Von Lossow, Duan, Brandes and Johnson Claim Titles at 12th Washington Champion of Champions

DuPont, Wash. – The 12th Washington Champion of Champions concluded play today at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash. This year’s field consisted of 156 champions from around the state of Washington and Northern Idaho, competing in four divisions – Men, Senior Men, Women and Senior Women.

Andrew Von Lossow of Spokane won the Men’s title, Alice Duan of Lincoln, Neb. won the Women’s, Tom Brandes of Bellevue won the Senior Men’s and Karen Johnson of Auburn won the Senior Women’s.

Championship links:

Andrew Von Lossow
Andrew Von Lossow

Andrew Von Lossow shot rounds of 68-68 to finish at 8-under par for the championship. Von Lossow won the title on first playoff hole after a three way playoff with Mark Strickland and Cody Roth.

This is the first WA Golf title for Von Lossow who earned a spot by finishing in the top-10 on the 2020 WA Golf Men’s Performance Points List.

Click here to watch Von Lossow’s post-round interview.

Alice Duan
Alice Duan

Alice Duan won the Women’s division after firing rounds of 70-68 to finish at 6-under par for the championship, one shot ahead of Jacqueline Bendrick and three clear of defending champion Victoria Fallgren.

Duan is the reigning Washington Women’s Amateur champion. She played for two years on the University of Washington Women’s Golf Team before transferring to the University of Nebraska for a final season.

Click here to watch Duan’s post-round interview.

Tom Brandes
Tom Brandes

Tom Brandes won the Senior Men’s division by shooting rounds of 68-72 to finish at 4-under for the championship.

This is the fifth title in this championship for Brandes, having also won in 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Ten times he has been named WA Golf’s Senior Men’s Player of the Year.

Click here to watch Brandes’ post-round interview.

Karen Johnson
Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson shot rounds of 77-82 to finish at 15-over for the championship, winning the Senior Women’s division by five shots over defending champion Leslie Folsom.

Click here to watch Johnson’s post-round interview.

The Champion of Champions is one of 14 championships conducted annually by WA Golf.

The championship is hosted annually at The Home Course, which is cooperatively owned and operated by WA Golf and the Pacific Northwest Golf Association. The Home Course has been the site of numerous local, regional and national championships, including being the companion course to Chambers Bay for the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the venue for the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links. The Home Course will also be the companion course to Chambers Bay for the 2021 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball.