We are still accepting entries for the Washington Open Invitational at Glendale CC.  The Korey Pro-Am is being held on Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20 while the Washington Open Invitational is Monday-Wednesday, May 21-23rd.

CLICK HERE for the Washington Open Championship team entry.

The format for the Washington Open Invitational includes a team competition – the popular Net Four-Ball.  Professionals and amateurs will use 70% of their adjusted handicap.  With this format and the separate amateur tees, there will be no individual amateur competition.  Professionals will play at approximately 6,525 yards; male amateurs at approximately 6,257 yards; and ladies at 5,678 yards.

Players will receive continental breakfast and lunch the first two days of the championship at Glendale CC and also a tee prize package from Callaway Golf.

~The Korey at the Washington Open Invitational~

The official beneficiary of the The Korey at the Washington Open Invitational is CampKorey, a special place dedicated to kids who are dealing with life-threatening illnesses.  Through the pro-am sponsorships and teams, our 2011 event alone helped raise over $580,000.  Our goal is to raise more than $500,000 annually to support the work of this great organization.  For more information on CampKorey, go to http://www.campkorey.com/.

~History of the Washington Open Invitational~

The Washington Open Invitational dates back to 1922.  In that year, young Al Espinosa captured the crown at Yakima CC.  Some big names have won this event over the years including the Zimmerman brothers, Al and Emery, along with Chuck Congdon, Al Mengert, Senior Tour Player Rick Acton and PGA Tour Player Fred Couples.

There have been some amazing champions since the event started.  Chuck Congdon holds the record for the most wins (39, 47, 50, 52, and 62) while Al Mengert holds the record for the most consecutive wins (63, 64, and 65).

Last year, PGA Professional Tim Feenstra of Broadmoor GC won the 85th Washington Open Invitational at Glendale CC.  Feenstra previously won the Washington Open in 2007.  His score of 200 set a new tournament record for the Washington Open Invitational which was set back in 1976 by PGA Professional Chuck Milne at Meridian Valley CC.

Tim Feenstra and his amateur partner Greg Stark of Broadmoor GC won the team competition last year after posting rounds of 65-59-65-189.  They won by five strokes over PGA Professional Tom Staskus and Brian Patton of Capital City GC.  

~History of Glendale CC~

Glendale CC opened its doors in 1956 and was designed by local architect Al Smith. There have been several design improvements over the years and the newer designs come from renowned golf course architect John Harbottle III. Glendale CC is the site of twelve previous Washington Open Championships and offers an excellent test for the amateur and professional alike. The course has tough tree-lined fairways and two creeks that come in and out of play on a few holes. 

CLICK HERE to view Past Champions of the Washington Open Invitational