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The Pacific Northwest Pro-Amateur Championship is under way at Astoria G&CC.  We have 60 top PNW PGA Professionals and their amateurs all vying for the title of Pro-Amateur Champions.  On Thursday and Friday we will have shotgun starts.

The history of the Pacific Northwest Professional-Amateur Championship has been timeless.  It all started when a young head professional named John Junor and his amateur partner won back to back titles at the magnificent Seattle Golf Club in 1924 and 1926 (no championship in 1925).  Professional Walter Pursey and amateur Harry Givan topped Junor in the late 30’s with a three-peat victory at Seattle GC twice and Alderwood GC once.  As the years went on, many great players etched their names into the record books as champions of this event.  Long time professional Don Bies and his partners have seen numerous championships winning three of them in 1961 at Glendale CC, 1964 at Seattle GC, and in 1966 at Yakima CC.  Other greats such as Bunny Mason (1963) and Jerry Mowlds (1969, 1978) have all had their share of the title.

The Pacific Northwest Pro-Amateur Championship is a two-man team competition with one professional and one amateur playing a four-ball format.

CLICK HERE to view past team champions of this event.

astoria-logoAstoria Golf and Country Club began in 1923 and is considered one of the northwest’s premier private golf clubs. The unforgettable and challenging 18-hole golf course, built on top of ancient sand dunes near the Pacific Ocean, is one of Oregon’s hidden gems and host to the annual Oregon Coast Invitational Tournament. Astoria’s offers a full service golf shop, newly redesigned clubhouse with men’s and ladies’ locker rooms, restaurant and banquet facilities, and a 13 acre practice facility. With its rich history and one of a kind layout, Astoria truly is “The St. Andrews of the Pacific.”

CLICK HERE to view the Pro-Amateur Championship results once they have been posted for the day.