Record in sight for Johnson at State Fair
- Cal Poly photo
- Cal Poly photo

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2010) -- Pace Johnson of Fresno posted a 64 in the second round of the California State Fair Amateur today on top of his opening 66, putting him at the top of the leaderboard with a 5-shot cushion heading into the final round at the Alister MacKenzie course at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex.

Johnson, a sophomore at Cal Poly -- where he earned Mountain West Conference Freshman Player of the Year honors -- will have no cruise to the finish line though.

A top field of players who can go low are clustered at 135, 136, and 137.

Jake Johnson of Cameron Park, Calif. (Sacramento State) and Richard Lamb of South Bend, Indiana are both at 135.


- As low as Pace Johnson went over two rounds, it was Michael Weaver of Fresno who grabbed a piece of history by shooting a course-record 63 Sunday at the Alister MacKenzie course.

Lynne Cowan of will have coverage from the final round on Monday.

Results: California State Fair
1CAGrant RappleyeElk Grove, CA40069-68-63--200
T2CAPatrick BauerColfax, CA30069-68-66--203
T2CAPace JohnsonFresno, CA30066-64-73--203
4INRick LambSouth Bend, IN20070-65-69--204
T5CAMax HomaValencia, CA20066-72-67--205

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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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