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Summer 2018

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NCGA.ORG | SUMMER 2018 5 C O N T E N T S VOLUME 38, NUMBER 3 | S UMMER 2018 28 44 24 F E AT U R E S 24 | Lady Luck Remembering Helen Lengfeld, who left her mark on N orthern California girl's and women's golf and beyond. BY ALEX HULANICKI 38 | Navigating the Forest H ead professional Scott Adams gives the U.S. Girls' field (and NCGA members) tips on how to play Poppy Hills. BY SCOTT ADAMS WITH JERRY STEWART 40 | The Artist Jim Fitzpatrick has combined his passions — painting and drawing and golf — into a career of great renown. B Y RON KROICHICK 44 | U.S. Amateur Preview T he best male amateur golfers descend on the Monterey Peninsula to compete for the oldest championship on the USGA calendar. BY BETH ANN NICHOLS 48 | All in the Family PGA professional Shaheen Iqbal has guided daughter Sabrina and son Sebastian to the top of the NCGA's junior ranks, and his tips can help you, too. BY JASON LUSK 52 | Seattle Soul A trip to the Pacific Northwest can be a summer delight, especially if the ever-improving Seattle-Tacoma golf scene is on your short list. BY ADAM SCHUPAK Cover Story 28 | Poppy Hills is Ready for its Close Up Poppy Hills makes its USGA debut by hosting the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. BY RON KROICHICK Top: Helen Lengfeld was a trailblazer for girl's and women's golf. Middle: An aerial of Poppy Hills Golf Course, host of the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. Bottom: The iconic seventh hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links, site of the U.S. Amateur, where Jack Nicklaus won in 1961.

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