Jeremy Sanchez leads Alameda Commuters with first-round 64
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Jeremy Sanchez, 20 of San Mateo, posted 64 on day one of the Alameda Commuters Tournament and owns a one-shot lead heading to Sunday.
This 72-hole tournament, held over two weekends at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex in Alameda, has a championship flight field of 204 players this year. Thirty-four players broke par on Saturday, while seven others are at even-par 72 at the Earl Fry North course.
Finigan Tilly, a junior in high school from Redwood Shores, is in second place at 65 while Matt Baiardi and Christian Banke are tied for third at 66. Banke is the brother of recent San Francisco City Women's Championship winner Sara Banke.
Defending champion Jonathan De Los Reyes struggled on day one, shooting 75 to sit in a tie for 80th place. See full results at the link provided below.
ABOUT THE Alameda Commuters
What's in a name? In the case of the Alameda
Commuters Championship, the logo of the
year old tournament would be a dead
a steam ferry, which was the only way to
to San Francisco from the East Bay before the
Bridge was built. Started as an informal event
original first prize was a bag of nails -- the
tournament has grown into one of the top
independent events in California.
dedicated tournament committee prides itself
running the two weekend, 72-hole competition
it were a PGA Tour event. Two of the best
courses at the city-owned Chuck Corica Golf
are prepared with care. Slick greens, Sunday
and even that rarity in amateur golf –
all part of the fun. The roped-off scoreboard is
particular area of pride for the "green jackets"
were wearing dark green blazers before they
made popular by another tournament you
aware of in Augusta Georgia. The 250 player
championship division is cut to 50 and ties for
second weekend, at which time the 36-hole
division tees off to join them.
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