ROCKLIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After three days of competition John Jackson of Marina, CA earned the title of 2013 Northern California Open Champion with a final score of 5-under par 208. He maintained his position in the top of the leaderboard throughout the tournament. He was tied for second place following Round 2 and was tied for fourth place on the first day of competition.
Cameron Champ, an 18-year-old high school student from Sacramento, held the top amateur position throughout the competition to earn the title of 2013 Northern California Open Amateur Champion with a final score of 213. He tied for seventh place overall in a field comprised of amateurs, PGA and Tour Professionals.
Chad Fribley of Chardonnay Golf Club tied for 12th place and was the top PGA Professional with a final score of 216. This 3-day championship was contested at Whitney Oaks Golf Club (Par 71) in Rocklin, California.
Recognized as one of the most storied and prestigious golf tournaments in the state, the Northern California Open has been contested since 1920. Conducted by the Northern California PGA (NCPGA) in conjunction with the Northern California Golf Association (NCGA), the Northern California Open Championship has a long and respected history. Names that grace its trophy include Archer, Lema, Little, Lotz, Jacobsen, Maltbie, O’Meara, and Sutherland, among others.
This three-day championship is proudly presented by partner Whitney Oaks Golf Club/Thunder Valley Casino Resort and California Moving Systems in conjunction with supporting partner Mizuno USA.
About Whitney Oaks Golf Club
Rocklin’s Whitney Oaks Golf Club, owned and operated by the United Auburn Indian Community and located about 30 minutes from Sacramento, prides itself on providing world-class service and features an immaculate 18-hole course, driving range, clubhouse with bar & grill, and a well-stocked Pro Shop plus facilities large enough to accommodate weddings and banquets. For tee times or other information, please call 916.632.8333.
About California Moving Systems
Formed in 1967, California Moving Systems aimed to create a business which would offer its clients a broad spectrum of moving and storage services while establishing quality service as the company’s cornerstone. With a fleet of thirty five modern air ride vans and 63,000 sq. ft. facility, they have received honors including the coveted Milton Hill Award for Excellence in 2004-2005, the highest award presented by Atlas Van Lines.
About Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA, Inc.'s roots stem from its parent company Mizuno Corporation. Mizuno Corporation was established in Osaka, Japan in 1906 by Rihachi Mizuno. Today, Mizuno USA is located in Norcross, GA and continues to manufacture and distribute high quality golf, baseball, softball, running, track & field and volleyball equipment, apparel, and footwear.
About the Northern California Section of the PGA of America (NCPGA)
Organized in 1920 to promote interest in the game of golf, the birth of this association was heralded as an important step to the advancement of the game in this district. The Northern California Section is one of the forty-one designated Sections of the PGA of America, the world’s largest working sports organization. With over 1,100 dedicated PGA Professionals and apprentices at over 500 golf facilities in Northern California and Northwestern Nevada, the association continues to have a positive impact on the game of golf and communities both regionally and nationally.