It’s a new year and even with the spotty weather, golf is in full swing in San Clemente. Here’s a look at some local news from around the links.
San Clemente Men’s Club Leads Division
The San Clemente Men’s Golf Club started off the new year with a three match win streak in the Thursday team-play division. The San Clemente group defeated Laguna Woods Golf Club 33-15 on January 10, and then defeated the same team again by the same score on January 17. San Clemente then went on to defeat Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club 41-7 on January 24. The two groups are set to meet again on January 31.
With the three wins, the San Clemente Men’s Golf Club sits atop the division standings, having accrued 107 total points, 22 points clear of second place Aliso Viejo Country Club.
Ace Carded at San Clemente Muni
On January 23 San Clemente resident Ed Van Horn used a 4-hybrid to record a hole-in-one on the ninth hole at San Clemente Municipal Golf Course. The par-3 ninth hole is the second par-3 on the front nine of the course and the yardage Van Horn hit to was 155 yards.