State Championship 2022

2022 WJGA State Championship

Semiahmoo G&CC  Host Aug 2-4 Tues – Thurs
Loomis Trail
Assisting 14-18’s Aug 2-3 Tues – Wed
North Bellingham GC Assisting 8-13’s
Aug 2-3 Tues – Wed

2022 Host, Semiahmoo G&CC

2022 Registration Info

Registration –

Pre-tournament registration will be held at Semiahmoo G&CC (in the outdoor pavilion) at the following time:

Monday, August 1st – 11:30am – 4:30pm

Additionally, players may register the morning of their 1st round at the host they are playing on Tuesday, August 2nd.

Boys – alternates from each district will be used through Sunday July 31st.
Girls – alternates for the girls will be assigned by Executive Director, Tyler Johnsen, from a statewide pool through Sunday, July 31st. BEGINNING Aug 1st – alternates for both boys and girls will be used from the Host District (1).

Long Drive Contest

The Long Drive will take place beginning at 5:00pm on Monday, August 1st. The age division time slots will be as follows:

8-11 year olds             5:00pm-5:30pm
12-13 year olds           5:40pm-6:10pm
14-15 year olds           6:20pm-7:05pm
16-18 year olds           7:15pm-8:00pm

There will be a no-host BBQ Buffet in the Tournament Pavilion on Monday, August 1st from 11am – 6pm. Players and parents are welcome to eat and pay Semiahmoo directly (cash or credit).

2022 Basis of Play

18-holes of stroke play for all players on Tuesday, Aug 2nd and Wednesday, Aug. 3rd and then Thursday, Aug. 4th for all players that make the cut.

The 16-18 Boys and the 14-15 Girls will play Loomis Trail on Tuesday and Semiahmoo on Wednesday.

The 14-15 Boys and the 16-18 Girls will play Semiahmoo on Tuesday and Loomis Trail on Wednesday.

Boys and Girls 8-11 and 12-13 divisions will play both Tuesday and Wednesday at North Bellingham GC. On Thursday, the 8-11 and 12-13 division players that make the cut will play the final round at Semiahmoo.

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

Division Cut
Boys 16-18 Low 19 and ties
Boys 14-15 Low 15 and ties
Boys 12-13 Low 9 and ties
Boys 8-11 Low 9 and ties
Girls 16-18 Low 11 and ties
Girls 14-15 Low 7 and ties
Girls 12-13 Low 5 and ties
Girls 8-11 Low 5 and ties
2022 Hotels

Hampton Inn Bellingham – 360-812-7200
1055 W Bakerview Rd
Bellingham, WA
Reservations link here

Best Western Plus
3985 Bennett Dr
Bellingham, WA
(360) 676-7700 –

Reservations link here

Group Block Rate:  Double Queen @ $109.00 per night + 10.8% tax plus $3.00 per night Bellingham Tourism Promotion Tax (effective January 1, 2022 to all Bellingham hotels)

Group Block Release Date:  Wednesday, July 20, 2022

  • Must book by this date to receive group block discount

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!

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

2. Second offense – 1 stroke penalty

3. Third offense – 2 stroke penalty

4.  Fourth 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.

Note:  DISQUALIFICATION can preempt warning if the violation is flagrant.

Future Sites


2023 WJGA State Championship

Moses Lake Golf Club Host August 8-10, 2023 Tues-Thurs
The Links at Moses Pointe Assist (14-18) August 8-9, 2023 Tues-Wed
Lakeview G&CC Host (8-13) August 8-9, 2023 Tues-Wed
2021 State Championship Results
2020 State Championship Results

2020 State Champions

Boys 16-18
Ethan Evans
Girls 16-18
Lauryn Nguyen
Boys 14-15
Conrad Chisman
Girls 14-15
Anna Davis
Boys 12-13
Jeff Seong
Girls 12-13
Amanda Nguyen
Boys 8-11
Justin Krasselt
Girls 8-11
Angela Zhang

2020 final results

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

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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