First Round of Tournament of Champions Cancelled; Sunday's Round to Determine Winner
Saturday's first round of the 75th Tournament of Champions at Gearhart Golf Links in Gearhart, Ore., was cancelled due to rain. Sunday's 18-hole final round will determine the winners. The first group is scheduled to tee off at 7:30am (PT).
The invitation-only, season-opening event features champions of OGA Member Clubs from the past two years, as well as select eligible OGA champions from 2017 and 2018. There are three divisions in this weekend’s event – Men’s, Women’s, and Senior Men’s.
All three defending champions are in the 2019 field. Blake Seabaugh (Tigard, Ore.), Gretchen Johnson (Portland, Ore.), and Pat O’Donnell (Happy Valley, Ore.) each won their respective divisional titles in last year’s event played at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club.
Johnson has won back-to-back Tournament of Champions, taking the title in 2017 at Arrowhead Golf Club in addition to last year’s crown.
Also in the field are Robbie Ziegler (Portland, Ore.) who won last year’s Oregon Amateur Championship.
There more than 125 competitors are in this year's field.