b'CHIP SHOTSColumbia Edgewater to host 2022 Pacific Coast AmateurThe 55th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship will be held July 19-22, 2022 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore. This will be the first time Columbia Edgewater has hosted this prestigious championship. TheFOUNDED1967Pacific Northwest Golf Association will serve as the championships host association. The Pacific Coast Amateur is one of seven premier amateur championships that make up the Elite Amateur Golf Series (EAGS), in which players earn World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) points and compete for the Elite Amateur Cup, with top finishers earning exemptions into USGA Championships, as well as PGA TOUR and Korn Ferry Tour events. (Visit EliteAmateurGolfSeries.org for information.)During its 97-year history, Columbia Edgewater has been the site of numerous championships and events. The Portland Open, a PGA Tour event, was held there in 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1966. The LPGA Tours long-running Safeway Classic was held at Columbia Edgewater from 1974-2008, and then the tours Portland Classic was held there from 2013-2020. The Pacific Northwest Section PGA has held four of its majors at Columbia Edgewater, and the Oregon Amateur has been held there nine times,U.S.-Canada bordermost recently in 2020.what to know before you goThe Pacific Coast Amateur is one of the oldest and most prestigious amateur golfThe good news is that the border between the U.S. and Canada championships in North America, and isreopened on November 8, 2021, after nearly 20 months of closure to conducted by the Pacific Coast Golf Association.non-essential travel due to the pandemic. Fully-vaccinated golfers Today, 15 member Pacific Rim golf associationscan finally cross the border to play their favorite courses located comprise the Pacific Coast Golf Association,just on the other side.which is housed in the office of Washington GolfThe bad news is that there is still a lengthy list of requirements a in Tacoma, Wash. traveler must meet before being allowed to cross the border. Visit PacificCoastAmateur.com for moreIn these uncertain times, updates to the requirements for information.crossing the border are occurring daily, so please always check for updates as you plan your venture across the U.S.-Canada border. 10PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER| DEC 2021'