Cle Elum, Wash. – The 57th PNGA Senior Men’s, 35th Senior Women’s, 12th Super Senior Men’s, and 10th Super Senior Women’s amateur championships are being held June 7-9 at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash. Round one will be played on the resort’s Rope Rider course. Rounds two and three will take place on the Prospector course.
The four championships are being held concurrently, and are conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA). The Senior Men’s Amateur includes men 55 years of age or older while the Super Senior Men’s Amateur includes men age 65 years or older. The Senior Women’s includes women 50 years or older, and the Super Senior Women’s includes women 65 and older.
The three-day 54-hole stroke-play competitions begin on Tuesday, June 7th, with a first tee time of 7:30am.
Senior & Super Senior Men’s Amateur:
Senior & Super Senior Women’s Amateur:
The Senior Men’s Amateur features a number of top players from around the Pacific Northwest, including PNGA Hall of Famers Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Wash. and Pat O’Donnell of Happy Valley, Ore. Brandes is looking to defend his title and win for the seventh time overall.
The Super Senior Men’s field features defending champion David Hunter of Federal Way, Wash., 2017 champion John Gallacher of Burnaby, B.C. and 2012 champion Gaylord Davis of Portland, Ore.
Five past champions are in the Senior Women’s Amateur field, including defending champion Rosie Cook of Bend, Ore., 2019 champion Leslie Folsom of Tukwila, Wash. 2008-09 & 2018 champion Jackie Little of Procter, B.C., 2016-17 champion Anita Rosemeyer (Wicks) and 2015 champion Leilani Norman.
The Super Senior Women’s field is highlighted by PNGA Hall of Famer and defending champion Marcia Fisher of Molalla, Ore. 2015 champion Karen Madison of Spokane Valley, Wash. is also in the field.
The PNGA Senior and Super Senior Men’s and Women’s amateur championships are four of 11 major, regional, amateur championships for men, women, juniors, and seniors conducted annually by the PNGA throughout the Northwest.
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 member 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 member associations throughout the Northwest.