KENNEWICK - Black Rock Creek's Robbie Goins scored a first place finish for his net score (actual round minus handicap) at yesterday's PGA pro-am series event staged at Columbia Point Golf Course.
Goins, an amateur division #1 competitor, finished with a net 69-three strokes below his scoring average. He tied for low net honors among amateur division #1 golfers with Josh Brimberry of Bear Mt. Ranch, Craig Cavanaugh of Golf Universe and Gary Holfeldt of Highlander Golf Course.
The Monday, April 3, tournament was the third of 24 pro-am competitions being sponsored this year by the Central Washington chapter of the PGA. A total of 138 professionals and amateurs competed at Columbia Point.
In the team scoring race, the Sunnyside Black Rock Creek Golf Course squad tied for top honors with teams from Canyon Lakes Golf Course and the Tri-City Country Club. The three teams each shot an aggregate 189. The Black Rock Creek team was comprised of club pro Jeff Bender, as well as Goins and fellow amateurs Tom Diener, Randy Boast and Jeff Andrews.
The low individual amateur round was claimed by Canyon Lakes' Larry Monroe Jr., who finished with a 2-under-par 70. Former Sunnyside High School golf coach Keith Crimp was three shots back with a 73.
Rob Clark of the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club and Mike Schoner of the Lakeview Golf & Country Club tied for the low round in the professional division with identical 3-under-par 69's.