Coston rallies to capture Senior PGA Championship

Updated: October 2, 2010

PGA Professional Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo G&CC (Blaine, WA) won the Senior PGA Championship by three strokes over PGA Professional’s Chris Mitchell of Portland GC (Portland, OR) and Rob Gibbons of Arrowhead GC (Molalla, OR). Coston fired a second round score of 68 for a two-day total of 140 at Riverside Country Club in Portland.

Winning the senior division (played from a different set of tees) was PGA Professional and Hall of Famer Ron Hagen of The Home Course (Dupont, WA). He won after firing rounds of 74-71-145. PGA Professional Bob Sproule of The Dalles CC (Dalles, OR) won the net division with net scores of 72-66-138.

Participants entering through National also qualified for the 2010 Senior PGA Professional National Championship at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, California and Rancho La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, California – October 7-10, 2010. Jeff Coston already had a spot. The nine new qualifiers were Chris Mitchell, Rob Gibbons, Steve Bowen, Tom Carey, Scott Krieger, Mark Gardner, Brent Murray, Gordon Tolbert and Steve Prugh.