Chronicle Editorial Says "Yes" to the People's Golf Course at Sharp Park!
Editorial from 9/18/11 Says 'Yes' to the People's Golf Course at Sharp Park,
'No' to Avalos Ordinance
Francisco Chronicle's Sunday Editorial, Sept. 18, called for keeping the
historic, Alister MacKenzie-designed 'People's Golf Course' at Sharp
Park. To read the editorial, click here
This was the
second time the Chronicle has editorialized in favor of keeping Sharp Park open
as an 18-hole public golf course. To read the Chronicle's September
3, 2009 editorial, 'Let Golfers Play Through on Sharp Park Course,'
Metcalfe's 'I Heard' column, June 30, 2010, in the Tenderloin
Housing Clinic's award-winning blog, 'Beyond Chron,' click here
Park as Golf Course is Good for Everyone' was the headline of CW
Nevius' November 5, 2009 column in the San Francisco Chronicle; to read that
News & Events
- National Golf Press Clippings:
Sharp Park is the Top US Priority for Muni Golf Restoration Wednesday, June 26, 2019For your reading enjoyment, a quick summer sampler from the 2019 national golfing press on the importance of Muni Golf in general and Sharp Park in particular.
- On-Line Bidding For The Silent Auction Is Now Closed. Thanks To All Who Participated. Tuesday, May 28, 2019The Silent Auction for the Eighth Annual Alister MacKenzie Heritage Benefit Tournament was concluded on June 8. All auction proceeds will go to our ongoing campaign to Save and Preserve Sharp Park.
- Women's Golf Day at Sharp Park on Sunday, June 9! Monday, April 29, 2019The Sharp Park Business Women's Golf Club and San Francisco Mayor's Women's Golf Council invite you to celebrate Women's Golf Day at Sharp Park on June 9.
- Lake Merced Hosts LPGA Mediheal Championship April 29 - May 5 Monday, April 8, 2019Don’t Miss 144 of the World’s Best LPGA Golfers competing for a $1.8 million dollar purse at the historic Lake Merced Golf Club.
- Sign Up For The Alister MacKenzie Heritage Tournament To Preserve Sharp Park - June 8! Wednesday, January 23, 2019Download and submit your entry form for the Eighth Annual Alister MacKenzie Heritage Tournament to Preserve Sharp Park Golf Course. Join us for a day of golf, good times, and fundraising. This tournament is our primary fund-raising event to preserve the Mackenzie vision at Sharp Park for future generations.