Round two recap: Senior & Super Senior Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships
Cle Elum, Wash. – The second rounds of the Pacific Northwest Senior & Super Senior Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships were conducted today on the Prospector course at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash.
After two rounds, Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Wash. leads the Senior Men’s, Shelly Stouffer of Nanoose Bay, B.C. leads the Senior Women’s, Rich Evenson of Vancouver, Wash. leads the Super Senior Men’s and Marcia Fisher of Molalla, Ore. sits atop the Super Senior Women’s championship.
Senior & Super Senior Men’s Amateur:
Senior & Super Senior Women’s Amateur:
In the Senior Men’s championship, round one leader Erik Hanson shot a 1-under 71 in today’s second round and will take a four shot lead in to tomorrow’s final round. Hanson’s, round of 1-under is the only under par round of the championship, and he is the only player under par at 1-under. Craig Larson of Lakewood, Wash. sits in second place at 3-over par. Hanson is seeking his sixth PNGA title
Shelly Stouffer, who entered the day two off the lead, fired 2-over 74 to take the lead heading into the final round of the Senior Women’s championship. Stouffer’s round was the low round of the day and it gives her a four shot cushion over PNGA Hall of Famer and three time champion Jackie Little of Procter, B.C., who is in second place. Overnight leader Ginny Burkey of Eugene, Ore. sits in seventh place. Stouffer is seeking her second PNGA title, having won the 2012 Women’s Mid-Amateur.
In the Super Senior Men’s championship, round one leader Rich Evenson fired a five-over 77 to take a one shot lead into tomorrow’s final round over 2017 champion John Gallacher of Burnaby, B.C. Brad Carey of Lake Oswego, Ore. and Gary Heselton of Surrey, B.C. sit two shots back. Evenson is seeking his first PNGA title.
Defending champion and PNGA Hall-of-Famer Marcia Fisher shot an of 8-over 80 to lead the Super Senior Women’s championship by two-shots over Sunny Sue Kim of Bellevue, Wash. Fisher entered today’s round tied for the lead with 2015 champion Karen Madison of Spokane Valley, Wash. who now sits in a tie for third place, six shots back. Fisher is seeking her fifth PNGA title.
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.