PNGA Amateur: Jonson, Higham tied for lead
11 Jul 2012
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. (July 11, 2012) -- Carl Jonson and Tanner Higham are both 8-under and lead following the first two rounds of play at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Men's Amateur Championship at Wine Valley Golf Club.

Jonson fired a sizzling 9-under 63 to catapult up the leader board following a first-round 63 while Higham was superb for a second straight day, following up his first-round 67 with a 3-under 69 in Wednesday's second round.

Dylan Maine is alone in third place at 5-under heading into Round 3.


First held in 1899, the Pacific Northwest Men’s Amateur is one of the country’s longest running amateur championships. Held annually at world-class courses throughout the Pacific Northwest, this championship is played in the same format as the U.S. Amateur and features an impressive list of past champions that include; Nick Flanagan, Ben Crane, Jeff Quinney, Bill Sander, and Tiger Woods. Eligibility is open to members of the Pacific Northwest Golf Association and top amateurs throughout the world invited via Presidential Invitation. Each year’s champion earns a hosted exemption in to the Pacific Coast Amateur and Sahalee Players Championship.

The Championship will be conducted in two stages:

Stroke Play – All players must complete the 36-hole stroke play qualifying in order to determine the 64 players who will advance to match play. In the event of a tie for the final qualifying spot(s), a sudden- death playoff will be used to determine the qualifiers. In the event of a tie for the Qualifying Medalist, a sudden-death playoff will commence.

Match Play – The General Numerical Draw will be in effect. Single elimination match play. 36-hole Championship Final Match. All other matches are 18 holes.

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Results For Pacific Northwest Amateur Championship
WinCAShotaro BanSan Jose, CA500
Runner-upWACarl JonsonBainbridge Island, WA400
SemifinalsCARak ChoBrea, CA300
SemifinalsORNicholas ChianelloGresham, OR300
QuarterfinalsWABlake SnyderSeattle, WA200

View full results for Pacific Northwest Amateur Championship

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