SAN FRANCISCO – The Idaho Golf Association has selected Carson Barry (Meridian, ID), Derek Bayley (Rathdrum, ID), and Josh Gliege (Eagle, ID) to represent the IGA for the Morse Cup. The Morse Cup is a team competition held concurrently with the Pacific Coast Amateur, held July 24-27 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
The Morse Cup is held the first two days of competition – 36 holes of individual stroke play. The Southern California Golf Association is the defending champion.
About Team IGA
Carson Barry is a recent graduate of Rocky Mountain HS who will play for Oregon State University this fall. He won the 2016 and 2018 5A High School State title and was the runner-up at the 2017 Idaho State Amateur.
He represented Idaho at four Hogan Cups and three Junior America’s Cups. In 2018, Barry posted four AJGA top 10’s and was ranked 32nd in the final AJGA rankings.
Recently Barry competed of the 2018 U.S. Amateur Four Ball with partner Sam Tidd. The pair made it all the way to the semifinals at Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, FL.
Derek Bayley is a recent graduate of Washington State University where he started all four years for the Cougars. He was a member and team captain of Team Idaho at the 2013 Junior America’s Cup and 2013 Hogan Cup.
He won the 2016 Idaho State Amateur. Two-time winner of the Idaho State Match Play Championship (2017, 2018). Two-time runner-up at the PNGA Men’s Amateur.
This summer Bayley qualified for the 2018 U.S. Amateur and won the Rosauers Open Invitational in Spokane, WA. The Rosauers is a Pacific Northwest PGA Section major – Bayley won the event in 2016, as well.
Josh Gliege is a soon-to-be junior at Texas A&M. As a sophomore, he notched three top-5 finishes for the Aggies. He won the 2015 5A High School State title as a senior at Eagle HS.
He is the 2015 Pacific Northwest Golf Association Player of the Year and 2015 Pacific Northwest Golf Association Junior Champion. Qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur and Junior PGA Championship (2013, 2014, 2015). Individual champion at The Dropping Junior Championship in both 2014 and 2015
About the Pacific Coast Amateur
The Pacific Coast Amateur Championship is one of the oldest and most prestigious amateur golf championships in North America. The first tournament was held on the links of San Francisco Golf Club at The Presidio in 1901. After being played until 1911, The Pacific Coast Amateur then ceased to exist, only to be reconstituted at Seattle Golf Club in 1967.
Held on an annual basis since 1967, the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship boasts a rich history of showcasing some of the most talented golfers in the United States and Canada.
15 member associations comprise the Pacific Coast Golf Association, including 13 from the United States and two from Canada.