National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship

Presented by COBRA PUMA GOLF

RainierDate: August 4, 2014

Entry Available: June 11 at the PGA of America at or

Entry Deadline: July 22 at 2:00 PM

Course: Rainier G&CC

Location: Seattle,WA

Sponsors: National Car Rental, Cobra Puma Golf

Host Professional: Darren Black, PGA and Carol Brogan, PGA

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Tournament Format:

36 holes stroke play

Schedule of Events

Monday, August 4: Round 1 – 8:00 AM shotgun start.
Monday, August 4: Round 2 – 1:15 PM shotgun start.


You must be employed as an A-8 or as an Apprentice (including Apprentice Head Professional) as of July 23 to be eligible to play in the Section National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship. Top finishers in our Section National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship will advance to the 98th National Car Rental PGA Assistant National Championship that will be played October 30-November 2, 2014 on the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  The more players we have sign up for our event means we will receive more spots to advance to the National Championship and more purse money. Our spots and money increase as our player numbers increase.

Host Hotel:

Hampton Inn Seattle – Southcenter
7200 S 156th St
Tukwila, WA 98188
Code: PGA
Rate: $129.00 + tax for a double
Book by July 12


The PNW PGA has been conducting the Assistant Championship since Fred Pelzer donated the trophy in 1965. The National Championship tradition began in 1976 to recognize the role of the PGA Assistant Professional and how important he or she may be in the success of a golf facility as well as our entire Association. They represent more than 10,000 men and women assistant professionals and registered apprentices nationwide.


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Past Champions:

  • 2013: Brandon Kearney – 136
  • 2012: Brad Faller – 139
  • 2011: Derek Berg – 139
  • 2010: Brandon Kearney – 136
  • 2009: Scott Erdmann – 133
  • 2008: Corey Prugh – 135
  • 2007: Chris Griffin – 138
  • 2006: Ryan Benzel – 134
  • 2005: Corey Prugh – 132
  • 2004: Brian Thornton – 138
  • 2003: Brian Thornton – 132
  • 2002: Keith Coleman – 142
  • 2001: Travis Long – 141

For complete list of champions and courses played, visit the PNW PGA history project site.