State Championship 2020

 

Final Round Results:

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Lauryn Nguyen and Ethan Evans Capture Girls & Boys Titles at 44th Annual WJGA State Championship

Lauryn Nguyen of Seattle fired a final round 4-under par 68 to cap off a tremendous week to win the 44th Annual WJGA State Girls Championship being held at Manito G&CC in Spokane. Her three day total of 14-under par 202 gave her an eight-shot victory over Tacoma’s Montgomery Ferreira. This is Nguyen’s second WJGA Girls’ overall title, also winning the championship in 2017 at Meadow Springs CC in Richland.

On the boys’ side, Ethan Evans of Mercer Island shot a final round even-par 71 to capture the Boys’ overall title with a three day total of 8-under par 206. Evans eagled the par-5 14th hole to take command with a three shot lead and cruised to the clubhouse to win by three shots. There was a four-way tie for second place at 5-under par with Mukilteo’s Daniel Kim, Stanwood’s Conrad Chisman, Dupont’s Jahan Bains, and Spokane’s Tommy Kimmel.

In all 258 boys and girls competed over three days to determine boys and girls state champions in age divisions of 8-11, 12-13, 14-15 and 16-18. The field is cut to roughly 85 total players after two rounds.

2020 WJGA State Championship

Manito G&CC Host Aug 5-7 Wed -Fri
Hangman Valley GC Assisting
Aug 5-6
Wed-Thurs
Esmeralda GC Assisting 8-13’s
Aug 5-6 Wed-Thurs

Manito G&CC to Host 2020 State Championship!

2020 Registration Info

There will be NO in-person registration for this year’s State Championship.

ALTERNATES:
Boys – alternates from each district will be used through Sunday Aug 2nd.
Girls – alternates for the girls will be assigned by Executive Director, Tyler Johnsen, from a statewide pool through Sunday, Aug 2nd. BEGINNING Aug 3rd – alternates for both boys and girls will be used from the Host District (5).

2020 Players Buffet

This year’s Players Dinner has been canceled due to COVID-19.

2020 Basis of Play

18-holes of stroke play for all players on Wed, Aug 5th and Thurs, Aug. 6th and then Fri, Aug. 7th for all players that make the cut.

The 16-18 Boys and the 14-15 Girls will play Hangman Valley on Wednesday and Manito on Thursday.

The 14-15 Boys and the 16-18 Girls will play Manito on Wednesday and Hangman Valley on Thursday.

Boys and Girls 8-11 and 12-13 divisions will play both Wednesday and Thursday at Esmeralda GC. On Friday, the 8-11 and 12-13 division players that make the cut will play the final round at Manito.

The field will be cut for Friday play on the following basis:

Division Cut
Boys 16-18 Low 19 and ties
Boys 14-15 Low 16 and ties
Boys 12-13 Low 9 and ties
Boys 8-11 Low 9 and ties
Girls 16-18 Low 9 and ties
Girls 14-15 Low 6 and ties
Girls 12-13 Low 5 and ties
Girls 8-11 Low 5 and ties
2020 Hotels & drive times

Hotels:

Northern Quest based on hotel availability only – no room block

The Fairfield Inn – $145+tax – book your room here

The Davenport Tower Centennial based on hotel availability – no room block

Drive Times:

Manito:
From Northern Quest:  12 miles  ~  21 Minutes
The Davenport Tower:  4.1 miles ~ 12 Minutes
Fairfield Inn:  4.3 miles ~ 14 Minutes
Hangman Valley:
From Northern Quest: 16.9 miles – 24 minutes
The Davenport Tower: 11.4 miles – 19 minutes
Fairfield Inn : 12.4 miles – 20 minutes
Esmeralda:
From Northern Quest:  14 Miles  ~ 25 Minutes
The Davenport Tower:  4.8 Miles ~  14 Minutes
Fairfield Inn:    4.5 Miles ~ 14 Minutes
Prizes

Trophies will be awarded as follows:

Boys 16-18 8 places Girls 16-18 7 places
Boys 14-15 7 places Girls 14-15 6 places
Boys 12-13 6 places Girls 12-13 5 places
Boys 8-11 6 places Girls 8-11 5 places

Ties for first place in all divisions decided by sudden death playoff; all other ties will be honored (e.g. a two-way tie for 2nd: payoff would be two second place trophies and no third) In the combined 14-15 and 16-18 divisions individual trophies will be awarded to the low four boys from one district and to the low three girls from one district.  The overall State Champions may come from either the 14-15 or the 16-18 divisions.

Gallery Rules

Proper golf etiquette is expected.
Please be a role model for our juniors

  1. Galleries will be permitted.  Players are held responsible for the action of their families, relatives or friends.
  2. Galleries must keep their distance from players on the course and until players leave the attesting area. (25 yards-walk in rough)  No Coaching Allowed.
  3. Abuse (including abuse of cell phone restrictions), harassment or interference with volunteers or officials will not be tolerated.
  4. Talking on cell phones or other similar devices or use of noise making electronic devices is prohibited.
  5. Spectator carts will not be allowed.  Only official carts authorized by the Committee will be allowed on the course.
  6. No alcoholic beverages allowed at WJGA events.
  7. We are a non-smoking event, please do not smoke.

Dress Code for Gallery

All spectators, family members and others, must observe the dress code of the course being played.  Fircrest is a private course, and so please observe the WJGA dress code policy.  Thank you!

PENALTIES
1.  First offense — warning and asked to change clothes  (warnings will carry throughout the entire season)

2.  Second offense — person asked to leave the course and may be refused future gallery privileges.  If person refuses to leave, the player may be DISQUALIFIED from the tournament being played or suspended indefinitely from future WJGA events.

3.  DISQUALIFICATION can preempt warning if the violation is flagrant.

LONG PUTT AND LONG DRIVE

Canceled due to COVID-19

Future Sites

2021 WJGA State Championship

Glendale GC Host Tues – Thurs Aug 3 – 5, 2021 
TBA Assist (14-18)  Tues-Thurs Aug 3-4, 2021
Bellevue GC Host (8-13) Tues-Wed
Aug 3-4, 2021

2022 WJGA State Championship

Semiahmoo G&CC Host Tues – Thurs Aug 2 – 4, 2022
Assist (14-18) Tues-Wed Aug 2-3, 2022
Host (8-13) Tues-Wed Aug 2-3, 2022
2019 State Championship Results

2019 State Champions
*overall champion

Boys 16-18
Preston Bebich
Girls 16-18
Lauryn Nguyen
Boys 14-15
*Akshay Anand
Girls 14-15
*Lily McCauley
Boys 12-13
Conrad Chisman
Girls 12-13
Suzie Tran
Boys 8-11
Zach Huang
Girls 8-11
Amanda Nguyen

Akshay Anand and Lily McCauley. 2019 State Champions

2019 final results

2018 State Championship Results

Clayton Thatcher and Adithi Anand winners in 2018!

Round 3 Final Results 2018

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2018 State Champions

Boys 16-18
Clayton Thatcher
Girls 16-18
Adithi Anand
Boys 14-15
Daniel Kim
Girls 14-15
Lauryn Nguyen
Boys 12-13
Max Herendeen
Girls 12-13
Sanjana Chalasani
Boys 8-11
Wilson Dicks
Girls 8-11
Amanda Nguyen
2017 State Championship Results


Round 3 Final Results
 2017

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Kato and Nguyen, overall State Champions

Sean Kato of Redmond fired a final round of 4-under par 68 to win the overall boys title at the 41st Annual WJGA State Championship held at Meadow Springs Country Club in Richland, Wash. His three day total of 11-under par 205 gave him a two-shot victory over Alvin Kwak of Mukilteo.

On the girls side, Lauryn Nguyen of Seattle defeated Therese Warner of Kennewick with a birdie on the 1st playoff hole to capture the overall girls title at 3-under par 213. Nguyen overcame at 7-shot deficit coming into the final round and used a steady even par 72 to mount her comeback.

In all 258 boys and girls competed over three days to determine boys and girls state champions in age divisions of 8-11, 12-13, 14-15 and 16-18. The field is cut to roughly 85 total players after two rounds.

2017 State Champions

Boys 16-18
Sean Kato
Girls 16-18
Therese Warner
Boys 14-15
Drew Warford
Girls 14-15
Lauryn Nguyen
Boys 12-13
Ethan Evans
Girls 12-13
Angela Park
Boys 8-11
Billy Davis
Girls 8-11
Anna Davis