Jacobs, Wagner Open Championship Season With Victories at Oregon Mid-Amateur
Amanda Jacobs and Jake Wagner took home titles at the 34th Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship played April 30-May 1 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland.
It is the first time that Jacobs, from Portland, has won the Mid-Amateur competition. She posted an opening round 73 and followed that up with a final-round 74 to finish the event at 3-over par.
Jacobs held off Krissy Peterson who took second place at 5-over par (77-72). Defending champion Lara Tennant finished third at 10-over par (76-78).
Jake Wagner came from behind to take the men’s title finishing the event at 2-under par (73-69). Wagner dropped in six birdies in Sunday’s final round, including five on the back nine, to win the event by a stroke over Landon Banks.
Banks (72-71) was the only other competitor to finish under par. Robbie Ziegler (72-72) and Jake Oneal (72-72) tied for third at even par.
Oregon Mid-Amateur entries were open to female golfers with Handicap Indexes of 22.4 or less, while the men's field required 10.0 or less.
Next up on the OGA Championship schedule is the 77th OGA Tournament of Champions which is set for May 21-22 at Creekside Golf Club in Salem.