Oregon Golf Association Successfully Defends Title at PNGA Cup
The 6th annual PNGA Cup concluded today at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore. as the Oregon Golf Association (OGA) won their second consecutive and fourth overall, PNGA Cup. The OGA got out to an early lead yesterday and held on down the stretch today to win.
Today’s singles matches made for a dramatic finish as the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) earned 9 out of a possible 12 points to close the gap on first day leader OGA. In the end, the OGA was too much for the field earning 6 ½ points for a two-day total of 16 points and the win. WSGA finished in second place with an overall total of 14 points, B.C. Golf earned 6 ½ points today bringing their total to 13 ½ points, and the Idaho Golf Association (IGA) ended the PNGA Cup with 4 ½ points.
In the opening four-ball matches yesterday the defending champion OGA team got out to an early lead earning 6 out of a possible 6 points to lead second place WSGA with 2½ points, B.C. Golf with 2 points, and IGA with 1½ points. The OGA team maintained their lead earning 3 more points in the foursome matches to bring their total to 9½ points. B.C. Golf made a push in the afternoon gaining 5 points to bring their total to 7 points, the WSGA team earned 2½ points for a total of 5 points and the IGA team earned 1 point for a one day one total to 2 ½ points.
Each association collectively played a total of 24 matches, which included four-ball matches, foursome matches and singles matches. One point was awarded for each match won and a half point was awarded for every match that ends all square (tied).