State Par-3 Championship to be at Highlands in Tacoma

Updated: April 4, 2011

Highlands Golf Course in Tacoma has been awarded the Washington State Par 3 Championship Tournament to be played on the weekend of June 25-26. The tourney will be produced by the Golf Shows and Events West, owner and operators of the Seattle Golf & Travel Show.

“We are delighted to be the tournament host,” said Joe Foss, Managing Partner for Highlands, “and we hope to show the entire state why we think Highlands is the best short course in the Northwest”.

There will be prizes offered on all 18 holes during the championship with the Harnish Auto Family of Puyallup presenting a new 2011 Buick LaCrosse for a hole-in-one at the 18th.

The field will be limited to 72 players who will play 18 holes on Saturday (June 25) to advance to the “Sweet Sixteen” on Sunday for 18 more and a chance to claim the title. Applications are available now on the internet at the Highlands website, The deadline for entries is June 20.

The course will play to approximately 2,500 yards for the tournament. The length of holes will range from 110 to 200 yards and the tournament field will find eight bunkers and three water hazards. The par will be 54 for the tournament.

For additional information, contact Highlands at 253.759.3622.