2020 National Car Rental PNW Assistant PGA Professional Championship

August 10, 2020 all-day
Bear Creek CC
13737 202nd Avenue NE
WA 98077

Entry forms:
available March 25 at www.pgatournaments.com
Deadline for entries:
July 29 @ 11:59 PM
Tee times & results:
Course Website:
Host professionals:
David Kass, PGA, and Jon Larson

Schedule of Events

  • Monday, August 10: Round 1 – tee times starting at 7:30 AM off #1
  • Monday, August 10: Round 2 – tee times starting at 12:30 PM off #1


You must be employed as an A-8 or as an Associate (including Associate Head Professional) as of July 29 to be eligible to play in the PNW National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship.

View full eligibility requirements (pdf)

Grooves and Punch Mark Specifications

In making a stroke, the player must use clubs that conform to the groove and punch mark specifications in the Equipment Rules that took effect on 1 January 2010. Ping Eye 2 irons manufactured before 31 March 1990 with a groove spacing to groove width ratio of 2.3 to 1 are allowed for play under Rules of Golf, even when this Local Rule is in effect (See Model Local Rule G-2 in Committee Procedures).

Tournament Format

36 holes stroke play.


The top 3 finishers will advance directly to the 44th PGA Assistant Championship, held November 12-15, 2020 at the PGA Golf Club, Wanamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, FL.


Comfort Inn
12204 NE 124th Street
Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 814-1792
Rate: $109 + tax (King Bed) / $119 + tax (2 Queens)
Code: “PGA”


The PNW PGA has been conducting the Assistant Championship since Fred Pelzer donated the trophy in 1965. The National Championship tradition began in 1976 to recognize the role of the Assistant PGA Professional and how important he or she may be in the success of a golf facility as well as our entire Association. They represent more than 10,000 men and women assistant professionals and registered apprentices nationwide.

Past News

Past Champions and Results

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Year Champion Score View results
2020 Shane Prante 142 results
2019 Colin Inglis 138 results
2018 Bryce Fisher 133 results
2017 Derek Berg 134 results
2016 John Cassidy 142 results
2015 Casey King 139 results
2014 Ryan Malby 138 results
2013 Brandon Kearney 136 results
2012 Brad Faller 139 results
2011 Derek Berg 139 results
2010 Brandon Kearney 136 results
2009 Scott Erdmann 133 results
2008 Corey Prugh 135 results
2007 Chris Griffin 138 results
2006 Ryan Benzel 134 results

For complete list of champions and courses played, visit the PNW PGA history project site.

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