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We are accepting late entries for the 90th Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Invitational. PNW PGA Vice-President Greg Manley is excited to invite you back to Meridian Valley CC for this exciting week of events. Sign up before this popular event fills!

Play for Honor

The Washington Open Invitational begins over the weekend with the Muckleshoot Casino WA Open Pro-Am benefiting Folds of Honor on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15. Your team entry fee raises funds for Folds of Honor, which provides scholarships for the children and spouses of those killed or disabled in service to the United States Military. Check out this video about the Pro-Am benefiting Folds of Honor, produced for the PGA Centennial Section Spotlight about our Section!

Meridian Valley Country Club

Meridian Valley CC is championship golf at its most beautiful. This exceptional 18-hole layout was designed by Ted Robinson, one of the nation’s leading golf course architects, who chose the site based on the stunning views the surrounding area provided. MVCC opened in 1967 with 9 holes ready for play. The second nine holes and clubhouse opened in 1968. Over the years, MVCC has grown into one of the Northwest’s most respected golf courses. It has hosted the 1972, 1976, 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2009, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Washington Open Invitational, as well as the SAFECO Classic from 1982 until 1999.

Muckleshoot Casino

muckleshootWhile you’re in town, check out our title sponsor! Muckleshoot Casino offers over 3,100 video gaming machines with the greatest variety of game themes under one roof. It also offers a variety of table games including $1 Blackjack and 25¢ Roulette, as well as the largest non-smoking Poker Room in the State! The Casino also has 8 tasty restaurant choices to satisfy your cravings, 6 different bars, and a variety of special guest entertainers at no cost. If that isn’t enough, make sure you hit up the HUGE BINGO HALL located just across from the Casino.

Be a Part of History

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.

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). The current tournament record is held by PGA Professional Tim Feenstra of Broadmoor GC (2011) and PGA Member Jeff Gove (2012).

 

We hope you’ll join us at Meridian Valley CC and Muckleshoot Casino!