San Francisco City Championship Qualifying Results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Febrary 15, 2010)--High school player Cory McElyea of Santa Cruz is Medalist; he and sixty-three players advanced through final qualifying to join exempt defending champion Carlos Briones in Saturday's first round of match play

Cory McElyea of Santa Cruz, who has signed a letter of intent to play college golf at the University of Washington, was the medalist at Lincoln Park Golf Course. McElyea fired rounds of 70-68 to finish one shot ahead of George Gandranata, Taylor Travis, and pre-qualifying medalist Mac McClung.

1999 San Francisco City champion Randy Haag advanced with rounds of 69-75, while 1995-1996 champion Jim Evans also advanced with rounds of 73-76. Jamie Core, last year's runner-up to Briones, advanced with rounds of 75-70.

The first round of match play is set for Saturday, February 20 at Harding Park Golf Course. Match play will continue each weekend until the final two players play for the championship on Sunday, March 7.

For results of the San Francisco City Championship 36-hole stroke play qualifying, click here.

Results For San Francisco City 2018 MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
WinCAGeorge GandranataEmeryville, CA150
Runner-upCACory McElyeaSanta Cruz, CA100
SemifinalsOREric GrimbergPortland, OR65
SemifinalsCAPatrick GrimesPalo Alto, CA65
QuarterfinalsCAScott HardyPleasant Hill, CA45

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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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