Morgan completes season sweep with State Fair Senior win
Mark Morgan (L) and Super Senior champ Jeff Burda (SGC photo)
Mark Morgan (L) and Super Senior champ Jeff Burda (SGC photo)

The 23rd annual State Fair Senior and 10th annual State Fair Super Senior Championships were held at Mather Golf Course Saturday August 31st and Sunday September 1st.


Mark Morgan won his 3rd State Fair Senior Championship (previous wins in 2015 and 2016). Mark shot a 66 in the final round to win by 2 strokes over John Rotteveel and Bobby Schaeffer, and 3 strokes over Dave Baskins, 2013 Senior Champion. Rotteveel and Schaeffer shot 68 in the final round.

With the win Morgan completes a sweep of the SGC Senior championships for 2019, having previously won the County Senior in May and the City Senior in July.


Jeff Burda won his first Super Senior Championship in a playoff with Chuck Richesin. Jeff won on the 3rd playoff hole. Jeff shot 69 in the final round, while Chuck shot 67 to get into the playoff. Jeff is a 3-time winner of the State Fair Senior Championship, winning in 2008, 2011, and 2012.

Tied for 3rd was Mark Miller and Bob Olds, both from Brentwood.

Richesin was close to a clean sweep of the four SGC Super Senior championships in 2019, having won the County and City Super Seniors as well as the Vintage Super Senior.

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ABOUT THE California State Fair Senior

The 24th annual California State Fair Senior Championship and 11th annual California State Fair Super Senior Championship will be contested on Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6, 2020 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 flight will also include a Legends division (age 75 and older).

The entry fee is $175 and includes two days of green fees, range balls and awards (power carts not included).

The competition will be stroke play over 36 holes (18 holes each day). In an effort to improve pace of play, tee time intervals will be set at 10 minutes rather than the usual 8 minute intervals. In the event of a tie for the championship title (Senior and Super Senior), there will be a playoff.

The entry deadline is August 28, 2020.

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