SUNRIVER — Six women and eight men will be representing Central Oregon this week at Sunriver Resort in the 54-hole Pacific Northwest Senior Team Championships.
The women’s tournament is scheduled to tee off today and finish with the final round on Wednesday on Sunriver’s Meadows and Woodlands courses. The men will play from Wednesday through Friday.
The fields of 72 women and 88 men consist of golfers age 50 and older from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia and beyond.
Central Oregon women’s teams are: Nettie Morrison and Nancy Breitenstein from Bend, Cece Patterson and Mary Jensen from Bend, and Anita Britton of Crooked River Ranch and Selma Cusick of Terrebonne. Central Oregon men’s teams are: Carey Watson of Sunriver and Tom Carlsen of Bend, Mike Reuther of Redmond and Tony Battistella of Bend, and the all-Bend team of Erik Jensen and Greg Walsh. Bend golfers Barry Niles and Stein Swenson are paired with golfers from outside the region.
Each team will play two rounds of four ball and another round of Chapman, as well as 54 holes of individual gross and net stroke play.
Play for the Pacific Northwest Golf Association tournaments is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Spectators are welcome and admission is free.
—Bulletin staff report