NW amateur tournament season begins to heat up

Updated: May 1, 2017

If you are looking for some tournaments to whet your appetite to get into the competitive spirit this spring here’s a sampler.

• Gamble Sands is hosting a Memorial weekend Best Ball on May 27-28. The event will also feature the Travis Mathews Tour Bus and part of the entry fee includes merchandise credit on the bus. Cost is $600 per person and includes green fees, cart, lodging, $100 merchandise credit and dinner. Call 509.436.8323 for information.

• Whidbey Golf Club will host its annual Mountain Mist Men’s Invitational on May 27-28 on Whidbey Island. The two-day tournament will cost outside guests $225 and includes three rounds of golf, dinner, tee prizes and more. Call 360.675.4546 for more information.

• Riverbend Golf Course in Kent, Wash. will have its 21st annual 2-Man at the Bend event on June 10-11. This tournament features a field of two-player teams in a best-ball format for two rounds. Entry fee is $300 per team and includes golf, range balls and premium tee prize. Call 253.854.3673 for more information.