Eastmoreland GC: Still vibrant after a century

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

Publicly owned Portland golf course reveres its history, and embraces the future On 150 acres, wedged between railroad tracks and a now-stately neighborhood, bordered by rhododendron gardens and a private college, Eastmoreland Golf Course in Portland features tree-lined fairways, sharp dog-legs, and gorgeous par 3s over Crystal Springs Lake. It is a classic course that […]

Johnny Coppedge: Former QB scrambles into U.S. Senior Amateur field at Eugene Country Club

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

Pacific Northwest contingent includes hall of famer Tom Brandes and Oregon’s Pat O’Donnell EUGENE — Johnny Coppedge admits that he certainly won’t be the best golfer in the field in the 64th U.S. Senior Amateur Championship that begins Saturday, Aug. 25, at Eugene Country Club. But, the best athlete? Well, the 55-year-old life insurance specialist […]

Patrick Siver: Making it happen, behind the scenes

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

Veteran events coordinator, sole owner of gEvents LLC, stages golf tournaments, including the 2018 U.S. Senior Amateur at Eugene Country Club. And, he does auctions … The son of a San Antonio golf pro, Patrick Siver wanted to play on the PGA Tour, but realized early in his walk-on career at the University of Oregon […]