Bellingham, Wash. – The 12th Washington Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship is being held August 30-
31 at Bellingham (Wash.) Golf and Country Club. The 36-hole stroke-play championship is being
conducted by Washington Golf (WA Golf).
The first tee time for the first round is 7:30 a.m. on Monday, August 30, with all pairings teeing off the
10th tee. First round pairings and tee times can be found here.
Players to watch for in the strong full field of 120 players include:
– Bjorn Bjorke (Port Orchard) – The defending champion, who also won this championship in
– Daniel Campbell (Bellingham) – Earlier this month won the North Bellingham Amateur, and last
week was co-medalist in qualifying for the 2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur.
– Reid Hatley (Hayden Lake, Idaho) – Two-time winner of this championship (2016, 2018). Hatley
has been named the WA Golf Men’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year the past six years in a row.
– Erik Hanson (Kirkland) – Won this title in 2019, and twice finished in second place (2010, 2015).
– Jermaine Kearse (Newcastle) – Former wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks (2012-2016).
– Rick Weihe (Bellingham) – Won the 1970 Washington Amateur, also held at Bellingham G&CC,
and is currently a member at the club.
– Torrin Westwood (Seattle) – Former standout at Chimacum High School.
To be eligible, contestants must by 25 years of age or older by August 30, 2021. Competitors must have
an active GHIN number and USGA Handicap Index issued by a WA Golf member club not exceeding 9.9
at the time of entry.
Founded in 1922, WA Golf is a 501c4 non-profit, amateur golf association governed by men and women
volunteers. Serving 80,000 individual members at more than 550 member golf clubs and 270 golf
courses throughout the state of Washington and Northern Idaho, WA Golf works to continually expand
the game of golf to people of all backgrounds and abilities.
WA Golf also serves as a statewide representative of the United States Golf Association and works
closely with a number of allied associations within the golf industry for the betterment of the game.