DuPont, Wash. – Jon McCaslin of Olympia, Wash. shot rounds of 68-69-68 to win the 35th Pacific Northwest Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship, held this week at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash. The 54-hole stroke-play championship was conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA).
David Hansen of Edmonds, Wash. and Matt Ristine of Bonney Lake, Wash. finished in second place, four strokes behind McCaslin.
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McCaslin was tied for the lead after the first round, but then slowly pulled away from the field and finishing with a four shot victory by only recording one over par hole throughout the week. McCaslin had previously won the 2018 WSGA Champion of Champions, which was held at The Home Course. Earlier this summer, McCaslin made it to the quarterfinals of the PNGA Men’s Amateur.
“The game felt really solid this week and my irons were solid and gave me opportunities on the greens” said McCaslin.
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To be eligible for this championship, players must be 25 years of age or older by September 10, 2019 and have a USGA Handicap Index or Golf Canada Handicap Factor of 8.4 or lower.
The PNGA was founded on February 4, 1899. It is a 501c3 charitable, international, amateur golf association dedicated to preserving the true spirit of golf by supporting its allied associations, conducting quality championships, and promoting activities beneficial to golfers in the Pacific Northwest. For more than a century, the Association has been a pioneer in developing competitions and services and its mission has grown and evolved. Today, the PNGA remains committed to being a truly regional organization providing benefits and services to its members and member clubs throughout the Northwest.