Upsets theme of San Francisco City Round of 64
TPC Harding Park <br>(AmateurGolf.com Photo)
TPC Harding Park
(AmateurGolf.com Photo)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 11, 2017) -- Each of the top two-seeds went down on Saturday as upsets controlled the story lines on day one of match play at the San Francisco City Championship hosted by TPC Harding Park.

Top-seed Brandon Choe never led in his match against 64-seed Travis Peterson who after leading by as many as 3 up won 2&1.

Also going down on Saturday was second-ranked Ashkaan Hakim who fell 2&1 to No. 63 Kyle Wilkinson. In the match Wilkinson took an early lead and never trailed throughout the day.

The highest remaining seed is three-seed Isaiah Choi who ran away with his match defeating No. 62 Wanxi Sun 7&6. Choi won the opening hole and then six consecutive holes from Nos. 5-10 before closing out the matches with halves on Nos. 11 and 12.

On Sunday the San Francisco City Amateur will continue with the Round of 32 and Round of 16.

Results: San Francisco City Championship
WinCABrian MaMilpitas, CA180
Runner-upEnglandSeb Crookall-NixonEngland120
SemifinalsCANed JensenSan Francisco, CA80
SemifinalsCABrandon JacobsThousand Oaks, CA80
QuarterfinalsIDGraysen HuffEagle, ID50

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ABOUT THE San Francisco City Championship

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.

36-hole match play qualifier on October 30 and 31, 2021, with 18 holes played at TPC Harding Park and 18 holes at Lincoln Park Golf Course for a combined 36-hole qualifying score.

There are 156 players in the qualifying round with 64 players advancing to match play. Match play starts November 6, 2021. All match play for the Championship Flight held at TPC Harding Park.

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