The 30th Washington State Senior Men’s and the 9th Super Senior Men’s Amateur Championships are to be held concurrently at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash. on September 27-29. Both championships are 54 holes of stroke play and are conducted by the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA).
for pairings and more information about the Senior Men’s Amateur Championship, and here for the Super Senior Men’s Amateur Championship. Visit www.thewsga.org for daily recaps and to follow along with live scoring.
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Last year’s Senior and Super Senior Men’s Championships were held at Canterwood G&CC in Gig Harbor, Wash. Bob Burton of Everett, Wash. won the Senior Men’s title, becoming the first player in state history to win the Washington State Junior Amateur (1971), the Washington State Amateur (1975), and the Washington State Senior Amateur title.
Burton is in the field again this year, looking to defend his title.
Also in the field this year in the Senior Men’s Amateur are Tom Hale of Lakewood, Wash., who has finished runner-up the past two years; Keith Crimp of Ellensburg, Wash., who also finished runner-up last year, and won this title in 2010; and Kent Brown of Colville, Wash., the 2008 champion.
In the Super Senior Men’s Amateur field, Gudmund Lindbjerg of Port Moody, B.C., who won this title in 2014 and finished tied for third last year, will be looking for his second title. Also in the field are the 2003 Senior Men’s champion and the 2013 Super Senior Men’s champion, Jeff Remington of Edmonds, Wash.; Bruce Richards of Seattle, who won the Super Senior in 2009 and 2010 and also the 2000 Senior, and who was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame in 2013; and Toat Brandvold and Charlie Wozow, both of Snohomish, Wash., who last week won the Pacific Northwest Men’s Super Senior Team Championship.
A Dan Hixson design, Wine Valley Golf Club has been the site of numerous state and regional championships, including this year’s PNGA Men’s Amateur and regional qualifier for the Washington State Amateur.