There are plenty of options where you can tee it up competitively in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2014, including Northern California Golf Association and Golf Channel Am Tour-sanctioned events.
We've scoured the web to find some of the top events open to amateur golfers of all handicaps this season. Northern California golfers can compete on some of the top courses in the area, including Spyglass Hill Golf Course, the entirely redesigned and renovated Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pasatiempo Golf Club and Bayonet/Black Horse golf courses.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in March
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in April
April 12-13: Lompoc City Championship Golf Tournament at La Purisima Golf Course.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in May
May 17-18: GC Am Tour Northern California Major Championship at Bayonet/Black Horse in Seaside. Registration ends May 1, and handicaps are flighted.
May 17-18: Oakland City & Senior Golf Championship at Lake Chabot Golf Course. Stroke-play event (36 holes).
May 17-18: Fresno City Senior Amateur & Master's Championship at Riverside of Fresno Golf Course. Entry fees from $135-$155, depending on division; handicap restrictions also vary by division.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in June
Associate Club Four-Ball Net Championship at Spyglass Hill in Pebble Beach and Del Monte Golf Course in Monterey. Fifty-six teams qualify for the championship. Qualifying is May 29, and the two-day finals are June 23-24. Teams will play 18 holes to qualify, and 36 for the championship.
June 14-15: Sacramento City Men's Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Club's Alister Mackenzie Course.
June 28-29: Sacramento City Women's Championship at Bing Maloney Golf Course.
June 29: GC Am Tour Old Del Monte Classic at Del Monte Golf Course in Monterey. Flighted stroke-play event.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in July
July 8-9: Sacramento Senior Men's City Championship at Bing Maloney Golf Course.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in August
Aug. 23-24: Antioch City & Senior Amateur Championship at Lone Tree Golf Course.
Sept. 6-7: Concord City Amateur Championship at Diablo Creek Golf Course.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in October
Oct. 4-5: Tracy City Championship at Tracy Golf & Country Club.
Oct. 11-12: Manteca City & Senior Four-Ball Championship at Manteca Park Golf Course.
Oct. 18-19: Napa City Championship at Napa Golf Course at Kennedy Park.
Oct. 25-26: Palo Alto City Championship at Palo Alto Golf Course.
Golf tournaments in the Bay Area in November
Nov. 8-9: Tulare County Four-Ball Championship at Valley Oaks Golf Course in Visalia.
Nov. 10-12: California Senior Amateur Championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach.
Nov. 17-18: Northern California Women's Four-Ball Championship at Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel.
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