Hallisey Wins California State Fair in Playoff
2009 State Fair Amateur champion
2009 State Fair Amateur champion

SACRAMENTO, CA (September 7, 2009)--Ryan Hallisey of Granite Bay, CA, a senior on the University of Nevada golf team, beat Cal freshman Brandon Hagy of Westlake Village, CA in a playoff to win the State Fair Amateur at Haggin Oaks Golf Course.

Hallisey entered the final round one shot ahead of Hagy and closed with a 3-under 69 while Hagy shot 68 to pull into a tie at 11-under-par 205.

Andrew Ok of Granada Hills and Andrew Gunson of Irvine finished tied for third, two shots behind.

Hallisey continued his strong play in West Coast amateur events. He won the Northern California Golf Association Match Play title in 2007, was runner-up in the 2008 Pacific Coast Amateur, tied for third at the 2009 Memorial Amateur and tied for fifth in the 2009 Sahalee Players Championship.

Top finishers in the 2009 California State Amateur appear below.

Results: California State Fair
1CARyan HalliseyGranite Bay, CA40067-69-69--205*
2CABrandon HagyWestlake Village, CA30068-69-68--205
T3CAAndrew OkGranada Hills, CA20069-70-68--207
T3CAAndrew GunsonWalnut Creek, CA20068-69-70--207
T5CAKyle SouzaLivermore, CA20071-69-68--208

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ABOUT THE California State Fair

The State Fair Men's Amateur Championship is one of the oldest and most prestigious Amateur Championships in the West. The Championship is limited to 108 players. Competition commences over a 54-hole stroke play format with 18 holes played each day. The field is cut after 36 holes to the low 36 players & ties.

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