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Schedule

The State Fair Men's Amateur Championship is a 54-hole stroke play tournament with 18 holes played each day. After 36 holes, the field to play on Monday will be cut to the low 36 scores and ties. Ties for 1st Place only, will be settled via a "Sudden Victory" playoff, starting at the 1st hole immediately following the conclusion of the final round.

Tournament Schedule

Friday, September 2
10:00am SFC Driving Range opens
12:00pm Tee times available for practice round (Green Fee and Cart Fee included in entry fee). Contact the Haggin Oaks GC (916-808-2525) to reserve an afternoon tee time two weeks in advance.
Saturday, September 3
6:00am SFC Driving Range opens
7:00am First SFC Tee Time
12:50pm Final SFC Tee Time
Sunday, September 4
6:00am SFC Driving Range opens
7:00am First SFC Tee Time
12:50pm Final SFC Tee Time
6:00pm 36 Hole Cut, tee times emailed to players (Low 36 scores and ties)
Monday, September 5
6:00am SFC Driving Range opens
7:00am First SFC Tee Time
~9:30am Final SFC Tee Time
~2:00pm SFC Awards Presentation at the Large Scoreboard Area

Rules

Play will be governed by the Rules of Golf as currently approved by the USGA. The pace of play for all SFC rounds is 4 hours and 40 minutes. The SFC Pace of Play will be strictly enforced in a similar manner as the current procedures enacted by the USGA. Notice to Competitors, Local Rules and Tournament Conditions will be provided by email at the close of entries. The Tournament Committee requires that all players wear non-metal spikes. Golf shorts of appropriate length are permitted. The Committee reserves the right to reject an entry at any time before or after the start of tournament play. Any player engaging in unbecoming or unsportsmanlike conduct is subject to disqualification. The Committee reserves the right to alter the conditions and schedules herein. Distance-only measuring devices are permitted.

Carts and Caddies

Any SFC contestant may utilize a cart without limitation or restriction during any round of the Championship at the contestant's expense. Carts not rented or assigned to a particular contestant may be available to spectators and others at the discretion of Haggin Oaks at such person's expense, but no assurance of such availability is made by the SFC. Those seeking a spectator cart should contact the course pro shop for cart availability prior to arriving at the course. Players may carry their own bag or provide their own caddie. Caddies represent the player and therefore must follow the Championship dress and rules of conduct.

SFC Awards

The winner will receive a 1st Place Trophy, a Morton Golf Gift Certificate for $1000.00 and a 3 year SFC Exemption. 2nd Place will receive a Morton Golf Gift Certificate for $750.00 and a SFC Exemption into the 2023 SFC. 3rd Place will receive a Morton Golf Gift Certificate for $500.00 and a SFC Exemption into the 2023 SFC. The Low 20 Scores (and ties) will receive a Morton Golf Gift Certificate and a SFC Exemption into the 2023 SFC.

Ranking Points

The SFC is a points event in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), the Golfweek/AmateurGolf.com World Ranking, and the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking (SPWAR). For Northern California players, the SFC is a Northern California Golf Association (NCGA) points event.