California Assembly Resolution re Sharp Park Golf Course Historic Preservation Day

SACRAMENTO:  California Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D. San Mateo) and State Senator Dr. Leland Yee (D. San Francisco), by Members Resolution No. 976, recognized May 19, 2012 as 'Sharp Park Historic Preservation Day.' (A copy of the Resolution can be downloaded - 6MB- by clicking here.)

The Resolution was presented by San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom on May 19 to Sharp Park Golf Course supporters, who rallied at the golf course for the Sharp Park 80th Anniversary Tournament and Celebration.

The Resolution recites that May, 2012 has been declared National Preservation Month, and that Sharp Park Golf Course has been designated an Historical Resource by both San Francisco Planning Department and the Pacifica Historical Society, and has been designated a nationally-significant, at-risk cultural landscape by the Washington D.C.-based Cultural Landscape Foundation.  The golf course is the work of internationally-preeminent golf architect Alister MacKenzie.  And since its opening in 1932, Sharp Park Golf Course has served as a social and community center for the Sharp Park District of Pacifica, and serves as well as the home of high school golf teams from San Francisco and Pacifica, and serves as the venue for fundraising activities for San Francisco and Peninsula churches, schools, social organizations, an charities.

Assemblyman Hill--whose 19th Assembly District includes the cities of Northern San Mateo County, and Senator Yee-- whose 8th Senatorial District includes San Francisco and Northern San Mateo County, concluded their Resolution by 'encourag[ing] the residents of San Francisco and San Mateo counties to participate in efforts to preserve the historic Sharp Park Golf Course.'  


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