2021 National Car Rental PNW PGA Assistant Professional Championship

August 2, 2021 all-day
Illahe Hills CC
3376 Country Club Drive South
OR 97302

Entry forms:
available March 24 by the PGA of America at www.pgatournaments.com
Deadline for entries:
July 21 @ 1:00 PM Pacific (4:00 PM Eastern)
Tee times & results:
Course Website:
Host professional:
Steve Bowen, PGA

Schedule of Play

  • Monday, August 2: Round 1 – 7:30 AM shotgun start.
  • Monday, August 2: Round 2 – 12:45 PM shotgun start (we will repair by score for the final round).

Tournament Format

36 holes stroke play.


Click here for approximate yardages expected to play.


The top three finishers will advance directly to the 45th PGA Assistant Championship supported by Srixon | Cleveland Golf | XXIO | Asics and John Deere, to be held November 11-14 at PGA Golf Club, Wanamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, Florida.


You must be employed as an A-8 or as an Associate (including Associate Head Professional) as of July 21 to be eligible to play in the PNW National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship. For complete eligibility information see form supplied by the PGA of America.

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).


Hampton Inn & Suites
510 Hawthorne Ave SE
Salem, OR 97301
Code: “PGA Assistant Championship”
Rate: $119 + Tax
Release date: July 17, 2021


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 Champions and Results

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Year Champion Score Results News
2021 Shane Prante 134 2021 results 2021 news
2020 Shane Prante 142 2020 results 2020 news
2019 Colin Inglis 138 2019 results 2019 news
2018 Bryce Fisher 133 2018 results 2018 news
2017 Derek Berg 134 2017 results 2017 news
2016 John Cassidy 142 2016 results 2016 news
2015 Casey King 139 2015 results 2015 news
2014 Ryan Malby 138 2014 results 2014 news
2013 Brandon Kearney 136 2013 results 2013 news
2012 Brad Faller 139 2012 results 2012 news
2011 Derek Berg 139 2011 results
2010 Brandon Kearney 136 2010 results
2009 Scott Erdmann 133 2009 results
2008 Corey Prugh 135 2008 results
2007 Chris Griffin 138 2007 results
2006 Ryan Benzel 134 2006 results

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

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