LIVE SCORES: SCGA Mid-Am tees off Today at Santa Ana Country Club
In what will boast one of the strongest fields of the 2015 Championship season, the SCGA Mid- Amateur Championship kicks off Monday at Santa Ana CC. Every past champion of the event since 2005 except Robert Funk, who is currently out of golf due to injury, will be in the field, looking to add another SCGA Major to their resume. This will be the first time since 1988 that Santa Ana CC will host the event, which is played over 54 holes and two days.

Veteran and five-time winner Tim Hogarth will look for his record sixth Mid-Amateur title as well as some revenge, having come up a shot short of victory last year at Valencia CC, losing to first- time SCGA champion Ramie Sprinkling. (pictured, left) The two battled it out down the stretch before a bogey on the 17th hole of the final round all but put Hogarth out of contention. Despite being the defending SCGA Player of the Year, Hogarth is looking for his first SCGA title since the 2013 Tournament of Club Champions.

Other past champions in the field include Scott Almquist (2011), Jeff Wilson (2008), John McClure (2005), Scott McGihon (2002) and John Pate (2000).

Coming in, however, possibly playing the hottest golf is Jeff Forston, who earlier this week won his first SCGA title at the Foursomes Championship. Fortson is on somewhat of a roll, having just last month earned medalist honors to qualify for the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. He's a longtime SCGA Mid-Amateur competitor, but has yet to finish at the top of the leaderboard. Fortson is a three-time U.S. Mid-Amateur competitor.

Non-exempt participants go through 18 holes of qualifying to make the field at the SCGA Mid- Amateur, which tops at a field of 84 competitors. All players will play 36 holes on Monday, with the top 42 and ties advancing to Tuesday's final round.

-- Kyle Rector of the AmateurGolf.com staff will be competing for the second straight year, having qualified both times at Shadowridge [Editor]

ABOUT THE Southern California Mid-Amateur

The SCGA Mid-Amateur is a 54-hole medal play championship for members of the Southern California Golf Association, but not necessarily residents of the region. Two 18-hole rounds are played the first day, after which the field is cut to the low 42 scores (and ties) who play 18 holes stroke play the following day.

Players must be at least 25 years old by the first day of the tournament with a current index less than 5.4. Qualifying events are held in March at various SCGA courses.

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Results For SCGA Mid-Amateur Golf Championship (Southern California)
1CAJeff WilsonFairfield, CA35073-71-71=215
2CAJoe DoodyHuntington Beach, CA23070-77-69=216
3CAJeff CoburnRancho Santa Margarita, CA14073-76-68=217
T4CADan SullivanPasadena, CA14074-75-70=219
T4CAMichael FeuersteinSan Diego, CA14072-69-78=219

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