San Francisco City underway with Open Flight qualifying
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The 2020 San Francisco City championships kicked off at Lincoln Park with 125 players teeing it up for Open Flight qualifying.

The field was split, with half playing on Saturday and half Sunday.

The field will now be split into four match play brackets of 32, with medalist Keelan Cole the top overall seed. Cole shot a 72 on Saturday, with Carter Tetherow the second seed after a 73 on Sunday.

The match play phase of the Open Flights championship will begin at Lincoln Park Golf Course next weekend. The semifinal and final rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course on Feb. 29 and March 1.

The five other San Francisco City divisions will begin later this month, with the Men's Pre-Qualifier and Qualifier teeing off Feb. 14-16. Senior qualifying follows on February 18, with Super Senior and qualifying held the next day.

Feb. 19 is also the date of the first Women's Senior match play round.

The Women's qualifying is the final division to tee off, with qualifying held on Feb. 22.

For a complete schedule of 2020 San Francisco City events, see http://sfgolfchampionship.com/schedule/.

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ABOUT THE San Francisco City Open Flights

**Please note -- this is not the championship division or pre-qualifier. The Open Flights are for players not participating in the championship divisions and are open to all handicap levels.


Open to the first 160 entries received. No index is required. There will be no refunds after entries close. Contestants will play an 18-hole qualifying round at Presidio Golf Course on either Sat Feb 24 or Sun Feb 25. All players should be prepared to play on either day as no schedule requests will be taken.

The qualifying scores will be used to assign flights of 16 players each, as well as the seeding for match play. In the case of ties, there will be a card-off to determine who advances to play in each flight.

Flights 1-5 will play their first-round matches on Sat Mar 2, and Flights 6-10 will play their first-round matches on Sun Mar 3. All players should be prepared to play on either day as no schedule requests will be taken.

Qualifying, as well as the first two Open Match Flight rounds (Sat- Sun Mar 2-3, Sat Mar 16, will be played at Presidio Golf Course. The semifinal (Sat Mar 23) and final (Sun Mar 24) rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course.

A schedule of all dates of play can be found on the tournament website sfgolfchampionship.com.

Players needing to withdraw should do so by filling out the form at sfgolfchampionship.com/con tact/ . Players withdrawing before the entry deadline of February 19 will receive a refund of their entry fee minus $50. There will be no refunds after the entry deadline.


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The oldest municipal tournament in the USA. Match play event with scratch men's, senior, 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. Click the 'history' tab for more about this wonderful event.

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