b'Anna hits her tee shot on the famous par-3 12th during the final round at Augusta National. She would birdie the hole on her way to a 3-under-par 69. (Chris Trotman/Augusta National)PGA in July to earn a berth at the Augusta event.was pretty funny because guests would come over and sit Her first big junior championship came at age nine,around dodging plastic golf balls.when she won the WJGA state title at Gold Mountain GolfWith Anna a left-hander and Billy hitting right-handed, Club in Bremerton, Wash.the two are often face-to-face on the driving range. Billy, a sophomore at St. Augustine High School in SanYou always have someone around to keep you in Diego where his dad works as a teacher, won a WJGAcheck and someone to compete against, so you are state championship last summer at Glendale Countryalways focused, Anna says. That was a big advantage Club in Bellevue, Wash.growing up.It was a huge advantage for us to get to competeAnna wont be competing much in Washington this against each other and feed off each other as our gamessummer. Over this past winter she was by chance grew, Billy says.featured in the USGAs Golf Journal magazine, and her In 1989, Bill Davis and his brother, Sam, were amongwin at Augusta has vaulted her into the national golf the first people to purchase property on Chewelah Golfconsciousness and opened the doors to several national & Country Club, a 27-hole layout located 45 minutesand international events, making her world a lot bigger. northwest of Spokane. Bill and Beatriz Davis take theBilly will compete in the WJGA championship during a family to their one-bedroom summer cabin every year.summer schedule that also includes a trip to the Western When I was younger, it was always a good place to go golfJunior in Chicago. He will also try to reach the U.S. Junior because in a small town, the only thing you really do thereAmateur at Bandon Dunes during a qualifier in Portland is golf, Anna said. The entire summer was spent on a golfin June. course. It was a nice little escape. The Washington Junior Golf Association was really Anna and Billy were two years old when they beganaccepting of two kids that were kind of foreigners, hitting plastic golf balls in the forest surrounding the golfBill Davis said. They got to play golf all year and then course. They were competing in tournaments by age five.showed up in the summer when a lot of other kids were The first thing I did when they could stand up wasjust starting up again after the winter. We never got any put a golf club in their hands, Bill Davis said. Theysense of somebody not liking that, which may have been graduated to chipping on the green and hitting on theunderstandable in some places. Washington junior golf driving range. Then they would hit balls in our househas been fantastic. We have made some great friendships because there was nothing in the little cabin to break. Itover the years. 18PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER| JUNE 2022'