Kelly, Kirkebo win WSGA Best-Ball

Updated: June 3, 2019

Ryan Kelly of Gig Harbor and Tres Kirkebo of Lakewood, Wash. teamed to win the 63rd Washington State Men’s Best-Ball; while Jim McNelis and Karl Smith, both of Gig Harbor, rallied in the final round to win the 26th Washington State Senior Men’s Best-Ball.

In the Men’s Best-Ball, Kelly and Kirkebo teamed for rounds of 69-66 over the two days, taking the title by a single shot over Ben Garrett of Issaquah and Erik Olson of Seattle, and Reid Hatley of Hayden Lake, Idaho and Jake Koppenberg of Bellingham. This is the first title in this championship for Kelly and Kirkebo. Garrett and Olson had won this championship in 2016.