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60 FALL 2018 | NCGA.ORG H A L L O F F A M E Welcoming the Class of 2018 N orthern California amateur and professional greats were honored Sept. 27 as the NCGA inducted its 2018 Hall of Fame class during ceremonies held at Porter's in the Forest at Poppy Hills. Amateurs Sally Voss Krueger and Randy Haag, former LPGA star Pat Hurst and late legend Tony Lema were celebrated for their achievements and celebrations to the game in what was the NCGA's eighth Hall of Fame class. Voss Krueger, a two-time First Team All-American at Stanford, won the 1979 California Women's Amateur Championship and is a record 10-time winner of the San Francisco City Women's Championship. She played in both the 1981 and 1996 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Ams. A record six-time NCGA Player of the Year, Haag has a won a total of 15 NCGA titles, second most all-time. During the 1990's he had the third-most USGA match-play victories, behind only Jerry Courville and Tiger Woods. Altogether, Haag has won over 200 NorCal amateur tournaments. Winner of the 1986 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship and 1990 U.S. Women's Amateur and a two-time First Team All-American at San Jose State, Hurst went on to win six times on the LPGA Tour, including the 1998 Nabisco Dinah Shore. She's also played on five Solheim Cup teams. Born in Oakland, Lema was a 12-time PGA Tour champion, including the 1964 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am. Known as Champagne Tony, Lema also won the 1964 Open Championship and was runner-up at the 1963 Masters. The event, held each year during PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee week, was emceed by The Golf Channel's Matt Ginella. For more coverage, please visit ncga.org/news/ ncga-hof The 2018 NCGA Hall of Fame class is a mix of amateur greats (Sally Voss Krueger, Randy Haag) and professionals (Pat Hurst, Tony Lema). Pat Hurst Sally Voss Krueger Tony Lema Randy Haag

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