We are now accepting late entries for the Pacific Northwest PGA Pro-Amateur Championship. The PNW Pro-Am Championship will be held at Palouse Ridge Golf Club on October 4-5, 2017. PGA Head Professional Jeremy Wexler is excited to host this year’s Pro-Amateur Championship.

For your convenience, golf carts and range balls are included as part of the entry fee this year.

A Fun Experience for Professional and Amateur Alike

This is a fun event for you and your friend, starting with golf, then dinner, finally ending with more golf! You’ll get to relax and enjoy a hosted dinner at the Clubhouse after round one of the tournament.

Entry Priority

The entry priority for this popular event is:

1. Exempt Players: Eligible host club professionals and past team champions. Past team champions must enter with same partner to receive exemption.

2. Seventy percent of the field is reserved for players who have participated in 4 or more Section events played since the close of entries for this event the previous year. Priority within this category is based on receipt of entry and will expire seven days after entries open. CLICK HERE to view this list.

3.  The balance of the field is based on receipt of entry. Note:  We recommend getting your entry in early before it fills.

**The early deadline for Exempt teams is Wednesday, August 16 at 5:00 PM.

**Non-exempt Teams deadline is Wednesday, September 13 at 5:00 PM.

Palouse Ridge GC

Designed by the late John Harbottle III and carved into a broad expanse of rolling hills on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, Palouse Ridge Golf Club is one of America’s finest public-access courses. This majestic 7,308-yard layout takes players on an unforgettable journey through “the Palouse,” its undulating dunes a legacy of the last Ice Age.

National Car Rental Sponsorship & Bonus Pool

In addition to the regular payout available to all players, there will be an additional $7,500 bonus pool paid to the top 50% of the field to teams that are eligible. To be eligible for the bonus pool, both players on the team must be Emerald Club members (current membership qualifies). This FREE service helps you bypass the rental counter and helps you apply your PGA discount online. The sign-up process takes only minutes.

Emerald Club signup – Pro
Emerald Club signup – Am

History of the Championship

The Pacific Northwest Pro-Amateur Championship 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.

Last year, PGA Professional Derek Berg of Sahalee CC and his amateur John D’Amelio came out on top and won by three strokes. Finishing in a tie for second place were the teams consisting of PGA Professional John Cassidy of The Home Course and amateur Casey Adams, and the team of PGA Professional Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo and amateur Eric Hanson.

View complete list of champions: https://pnwpga.com/wiki/index.php?title=Past_Champions/PNW_Pro-Am_Championship.

We hope you can join us in October!