Northwest native and PGA Tour star Jacobsen brings back his own Peter’s Party

Updated: August 1, 2011

Arnold Palmer will headline the field at the Umpqua Bank Challenge, an event hosted by PGA Tour star and Portland native Peter Jacobsen. This marks the return of the event called “Peter’s Party” which had been held for years in the Portland area. The Umpqua Bank Challenge is set for Aug. 28-30 at the Portland Golf Club.

The Umpqua Bank Challenge, which takes the place of the Fred Meyer Challenge, will take place Aug. 28-30 at the Portland Golf Club. Teams will consist of two professionals. Palmer will team with Jacobsen.

Joining Jacobsen and Palmer as members of the tournament’s main field are John Cook, Ben Crenshaw, Jay Haas, Bernhard Langer and Fuzzy Zoeller, Tom Lehman and Mark O’Meara.

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The Umpqua Bank Challenge is a three-day exhibition-style golf tournament set for August 28-30, 2011 at Portland Golf Club in Portland, Ore. The Umpqua Bank Challenge will include The Regence Pro-am on Sunday and the main field competition on Monday and Tuesday, where 16 PGA Tour professionals will pair into eight two-person teams and play for a $750,000 purse.