SUNRIVER — Joshua Bastian completed a wire-to-wire victory in Flight 1 of the Pacific Amateur Golf Classic men’s division Wednesday, carding a 1-over-par 72 at the Meadows course to finish the 54-hole stroke-play tournament with a 7-under 208. Bastian, from Bend, ran away from the field, defeating runner-up Scott Fehr, from Snohomish, Washington, by 11 strokes.
The Pac-Am, a 300-player field split into five net divisions and an open gross division, is being held at the Woodlands, Meadows and Crosswater courses at Sunriver. The top four players from each flight qualified to compete for the Pac-Am championship Thursday at Crosswater.
Casey Warner, from Lynnwood, Washington, took first in Flight 2 of the men’s division by one stroke over Portland’s Josh Hanna. Warner recorded an 81 at the Meadows course on Wednesday to finish with a three-day score of 3-over 218.
Kathy McDonald, from Sammamish, Washington, carded a 1-over 73 at Crosswater to place first in the women’s division with a three-day total of 3-over 218. Second was Bend’s Heidi Jarvis, who finished with a 224 after posting a 6-over 78 on Wednesday. Andria Merkel, the division leader for the first two days, shot an 84 in the third round to finish fourth at 227.
Redmond’s Bob Vidourek made the cut out of the super senior division, recording a 4-over 71 at Meadows to take fourth in the flight at 2-over 217. Thomas Rehorst, from Colorado Springs, Colorado, was first with a 210.
— Bulletin staff report