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Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

Dec 2, 2019by - San Francisco Public Golf Alliance

Happy Holidays from your San Francisco Public Golf Alliance! We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving with family, friends, good food, shopping and perhaps some golf. Be sure to check out our new online store in partnership with our friends at State Apparel. 

It's a time to count blessings and be thankful. We're always grateful for the fantastic support we've received over the years and, in 2019, we are particularly thankful for:

  • Another fabulous Alister MacKenzie Tournament at Sharp Park, played June 8, with one of our biggest-ever fields enjoying good times, great weather, and the best course conditions that anyone could remember.

2019 Save Sharp Park Tourney

  • Our architects Tom Doak (kneeling) and Jay Blasi (standing, left), who directed restoration of the ## 10 and 18 greens to their original 1932 shapes and contours, with SF Rec-Park Turf Division Director Kevin Teahan (kneeling at right).

Doak Blasi Greens

  • The good work of the Sharp Park greenskeeping crew, led by superintendent Mike Catanzaro and Turf Division Director Teahan, who in 2019 trimmed trees, cleared brush, and opened beautiful vistas around the clubhouse and throughout the course.

  • The Sharp Park Golf Club volunteers who, on October 29, assisted the greenskeeping crew in trimming the tulles at the par-3 15th hole, opening a view of the hole from the tee.  Once it was blind, but now we can see.

  • For Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday and all holiday shopping this season check out our new on-line store for classic leather Save Sharp Park headcovers, jerseys, and more. Press the SHOP button in upper right of this website or press here:

All proceeds from the Sharp Park Collection at State Apparel go to the San Francisco Public Golf Alliance - a non-profit public benefit corporation, under 501.c.3 of the Internal Revenue Code.  Your contributions are tax-deductible. We are pro-bono, taking no pay for our work.  So your charitable donations go far towards accomplishing the charitable purposes of the Alliance:  to advocate and promote public golf and defend and preserve San Francisco’s endangered municipal golf courses.  On the occasion of Giving Tuesday, Dec. 2, we ask your consideration of a charitable donation to The Cause.