Aug. 3, 2005
Bandon, OR - Washington junior Alex Prugh is in second place after 36 holes of play a the 39th Pacific Coast Amateur Championships. This year's tournament is being contested at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and has featured steady winds that have reached 30-40 mph.
Prugh, from Spokane, shot 2-under 70 Wednesday to post the low score for the round. After opening with a 72 he is two strokes off the lead at 2-over 142. BYU's Clay Ogden leads the tournament at 140. Ogden has rounds of 68 and 72.
Prugh's score has helped to pace the Washington State Golf Association to a three-shot win in the annual Morse Cup Team Competition, held in conjunction with the first two rounds of the 72-hole championship. Washington's two-round total of 288 edged out Alberta GA and made it the fifth association to win back-to-back Morse Cup titles in the event's 39-year history.
Third round Thursday will be played on Pacific Dunes GC; the final round (Friday) will be played on Bandon Dunes GC. Individual scorecards may be found at www.pacificcoastamateur.com.