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UPDATE: Silent Auction to Save Sharp Park Ended! Thanks to all who contributed!

May 31, 2016

The Fifth Annual Alister MacKenzie Benefit Tournament  to Save Sharp Park was on Saturday, June 4, but bidding reopened on remaining silent auction items for a few more days. The benefit auction featuring some great courses is  on-line now!
Minimum bids are reduced and great courses still available. Toscana in Palm Springs, Mira Vista in El Cerrito, Poppy Ridge in Livermore, Napa Golf Course and other Bay Area tracks are among the many exciting golf opportunities you have a chance to browse and bid on now! All these are thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and fellow members of the San Francisco Public Golf Alliance.
How the Auction Works:
The online auction has reopened for bidding and will close Thursday June 30.  The auction will then continue in-person on June 4th at Sharp Park, at the Fifth Annual Alister MacKenzie Tournament to Save Sharp Park. The highest bid from the online auction will serve as the starting bid at the June 4 in-person silent auction at Sharp Park. The winning bidder will be the highest bid - whether online or in person - as of the close of the in-person auction on June 4th at 7:30pm.
All proceeds from the auction will go to our ongoing campaign to Save Sharp Park Golf Course. Thank you in advance for your participation and generous support for the cause.
How to Start Browsing and Bidding:
  1. Visit the Auction Website: [CLICK HERE
  2. Click on, “Create an Account.” You will be prompted to enter some basic information (e.g. name, email address, phone) and to verify your email address.
Winning Bids and Payments:
Please include the best email and phone number for us to reach you when you sign-up to participate in the auction.
Winning bidders will receive an email with payment details shortly after the online auction closes. Please respond to that email, or complete the payment process, within 72 hours. Payments can be made via Square, PayPal, Check, or over the phone.
You are also welcome to call or email Richard Harris (415-290-5718; or to email Sarah Lau ( to provide them with your credit card information.
Thank you for your generous support for the cause and good luck. Let the bidding begin!
Information about the Event and Cause:
The Fifth Annual Alister MacKenzie Tournament to Save Sharp Park is hosted by the San Francisco Public Golf Alliance, Sharp Park Men's and Women's golf clubs, Pacifica Historical Society, Pacifica Chamber of Commerce and the Alister MacKenzie Foundation.
The San Francisco Public Golf Alliance's goal is to nurture and defend affordable, eco-friendly public golf in San Francisco for future generations by encouraging public golf throughout all segments of the community, and by caring for San Francisco's heritage public golf courses. One of these is Sharp Park.
Sharp Park Golf Course is an historic seaside links, designed by the preeminent architect Alister MacKenzie, who also designed Augusta National (home of the Masters Tournament), Cypress Point, and many of the world’s most highly-esteemed courses. Sharp Park is one of MacKenzie’s rare public courses, and together with the Eden Course at St. Andrews, his only seaside public links.