Sahalee Players: Anguiano leads entering final round
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (July 1, 2014) -- Mark Anguiano shot a third-round 69 and takes a one-shot lead into Wednesday's final round at the 2014 Sahalee Player Championship at Sahalee Country Club.
Anguiano, who plays at Cal State Fullerton, shared the lead after 36 holes on Monday's opening day of play but rose out of a three-way tie to capture the lead for himself.
He sits a shot better than rising UNLV golfer Kirt Kitayama, who shot a second-straight 68 to slide into second place entering Wednesday's finale.
First-round co-leader Byron Meth, who plays at Pacific University, carded a third-round 74 and slipped into a tie for third alongside James Beale (Mercer) and Corey Pereira (Washington). Pereira shot 69 Tuesday to climb the leaderboard.
In sixth place are Tae Koh from New Zealand and Owen Taylor of Sacramento State. Both players carded 69s on Tuesday.
Jay Hwang, the final co-leader after Round 1, stumbled to a third-round 77 and is tied for ninth place.
AmateurGolf.com will have coverage following the final round of the Sahalee Players Championship. For a full look at the scoreboard, follow the results link below.
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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