Coston wins Senior Oregon Open Invitational with birdie

Updated: August 31, 2011

PGA Professional Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo G&CC (Blaine) won his third Senior Oregon Open Invitational title last month by one stroke over PGA Professional Rob Gibbons of Arrowhead GC (Molalla). Coston has previously won this event back in 2007 and 2009 while Gibbons won back in 2008.

Coston birdied the final hole to pull one stroke ahead of Gibbons for the championship, trophy and $5,000 first place check.

Low amateur honors went to Denny Taylor of Arrowhead GC who tied for fifth.

PGA Professional Rick Adell of Bellevue, WA and Jerry Mowlds of Pumpkin Ridge GC (North Plains) took the low Super Senior Division (60 years of age or more) for 36 holes.

Winning the 36-hole team competition was the team of PGA Professional Jerry Mowlds of Pumpkin Ridge GC (North Plains) and his amateurs Phil Mitchell, Pete Guay, and Jim Griffin.