MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

MEN'S FLIGHT SIGN UP BEGINS FOR EXEMPT PLAYERS ON JANUARY 3, 2023, AND FOR ALL OTHERS ON JANUARY 15, 2023

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 15, 2023

MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION
$335 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES ALL GREEN FEES.

*NCGA Points will be awarded for this division*

**Entry procedure for 2023: Exempt players will have first chance to register. They will be emailed an access code to register, and registration for these players opens on January 3. Registration opens for all other players on January 15.

Exempt players may email results@amateurgolf.com to request an access code.

Exemption categories:

* The past 10 years of the San Francisco City Golf Champions
* 2022 San Francisco City Men’s Championship Match Play Qualifiers
* Top 20 men’s 2021-2022 NCGA Points Lists
* 2022 NCGA Champions (Amateur, Mid-Amateur, Junior)
* 2022 USGA Event Qualifiers (Amateur, Mid-Amateur, Junior)

On January 15, 2023 at 8:00 am, registration will open to all players with a handicap index of 6.4 or lower as of the date of entry, and will remain open until the field limit (120 players) is reached. When the field limit is reached, all additional entrants will pre-qualify at Presidio Golf Course on Friday, March 10, 2023.

Please note: Players entering pre-qualifying will pay an entry fee of $150 for the pre-qualifier, and those advancing from the pre-qualifier will pay an additional $185.

The 36-hole match play qualifier will be held March 11-12, 2023, with 18 holes played at TPC Harding Park and 18 holes at Presidio Golf Course for a combined 36-hole qualifying score.

There will be 156 players in the qualifying round with 64 players advancing to match play. When all qualifying has been completed, the Men’s Championship Flight will consist of 64 contestants. In the event of a playoff to qualify for match play, a player must be present in order to retain his right to participate in the playoff.

Match play will begin on March 18, 2023. All match play for the Championship Flight will be held at TPC Harding Park.

CART POLICY
The use of carts is prohibited for players and caddies in the Men’s Championship Flight (Appendix I – Local Rule Applies)

MEN'S PRE-QUALIFIER

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 15, 2023

Once the number of entries for the Men's Championship reaches 120 players (including exempt players), all additional entrants will enter the pre-qualifier as described below.

MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION PRE-QUALIFIER
Open to players with a handicap index of 6.4 or lower as of the date of entry.

Those entering pre-qualifying will pay an entry fee of $150 for the pre-qualifier to be held at Presidio Golf Course. Those advancing from the pre-qualifier will pay an additional $185 (must be paid prior to playing) and will play in the 36-hole stroke play qualifier at TPC Harding Park and Presidio Golf Course. The low 64 will then advance to the match play phase of the men’s championship. There will be no refunds after entries close.

OPEN FLIGHTS

OPEN FLIGHT SIGN UP BEGINS ON JANUARY 15, 2023

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 15, 2023
$200 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES ALL GREEN FEES

Open to the first 210 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. 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 Presidio 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. Please be prepared to play on either day each weekend.

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP & INKSTER FLIGHTS

WOMEN FLIGHT SIGN UP BEGINS ON JANUARY 15, 2023

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 15, 2023

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP AND INKSTER FLIGHT
$250 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES ALL GREEN FEES

*NCGA Points will be awarded for this division*

Open to the first 60 entries received. No handicap index required. Qualifying consists of one 18-hole stroke play round after which the contestants with the lowest 16 scores will be seeded accordingly in the Women's Championship Flight. Contestants with the 17th through 32nd lowest scores will be seeded according in the Juli Inkster Flight.

Individual scores will determine seeding for match play. There will be no refunds after entries close. All rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course. Women will play from the Red tees at approximately 5900 yards.

In the event of a playoff to qualify for match play, a player must be present in order to retain his right to participate in the playoff.

CART POLICY
The use of carts is prohibited for players and caddies in the Women’s Championship and Inkster Flights (Appendix I – Local Rule Applies)

SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

SENIOR FLIGHT SIGN UP BEGINS ON JANUARY 15, 2023

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 15, 2023

SENIOR MEN'S DIVISION
$250 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES ALL GREEN FEES.

*NCGA Points will be awarded for this division*

Open to the first 110 entries received. Participants must have an index of 9.4 or lower as of the date of entry and must be 55 or older as of the first day of competition. Qualifying will consist of one 18-hole stroke play round after which the Senior Men's Championship Flight will consist of 32 match play contestants.

In case of ties, a card-off (see SF City Golf Championship Playoff Procedures) will determine the players who will advance to match play. Players’ scores will determine seeding for match play. There will be no refunds after entries close. All rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course.

SUPER-SENIOR

SUPER SENIOR FLIGHT SIGN UP BEGINS ON JANUARY 15, 2023

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 15, 2023

SUPER-SENIOR MEN'S DIVISION
$250 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES ALL GREENS FEES

*NCGA Points will be awarded for this division*

Open to the first 50 entries received. Participants must have an index of 9.4 or lower as of the date of entry and must have an age of 65 or older as of the first day of competition. Qualifying will consist of one 18-hole stroke play round after which the Men's Super-Senior Championship Flight will consist of 16 contestants.

In case of ties, there will be a card off to determine the players who will advance to match play. Individual scores will determine seeding for match play. There will be no refunds after entries close. All rounds will be played at TPC Harding Park Golf Course.