Wednesday, June 1, 2016

5th Annual MacKenzie Benefit for Sharp Park

Welcome to our Online Auction!

This year’s silent auction has gone online!

The legendary Bandon Dunes, Royal Dornoch, Friar’s Head, and Pasatiempo – together with top Bay Area private and public courses – 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 is open for bidding and will close on Friday, June 3rd at 7pm. 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 4in-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.

We will be contacting highest online bidders on June 3rd evening, shortly after the online auction closes at 7pm. Please be sure to include the best phone number and/or email for us to reach you when you sign-up to participate in the auction, and have a credit card handy for pre-authorization over the phone or email.

A Note about Online Bids:

It is important that we communicate with you via phone or email beforenoon on June 4th to confirm your online bid and obtain your credit card information; otherwise, we may not be able to honor your online bid.

You are also welcome to call or email Richard Harris (415-290-5718; or to email Sarah Lau ( during the week to provide them with your credit card information.

If your bid is the winning bid at the in-person auction, then your credit card will be processed for payment; if your bid is not the winning bid, then you will not be charged, and your credit card information will not be saved.

San Francisco Public Golf Alliance

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 esteemed courses. Sharp Park is one of MacKenzie’s rare public links.

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