San Francisco City underway with Open Flight qualifying
02 Feb 2020
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Lincoln Park Golf Course

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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/.

ABOUT THE San Francisco City Open Flights

**Due to COVID-19, the San Francisco City is postponed until October. Those who have already entered will be contacted shortly about their options.

Open to the first 210 entries received. There will be no refunds after entries close. No index is required. Contestants will play an 18-hole qualifying round at Lincoln Park Golf Course. The low 192 scores following qualifying will be used to assign flights of 16 players each, as well as the seeding for match play. In case of ties, there will be a card-off to determine who advances to play in each flight. Qualifying, as well as the first two Open Match Flight rounds, will be played at Lincoln Park Golf Course. The semifinal and final rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course.

No requests will be taken for a preferred playing day (Sat or Sun) of either the qualifier or first-round matches.

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

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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