SF City Qualifier: Corfee, Molinelli lead at 67
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2012) -- After the first round of qualifying for the 96th San Francisco City Championship two are tied at the top of the leaderboard. Ben Corfee of El Macero who recently signed to play for UC Davis and 1992 San Francisco City runner-up, Stephen Molinelli lead the field at 5-under-par 67.
Barry Logar of Napa and Northern California legend, Randy Haag are one stroke back at 68. There is a four way tie at 69 between Eddie Newland, Nicolo Galetti, Rick Reinsberg and William Brueckner.
Play continues tomorrow with the top 32 advancing to match play. Historically the defending champion is the number one seed the following year, but Brandon Hagy is not in the field this year.
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ABOUT THE San Francisco City Championship
The oldest municipal tournament in the USA. Match
play event with scratch men's, senior men’s,
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.
36-hole match play qualifier on October
30 and 31, 2021, with
18 holes played at TPC Harding Park and 18 holes at
Lincoln Park Golf
Course for a combined 36-hole qualifying score.
There are 156 players in the qualifying round with
64 players advancing to match play. Match play
starts November 6, 2021. All
match play for the Championship Flight held at
TPC Harding Park.
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