Hudson Cup Set for Oct. 19-20 | Oregon Golf Association

Hudson Cup Set for Oct. 19-20

PORTLAND, ORE. ­­– The 69th Hudson Cup and the 26th Senior Hudson Cup matches are set to take place this Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore.

Both competitions include amateurs and professionals from Oregon and Washington playing each other in the Ryder Cup-style matches. In cooperation with the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA), the OGA and WSGA selected a total of 10 amateurs and 10 senior amateurs to compete against the professionals in both competitions. Of the 10 players in each category, five represent the OGA and five represent the WSGA. Amateur team members are selected based on performance points earned through each respective amateur golf association. The Pacific Northwest Section PGA also selects their professional team members based on performance points earned throughout the season.

Each player will play three matches: A Foursome Match, a Four-Ball Match and a Singles Match. At the completion of the events, awards are presented to the outstanding player on each team as decided by votes of the team members. The awards honor Chuck Congdon, Larry Lamberger, Bob McKendrick, and Bill Eggers, four great players with outstanding Hudson Cup records.

In 2016, the amateur squad defeated their professional counterparts in the Hudson Cup 12.5-7.5. In the Senior Hudson Cup, the professionals defeated the amateurs 14.5-5.5.

The five OGA competitors playing in the Hudson Cup this week are:

Jack Dukeminier (Portland, Ore.), winner of this year’s Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship and individual champion at the 2017 OGA Men’s Team Championship.
Trevor Harding (Portland, Ore.), winner of the 2017 Oregon Amateur Four-Ball Championship and runner-up at the Oregon Men’s Stroke Play Championship.
Arthur Kim (Tigard, Ore.), winner of this year’s OGA Tournament of Champions, quarterfinalist at the Oregon Amateur Championship, and 2017 U.S. Mid-Amateur participant.
Blake Seabaugh (Tigard, Ore.), semifinalist at the 2017 Oregon Amateur Championship, quarterfinalist at the Oregon Amateur Four-Ball Championship, and qualifier for next year’s U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.
Will Snow (Vancouver, Wash.), runner-up at the 2017 OGA Tournament of Champions and quarterfinalist at this year’s Oregon Amateur Championship.

The five OGA competitors playing in the Senior Hudson Cup are:

Bob Harrington (Portland, Ore.), champion of the 2017 Oregon Senior Amateur Championship and participant in the round of 16 at this year’s Oregon Amateur Championship.
Brad Karns (Vancouver, Wash.), qualifier for this year’s U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, quarterfinalist at the 2017 Oregon Senior Amateur and top-5 finisher at both the OGA Tournament of Champions and Oregon Senior Men’s Stroke Play Championship.
Randy Mahar (Portland, Ore.), runner-up at this year’s Oregon Amateur Four-Ball Championship (Senior Division) and third place finisher at the 2017 Oregon Senior Men’s Stroke Play Championship.
Pat O’Donnell (Happy Valley, Ore.), winner of the 2017 Oregon Senior Men’s Stroke Play Championship, semifinalist at the Oregon Senior Amateur Championship, and runner-up at the PNGA Senior Amateur Championship, the Oregon Senior Open, and the OGA Men’s Team Championship.
Denny Taylor (Gladstone, Ore.), quarterfinalist at the 2017 Oregon Senior Men’s Amateur Championship and top-5 finisher at this year’s Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship and OGA Tournament of Champions.

Full roster of both competitions:

69th Hudson Cup Matches

AMATEURS

PROFESSIONALS

Jack Dukeminier (Beaverton, Ore.)

Jason Aichele

Trevor Harding (Portland, Ore.)

Ryan Benzel

Arthur Kim (Tigard, Ore.)

John Cassidy

Blake Seabaugh (Tigard, Ore.)

Jeff Coston

Will Snow (Vancouver, Wash.)

Tim Feenstra

Kyle Cornett (Mill Creek, Wash.)

Ryan Malby

Jake Koppenberg (Bellingham, Wash.)

David Phay

Tyler Salsbury (Enumclaw, Wash.)

Corey Prugh

Aaron Whalen (Ephrata, Wash.)

Brady Sharp

Andrew Whalen (Ephrata, Wash.)

Brian Thornton

Amateur Captain – Mike Kloenne

26th Senior Hudson Cup Matches

AMATEURS

PROFESSIONALS

Bob Harrington (Portland, Ore.)

Joe Carranza

Brad Karns (Vancouver, Wash.)

Rob Gibbons

Randy Mahar (Portland, Ore.)

Mark Keating

Pat O’Donnell (Happy Valley, Ore.)

Scott Krieger

Denny Taylor (Gladstone, Ore.)

Jeff Marsh

Tom Brandes (Bellevue, Wash.)

Brent Murray

Gene Cook (Woodinville, Wash.)

Steve Prugh

Eric Hansen (Kirkland, Wash.)

Craig Schuh

Paul Houvner (Gig Harbor, Wash.)

Tom Sovay

Jim McNelis (Tacoma, Wash.)

Steve Stull

Senior Amateur Captain – Don Krieger

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