Riverside wins their 4th Oregon Team Championship
L-R: Mike Johansen, Dan Snoey, Matt Hartley, Todd Vrooman (OGA photo)
L-R: Mike Johansen, Dan Snoey, Matt Hartley, Todd Vrooman (OGA photo)

BLACK BUTTE RANCH, Ore. (Oct. 1, 2018) – The team from Riverside Golf & Country Club won the 91st OGA Men’s Team Championship this weekend, while Blake Seabaugh (Tigard, Ore.) earned the individual title at Black Butte Ranch in Black Butte Ranch, Ore. The event was held at both courses – Glaze Meadow and Big Meadow – on Sept. 29-30, 2018.

A total of 33 teams of four players each competed, with the three-best scores counting each day for the team’s total.

Riverside Golf & Country Club entered the final day of play on Sunday one-shot back of the team from Oswego Lake Country Club, at even-par. The squad dominated the second day, however, finishing as the only team under-par at 1-under total. Riverside was led by Dan Snoey (Camas, Wash.), who finished in second place individually, shooting 69-72 – 141 (-3).

The winning side completed the championship with a two-day total of 216-215 – 431 (-1). Coming in second place were Bend Golf Club, shooting 218-219 – 437 (+5). Royal Oaks Country Club #2 earned third place, shooting 223-215 – 438 (+6).

In the individual competition, Seabaugh earned his second OGA Championship win of 2018, adding to his victory at this year’s OGA Tournament of Champions. He completed a wire-to-wire win, shooting 68 on Saturday and finishing with a 71 on Sunday, earning the title after shooting 139 (-5) for the event. Seabaugh was representing Oswego Lake Country Club, which finished in fifth place.

After Snoey, who earned second place, was Jeff Ward (Bend, Ore.), who finished at 69-73 – 142 (-2). Ward played for Bend Golf Club, the second-place team.

Three players tied for fourth place at 1-under par: Vincent Digiano (Portland, Ore.) of Eastmoreland Golf Club, Adam Harrington (Portland, Ore.) of Portland Golf Club, and Tim O’Neal (Vancouver, Wash.) of the #2 team of Royal Oaks Country Club.

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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 4 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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