REDMOND, OR (August 30, 2016) -- Three teams won
divisional titles at the playing of the Inaugural Oregon
Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Eagle Crest Resort
– Ridge Course.
In the Open Division, the duo of Trevor Harding
(Portland, Ore.) and Brent McKee (Portland, Ore.)
earned the title in the Open Division by defeating
medalists Jim Dunlap (Beaverton, Ore.) and Jay Poletiek
(Portland, Ore.) 6 and 4 in the championship match.
Earlier in the day, the Harding/McKee team came back
from 3-down after 10 holes to defeat Concordia
University pair Tanner Huddleston (Woodland, Wash.)
and Ryan Melnychuk (Grants Pass, Ore.) after 19 holes.
Amanda Jacobs (Portland, Ore.) and Gretchen
Johnson (Portland, Ore.) won the inaugural title in the
Women’s Division, defeating divisional medalists Ginny
Burkey (Eugene, Ore.) and Lisa Smego (Olympia,
Wash.) 2 and 1. The pair never trailed, finally pulling
away by winning with birdies on the 15th and 16th
holes before halving the 17th with pars to earn the
The Senior Men’s Division was won by Central
Oregon residents Stein Swenson (Bend, Ore.) and Carey
Watson (Bend, Ore.). Their match against Mark Bowler
(Portland, Ore.) and David Lydell (Beaverton, Ore.)
came down to the 18th hole, where Watson knocked in
a 12-footer to clinch his team’s 1-up win and the
inaugural Senior Men’s title.
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