Mark Morgan defends at California State Fair Senior
Champion Mark Morgan (Sac Golf Council photo)
Champion Mark Morgan (Sac Golf Council photo)

MATHER, Calif. (September 5th, 2016) -- Mark Morgan successfully defended his California State Fair Senior title Sunday at Mather Golf Club.

After a 2-under 70 opening round, Mark Morgan found himself trailing Dale Bouguennec by three shots after Bouguennec's impressive opening round 67. On Sunday the tables were turned, however, as Morgan would match Bouguennec's opening round with a 67 of his own while Bouguennec's even-par 72 led him to a runner-up finish.

Tim Grunsky finished solo third with a two round total of 140 while Randy Haag fired a final-round 66 to climb into solo fourth at 141.

The super senior division was also won by a defending champion in Bob Thomason. Thomason shot a final-round 1-under 71 to tie Herb Jensen after regulation. Thomason would prevail in a four-hole playoff.

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ABOUT THE California State Fair Senior

The 26th annual California State Fair Senior Championship and 13th annual California State Fair Super Senior Championship will be contested on Saturday and Sunday, September 3-4, 2022 at Mather Golf Course.

The tournament is played at scratch and is open to male amateur golfers 55 and older with a current handicap index of 7.4 or less (Senior) and 65 and older with an index of 9.4 and less (Super Senior). The Super Senior division will also include a Legends flight for ages 75 and above.

The entry fee is $190 and includes two days of green fees, range balls and awards (power carts not included). Tee time intervals will be 10 minutes.

The competition will be stroke play over 36 holes (18 holes each day). Seniors will play approximately 6,500 yards (shortened Bomber/Black tees) and the Super Seniors will play approximately 6,200 yards (combo of Raptor/Blue tees and Navigator/Silver tees). If COVID-19 protocols permit, a tie for the championship (Senior or Super Senior) will be resolved with a playoff.

The entry deadline is August 24, 2022. There will be no refunds after this date. Withdrawals prior to the entry deadline will be assessed a $10 cancellation fee.

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