LIVE SCORES: SCGA Mid-Am tees off Today at Santa Ana Country Club
In what will boast one of the strongest fields of the 2015 Championship season, the SCGA Mid- Amateur Championship kicks off Monday at Santa Ana CC. Every past champion of the event since 2005 except Robert Funk, who is currently out of golf due to injury, will be in the field, looking to add another SCGA Major to their resume. This will be the first time since 1988 that Santa Ana CC will host the event, which is played over 54 holes and two days.

Veteran and five-time winner Tim Hogarth will look for his record sixth Mid-Amateur title as well as some revenge, having come up a shot short of victory last year at Valencia CC, losing to first- time SCGA champion Ramie Sprinkling. (pictured, left) The two battled it out down the stretch before a bogey on the 17th hole of the final round all but put Hogarth out of contention. Despite being the defending SCGA Player of the Year, Hogarth is looking for his first SCGA title since the 2013 Tournament of Club Champions.

Other past champions in the field include Scott Almquist (2011), Jeff Wilson (2008), John McClure (2005), Scott McGihon (2002) and John Pate (2000).

Coming in, however, possibly playing the hottest golf is Jeff Forston, who earlier this week won his first SCGA title at the Foursomes Championship. Fortson is on somewhat of a roll, having just last month earned medalist honors to qualify for the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. He's a longtime SCGA Mid-Amateur competitor, but has yet to finish at the top of the leaderboard. Fortson is a three-time U.S. Mid-Amateur competitor.

Non-exempt participants go through 18 holes of qualifying to make the field at the SCGA Mid- Amateur, which tops at a field of 84 competitors. All players will play 36 holes on Monday, with the top 42 and ties advancing to Tuesday's final round.

-- Kyle Rector of the AmateurGolf.com staff will be competing for the second straight year, having qualified both times at Shadowridge [Editor]

Results: SCGA Mid-Amateur
1CAJeff WilsonFairfield, CA35073-71-71=215
2CAJoe DoodyHuntington Beach, CA23070-77-69=216
3CAJeff CoburnRancho Santa Margarita, CA14073-76-68=217
T4CADan SullivanPasadena, CA14074-75-70=219
T4CAMichael FeuersteinSan Diego, CA14072-69-78=219

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The SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship is open to members ages 25 and older with a Handicap Index of 5.4 and below. Competitors undergo 18 holes of qualifying play in order to reach the final field of 84 players. In the Championship, players compete over 54 holes of stroke play with the top 42 players and ties advancing after 36 holes to the final round.

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