San Francisco City 2022 Men's Championship PRE-QUALIFIER
March 18 2022
San Francisco, CA


Tournament Overview

San Francisco City 2022 Men's Championship PRE-QUALIFIER

Once the number of entries for the Men's Championship reaches 120 players (including exempt players), all additional entrants will enter the pre-qualifier as described below.

Open to players with a handicap index of 6.4 or lower as of the date of entry.

Those entering pre-qualifying will pay an entry fee of $150 for the pre- qualifier to be held at Lincoln Park. Those advancing from the pre-qualifier will pay an additional $150 and will play in the 36- hole stroke play qualifier at TPC Harding Park and Lincoln Park Golf Course. The low 64 will then advance to the match play phase of the men’s championship. There will be no refunds after entries close.

There will be 156 players in the qualifying round with 64 players advancing to match play. A schedule of all dates of play can be found on the tournament website sfgolfchampionship.com.

The oldest municipal tournament in the USA. Match play event with scratch men's, senior, women's, senior women's and open flight divisions. Past champions include Ken Venturi, Harvie Ward, Juli Inkster, Bob Rosburg, 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.

Search Terms

Format: Stroke Play
Categories: Men
Regions: Northern California, Pacific


Lincoln Park Golf Course Lincoln Park Golf Course
3139 Clement St
San Francisco, CA  94121
phone: (415) 221-9911

Tournament News

The following results are available to view or download:

2021 Final Results
2020 Final Results
2019 Final Results

by Pete Wlodkowski

The San Francisco City Championship was inaugurated in 1917, and is the Country's oldest municipal golf tournament. The Women's division was added in 1958. In its early years, the tournament was hosted by the Sun-Bulletin newspaper and has had numerous sponsors throughout its history such as Bob Varner, Tom Culligan, and Pepsi.

The name of the tournament is deceiving, as the field is typically made up of the best amateurs from throughout Northern California. As a matter of fact, the 1999 field included Mark Murphy of Waterville, Ireland, who made it to the quarterfinals before being ousted in a nail-biter by Gary Vanier. (Vanier eventually lost to Randy Haag in what was called the best final since Ken Venturi beat Harvey Ward in 1956 in front of 12,000 fans.)

Another thing that makes the City Championship a unique event is the inclusion of an "Open" Division, allowing for amateurs of varying abilities to compete. The top two flights in the Open Division, named the "Venturi" and "Susko" respectively, are named for two of the tournaments' most popular competitors, Ken Venturi and John Susko, the latter of whom met an untimely death from Crohn's disease in 1983. Susko is remembered as a popular Lincoln Park golfer who won the City Championship in 1978 and 1980, won the Alameda Commuters in 1981, and participated in a number of National amateur events even with a condition that often sidelined him for weeks at a time.

Those familiar with the City Championship will tell you about the tradition of playing the ball as it lies at San Francisco's Lincoln and Harding Park golf courses in some often very wintry conditions. More than one player has marched in to the tournament office claiming that they will never play again, but their applications usually find their way in the following year. Conditions are the same for everyone; the ability to accept the occasional bad break is paramount to a competitor's success.

Past champions include 1964 US Open Champion Ken Venturi, 1999 US Women's Open Champion Julie Inkster, and 1969 Masters Champion George Archer. More recently, LPGA Tour player Dorothy Delasin* of Daly City (winner of the 1998 US Junior Girls Championship and 1999 US Women's Amateur) claimed the Women's City Championship in 1998.

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Open to male players with a handicap index of 6.4 or lower

$150Entry fee includes greens fee for pre-qualifier at Lincoln Park. Successful pre-qualifiers will pay an additional $150.
$175Entry fee includes greens fee for pre-qualifier at Lincoln Park and a $25 Donation to the First Tee of SF. Successful pre-qualifiers will pay an additional $150.
$200Entry fee includes greens fee for pre-qualifier at Lincoln Park and a $50 Donation to the First Tee of SF. Successful pre-qualifiers will pay an additional $150.

Ian AlbrechtSonoma, CA
Cody AllredFolsom , CA
Damon BartellsSacramento, CA
Herbert Bautistasan francisco, CA
Ante BuljanSan mateo, CA
Mikey BurklandAlamo, CA
Isaac ChangHayward, CA
Brendon ChoeOrinda, CA
Timothy CostelloSan Francisco, CA
Cole de FloresDanville, CA
Dylan De ProsperisMoraga, CA
Kyle DoughertyIrvine, CA
Nathan DuffyCastro Valley, CA
Coleman DupreSacramento, CA
Nicholas EgideNovato, CA
Kenneth EustaquioPittsburg, CA
Nicholas EvansDanville, CA
Clayton FarrisSebastopol, CA
Mike FranzagoSan Francisco, CA
Chris GoinAlameda, CA
Jacob GoodeSan Francisco, CA
Alejandro GutierrezSanta clara, Mexico
Sean GuzmanSan Francisco, CA
jeff haluskaPetaluma, CA
Lucas HappyPetaluma, CA
Will HardyWalnut Creek, CA
Jordan HashimotoDanville, CA
Easton HetherFairfield, CA
Ben HoSan Francisco, CA
Jimmy JeaPleasanton, CA
Michael JensonSan Francisco, CA
Nate JetterPleasanton, CA
john jonessf, CA
Giuliano KaminskiLOS GATOS, CA
Konner KeeferLodi, CA
matthew kleinSan Francisco, CA
Brandon KnightPleasanton, CA
alex koikaBURLINGAME, CA
Calvin KongCupertino, CA
Lingkun Kongarcadia, CA
Steve KosachALBANY, CA
Kane LackSanta Rosa, CA
Michael LalanneSan Francisco, CA
Yu Fung Cyrus LeeBerkeley, CA
Adam LevinSan Francisco, CA
Ryan LloydSan Francisco, CA
Ethan LuElk Grove, CA
Aidan LynchPetaluma, CA
John McCordRichmond, CA
John McIntoshNewark, CA
Dan MeinertOakland, CA
Anshul MohanSacramento, CA
Shai MohanLos Altos, CA
Tyler MomonoPinole, CA
Kekoa MorganWindsor, CA
Keshav "KC" MungaliBelmont, CA
Matt MunroScotts Valley, CA
Nic NeinkenSan Francisco, CA
Peter NoerrLarkspur, USA
sung parkSan Francisco, CA
Scott PerkinsFOLSOM, CA
William RiosStockton, CA
Keith RodriguezFresno , CA
Kyreece RomeroSan Jose, CA
Braeden RooneySan Mateo, CA
Nick RosenheimSan Francisco, CA
Andrew SlusserSan Francisco, CA
Paramdeep SodhiFolsom, CA
Trevor StandridgeSAN FRANCISCO, CA
Ryan StewartPETALUMA, CA
Danny SuterSanta Cruz, CA
Ryan TakasugiSan Francisco, CA
Jamison TanMountain View, CA
Brett ThawleyMarina, CA
Kenny TuckerMenlo Park, CA
Oscar WenIrvine, CA
Chase WerryBurlingame, CA
Chris WilliamsSausalito, CA
Ryan WilsonSan Francisco, CA
Joseph YagmourianSunnyvale, CA
Atreo ZataraColusa, CA
Jonathan ZhangSaratoga, CA

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