Vancouver golfer claims title at PNGA Men’s Mid-Amateur

Updated: October 1, 2013

Matt Hartley of Vancouver, Wash. had the low round of the day in the final round of the 29th Pacific Northwest Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship, firing a 4-under par 68 to overtake several past champions to claim his first title. The 54-hole stroke play championship was held at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash., and was conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association.

During the final round, Hartley overtook several past champions, including Mike Haack of Bellevue, Wash., Tom Brandes, also of Bellevue, Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Dan Whitaker of Ellensburg, Wash. and Sandy Harper of Nanaimo, B.C. Watch Hartley’s interview here.

Hartley’s three round total of 5-under par 211 was one shot better than second place finishers Haack and Tyler Matthews, also of Bellevue.