The Golden Gate Par Chasers (GGPC) golf club is sanctioned by the Northern California Golf Association (NCGA). Our home course is Lake Chabot golf course in Oakland, CA. The GGPC golf club is an inclusive and eclectic combination of personalities, professions and golf skills. GGPC gained notable recognition as the first African American golf club fully recognized by the NCGA. Today, the goal of our club is to provide a friendly and competitive environment to men and women from all backgrounds and playing levels.
First established at the 9-hole course at Golden Gate Fields race track; GGPC moved to the executive course at Lake Chabot where it gained recognition as the first black-recognized NCGA golf club; founded in 1971 by a group of black Bay Area golfers; the late Murry Jacobs was the club's first Pro; joined the NCGA on August 15, 1975.
GGPC Membership Benefits include:

  • NCGA Membership and NCGA Handicap
  • Minimum of 10 stroke play tournaments each year (Net and Gross competition)
  • 8 away tournaments (Northern California and Nevada)
  • 1 complimentary round (Lake Chabot Golf Course)
  • Free dinner at Annual Turkey Shoot tournament
  • Club-sponsored entry fee in the NCGA Amateur Net Championship for 1st and 2nd place 
  • Opportunity to support youth golf programs
  • Participation in monthly club casual golf outings
  • Improve your game with club practice sessions
  • Community, comradery, bragging rights