2020 President’s Cup

It’s time for the President’s Cup! This year we will be going back to single elimination tournament.

All players will be playing to 100% of their Low Index as of 6/20/20.  This will be their index for the entire tournament (no adjustments will be made to the indexes).

The tournament will be split into two flights.  A Flight for players with a Low Index 11.0 and below, B Flight above 11.0.  The A Flight & B Flight Champions will play a final match to determine the President’s Cup Champion.  Seeding within the flights are based on the 2019-20 Player of the Year Standings.

Round One matches are as follows:

A Flight

1 David Horwitch (7.7) vs. 32 Andrew Howard (9.0)

2 Sean Cavanaugh (+1.8) vs. 31 Peter Tulaney (8.5)

3 Byron Williams (9.0) vs. 30 Garrett Leight (7.7)

4 Bob McKibben (8.2) vs. 29 Al Varga (6.1)

5 Sean MacDonald (6.7) vs. 28 Anthony Benenati (5.5)

6 David Mayhall (7.9) vs. 27 Kalin Stoyanchev (1.3)

7 Matt Soule (8.8) vs. 26 David A Carlson (9.3)

8 Liam Cavanaugh (3.7) vs. 25 Mike Nichol (6.6)

9 Edward Soto (2.4) vs. 24 Sam Schatz (9.4)

10 Brad Weinstein (7.1) vs. 23 Everardo Gomez (8.8)

11 Anthony Gavin (8.4) vs. 22 Eric Smutko (4.2)

12 Louie A. Rivera (3.3) vs. 21 Sam Weinstein (4.6)

13 Martin Montano (8.6) vs. 20 Nikolai Demarinis (8.4)

14 Adam Sides (3.2) vs. 19 Kevin West (5.4)

15 Dagan Massey (11) vs. 18 Nader Balady (0.0)

16 David Govea (6.4) vs. 17 Alfredo Picolomini (10.9)

B Flight

1 James Hahn (18.8) vs. 32 Reuben Valles (17.2)

2 Armen Mesropian (15.0) vs. 31 Sean Burr (16.7)

3 Virgil Budhu (16.5) vs. 30 Jason Baral (15.7)

4 Louie Rivera (11.9) vs. 29 John Gilbert (15.6)

5 David Patterson (15.9) vs. 28 William Smitrovich (14.5)

6 Bruce Fortune (17.3) vs. 27 Tony Sands (14.2)

7 Gary Patterson (12.6) vs. 26 Steve Hansen (13.6)

8 Tommaso Trinchieri (12.7) vs. 25 Patrick Warren (13.5)

9 Cheyne Lipfert (11.7) vs. 24 Brett Kleinman (13.5)

10 Paul Debonis (11.4) vs. 23 Adam Younger (11.6)

11 Jeff Sable (16.2) vs. 22 Rene Nazarian (14.5)

12 Todd Mander (11.2) vs. 21 Roberto Nuno (11.4)

13 Hadi Morshed (15.7) vs. 20 Wayne Curtis (19.8)

14 George Olteanu (19.1) vs. 19 Alan Ruiz (11.9)

15 Paul Siegel (13.9) vs. 18 Michael Collins (13.2)

16 Joe Radford (18.5) vs. 17 Juan Soto (13.0)

Rules for the Tournament:

  • Players playing to their Low Index as of 6/20/20.
  • Each Round is scheduled for a 3-week duration.  Please have all 1st Round matches completed by July 12th.
  • Players will be responsible for arranging and paying for their own matches at any agreed course and from any agreed tees.
    • In case of disagreement, Encino is the default course and the blue tees are the default tees.
  • In case of a tie after 18 holes, please determine a winner.
    • Playing Extra holes is the preferred method, but it is up to the competitors to decide.
  • After match is completed, please email results and copy of scorecard to sgc@tt97.net
    • Please specify date played, course and tees played.
    • If using the stupid new L.A. City scorecards, please remember to take pictures of both sides of the card.
  • Do not post, we will post for you.  We cannot post unless you email a copy of the scorecard!
  • If a match ends prior to 18 holes, the players can continue playing, however, net par is the highest score taken on any hole.

For up to date results, please go to www.sgc-pc.com.  For contact information of the participants, please go to https://bit.ly/3hKshYu.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Good luck.

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