Sahalee Players: Mark Anguiano wins by 4
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (July 2, 2014) -- Mark Anguiano shot a final-round 71 to close out a four-shot victory at the 2014 Sahalee Players Championship Wednesday at Sahalee Country Club.
Anguiano, who plays at Cal State Fullerton, entered the final round with the lead after rounds of 71-69-69 over the first three rounds -- and two days at the unique event.
He held off Corey Pereira of Washington and UNLV's Kurt Kitayama, who tied for second place.
Pereira shot 70 Wednesday while Kitayama stumbled to a 74 in the final round.
Sacrament State's James Beale finished alone in fourth place, closing with a 71, ahead of Mercer's Hans Reimers and Byron Meth of Pacific, who shared the lead after the first round.
Xander Schauffele, the recent California State Amateur winner and rising San Diego State star, shot the round of the day on Wednesday to climb up the leaderboard and into eighth place.
The Sahalee Players field was loaded with many college and junior stars. Among the notable finishes were: UCLA's Lorens Chan (T13), TCU's Eli Cole (T13), U.S. Junior champ and Texas signee Scott Scheffler (T23) and SMU's Bryson Dechambeau (T32).
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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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