Yun leads by one at Sahalee Players
SAMMAMISH, Wa. (July 1, 2013) — In a talent-filled field at the Sahalee Players Championship, Andrew Yun leads the stacked field by one after shooting opening rounds of 67-71.
Northwestern golfer Jack Perry trails Yun by one stroke and two players, Adam Svensson and Bo Andrews, are only two back.
With two rounds remaining, there are nine players within five shots of Yun.
Inaugurated in 1992, the Sahalee Players Championship (SPC) at its inception strove to annually showcase the best amateur golfers in the Pacific Northwest.
Players play 72 holes of stroke play over Sahalee's demanding South and North nines.
ABOUT THE Sahalee Players Championship
Inaugurated in 1992, the Sahalee Players
Championship (SPC) at its inception strove to
showcase the best amateur golfers in the Pacific
Northwest. Past champions include Kyle Stanley,
Casey Martin, Peter Uihlein, Nick Taylor, Daniel
Summerhays, Ryan Moore, Chris Williams, Arron
Oberholser and Jason Gore. In addition to the
Sahalee Players Championship, the Ted Robinson-
designed course has also tested the world’s best
it hosted the 2010 U.S. Senior Open, which was won
by Bernhard Langer; the 1998 PGA Championship,
by Vijay Singh and the 2002 World Golf
Championships-NEC Invitational, won by Craig Parry.
The course opened for play in the late 1960s. The
name Sahalee -- "High Heavenly Ground"
in the language of the native Chinook -- was chosen
to reflect the Northwest's heritage and tradition.
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