Sovay wins Pacific NW Senior Championship

Updated: October 1, 2018

Tom Sovay of The GC at Redmond Ridge GC (Redmond, WA) won the PNW Senior PGA Professional Championship by one stroke over Joe Carranza of Aldarra Golf Club (Falls City, WA). Sovay birdied the last hole after Carranza finished early after posting a low score of 67 two hours prior.

In addition to Sovay and Carranza, Billy Bomar of Prairie Falls GC (Post Falls, ID), Mark Tunstill of Mallard Creek GC (Lebanon, OR), Scott Krieger of Broadmoor GC (Portland, OR) and Kelly DeShaw of Yakima Elks GC (Yakima, WA) all earned spots into the 2018 Senior PGA Professional National Championship on October 25-28 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida. PGA Professional Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo G&CC (Blaine, WA) is already exempt.

Winning the Senior Division was Ted Westling of Stone Creek GC (Oregon City, OR). He won by one stroke over Brian Davis of Grays Harbor GC (Aberdeen, WA).

Jerry Mowlds of Pumpkin Ridge GC/Columbia Edgewater CC (Portland, OR) won the Senior Net Division by four strokes over Tom Hinton of Rose City GC (Portland, OR).

Rob Gibbons of Arrowhead GC captured the Hugh Starkweather award which goes to the low player for both rounds that is 60 years and older.