Koepka made eight birdies and an eagle — he missed 12-foot putts at two other eagle attempts — on his way to a 7-under 64 Friday to take a one-shot lead going into the weekend at CordeValle in the PGA Tour’s season opener.
In his first regular PGA Tour event, Brooks Koepka surged to the top of the leaderboard Friday in the Frys.com Open with a 7-under 64, giving him a one-shot lead over Jason Kokrak going into the weekend at CordeValle.
Coming off his worst year, Jeff Overton opened the new PGA Tour season on a better note.
The U.S. Golf Association announced that the Bay Area’s CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin has been awarded the 2016 championship. The tournament will take place from July 7-10 that year.
John Mallinger opened a four-stroke lead Friday in the Frys.com Open, making an eagle and two birdies on the final four holes for a 9-under 62.
After much debate, a proposal to build an Islamic center in southern Santa Clara County has been unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Rejecting a staff recommendation for a continuance, Santa Clara County planning commissioners have voted to approve an Islamic center project in San Martin.
A second red-shouldered hawk was found shot by a pellet gun in the rural community of San Martin this week, but unlike the younger hawk found on March 11, the adult bird had been killed, a wildlife rescue group said.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office searched parts of San Martin and Gilroy Thursday for missing teenager Sierra LaMar.
A massive raid targeting powerful Gilroy gang members resulted in 31 arrests in the South Bay Thursday morning, Gilroy police said.