Champions crowned at 67th Men's and 30th Senior Men's Four-Ball Championships

Blaine, Wash. – Nick Palewicz and Ethan Potts, both of Bellingham, shot rounds of 68-67 to win the 67th Washington Men’s Four-Ball Championship, while John Gallacher of Burnaby, B.C., and Steve Savage of Surrey, B.C., won the 30th Senior Men’s Four-Ball after rounds of 70-66.

The 36-hole championships were held concurrently this week, May 23-24, at Loomis Trail Golf Club in Blaine, Wash.

Championship links:

Men’s Four-Ball:

Senior Men’s Four-Ball:

This is the first Washington Golf title of any kind for both Palewicz and Potts. The duo entered the final round two shots back and combined for six birdies against just one bogey in today’s final round. They finished one shot ahead of the duo of Ben Minyard and Royce Ruch, and also ahead of round one leaders Logan Medcalf and Nick Ennis.

In the Senior Men’s Championship, John Gallacher and Steve Savage won their first title as a team. Gallacher won the 2017 and 2023 Super Senior Men’s Amateur. Finishing in second place, two shots back, was the duo of Michael Swingle and Ted Himka.

The team of Steve and William MacGeorge won the Super Senior Flight after rounds of 67-72.

The Washington Men’s Four-Ball Championship was previously known as the Inglewood Best-Ball from 1956 until 1993 when, in 1994, WA Golf began to administer the event and introduced the Senior Men’s Four-Ball.

The Men’s and Senior Men’s Four-Ball are two of the 14 championships conducted annually by WA Golf.