Seattle golfer claims PNGA Women’s

Updated: August 1, 2017

Julianne Alvarez of Seattle chipped in for birdie from 25 feet on the 38th hole to win the 116th Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur, defeating Samantha Martirez of the Philippines; while Christina Proteau of Port Alberni, B.C. defeated Gretchen Johnson of Portland, Ore. 3 and 2 to win the 16th Pacific Northwest Women’s Mid-Amateur. The two championships were held concurrently this week on the par-71 Fairwood Golf and Country Club in Renton, Wash. and conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA).