San Francisco City 2022 MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
March 19 - April 03 2022
San Francisco, CA


Tournament Overview

San Francisco City 2022 MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

*An NCGA Points Tournament*

**Entry procedure for 2022: Exempt players will have first chance to register. They will be emailed an access code to register, and registration for these players opens on January 3. Registration opens for all other players on January 15.

Exempt players may email results@amateurgolf.com to request an access code.

Exemption categories:

* The past 10 years of the San Francisco City Golf Champions
* 2021 San Francisco City Men’s Championship Match Play Qualifiers
* Top 20 men’s 2020-2021 NCGA Points Lists
* 2021 NCGA Champions (Amateur, Mid-Amateur, Junior)
* 2021 USGA Event Qualifiers (Amateur, Mid- Amateur, Junior)

On January 15 at 8:00 am, registration will open to all players with a handicap index of 6.4 or lower as of the date of entry, and will remain open until the field limit (120 players) is reached. When the field limit is reached, all additional entrants will pre-qualify at Lincoln Park on Friday, March 18, 2022.

Players entering pre-qualifying will pay an entry fee of $150 for the pre-qualifier, and those advancing from the pre-qualifier will pay an additional $150 (must be paid prior to playing).

The 36-hole match play qualifier will be held March 19-20, 2022, with 18 holes played at TPC Harding Park and 18 holes at Lincoln Park Golf Course for a combined 36-hole qualifying score.

There will be 156 players in the qualifying round with 64 players advancing to match play. When all qualifying has been completed, the Men’s Championship Flight will consist of 64 contestants. In the event of a playoff to qualify for match play, a player must be present in order to retain his right to participate in the playoff.

Match play will begin on March 26, 2022. All match play for the Championship Flight will be held at TPC Harding Park.

The use of carts is prohibited for players and caddies in the Men’s Championship Flight (Appendix I – Local Rule Applies)

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 men’s, 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: Match Play
Categories: Men
Regions: Northern California, Pacific


TPC Harding Park Golf Course TPC Harding Park Golf Course
99 Harding Rd
San Francisco, CA  94132-1021
phone: 415-664-4690
url: tpc.com/hardingpark

Other Tournament Courses

Lincoln Park Golf Course

Tournament News

The latest results for this tournament are posted available via the link below.
Click here to view results.

In addition to the table results below, PDF versions of past results are available to view or download.

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WinCAEvan PetersonClovis, CA180
Runner-upCAJason AnthonyFairfield, CA120
SemifinalsCAAnthony VernaOrinda, CA80
SemifinalsCABobby BuceyConcord, CA80
QuarterfinalsCATravis PetersonSanta Rosa, CA50
QuarterfinalsCAWilliam ParkerSan Francisco, CA50
QuarterfinalsCABrett VibochSacramento, CA50
QuarterfinalsCANathan WangFremont, CA50
MedalistCAFinigan TillySan Carlos, CA30
Final 16CADylan VanderVeerEl Dorado Hills, CA30
Final 16CAMoses GreeneHayward, CA30
Final 16CABrendon ChoeOrinda, CA30
Final 16CAAngelo MarconSan Francisco, CA30
Final 16CAAndrew BernickSan Francisco, CA30
Final 16CAGarett WagnerBrentwood, CA30
Final 16CARajvir BediSan Jose, CA30
Final 16CALuis TerrazaSanta Rosa, CA30
Final 32CAGeorge McNeelyCarmel, CA15
Final 32CAMichael JensenSan Francisco, CA15
Final 32CAAshton SilkHillsborough, CA15
Final 32CARyan WilsonSan Francisco, CA15
Final 32CADomingo JojolaSan Francisco, CA15
Final 32CABen PetersRedwood City, CA15
Final 32CATravis MillerCastro Valley, CA15
Final 32CADeane RinaldiSanta Cruz, CA15
Final 32CAAaron ChenFremont, CA15
Final 32CAKeith RodriguezSan Francisco, CA15
Final 32CAAndrew BiggadikeBelmont, CA15
Final 32CASean EtowIrvine, CA15
Final 32NVScott RescignoReno, NV15
Final 32CARobby TorresSan Jose, CA15
Final 32CAJake YountDanville, CA15
Final 32CAKevin TurnerSan Francisco, CA15

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.


2022 Michael Jensen
2021 Amol Mahal
2020 Charles Porter
2019 Evan Peterson
2018 Jason Anthony
2017 Brian Ma
2016 Daniel Connolly
2015 Justin Suh
2014 Shintaro Ban
2013 Will Brueckner
2012 Cody Blick
2011 Brandon Hagy
2010 George Gandranata
2009 Carlos Briones
2008 Martin Trainer
2007 Chad Cocco
2006 Will Johnson
2005 Michael Wilson
2004 Steve Sparolini
2003 Rick Reinsberg
2002 Mike Schmitz
2001 James Hay
2000 Nick Ushijima
1999 Randy Haag
1998 Scott Watson
1997 Dave Parsons
1996 Jim Evans
1995 Jim Evans
1994 Gary Vanier
1993 Joey Cabrera
1992 Gary Vanier
1991 Mark Sear
1990 John Groth, Jr.
1989 Aly Trompas
1988 Gary Vanier
1987 Richard Petit
1986 Gary Vanier
1985 Gary Vanier
1984 Aly Trompas
1983 Frank Mazion
1982 Ray Pellegrini
1981 Kurt Posey
1980 John Susko
1979 Frank Mazion
1978 John Susko
1977 Mark Hillsinger
1976 Aly Trompas
1975 Dave Baskins
1974 Tom Culligan
1973 Gilberto Torres
1972 John Cranston
1971 Gary Vanier
1970 Bill Paulson
1969 Mike Moriarty
1968 Ray Leach
1967 Bob E. Smith
1966 Larry Anderson
1965 Walt Gilliam
1964 Ken Towns
1963 George Archer
1962 Tom Dixon
1961 Verne Callison
1960 Bob Sylvestri
1959 Bob Sylvestri
1958 Bill McCool
1957 Tal Smith
1956 Ken Venturi
1955 Harvie Ward
1954 Cy Pennel
1953 Ken Venturi
1952 Bob Sylvestri
1951 Robert Cardinal
1950 Ken Venturi
1949 Ed Castagnetto
1948 Richard Bailey
1947 James Molinari
1946 Ed Castagnetto
1945 William Fritz
1944 Ed Castagnetto
1943 Louis Jennings
1942 James Molinari
1941 Ernest Carli
1940 William Higgins
1939 James Molinari
1938 Frank Toronto
1937 James E. French, Jr.
1936 Dale Goodart
1935 Jack Finger
1934 Charles Ferrera
1933 Edgar Haber
1932 Charles Ferrera
1931 A.G. Sato
1930 Charles Ferrera
1929 Dr. Jack Wolfe
1928 George Ritchie
1927 George Ritchie
1926 James A. Ritchie
1925 Larry Kelly
1924 John F. Neville
1923 John J. McHugh
1922 John F. Neville
1921 John J. McHugh
1920 Charles E. Foley
1919 Sam L. Conlon, Jr.
1918 E. J. O'Brien
1917 Fitzgerald Marx

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Charles AllistonMountain View, CA
Matthew AlmajanoFremont, CA
Arjun AujlaGreenbrae, CA
Armanjot BajwaBrentwood, CA
Mike BarbieriSan Bruno, CA
Herbert Bautistasan francisco, CA
Matt BerkowitzMenlo Park, CA
Erik BredesenMinneapolis, MN
Matthew BroderSan Diego, CA
Bobby BuceyConcord, CA
Mikey BurklandAlamo, CA
Heedrin Bustamante Alameda, CA
Devon Cantyhalf moon bay, CA
Steve CarterMonterey, CA
Daniel CloutierSan Mateo, CA
Keelan ColeSanta Rosa, CA
Alex ConleySanta Clara, CA
Daniel ConnollySan Francisco, CA
Edan CuiAtherton, CA
Adrian DavisSan Leandro, CA
Maximus DavisRocklin, CA
Cole de FloresDanville, CA
Dylan De ProsperisMoraga, CA
Enrico DiazSan Francisco, CA
Grant DinkelSan Francisco, USA
Niall Shiels DoneganMill Valley, CA
Kyle DoughertyIrvine, CA
Christopher DrallaSan Francisco, CA
Samuel EchiksonSan Francisco, CA
Tommy EconomouSan Mateo, CA
Owen ElliottOakland, CA
Sean EtowAptos, CA
Nicholas EvansDanville, CA
Matt EvelynLafayette, CA
Michael FarleySan Francisco, CA
Clayton FarrisSebastopol, CA
Ryan FirpoDavis, CA
Beau ForestRedding, CA
Mike FranzagoSan Francisco, CA
Chris GoinAlameda, CA
Jacob GoodeSan Francisco, CA
Will HardyWalnut Creek, CA
Sam HarrisSan Mateo, CA
Joey HaydenSan Francisco, CA
Easton HetherFairfield, CA
Brett HighleySan Francisco, CA
Will HisermanNapa, CA
Michael Hobie JrClovis, CA
Bradley HowardSan Francisco, CA
Ronnie HunMacau, Macau
Patrick IgoeSan Francisco, CA
Ryan IrishMill Valley, CA
Avinash IyerSan Ramon, CA
Jimmy JeaPleasanton, CA
Michael JensenSan Francisco, USA
Michael JensonSan Francisco, CA
Jack JergePleasant Hill, CA
Nate JetterPleasanton, CA
Domingo JojolaCarmichael, CA
john jonessf, CA
Jeffrey KaminskySan Francisco, CA
Robert KeilchNewport Beach, CA
Chris KelloggPalo Alto, CA
Ralph KhoBelmont, CA
Leon KhothStockton, CA
Joshua KimDanville, CA
Alex KingSonoma, CA
Brandon KnightPleasanton, CA
alex koikaBURLINGAME, CA
Lingkun Kongarcadia, CA
Tyler KowackSan Diego, CA
austin krewsonLarkspur, CA
Kane LackSanta Rosa, CA
Colin LaffeySan francisco, CA
Michael LeeSan Francisco, CA
Nathan LeeSan Ramon, CA
Yu Fung Cyrus LeeBerkeley, CA
Ryan LeederSan Jose, CA
Matthew LehmanSan Francisco, CA
Alex LemmonGlen Ellen, CA
Zach LentSan Francisco, CA
Michael LeongSan Jose, CA
Ethan LienCupertino, CA
Jack LitzelfelnerSanta Barbara, CA
Joshua LunsfordAuburn, CA
Bryan LynchSouth San Francisco, CA
Jack MainWoodbridge, CA
John McCauleySan Francisco, CA
Ryan McColeRedwood City, CA
John McCordRichmond, CA
Rob McLarenMenlo Park, CA
Jordan McRobieSAN JOSE, CA
Mark MeroneySan Francisco, CA
Anshul MohanSacramento, CA
Thomas MolumphySan Mateo, CA
Tyler MomonoPinole, CA
JR MontesSan Diego, CA
Trevor MoquinRedwood City, CA
Jack MosbacherSan Francisco, CA
Keshav "KC" MungaliBelmont, CA
Nic NeinkenSan Francisco, CA
Peter NoerrLarkspur, USA
Edward OhmanSan Francisco, CA
Ian OsborneSan Francisco, CA
Anton OuyangSan Jose, CA
Darren PangMilpitas , CA
Evan PetersonMoraga, CA
Samuel PetkeLos Gatos, CA
Justin PolkSanta Clara, CA
Griffin QuanWindsor, CA
Christian QuintLoomis, CA
Jack QuintonPortola Valley, CA
Ben RaglandSan Ramon, CA
Rami RedmanSan Mateo, CA
Brian RobinsonPleasanton, CA
Keith RodriguezFresno , CA
Kyreece RomeroSan Jose, CA
Andrew RuminsonROHNERT PARK, CA
Chanhee RyuPleasanton, CA
Kevin SalmonDanville, CA
Papon SawatyanonBerkeley, CA
Will ScarlettSaint Helena, CA
Joseph SchieboldRohnert Park, CA
Ryan SearWashoe Valley, NV
Ian ShahwanYorba Linda, CA
Noah SheikhWoodside, CA
Brady SiravoSacramento, CA
Andrew SmithLafayette, CA
Gabriel SmithTruckee, CA
Peter SmyrakSan Francisco , CA
Paramdeep SodhiFolsom, CA
Jamal SpellerSan Leandro, CA
Ryan StewartPETALUMA, CA
Neil SummersPalo Alto, CA
Lukas TaggartWashoe Valley, NV
Ross TaylorSan Francisco , CA
Luis TerrazaSanta Rosa, CA
Leland TsaiCastro Valley, CA
Kevin TurnerMountain View, CA
Brett VibochLafayette, CA
Leonardo VieiraSan Leandro, CA
Garett WagnerBrentwood, CA
William WalshSan Mateo, CA
Austin WangDanville, CA
Benjamin Wangsan ramon, CA
Lequan WangSan Mateo, CA
Nathan WangFremont, CA
Spencer WangTiburon, CA
Matthew WatkinsNovato, CA
Carlos WhiteOakland, CA
James WilliamsMARTINEZ, CA
Joseph YagmourianSunnyvale, CA
Mathew YamagataOakland, CA

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