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NGL Season Soon Begins

July 31, 2007

The National Golf League (NGL) is gearing up for the start of its third season on August 4, 2007 at the Coyote Creek Golf Course, home to the Silicon Valley Drivers.  The NGL was founded by Bob Aube, who currently resides in Davis, California.  Mr. Aube, who is a successful businessman, is developing his league across the country, with much success.  When this league was originally formed, team ownership was at $18,000.  Team ownership is now tagged at approximately $75,000.  The league currently has four divisions, with expansion opportunities that are still available.  Division I consists of Northern California, home of the Silicon Valley Drivers, East Bay Power, Davis Zone (2005 Champions), San Francisco Spin, Sacramento Eagles and the Sonoma-Marin Breakers.  Division II consists of Southern California, home of the Channel Island Sharks (2006 Champions), Los Angeles Stars, Inland Empire Styx, Orange County Wedge, Palm Springs Extreme Heat and the San Diego Spikes.  Division III consists of Arizona, home of the Flagstaff Blades, Las Vegas Chips, Phoenix Fireballs, Scottsdale Screech, Tempe-Mesa Albatrase, and the Tucson Knights.  Division IV consists of the Fort Meyers Red Tide and the Orlando Links.  Teams for Division IV are still available in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa and West Palm Beach.  Mr. Aube is currently seeking leagues for the 2008 season in the Great Lakes Division of Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. 

The Silicon Valley Drivers will be kicking off the 2007 NGL season on Saturday, August 4 at the Coyote Creek Golf Course.  For Directions you can visit the Coyote Creek website or call 408-463-1400 for more information. 

Schedule of events are as follows (from the Silicon Valley Drivers website): 

12:00pm            NGL Event Starts                       

                       Round 1Best Ball 

2:00pm            Round 1 Ends/Intermission                       

                      Fan Contest 

2:30pm            Round 2 Begins – Alternate Shot 

4:00pm            Round 2 Ends / Intermission                       

                      Fan Contest 

4:30pm            Round 3 Begins – Scramble 

6:30pm            Exciting Finish – Don’t Miss it!!!                       

                      Tournament Ends                       

                      Awards Ceremony                       

                      Raffle and Auction                       

                      BBQ Dinner                       

                      Meet and interact with players, get Autographs, take pictures. 

“The NGL is committed to a total fan experience.  There are no ropes or quiet place signs and fans are encouraged to walk the fairways and watch the players up close………………………………………………all tailored to fan enjoyment  

SacTown News will be at this season opener on August 4, as well as all Division I golf tournaments taking pictures of your favorite Teams and Players.  SacTown News is currently seeking Volunteer Writers/and or Photographers to cover the National Golf League for the 2007 Season.  If you would like additional information, please email to Sports@SacTownNews.com.     

NGL Division I Schedule:

August 4 – Silicon Valley Drivers – Coyote Creek GC

August 25 – San Francisco Spin – Chardonnay GC

Septermber 8 – Sonoma Marin Breakers – Windsor GC

September 22 – Sacramento Eagles – William Land Park GC

October 6 – East Bay Power – Brentwood GC

October 20 – Davis Zone – Wildhorse GC 

For more information on teams and schedules, visit http:///www.nationalgolfleague.com.       

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