San Francisco City: Men's Quarter Finals Set
Stephen Griggs
Stephen Griggs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Only eight players remain at the San Francisco City after a long day in wet and rainy conditions.

Cal Berkeley redshirt sophomore Stephen Griggs handled the conditions quite nicely, tallying three birdies on his way to a 7&6 victory over his teammate Ben Doyle. Griggs will face Marcus Potter who took out former University of San Diego standout Jake Yount 4&3.

Also advancing were two high school golfers, Daniel Connolly and Raj Chekuri. Chekuri, a Foothill High School junior, moves on to face Ben Peters who is on a roll after taking out the medalist Dominic Salomone in the 2nd round.

Connolly, a SMU commit, continued his strong play with a 4&3 win over Aaron Chen. He'll take on Bobo Olson who defeated Cal Bear Clayton Madey 3&2.

Matt Grush and Noah Shiek will face off in the remaining quarterfinal match. Matches will begin 7:30 Sunday morning and will be the last matches held at Presidio as the Semifinals are to be played at Harding Park.

Results For San Francisco City 2018 MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
WinCADaniel ConnollySan Francisco, CA180
Runner-upCANoah SheikhWoodside, CA120
SemifinalsCABen PetersRedwood City, CA80
SemifinalsORMarcus PotterTualatin, OR80
QuarterfinalsCARoshan ChekuriPleasanton, CA50

View full results for San Francisco City 2018 MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

ABOUT THE San Francisco City Championship


144 contestants will be allowed to qualify for the Men’s Championship flight. Qualifying will consist of 36 holes played at TPC Harding Park and Lincoln Park Golf Courses. The first 110 entries, based on the earliest date received, with an index of 6.4 or lower as of 12/01/2017 shall go directly into the qualifying beginning on March 3, 2018. If more than 110 entries are received, the remaining entrants will pre-qualify for the final 34 spots on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Lincoln Park Golf. Pre-qualifiers who do not qualify for the 144 player qualifying field will be refunded $150. Entrants who do not show for pre-qualifying will not be entitled to a refund. Once all qualifying has been completed, the Men’s Championship Flight will consist of 63 contestants from the Men’s Championship qualifier, as well as the Past Champion, who will hold the number two seed.

If the Defending Champion elects to play for Medalist honors the right to the number two seed will be forfeited. The past champion, if qualifying, will be seeded accordingly. Match play will begin on March 10, 2018. All match play for the Championship Flight will be held at TPC Harding Park.

*In the event of a playoff for match play a player must be present in order to retain his right to participate in the playoff.

The following comprise the exemption categories for the 2018 San Francisco City Golf Championship Pre- Qualifying:

* The Past Ten years of San Francisco City Champions
* 2017 San Francisco City men’s Championship Match Play Qualifiers
* Top 20 Individuals 2016-2017 NCGA Points List
* 2017 NCGA Champions (Amateur, Mid-Amateur, Junior)
* 2017 USGA Event Qualifiers (Amateur, Mid- Amateur, Junior)

NOTE: The Tournament Committee retains the right to make exceptions to the exempt categories as deemed appropriate.

The oldest municipal tournament in the USA. Match play event with scratch senior, women's and net divisions. Past champions include Ken Venturi, George Archer, and Dorothy Delasin. Some of the 'non winners' include Tom Watson and Johnny Miller. Click the 'history' tab for more about this wonderful event.

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