Sept. 2, 2014
Runaway Pacific Coast Amateur winner Corey Pereira held off Jonathan De Los Santos to win the 90th California State Fair Amateur Championship at Haggin Oaks. Pereira closed with a 5-under 67 to finish at 16-under 200 and win by two.
Pereira and De Los Santos entered the final hole tied at 15 under, but Pereira rolled in a 25-footer for birdie to clinch the victory.
Past champions in the 90-year history of the event include Al Geiberger, Ken Venturi, Kevin Sutherland and seven-time champion Verne Callison.
De Los Reyes finished in second place with a 14-under 202, while K.K. Limbhasut finished in third at 12 under. With a final round 65, Amol Mahal of San Mateo catapulted up the leaderboard from 17th tp tied for fourth with Granite Bay’s Brandon Baumgarten at 205.