Idaho Golf Recap: Pacific Coast Am, Jr. America’s Cups

The week of July 23, 2018 was a busy one for some of Idaho’s top golfers. Teams representing Idaho competed against the top talent in the country (and worldwide).

Here’s a brief recap of each event:

PACIFIC COAST AMATEUR

 (left to right) Carson Barry, Josh Gliege, Derek Bayley

(left to right) Carson Barry, Josh Gliege, Derek Bayley

  • The Pacific Coast Amateur Championship is one of the oldest and most prestigious amateur golf championships in North America.
  • 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.
  • 15 member associations comprise the Pacific Coast Golf Association, including 13 from the United States and two from Canada.
  • The IGA team was represented by Carson Barry, Derek Bayley, and Josh Gliege
  • The IGA finished T-8 for the Morse Cup (held the first two days of competition)
  • All 3 players made the 54-hole cut
  • Derek Bayley was the IGA’s top individual, finishing at -1 total and notching a Top-20 finish (T16)
  • Isaiah Salinda of Stanford University won the tournament, finishing one shot ahead of the competition at -12
  • View full results here
  • Team IGA bios

BOYS JR. AMERICA’S CUP

 (left to right) Caleb Cox, Drew Reinke, Joe Gustavel, Jake Slocum, Zach Martin

(left to right) Caleb Cox, Drew Reinke, Joe Gustavel, Jake Slocum, Zach Martin

  • The Boys Jr America’s Cup was held July 22-26 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in Anaconda, MT
  • Team Idaho: Drew Reinke, Jake Slocum, Joe Gustavel, Zach Martin
  • The 54-hole stroke play competition features 18 teams comprised of four players from the western United States, Canada, and Mexico
  • Team Idaho placed 10th
  • Drew Reinke led in scoring for Team Idaho, finishing at -3 for the tournament (T17)
  • Team Captain: Caleb Cox
  • View full results

GIRLS JR. AMERICA’S CUP

 (left to right) Makena Rauch, Carly Carter, Karen Darrington, Christine Cho, Emily Cadwell

(left to right) Makena Rauch, Carly Carter, Karen Darrington, Christine Cho, Emily Cadwell

  • The Girls Jr America’s Cup was held July 23-27 at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, CO
  • The format is identical to the boys’ competition (see above)
  • Team Idaho: Carly Carter, Emily Cadwell, Christine Cho, Makena Rauch
  • Team Idaho finished 11th
  • Carly Carter led Team Idaho in scoring, finishing 19 for the tournament (T24)
  • Team Captain: Karen Darrington
  • View full results