San Francisco City Prequalifying Results
24 Feb 2012
by Lynne Cowan of amateurgolf.com
see also: TPC Harding Park Golf Course
Hole No. 18
SAN FRANCSICO, Calif. (Feb 24, 2012) -- The prequalifying for the qualifying rounds of the 96th San Francisco City was completed today at Lincoln Park Golf Course. The medalist was Jake Yount of Danville who fired a 4-under-par 65 on the short but challenging track. His round included six birdies and three bogeys.
Yount, who made a run at the professional ranks on the Canadian tour and other mini tours just got his amateur status back in December. The last time he played in the City was in 2005 as a junior in high school where he made it to the round of 8. Today's round marks his first round back as an amateur.
Asked about his round and his goals, Yount commented, "It felt real good and my goal is to make it past the elite 8 this year."
Those players who shot 75 or better will comprise the 48 who will advance to the weekend's two-day qualifier. Of that field of 144 the top 31 will advance to match play along with the defending champion, Brandon Hagy.
NOTE: Amateurgolf.com is maintaining a
Facebook page devoted to the San Francisco
City, where we will be posting photos, links to
stories, and more. If you use Facebook be sure
to visit the page and "like" it by