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Gearhart leads by one at Sacramento County Amateur
Chico State Golfer Lee Gearhart
Chico State Golfer Lee Gearhart

CARMICHAEL, Calif. (July 18, 2015) – Day one of the Sacramento Men’s County Amateur was contested today at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course in Carmichael, Calif.

With tough pin locations and the tee boxes stretched out to their maximum length, players found the course quite difficult to manage. Lee Gearhart of Roseville, Calif. carded the only under-par round of the day at 1-under par 71. The Chico State senior has had success at Ancil Hoffman in the past, finishing eighth at the Memorial Amateur this past May.

Trailing Gearhart by one are David Laskin of Elk Grove, Calif. and Jeffery Yamaguchi of Fresno, Calif., who each shot a solid even-par 72.

With many players within two, three and four shots of the lead, it will be tightly contested final round tomorrow. The final group is expected to tee off around noon.

Results For Sacramento County 2018 Men's Championship
1CALee GearhartRoseville, CA10071-73=144
2CADavid LaskinElk Grove, CA6572-73=145
T3CAConnor EstradaYuba City, CA3074-72=146
T3CAJeffrey YamaguchiFresno, CA3072-74=146
T3CAJesse BratzSacramento, CA3078-68=146

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ABOUT THE Sacramento County Championship

The Sacramento Golf Council presents the Sacramento County Men's Scratch Championship at Ancil Hoffman, the County Men's Net Championship at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course, on Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15, 2018.

The entry deadline is July 5, 2018 and there will be no refunds after this date. Cancellations and requests for refunds prior to the closing date should call Marc Arcuri, Men's Tournament Director at (916) 771-3939 or Jim Fuoti, Women's Tournament Director at (916) 798-1865. Do not call the golf course. There will be a $25.00 service charge on all returned checks or a $20.00 administrative charge for any withdrawal for on-line registration.

Men's Scratch Championship

The tournament is open to all male amateur golfers with a current USGA handicap index of 3.0 or less as of July 1, 2018. The field is limited to paid entries from the first 80 players. All others will be placed on a waiting list.

The format is stroke play over 36 holes - 18 holes each day. In the event of a tie for the championship, a sudden-death playoff at completion of play on Sunday, July 15 will determine the champion. Prizes for other ties are awarded by combining tied places and distributing accordingly.

The entry fee is $190 and includes all green fees, range balls and awards - power cart not included.

Men's Net Championship

The tournament is open to all male amateur golfers age 18 and older with a current USGA handicap index of 25. Players with a handicap of more than 25 are welcome but will compete with a handicap of 25. Competitors will play to the lower of the July 1, 2018 handicap report or their Tournament Index (TI). TI’s are calculated using the same formula as GHIN but only using Tournament scores.

The format is stroke play over 36 holes - 18 holes each day. In the event of a tie for the championship, a sudden-death playoff at completion of play on Sunday, July 15 will determine the champion. Prizes for other ties are awarded by combining tied places and distributing accordingly.

The entry fee is $155 and includes all green fees, range balls and awards - power cart not included.

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