Pacific Coast Amateur Golf Championship
July 25 - 28 2017
University Place, WA



Chambers Bay Golf Club
6320 Grandview Dr W
University Place, WA  98467-1060
phone: (253) 460-4653
url: www.chambersbaygolf.com

Tournament Overview

Although its present history only dates from 1967, the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship's roots make it one of the oldest amateur golf championships in American history. The first tournament was held on the links of San Francisco Golf Club at The Presidio, April 24- 27, 1901. Championships were held annually through 1911, all being conducted in California except for the 1909 championship, which was held at Seattle Golf Club in Washington. The Pacific Coast Amateur then ceased to exist, only to be reconstituted at Seattle Golf Club on August 10-12, 1967 with the Pacific Northwest, Northern California, Southern California, Oregon and Arizona golf associations participating.

Today, 15 member Pacific Rim golf associations comprise the Pacific Coast Golf Association. Players can be invited to this 72- hole stroke play event by their Pacific Coast G.A. member golf association, or as an individual.

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Jul 29, 2016William Zalatoris continues his stellar play in Pacific Coast Amateur win
Jul 28, 2016Pacific Coast Am: Mendoza, Hoey share 54-hole lead
Jul 31, 2015Aaron Wise conquers strong field at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 30, 2015DeChambeau, Zalatoris share 54-hole lead at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 29, 2015Will Zalatoris climbs in front at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 28, 2015Colton Yates in front at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 27, 2015LIVE SCORING: 2015 Pacific Coast Amateur from Eugene C.C.
Jul 25, 2014Pereira wins big at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 24, 2014Pacific Coast Amateur: Corey Pereira up two after second straight 62
Jul 23, 2014Pacific Coast Amateur: Lorens Chan jumps ahead with second round 63
Jul 22, 2014Pacific Coast Am tees off with boosted field
Jul 22, 2014Pacific Coast Amateur: Andrew McCain sets course record
Aug 02, 2013Raber wins Pacific Coast Amateur wire-to-wire
Jul 25, 2013Raber extends Pacific Coast Am lead to 5
Jul 24, 2013Pacific Coast Am: Raber in control
Jul 23, 2013Raber opens with 63 at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 19, 2013Pacific Coast Am kicks off July 23
Jul 30, 2012Fink wins Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 26, 2012Bossio new leader at Pacific Coast Am
Jul 25, 2012De la Torre leads at Pacific Coast Am
Jul 24, 2012De La Torre, Chan lead Pacific Coast Am
Jul 23, 2012Pacific Coast Amateur gets underway at Bandon Dunes
Jul 29, 2011Williams wins Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 28, 2011Travis grabs solo lead at Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 27, 2011Ernst/Travis lead at Pacific Coast Am
Jul 26, 2011Pacific Coast Am: Ernst, Evanecz set course record
Jul 30, 2010Putnam wins Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 28, 2010Putnam leads at the Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 27, 2010Local Knowledge Prevails in First Round
at The Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 31, 2009Kim wins Pacific Coast Amateur
Jul 30, 2009Sucher, Kim tied for lead at Pacific Coast Am
Jul 29, 2009Sucher takes halfway lead at Pacific Coast
Aug 08, 2008Pacific Coast Amateur: Irwin rallies for victory
Aug 07, 2008Pacific Coast Amateur: Hallisey leads by one heading to final round
Aug 06, 2008Pacific Coast Amateur: Hallisey grabs lead with second round 62
Aug 05, 2008Pacific Coast Amateur: Two Canadians share lead
Aug 04, 2008Pacific Coast Amateur starts Tuesday
Aug 10, 2007Pacific Coast Am: Knight wrestles away victory
Aug 09, 2007Pacific Coast Amateur: Tringale, Knight lead it
Aug 08, 2007Pacific Coast Am: Bradley leads after Day 2
Aug 07, 2007Pacific Coast Am: Tringale, Hagen lead Day 1
Aug 05, 2006Pacific Coast Amateur: Nagle Wins at The Olympic Club
Aug 03, 2006Pacific Coast Amateur: Nagle, Hagen Lead By 1
Aug 02, 2006Pacific Coast Amateur: Three tied for Midway Lead
Aug 01, 2006Pacific Coast Am: Fox, Savage Tied for Rd 1 Lead
Jul 24, 2006Pacific Coast Amateur: Set for Aug 1-4 at The Olympic Club
Aug 05, 2005Pacific Coast Amateur: Prugh comes back to win
Aug 04, 2005Pacific Coast Amateur: Ogden Eagles last hole, still leads
Aug 03, 2005Pacific Coast Amateur: Washington wins Morse Cup Team
Aug 03, 2005Pacific Coast Amateur: Ogden Leads at 1/2 Way Point
Aug 02, 2005Pacific Coast Amateur: Ogden off to early lead
Jul 26, 2005Pacific Coast Amateur: @ Bandon Dunes Aug 2-6

Results Archive:

Showing results for

Place  PtsScores
1TXWill ZalatorisPlano, TX125074-69-70-72=285
2CANahum Mendoza IIISan Diego, CA90070-73-68-74=285
T3ORRyan ReeOR70071-73-72-71=287
T3ThailandKK LimbhasutThailand70068-69-75-75=287
5CARico HoeyRancho Cucamonga, CA70071-71-69-77=288
6WAAaron WhalenEphrata, WA50071-70-72-76=289
T7AustraliaBrett ColettaAustralia50073-72-75-70=290
T7CAPerry CohenLa Jolla, CA50069-75-72-74=290
9PhilippinesLloyd Jefferson GoPhilippines50071-72-74-74=291
T10New ZealandDenzel LeremiaNew Zealand50075-71-75-71=292
T10ChinaYechun YuanChina50070-72-77-73=292
T12AustraliaCameron JohnAustralia30072-74-75-72=293
T12CACameron ChampSacramento, CA30072-74-75-72=293
T12AustraliaCameron DavisAustralia30074-71-76-72=293
T12CACorey PereiraCameron Park, CA30079-74-66-74=293
T16UTPatrick FishburnOgden, UT15074-72-80-68=294
T16FLJordan GumbergFort Lauderdale, FL15076-73-71-74=294
T18CanadaPatrick MurphyCanada15071-72-78-74=295
T18AustraliaRuben SondjajaAustralia15075-69-75-76=295
T20AZBlake CannonMesa, AZ15078-74-73-71=296
T20CAJacob SolomonDublin, CA15072-76-74-74=296
22AustraliaDavid MicheluzziAustralia10075-76-74-72=297
T23IDDerek BayleyRathdrum, ID10074-79-75-70=298
T23MSHayden BuckleyBelden, MS10079-71-74-74=298
T23WAAndrew WhalenEphrata, WA10074-73-77-74=298
T23TXGrant BennettLewisville, TX10074-75-74-75=298
T23IDJoshua GliegeEagle, ID10075-73-74-76=298
T23CanadaStuart MacDonaldCanada10076-66-76-80=298
T29AustraliaFred LeeAustralia10075-74-77-73=299
T29AustraliaAnthony QuayleAustralia10077-73-75-74=299
T29EnglandPavan SagooEngland10076-74-73-76=299
T29AustraliaZach MurrayAustralia10070-77-76-76=299
T29CALuke VivoloCarmel, CA10073-73-77-76=299
T29CAAndrej BevinsElk Grove, CA10075-75-72-77=299
T29TXSean WalshKeller, TX10077-71-73-78=299
T36CONick NosewiczAurora, CO5073-77-77-73=300
T36WAAlistair DochertyVancouver, WA5082-73-70-75=300
T36CAShintaro BanSan Jose, CA5070-76-77-77=300
T36CACollin MorikawaLa Canada Flintridge, CA5070-76-75-79=300
T36WAChris BabcockShoreline, WA5071-72-78-79=300

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Although its present history dates only from 1967, the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship’s roots make it one of the oldest amateur golf championships in American history.

The first tournament was held on the links of the San Francisco Golf Club at The Presidio, April 24-27, 1901 . Championships were held annually through 1911, all being conducted in California except for the 1909 championship, which was held at Seattle Golf Club in Washington.

The Pacific Coast Amateur then ceased to exist, only to be reconstituted at the Seattle Golf Club on August 10-12, 1967 . The modern era of the PCGA occurred following a meeting of representatives of several golf associations throughout the western United States at Pebble Beach in November, 1965.

The objective of this meeting was to start a golf championship with the stature that would attract the attention of the USGA and display the ability of amateur golfers in the western United States for possible Walker Cup Team selection. Dr. Ed Updegraff from Tucson , Arizona , was the only western player who had recently participated (1963 and 1965) in the Walker Cup matches.

The Pacific Northwest , Northern California , Southern California , Oregon and Arizona Golf Associations participated in the inaugural Championship at Seattle Golf Club in 1967. Today, 18 member Pacific Rim golf associations comprise the Pacific Coast Golf Association.

The Morse Cup Team competition has been a major portion of the PCGA Championship since 1967. Each team consists of three players. From 1967 to 1996, the best two scores each day for the first two rounds were totaled for each team to determine the Morse Cup Champion. In the event of a tie, co-champions were recognized. However, the team play ended after 36 holes.

A significant change in the Championship format occurred in 1997. This change made it possible for golf associations throughout the international golf scene to become a part of this storied event. When the 31st annual competition began on July 29, 1997 , at Makena Resort’s South Course in Maui , Hawaii , the emphasis was on team play and scores were counted from all four rounds. This format change opened the door to include teams of three players representing other national and regional associations, as well as member associations of the PCGA.

In 2002, Trustees of the PCGA voted to return to the tournament’s original format, a moved spurred in large part by the fact that the USGA does not recognize results from team competitions in making selections for Walker Cup squads. The Pacific Coast Amateur is now an individual competition with all competitors playing 72 holes without a cut being made. The Morse Cup competition continues to be held in conjunction with the Championship, but only PCGA member associations are allowed to have teams.

Among the prominent individual champions are many who have played on Walker Cup teams: Dr. Ed Updegraff, Mike Brannan, Ron Commans, Mark Pfeil, Lindy Miller, John Fought, Mike Gove, Billy Mayfair, David Berganio, Jr., Todd Demsey, Randy Sonnier and Jason Gore.

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