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Photo: California Assembly Tees Up “The Most Damaging Golf Legislation In A Generation.” UPDATE: AB 672 Dies in Committee (for now)

California Assembly Tees Up “The Most Damaging Golf Legislation In A Generation.” UPDATE: AB 672 Dies in Committee (for now)

by - San Francisco Public Golf Alliance

Assembly Bill 672 Threatens California Golf – in particular Public Golf. The Southern California Golf Association calls AB672 “the most damaging piece of golf legislation to be filed in a generation”. We need your help. UPDATE: Sanity prevails. California Assembly Bill 672 failed to clear the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee for consideration in the 2021 legislative year.

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Photo: Holiday Fundraising Appeal: Thanks, Giving, Muni Golf, and Sharp Park in Interesting Times

Holiday Fundraising Appeal: Thanks, Giving, Muni Golf, and Sharp Park in Interesting Times

by - San Francisco Public Golf Alliance

Our main annual fundraiser, the Alister MacKenzie Tournament to Save Sharp Park, was cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus. Because our fights for public golf and to preserve Sharp Park require money, we are announcing our first-ever year-end fundraising campaign. Our Board and a few generous supporters have agreed to match the first $20 thousand in donations. If you can, please step up again for the Cause, and Donate.

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Photo: Ken Venturi - San Francisco Favorite Son, Hall of Fame Champion and Defender of The City’s Public Links

Ken Venturi - San Francisco Favorite Son, Hall of Fame Champion and Defender of The City’s Public Links

by - San Francisco Public Golf Alliance

Cal Berkeley golf All-American and 2020 PGA Champion Collin Morikawa is the latest Bay Area golfer to cut his teeth on SF public courses before etching his name in local golf history. Ken Venturi is the dean on that list. He grew up and learned to play at Harding Park, attended nearby Lincoln High (as did his fellow Hall-of-Famer Johnny Miller), won City prep golf championships, won "The City" Championship three times, the Cal State Amateur twice, the '64 US Open and defended our historic municipal gems to the end of his life.

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Photo: Lake Merced Hosts LPGA Mediheal Championship - POSTPONED

Lake Merced Hosts LPGA Mediheal Championship - POSTPONED

by - San Francisco Public Golf Alliance

The World’s Best LPGA Tour Professionals Tee It Up in Bay Area’s Premier Professional Women’s Sporting Event at the Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City on Aprils 30 - May 3. UPDATE: This event has been postponed indefinitely.

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Photo: Mickey Wright R.I.P.

Mickey Wright R.I.P.

Mickey Wright, one of the dozen greatest golfers of all time – and the greatest women player – died February 17 in Florida. She was 85 years old.

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