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Anderson tops soggy Chewelah Amateur tourney

June 13, 2012

The big winners The two overall champions of last weekend’s 2012 Chewelah Amateur Golf Tournament—from left, Low Net of the Field winner Jack George, and Low Gross of the Field winner, Jason Ander­son. Anderson and George are pictured with one of the two trophies awarded to the winners by presenting sponsor, 49 Degrees North Mountain Resort. Photo courtesy of Bob Wellman.

Jack George wins
Low Net of Field

A field of 41 golfers, most of them from the Chewelah Golf & Country Club, braved constant rain during Saturday’s first round of the 2012 Chewelah Amateur Golf Tournament.
The weather was markedly better during Sunday’s final 18 holes.
Topping the field and taking home Low Gross of the Field honors was Jason Anderson of Spokane. Anderson toured the tight, tree-lined course in 147.
Chewelah’s Jack George captured Low Net of the Field honors.
“The weather on Saturday was not the best,” the tourna­ment committee’s Bob Wellman said of a soggy, cool day for golf last Saturday. “We had con­stant rain almost the entire day. The field of 41 golfers braved the elements on Satur­day; they knew that Sunday would be better and it most certainly was. Sunday was dry, sunny and generally warmer.

Golf course holds up well to the downpour

Wellman said that the golf course held up well to the rain, particularly considering the amount of rain that fell in Northeast Washington last week.
“Our head golf professional, Jason Pitt, and his staff, along with our Grounds’ Superinten­dent, Tim Rowe and his staff, worked long and hard to make this tournament a success, re­gardless of the weather.”
Wellman quipped that moods were much better on Sunday afternoon after everyone had a chance to dry out and survive the Saturday slog through the wet grounds, greens, rough and trees.
The 2013 Chewelah Amateur will be held the weekend fol­lowing Father’s Day, Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23.

CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT

GROSS

1st – Jason Anderson – 147 (Low Gross of the Field) - Spokane
2nd – Kris Herda – 152 - Spo­kane

NET

1st – Peter Schory – 141
2nd – Randy Kirby – 147 - Spo­kane
Tie - 3rd – Dave Park – 148
Tie - 3rd – Brett Smith – 148
Tie - 3rd – Sky Griepp – 148

1st FLIGHT

GROSS

1st – Scott Reynoldson – 159 - Spokane
2nd – Bill Tiderman – 167 - Port Angeles

NET

1st – Richard VanSlyke – 143 - Deer Park
2nd – Brad Kirsch – 147 - Spo­kane
Tie – 3rd - Mike Charron – 152
Tie – 3rd - Jerry Kaup – 152

2nd FLIGHT

GROSS

1st – Jack George – 160 (Low Net of the Field - 136)
2nd – Red Campbell- 167 – Lynnwood

NET

1st –– Dave Haskell – 141
2nd – Dave Pohto - 144
Tie - 3rd – Bob Wellman – 148
Tie - 3rd – Sandy Davis – 148
Tie - 3rd – Charley Ellett – 148 - Valley

3rd FLIGHT

GROSS

1st – Bob Davila – 180 (Won Playoff) – Nine Mile Falls
2nd – Jim Tilla - 180

NET

1st – Ron Matic – 141
2nd – Archie Beadles– 147
3rd – Buster Brafford – 150

*Unless otherwise noted, all golfers listed are from Chew­elah.

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