Amateur Drew McCullough of Meadow Springs CC won the 91st Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Invitational by one stroke over PGA Professional Shane Prante of Lake Spanaway GC.

Drew’s round consisted of six birdies, an eagle and a bogey along the way to his come from behind.  He birdied the final two holes for the title.

McCullough will be a senior next year at the University of Wyoming.

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History of the Championship

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. In 2016, Jeff Coston claimed his fifth Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Invitational title adding to his wins in 96, 99, 2001, and 2010, tying him with legend Chuck Congdon in the most Washington Open Championships of all time. Chuck Congdon held 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 buy modafinil online from canada Jeff Gove (2012).

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Folds of Honor

The 2017 Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Pro-Am benefits the Folds of Honor. Folds of Honor provides scholarships for the children and spouses of those killed or disabled in service to the United States Military.  For more information, go to https://www.foldsofhonor.org.

Meridian Valley CC

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.

Meridian Valley CC has hosted the 1972, 1976, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Washington Open Invitational, as well as the SAFECO Classic from 1982 until 1999.  MVCC has grown into one of the Northwest’s most respected golf courses to the credit of the founding members who successfully achieved their goal to develop a first-class golf club.