Sunday, August 16th Final Recap
PENDLETON, ORE. – Justin Kadin (Corvallis, Ore.) and Kate Harper (Portland, Ore.) withstood tough competition on Sunday to win their respective divisions at the 27th Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship, held August 15-16 at Wildhorse Resort in Pendleton, Ore.
Kadin went in to the second and final day leading by three shots, but was challenged right out of the gate on Sunday. After seven birdies on Saturday, Kadin had three on Sunday, and was consistent enough to hold off numerous competitors who took advantage of the mild temperatures and reduced wind gusts. Kadin finished with scores of 66-72 – 136 (-6), winning his first Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship by one shot.
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Saturday, August 15th Recap
PENDLETON, ORE. – Justin Kadin (Corvallis, Ore.) leads the Men’s Division and Rosie Cook (Bend, Ore.) is in front in the Women’s Division after the first day of the 27th Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship, held August 15-16 at Wildhorse Resort in Pendleton, Ore.
Kadin fired a blistering 7-under par 66 to lead by three shots in the Men’s Division, as the course played as a par 73 for the division on Saturday. A whopping 21 players shot under par in Saturday’s first round, adding up to what should be an exciting final day on Sunday.
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27th Oregon Mid-Amateur Preview
PENDLETON, ORE. – Over 70 of the best mid-amateur golfers from Oregon and SW Washington are set to begin play at the 27th Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship, held August 15 & 16 at Wildhorse Resort in Pendleton, Ore.
OGA members that are 25 year of age and older are eligible to participate in the Oregon Mid-Am. Both the Men’s (Joel Johnson) and Women’s (Brie Stone) defending champions will be in Pendleton, hoping to take home another title.
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Entries are open to amateur golfers who, as of August 15, 2015 are 25 years of age or older. Entries in the Men’s Division are limited to golfers with USGA Handicap Indexes™ of 10.0 and less. Entries in the Women’s Division are limited to golfers who are female with USGA Handicap Indexes of 22.4 and less. All entrants must be members in good standing of an OGA Member Club.
36-hole stroke play competition. Prize awards will be made on the basis of GROSS and NET finish. Merchandise certificates will be awarded to top finishers in each division. Trophies and a Jones Golf Bag will be issued to the low gross champions in each Division. In the event of a tie for the Gross Championship in either division, the winner shall be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole playoff.
$155 entry fee must accompany entry form and will include
- Three rounds of golf (one practice round and two competitive rounds)
- Tee prizes
- Merchandise certificates to top finishers
- Special awards from Jones Sports Co. will be awarded to the low Gross Champions in each division
Refunds are NOT available after the closing date of July 29th, except for documented medical reasons. All refunds are subject to a $20.00 administrative fee.
Entries must reach the OGA office by 5pm on July 29th. Entries by telephone, FAX or email must accompany payment. Online entries are accepted until midnight at www.oga.org. Late entries will be accepted and placed on an alternate’s list to fill spots if they become available up until a time that the OGA Staff establishes. Late entries will not be accepted unless they are accompanied by the correct entry fee, plus an additional fee of $25. Contestants must contact the OGA in order to submit a late entry.
Defending champions Joel Johnson and Brie Stone are eligible for guaranteed entry into the Championship. All exempt players must meet eligibility requirements and must file an entry by the deadline.
Practice Round Details
Practice round details will become available when determined by the OGA Championships Department & the golf course.
OGA Net Performance Points Adjustment (KTPS)
The OGA Tournament Committee has instituted a policy by which they reserve the right to adjust the Course Handicap of any competitor in future competitions. This Policy is based on a modification of the Knuth Tournament Performance Points System (KTPS) as licensed from Dean Knuth.
A reduction of a competitor’s Course Handicap will be based on the following criteria:
High finishes in any Net portion of a 36 hole OGA championship with 81 participants or more in a division during a two year period will be awarded points accordingly: 1st = 12, 2nd = 10, 3rd = 8, 4th = 6, 5th = 4.
High finishes in any Net portion of a 36 hole OGA championship with 80 participants or less in a division during a two year period will be awarded points accordingly: 1st = 8, 2nd = 6, 3rd = 4, 4th = 2.
High finishes in any Net portion of a 18 hole OGA competition (OGA Tour) during a one year period will be awarded points accordingly: 1st = 3, 2nd = 2, 3rd = 1.
Any contestant who accumulates 17 points over the stated period may have their Course Handicap reduced by 1 stroke for use during the competition.
Any contestant who accumulates more than 17 points during the stated period will have their Course Handicap reduced an additional 1 stroke for each additional two points accumulated.
Points for the 2015 Oregon Mid-Amateur will count for the following team competitions: the 2015 Hudson Cup Team, the 2016 PNGA Cup Team, the 2016 Morse Cup Team, half points for the 2017 USGA Women's State Team and the 2016 USGA Men's State Team. All points awarded from the men’s and women's performance points schedule will count towards senior men’s and women's points.