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San Francisco City Seniors: Final Four

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (March 4, 2011) -- All of the usual suspects have risen to the top of the Senior Championship bracket at the San Francisco Men's Senior Championship at Harding Park.

In Wednesday's quarterfinals, defending champ Herb Jensen defeated Scott Anderson, who had played taken 26 holes to defeat Ray Kong the week before in what has been the longest match so far. The next day, Jensen defeated his friend Jay Guerin, 3 and 2.

Jensen will play a past California State Senior Amateur Champion - Rob Thompson of Merced. John Seed, who lost to Thompson in the first round, said of Thompson: "He holed a lot of great putts against me. He's rolling the ball really well."

2010 NCGA Senior POY Mark Miller (shown in photo above left) got past two tough customers this week; Bob Rowland on Wednesday and Paul Balatti in Thursday's quarterfinal round. He will play "Mr. Fresno" -- Doug Johnson, in the semi-finals. Johnson defeated the always tough John Enright on Thursday.

To view the complete senior bracket, click on the results link at the very bottom of this page.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 25, 2011) -- Golf's longest running city championship is well underway in San Francisco, with the Men's Senior division playing an 18-hole qualifier on Wednesday and their first round of matches the next day. Many of these players warmed up the prior weekend in the amateurgolf.com Monterey Four Ball. (Chuck Richesin and 2010 SF City Senior Champ Herb Jensen won a playoff in that event.)

Greg O'Malley took medalist honors in the qualifier with a solid 69; he was followed by Dan Bieber and 2010 NCGA Senior POY Mark Miller.

Defending champ Jensen faced a tough 32 seed in Rob Adolph of Fresno, but edged him 2 & 1.

Most of the top seeds advanced. The longest match of the day was a 26 hole marathon won by 16 seed Scott Anderson over 17 seed Ray Kong. No word on whether they were charged a greens fee for their emergency nine!

View results for San Francisco City SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

ABOUT THE San Francisco City SENIOR

NOTE: 2017 REGISTRATIONS CLOSED ON JAN. 15.

MEN'S SENIOR DIVISION
$275 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES ALL GREEN FEES.

Open to the first 72 entries received. Participants must have an index of 9.4 or lower on 12/01/16 and must have an age of 55 or older as of March 7, 2017. Qualifying will consist of one 18-hole stroke play round. Along with the defending champion, who will hold the number two seed, the low 31 scores will advance to the Men's Senior Championship Flight. Individual scores will determine seeding for match play. Contestants who don’t qualify will be refunded $125. No- shows will not be entitled to a refund. All rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course. Those contestants who post the 32nd and 33rd low scores will be deemed alternate #1 and #2, respectively.

ABOUT THE SAN FRANCISCO CITY CHAMPIONSHIP
The oldest municipal tournament in the USA. Match play event with scratch senior, women's and open 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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