The public-access courses in Seaside, Calif., will host the 51st edition of the championship on June 17-20, 2018. The 312-player event was first conducted at Bayonet and Black Horse in 2012, and the venue was also the site of the 2016 Senior PGA Professional Championship.
Police responding to calls found the man, described as in his 50s, running while on fire near the tees of the 17th hole. An officer extinguished the flames but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. A fence near a stone restroom on the course was also burned.
Nineteen professionals and managers will be honored at the group’s annual meeting in December, including Len Dumas, General Manager of Contra Costa CC, and Pat Finlen, Director of Golf Course Maintenance Operations, The Olympic Club.