PENINSULA GOLF CLUB head pro Chad Wagner and his South team came away the victors at the Western Washington PGA’s annual Cutter & Buck North/South Cup. The tournament was held at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston last week.
Wagner teamed with Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club’s Joshua Scothorne to earn a point in afoursomes match (alternate shot) with a 3 and 2 victory (match was stopped when Wagner’s team went up by three holes with two left to play) on the front nine on the opening day of play and followed up with a 2 and 1 win on the back nine as the South opened up a 6-4 lead.
He lost a second-day singles match 2 and 1 to Jeffrey Tachell of Mount Si Golf Course, but the South team maintained the lead and claimed the cup with an overall 11-9 win.
Driving in the Dark
The 13th annual Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Driving in the Dark Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at Port Townsend Golf Club.
It’s a five-person scramble event with nine holes of golf beginning at 4:30 p.m., a break for dinner and dessert, followed by nine holes of glow ball golf.
Entrance fees are $75 for an individual, $325 for a team, and include green fees, range balls, a catered dinner and dessert buffet, entry into a raffle and a putting contest.
Call the Port Townsend pro shop at 360-385-4547 to register.
Yellow Ball Scramble
Discovery Bay Golf Course near Port Townsend will hold the Yellow Ball Scramble on Saturday.
The four-person team event will open with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
Every hole one player will play the yellow ball through the hole while the other three players follow a scramble format. Two scores are counted for each hole and the yellow ball rotates to a new player on every hole.
Entry fees are $10.
Discovery Bay head pro Jeff Kent said the course is holding a merchandise sale with discounts increasing each week.
The course also has its two-for-one Tuesday specials where golfers can play for $19 on Tuesday with a partner.
Other specials provide a cart and 18 holes for $30 after 2 p.m. each day and a super twilight rate of $12 after 4 p.m. each day.
Sequim’s Jill Palmquist collected her first ever hole-in-one while playing the 76-yard eighth hole at Cedars at Dungeness on Sept. 6.
Palmquist used her pitching wedge and a Wilson 2 ball on the shot.
Witnessing the feat were Kris Slack of Port Angeles and Darla Shaw and Jill Steele of Sequim.
Port Ludlow info
Four Port Ludlow members recorded hole-in-ones recently, according to head pro Tyler Sweet.
Bill Schultz and Steve McDaniel notched their first-ever aces, Schultz posting his single on No. 17 and McDaniel on the sixth hole.
Bob Asbell tallied the fifth ace of his career on Port Ludlow’s No. 3 hole, while Linda Aho hit her fourth hole-in-one on the 17th hole.
Port Ludlow bumped its twilight golf and cart special up to 2:30 p.m. each day. Golfers can play the course for $30 with cart.
Each Sunday this month, golfers can utilize the course’s Sunday Football Special, with rounds going for $39.95 with cart included.
Clallam County residents visiting the course also can play for $39.95 with cart this month.
And standard Monday through Saturday rates are $49.95 with cart in September.
The course also will host the Washington State Golf Association’s Senior Men’s Amateur Championship Tuesday through Thursday, Sept. 25-27.
The Discovery Bay Women’s Golf Club kept control of the annual match play Chapin Challenge Tournament trophy, defeating the Port Townsend Women’s Golf Association 14½ to 7½.
The tournament is held in memory of fellow golfer Vivian Chapin who passed away in 2014. Chapin was a member of both clubs and played into her 90s.