b'CHIP SHOTSBy the NumbersSo, we rummaged through our files, rifled through the glove box of the PNGA championship truck, dumped out our golf bags, sifted through our pockets, and came up with some stats from the 2021 PNGA championship season2,952 Miles traveled by the PNGA truck and trailer to the championship sites2 Albatrosses recorded (by Ethan Evans during the PNGA Junior Boys and by Jacob Rohde at the PNGA Mens Mid-Amateur)6 Years Tom Brandes has won the PNGA Senior Mens Amateur after winning in 2021 at Wine Valley Golf ClubPinehurst No. 6 will host the inaugural U.S. Adaptive Open on July 18-20, 2022.64 Lowest 18-hole score, recorded by Daniel Kim in the first round of stroke-play USGA announces inauguralqualifying at the PNGA Junior Boys at Palouse Ridge Golf Club (Kim would earn U.S. Adaptive Open medalist honors and the No. 1 seed)32 Birdies and eagles that PNGA Mens The United States Golf Association has announced the U.S. Adaptive OpenAmateur Champion, Alfred Raja, made Championship, a new national championship that will showcase the worlds bestduring the stroke-play and match-play golfers with disabilities. The inaugural competition will be conducted on Courseportions of the championship, held at The No. 6 at historic Pinehurst Resort & Country Club on July 18-20, 2022.Idaho ClubThe announcement of the championship follows through on a 2017 pledge by the USGA to establish a championship for the adaptive golf community.30 Years between Marcia Fishers PNGA Since 1895, our championships have provided the worlds best players withchampionship victories (Fisher won the an opportunity to showcase their skills on a global stage, compete for a national2021 PNGA Super Senior Womens after championship and achieve their dreams, said John Bodenhamer, USGA seniorwinning the PNGA Womens Amateur in managing director, Championships. After years of planning and delays caused1991 and 1989)by the global pandemic, we are proud to bring that same opportunity to the76 Eagles made during the 2021 adaptive golf community through this championship, and to do so at Pinehurst,championship seasonour second home. We believe this effort will spur participation for golfers with disabilities and hope it inspires others in the industry to make the game and its15 Birdies made by Mark Strickland competitions more welcoming to all. at the PNGA Mens Mid-Amateur, held at The championship will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play. It isSilvies Valley Ranch, en route to his first open to males and females, professionals and amateurs, with either physicalPNGA championship titleimpairment, sensory impairment (vision), or intellectual impairment, who have a WR4GD Pass as well as an authorized World Handicap System Handicap Index.11 Matches that went to extra holes at The field will consist of 96 players. Further eligibility requirements, fieldthe PNGA Mens Amateurcomposition and other competitive format details of the U.S. Adaptive Open will be announced at a later date. The application process is expected to open in February. 3 Weather delaysRounds 1, 2 and 3 of the PNGA Mens Mid-Amateur Amateur (frost delay)0 Number of shots hit in the PNGA Lamey Cup. After being cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, the PNGA Lamey Cup is excited to return in 2022!6PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER| DEC 2021'