Calif. State Fair: Going low in Sacto!
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug 30, 2014) -- The
State fair teed off today at the classic Alister
MacKenzie course at Haggin Oaks.
KK Limbhasut (profile) and Corey Pereira (profile) got off to torrid starts,
posting rounds of 7-under 65 to share the early
Limbhasut, 18, is from Loma Linda; earlier this
summer he won the prestigious Western Junior.
Thailand native is an incoming freshman on the
Berkeley golf team. Pereira, from Cameron
plays for University of Washington. He had a
breakthrough with a runner-up finish at the
Players and huge win at the Pacific Coast
One stroke back is reigning Alameda
champ Jonathan de los Reyes (66 on Saturday).
Which brings to mind the trivia question - who
the last player to win the Alameda Commuters
State Fair (two similarly historic independent
in the same year?
Four players are tied at 67 with two rounds
to play. Lynne Cowan of AmateurGolf.com, who
currently competing in the Women's State Fair (she
74 today) will be out to cover the Men on
since her event is just 36 holes. Stay tuned for
ABOUT THE California State Fair
The State Fair Men's Amatuer Championship is one of
the oldest and most prestigious Amateur
Championships in the West. The Championship is
limited to 156 players. Competition commences over a
54-hole stroke play format with 18 holes played each
day. The field is cut after 36 holes to the low 45
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