Top lineup of pledge golfers set for Sahalee Players Championship
June 28, 2015 - fall Denim
SAMMAMISH — With a U.S. Open in a rearview mirror, a golf summer of 2015 keeps churning with a Sahalee Players Championship adult next.
Consider this eventuality for top-level pledge group as dessert to a Open along with a Champion Tour’s Boeing Classic in Aug during TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.
The Sahalee Players Championship will be played Monday by Wednesday during a Sahalee Country Club on a Sammamish Plateau. The stroke-play format is for 36 holes Monday and 18 holes both Tuesday and Wednesday.
If we go
Where: Sahalee Country Club, Sammamish
Admission: Free, though spectators contingency belong to Sahalee process prohibiting cellphone use on a course, jeans and other denim, and shorts that aren’t golf length.
The reigning U.S. Amateur champion, Gunn Yang, who played in a new U.S. Open during Chambers Bay, is among a biggest names in a event. Yang played dual years for San Diego State.
Another golfer who played during Chambers Bay is Jake Knapp, who won a 2014 Husky Invitational as a UCLA sophomore.
Byron Meth is able of winning as he did final summer during a final U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Meth, who will be a comparison during University of a Pacific, finished tied for sixth during Sahalee final year.
No general actor has won a Sahalee eventuality though one actor who could change that is 17-year-old Cheng Lin of China, who won a PGA Tour China eventuality in Nov 2014. He was a medalist during a U.S. Junior Amateur final year.
Nine of a 66 entrants are from Australia.
One of a strongest internal players is Corey Pereira, a Washington Husky who won a Pacific Coast Amateur final summer. Pereira, who will be a youth in a fall, finished tied for second in a Sahalee Players Championship final year that was won by Cal State-Fullerton grad Mark Anguiano with a 72-hole sum of 8-under 280.
This will be a 22nd SPC and it is ranked this year as a No. 23 men’s pledge eventuality in a universe by a classification Scratch Players Group.
Tournament co-founder and authority Mike Jonson pronounced a SPC was started since “Sahalee’s goal has always been to horde vital competition.”
“This was a approach for Sahalee to rise a name and reputation, infer a bearing for vital competition, and make a grant to golf,” Jonson said. “The West indispensable a vital pledge event.”
More than a dozen competitors in a SPC have left on to play on a PGA Tour. The hurl call of winners includes Casey Martin, Jason Gore, Ryan Moore, Kyle Stanley, Daniel Summerhays and Nick Taylor.
The SPC can offer as an introduction or reintroduction to a march for LPGA fans who devise to attend a 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship to be played during Sahalee on Jun 9-12.