Date: July 23, 2024 — July 25, 2024

Course: Desert Canyon Golf Resort, Orondo, WA

Championship Details

Desert Canyon Golf Resort
Spencer Ellis, 2023 champion

Entry Fee: $300 (Includes cart)

Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, two/three rounds of competition, tee gift, range balls, power cart during competition rounds, crystal awards for top finishers and a merchandise payout.

Entry Deadline: July 9, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who: (1) will have reached their twenty-fifth birthday by July 23, 2024, (2) have an up-to-date Handicap Index issued by a WA Golf member club not exceeding 9.9, and (3) are members in good standing of a WA Golf member club.

Age: Players must have reached their twenty-fifth birthday by July 23, 2024.

Field Limit: Field will be limited to the first 120 qualified players. Entries will be accepted according to the time of receipt of entry and entry fee in addition to exempt players.

Schedule: 54-hole stroke play (gross only). After 36 holes, the field will be cut to the low 60 players and ties. In the event of a tie for the championship, the winner will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole playoff.

Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship. Players may not schedule their complimentary practice round until entries have closed and the field is set.

Caddies: A player may provide his own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.

Carts: Cart fees are included in the entry fee. All players must take a cart. Cart fees for the practice round are not included.

Exempt Players: All past Washington Men’s Mid-Amateur Champions in addition to the following players: Johnny Carey, Dalton Conn, John Gallacher, Colten Kleis, Paul Mitzel, Andrew Von Lossow.

WA Golf Performance Points: Awarded to Champion (75), Runner-up (50), Top-5 (25), Top-10 (15), and Top-15 (5) finishers

Exemptions: Champion earns an exemption into the following events:

  • Lifetime exemption into the Washington Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship
  • 2025 Washington Champion of Champions
  • 2025 Washington Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 2025 Pacific Northwest Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship


The WA Golf has negotiated the following discounted hotel rates for players and guests:

The Lodge at Desert Canyon
1030 Desert Canyon Blvd
Orondo, WA 98843
(509) 784-1234

For Reservations call the number above and book a room referencing the Washington Men’s Mid-Amateur and receive the rates below.

Queen Suite $190.00 per night | Plus taxes and cleaning fee
King Suite $230.00 per night | Plus taxes and cleaning fee
2-bed Casita $290.00 per night | Plus taxes and cleaning fee
4-bed Casita $420.00 per night | Plus taxes and cleaning fee

Past Champions

Year Location Champion
2023 Wenatchee Golf & Country Club Spencer Ellis
2022 The Home Course Tom Brandes
2021 Bellingham Golf & Country Club Jacob Koppenberg
2020 McCormick Woods Golf Club Bjorn Bjorke
2019 Mill Creek Country Club Erik Hanson
2018 Suncadia Resort - Rope Rider Reid Hatley
2017 Wine Valley Golf Club Michael Ciez
2016 Gamble Sands Reid Hatley
2015 Fairwood Golf & Country Club Tom Brandes
2014 Oakbrook Golf Club Tom Hale
2013 Suncadia Resort - Rope Rider Bjorn Bjorke
2012 Moses Lake Golf Club Tom Brandes
2011 Loomis Trail Golf Club Stephen Lee
2010 Wine Valley Golf Club Mike Haack