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Inglis, Ha will meet for women’s amateur crown

Fri., July 19, 2013

Caroline Inglis of Eugene, Ore., and Jennifer Ha of Calgary, Alberta, will meet in the final match of the 112th Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur Championship today at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla.

Inglis, the three-time Oregon high school state champion who just finished her freshman year at the University of Oregon, defeated defending champion Chessey Thomas of Spokane in a semifinal that went to the 21st hole.

Ha, who dominated her earlier matches, also went to extra holes in the semifinals, defeating Morgan Thompson of the University of California on the 19th hole.

• The Northern Quest Casino team of Phil Haugen, Jim Becker, George Garber, Scott Pyle and PGA Professional Adam Syverson posted a two-day total of 226 to win the Bank of America Pro-Am title at the Rosauers Open Invitational at Indian Canyon.

Brian Nosler of Vanco Driving Range (Vancouver, Wash.) and Jeff Marsh of Orchard Hills CC (Washougal, Wash.) took low professional honors in round two at 6-under-par 66. One shot back at 67 were five players, including 2005 champion Ryan Benzel of ProGolf Discount of Lynnwood, Wash., and 2001 champion Casey McCoy of Airport Golf Center (Tumwater, Wash.).

A field of 159 PGA professionals and select amateurs will compete for the Rosauers Open Championship over 54 holes beginning today.


The U.S. team, with assistant coach Kelly Graves from Gonzaga University, defeated Lithuania 113-47 in an opening game of the U19 Women’s World Championships at Panevezys, Lithuania.

The U.S. plays China today.

Canada received a forfeit victory over Senegal. Gonzaga recruit Emma Wolfram is playing for the Canadians. Canada plays Netherlands today.

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