Date: June 4, 2024 — June 6, 2024

Course: Yakima Country Club, Yakima, WA

Next Year: June 3, 2025 — June 5, 2025

Course: Red Wolf Golf Club, Clarkston, WA

Championship Details

Yakima Country Club
John Gallacher, 2023 champion

Entry Fee: $230

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

Entry Deadline: May 21, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who: (1) meet the below age requirements, (2) have an up-to-date Handicap Index issued by a WA Golf member club not exceeding 12.4, and (3) are members in good standing of a WA Golf member club.

Age: Senior players must have reached their fifty-fifth birthday by June 4, 2024. Super Senior players must have reached their sixty-fifth birthday by June 4, 2024.

Field Limit: Field will be limited to 80 qualified Seniors and 40 qualified Super Seniors. At the close of entry, the field will be filled by the lowest Handicap Indexes in addition to exempt players. A list of registered participants with handicap index is available on the event portal HERE.

Schedule: 54-hole stroke play (gross only). In the event of a tie, 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 a 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: Players may ride in a golf cart. Cart fees are $22 per player, per day. Fees will be collected during registration.

Exempt Players (Senior): All past Washington Senior Men’s Amateur Champions in addition to the following players: Don Bidinger, Tom Herrick, Neil MaCleod, Sam Pintar, Michael Swingle, and Ken Wade.

Exempt Players (Super Senior): All past Washington Super Senior Men’s Amateur Champions in addition to the following players: Tom Brandes, Chris DeGrazia, Michael Jonson, Tom Kubisa, and Ken Wade.

WA Golf Performance Points (Senior): Awarded to Champion (60), Runner-up (35), Top-5 (20), and Top-10 (5) finishers

Exemptions: Champion earns an exemption into the following events:

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


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

Holiday Inn
802 E Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 494-7000
Online Reservations

1 King | $148.00 + tax
2 Queen | $148.00 + tax

Reservation Cut Off Date: May 20, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn
401 E. Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 454-1111
Online Reservations

1 King | $149.00 + tax
2 Queen | $149.00 + tax

Reservation Cut Off Date: May 13, 2024

Past Champions

Year Location Champion
2023 Fairwood Golf & Country Club John Gallacher
2022 Desert Canyon Golf Resort Jim McNelis
2021 Kitsap Golf & Country Club Mark Johnson
2020 Walla Walla Country Club John McDonald
2019 Lake Spanaway Golf Course David Hunter
2018 Port Ludlow Golf Course Gudmund Lindbjerg
2017 Sunland Golf and Country Club John Gallacher
2016 Wine Valley Golf Club Gudmund Lindbjerg
2015 Canterwood Golf & Country Club Rick Weihe
2014 The Cedars at Dungeness Gudmund Lindbjerg
2013 Everett Golf & Country Club Jeff Remington
2012 The Home Course Ron Petersen
2011 Bellingham Golf & Country Club Ron Petersen
2010 Mill Creek Country Club Bruce Richards
2009 Wenatchee Golf & Country Club Bruce Richards
2008 Oakbrook Golf Club Troy Wilmoth