BANDON, Ore. -- Kyle Bowser, who just completed his freshman season at Washington, is the lone Husky that has advanced to the final eight after Tuesday’s action from the Pacific Northwest Men’s Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.
Bowser won twice on Bandon Trails Golf Course, including a 20-hole victory in the Round of 16 over Jesse Heinly. He also won 3 and 2 over Jack Wealdon in the round of 32 to set up the epic battle against Heinly.
Gerrit Chambers lost 2 and 1 in the round of 32 and Tyler Salsbury lost 4 and 3 in the round of 32 to end their PNGA Championship runs.
At the 110th Trans-Mississippi Championship at Meadow Club in Fairfax, Calif. Huskies’ senior-to-be Trevor Simsby is in a group of five golfers tied for third after a 5-under 65 in the first round. He is four shots off the pace set by Johnathan Schnitzer, who fired an impressive 9-under 61.
Jonathan Sanders shot an even-par 70 in the same tournament and is tied for 42nd.
In the British Columbia Amateur Championship that runs through Friday at Copper Point Golf Club , UW incoming freshman Kevin Kwon leads the tournament after a 6-under 66 in the first round. Former Husky Kevin Spooner is tied for second after a 5-under 67. Recent grad Charlie Hughes is tied for sixth after shooting 4-under 68.
Also, incoming freshman Corey Pereira won the NorCal Junior Championship.