DeBellis’s final score of 143 was two strokes better than three finishers with 145 scores in the two-day tournament at Tracy Golf and Country Club.
DeBellis, 40, was “the old man” in the final threesome in Sunday’s final 18 holes. Nicolo Galletti, a 16-year high school junior from Pleasanton, had a 74 in the final round for a two-day total of 145, and Shintaro Ban, 15, a high school sophomore from San Jose, had a 75 Sunday for a tourney total of 146. Both had opening round scores of 71.
Scoring 145s in the championship flight along with Galletti were Andrew Bonner and Matt Ogden. Bonner was ruled second-place finisher.
Rick Gitmed won the handicap flight with a 135 net score, 10 strokes better than his nearest competitors.
It took a three-hole playoff to decide the winner of the senior flight. Bob Olds won the title with a par on the third playoff hole, winning over Bob Williams. Both finished regulation play with 149.
Tracy High golf standout Jennifer Kim won the women’s flight by posting scores of 78 and 80 for a 158, which was five strokes better than the second-place finisher.
Shaun McCarty, pro at Tracy Golf and Country Club and tourney director, said this year’s participation in the city championship topped last year, when the tourney was resurrected.