Nugent wins Lewis County Amateur

Updated: October 3, 2023

Patrick Nugent, out of Olympia Country & Golf Club, took home the grand prize at the Lewis County Amateur gross championship  finishing his weekend at Riverside Golf Club with a two-day clip of 1-under 141.

Nugent surged ahead early, finishing Saturday at 5-under as the only golfer in the tournament to go into Day 2 under 70. Sunday became more of a hold-on job, shooting a 75, but he did enough to beat out Tumwater’s Seth Nickerson by two strokes and earn the top prize of $1,000.

Nickerson, who finished at 1-over 143, walked away with $750. Jon McCaslin, Warren Ayers, and Kalib Knutson all tied for third at 146, while Will Alexander was sixth at 147. Centralia senior Von Wasson tied for seventh at 148 with last year’s champion Eli McNelly.