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Champion Rob Gibbons and Host PGA Director of Golf John Thorsnes

The final round of the PNW Senior Players’ Championship concluded today at Wine Valley GC.  PGA Professional Rob Gibbons of Arrowhead GC (Mollala, OR) won in a four person playoff against PGA Professional Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo G&CC (Blaine, WA), amateur Mike Kloenne of Columbia Edgewater CC (Portland, OR) and amateur Keith Crimp of Ellensburg G&CC (Ellensburg, WA).  Gibbons birdied the first hole in the playoff to win the title of 2016 PNW Senior Players’ Champion.

Winning the team Four-Ball competition was the team lead by PGA Professional Rob Gibbons and his amateur Pat O’Donnell both of Arrowhead.  They fired a team four-ball score of 16-under par with rounds of 65-63-128 to win by three strokes over the team lead by PGA Professional Joe Carranza of Aldarra Golf Club (Falls City, WA) and amateur Tom Hale of Tacoma C&GC (Tacoma, WA) and the team with PGA Professional Brent Murray of Oswego Lake CC (Lake Oswego, OR) and amateur Spencer Klapp of Tualatin CC (Tualatin, OR).

CLICK HERE to view the Senior Players’ Championship results.

club-sponsor-wine-valleyWINE VALLEY GC – Wine Valley Golf Club, which opened in April of 2009, has been rated 5th on Golfweek’s Best New Courses.  To produce Golfweek’s Best New Courses list, a nationwide team of more than 475 evaluators rated the layouts on the basis of 10 criteria, including routing, conditioning, variety and memorability of holes. The result is an average of scores, which then dictates a course’s overall ranking.

This stunning Dan Hixson design unfolds on a grand scale, playing over rolling hills in the shadow of the Blue Mountains. Wine Valley GC has broad fairways, dramatic bunkers, and bold, undulating putting surfaces.

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