble Beach Golf Links Favorite club: 5-wood Family: Wife, Karen; Sons, Brandon and Justin Favorite hobby outside of golf: Following college football Noteworthy: Paired with fellow Newport Beach Country Club members Ken Wasmann and Alex Jianas to win the member's division of the Senior-Junior Pro Am on their home course Dec. 1 ... Partnered with E.J. O'Leary of Newport Coast and finished second in their respective flight of Newport Beach Country Club's annual Regatta (member-guest)
NEWS
January 19, 2005
Club affiliation: Big Canyon Country Club Residence: Newport Beach Birthplace: Lake Mills, Iowa Age: 65 Golf handicap: 3 Favorite golf moment: Walk from the 17th hole to the clubhouse after winning the Santa Ana invitational at Santa Ana Country Club with partner and fellow Big Canyon member Jim Jianulias. Favorite club to use: Driver Favorite course played: Pebble Beach Golf Links Family: Wife, Ellie. Noteworthy: Head of the greens committee at Big Canyon Country Club the past two years.
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