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Idaho Golf News: Pacific Coast Am, Jr. America’s Cups



The week of July 23, 2018 was a busy one for some of Idaho’s top golfers. Teams representing Idaho competed against the top talent in the country (and worldwide).

Here’s a brief recap of each event:

PACIFIC COAST AMATEUR

  • The Pacific Coast Amateur Championship is one of the oldest and most prestigious amateur golf championships in North America.
  • The Morse Cup is a team competition held concurrently with the Pacific Coast Amateur, held July 24-27 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
  • 15 member associations comprise the Pacific Coast Golf Association, including 13 from the United States and two from Canada.
  • The IGA team was represented by Carson Barry, Derek Bayley, and Josh Gliege
  • The IGA finished T-8 for the Morse Cup (held the first two days of competition)
  • All 3 players made the 54-hole cut
  • Derek Bayley was the IGA’s top individual, finishing at -1 total and notching a Top-20 finish (T16)
  • Isaiah Salinda of Stanford University won the tournament, finishing one shot ahead of the competition at -12
  • View full results here
  • Team IGA bios

 

BOYS JR. AMERICA’S CUP

  • The Boys Jr America’s Cup was held July 22-26 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in Anaconda, MT
  • Team Idaho: Drew Reinke, Jake Slocum, Joe Gustavel, Zach Martin
  • The 54-hole stroke play competition features 18 teams comprised of four players from the western United States, Canada, and Mexico
  • Team Idaho placed 10th
  • Drew Reinke led in scoring for Team Idaho, finishing at -3 for the tournament (T17)
  • Team Captain: Caleb Cox
  • View full results

 

GIRLS JR. AMERICA’S CUP

  • The Girls Jr America’s Cup was held July 23-27 at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, CO
  • The format is identical to the boys’ competition (see above)
  • Team Idaho: Carly Carter, Emily Cadwell, Christine Cho, Makena Rauch
  • Team Idaho finished 11th
  • Carly Carter led Team Idaho in scoring, finishing 19 for the tournament (T24)
  • Team Captain: Karen Darrington
  • View full results

 

 

 

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