A field of 112 PGA Professionals and amateurs played for the PNW PGA Senior Players’ Championship trophy, April 12-13 at Wine Valley GC in Walla Walla, WA.
PGA Professional Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo G&CC (2018, 2006) won by four strokes over PGA Professional Billy Bomar of Bomar Putting Company. In third place was PGA Professional Rob Gibbons of Arrowhead GC.
Amateurs Scott Waley of Broadmoor GC and Mike Swingle of Aldarra Golf Club tied for low amateur honors.
There was a four-way tie for the team champions (Four-Ball Competition): the teams led by PGA Professional Al Patterson of Canterwood G&CC with Don Bidinger, PGA Professional Chris Repass of Veteran Memorial GC with Jay Poletiek, PGA Professional John Freitas of Aldarra Golf Club with Mike Swingle and PGA Professional Bruce Stewart of Stone Creek GC with Jeff Neilson.
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The Senior Players’ Championship is a two-man team competition of one Pacific Northwest PGA Professional and one amateur playing both an individual and a four-ball competition. The individual professional and individual amateur competitions have both gross and net payouts. The Team Four-Ball Competition is based on gross scores only.
Wine Valley Golf Club has been rated “One of The Top Three Golf Courses to Play in Washington” by Golfweek. It has been awarded many other honors since opening in 2009, including earning a spot in GolfWeek’s “Top 100 courses you can play” in 2019! 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.