RICHMOND, B.C. (May 2, 2012) -- The 7th annual Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) Cup is set to take place at Gorge Vale Golf Club in Victoria, B.C. on May 3-4 2012.
The annual Ryder Cup formatted event is a team competition between British Columbia Golf and the Idaho, Oregon and Washington state golf associations. The competition, originally created to promote goodwill and competition among the state/provincial associations, was last won by British Columbia in 2009 when Idaho was the host. British Columbia last hosted the event in 2007 at Vancouver Golf Club.
British Columbia Golf is sending a 12-player team to the championship in an attempt to dethrone the Oregon Golf Association, the reigning champions from 2011. Playing for British Columbia Golf in the following divisions are:
Men's Mid Amateur
Brent Wilson (Victoria)Ben Griffin (Victoria)Bryan Scott (Victoria)Kevin Carrigan (Victoria)
Master 40 Men's Amateur
Sandy Harper (Nanaimo)Stephen Watson (Nanaimo)
Senior Men's Amateur
Gudmund Lindbjerg (Port Moody)Tony Hatchwell (Nanaimo)
Women's Mid Amateur
Christina Proteau (Port Alberni)Alison Quinlan (Victoria)
Senior Women's Amateur
Alison Murdoch (Victoria)Penny Baziuk (North Saanich) **replacing Jackie Little**
The PNGA Cup has four-ball, foursome and individual match formats over the two-day competition, with the ultimate victor being crowned on Friday May 4 2012.
Gorge Vale Golf Club was designed by A. Vernon Macan in 1927 and has cemented its place as one of Victoria's premier golf destinations. Known for its undulating terrain and picturesque yet demanding layout, Gorge Vale Golf Club will provide a true test for the 2012 PNGA Cup competitors.
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