Members of Royal Oaks CC winning team
BANDON, OR (October 29, 2016) – In blustery
conditions at the Bandon Trails Course at Bandon Dunes
Golf Resort, Royal Oaks Country Club won their third
Oregon Men’s Team Championship since 2012 by eight
strokes over second place Riverside Golf Country Club.
The 89th playing of the Championship, a 36-hole
stroke play event in which the top three scores on each
four-person team count toward the team’s daily total,
was played on Bandon Dunes’ Old Macdonald Course on
the first day and the Bandon Trails Course on the
Royal Oaks’ team of Gaston de La Torre (La Center,
Wash.), Jake O’Neal (Vancouver, Wash.), Jonathan
Romano (Vancouver, Wash.), and William Snow
(Vancouver, Wash.) combined for a 12-over par 225 on
the first day of action on the Old Macdonald Course,
which trailed day one leader Eastmoreland Golf Club by
However, the team tore up the Bandon Trails
Course for a 2-under par 211, firing the only under-par
team total of the event on the second day. Their 10-
over par 436 total earned the squad the comeback win.
Royal Oaks was led by Snow, whose individual one-
over par 143 total earned him medalist honors by one-
stroke over Arrowhead Golf Club’s Pat O’Donnell (Happy
Valley, Ore.). Snow posted a 5-over par 76 on the Old
Macdonald Course followed by a sizzling 4-under par 67
on the Bandon Trails Course in winning the individual
Royal Oak’s team win was aided by De La Torre’s 8-
over par 150 (74-76), O’Neal’s 8-over par 150 (82-68),
and Jonathan Romano’s 15-over par 157 (75-82).
Riverside Golf & Country Club claimed second place in
the team competition with a 18-over par 444 total and
Rose City Golf Club earned third place, and low-public
course honors, at 20-over 446.
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ABOUT THE Oregon Team Championship
Entries are open to teams of four male
amateur golfers who are members in good
standing of the same OGA member club. All
contestants must be at least 13 years of age.
36-hole stroke play team competition. The low 3 of
individual gross scores each day will represent the
team’s aggregate. In the event of a tie for the Team
Championship, the unused individual’s score of the
final round will be counted. If teams are still tied,
then the unused individual’s score of the first round
will be counted. Should the tie still exist, duplicate
awards will be issued.
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