The 2016 Long Beach Golf Festival came to an end when long-time competitor Garrett Sapp won a 3-man playoff for the Long Beach Open, birdieing hole #18, while Sam Saunders and David Gazzolo both failed to make birdies. There was a 5-way tie for 2nd that included Low Amateur Torey Edwards. Thank you to Long Beach State Athletics for providing live scoring this year through Golfstat.com! Full results, can be found here or visit the Golfstat website. Before the Trophy presentations, the three newest members of the Long Beach Golf Hall of Fame were inducted: Briana Do, Joe Grohman and Gary Wishon.
One of the charity beneficiaries of the Pro-Am was the Assistance League of Long Beach
The parents of Briana Do accepted her Mayoral Proclamation upon her induction into the Long Beach Golf Hall of Fame.
Popular Navy GC Head Professional Joe Grohman was inducted into the Long Beach Golf Hall of Fame
A raucous crowd stayed after the playoff for the Hall of Fame and Trophy ceremonies
Partners of Parks was one of the charity beneficiaries of the Long Beach Open Pro Am
Garret Sapp victoriously raises the Long Beach Open Perpetual Trophy.
LB Wilson and Long Beach State alum Torey Edwards recorded the lowest score ever in the Open for an amateur in winning the Low Amateur prize by 16 shots!
Recreation Park Head Professional Gary Wishon (who also was the Head Pro at Virginia CC) was inducted into the Long Beach Golf Hall of Fame