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 […]

Peter Jacobsen: Enduring memories of growing up in golf

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

PGA Tour icon cherishes the legacy of his father, and the pros who taught him the game In retrospect, looking back roughly half a century, Peter Jacobsen doesn’t remember the tournaments he played as a youngster as much as the passionate Portland-area golf figures who inspired and supported them. “Junior golf was Bob Norquist, George […]

Eugene Country Club: A place for championships

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

The USGA returns with another championship, the Men’s Senior Amateur EUGENE — In August, yet another national golf championship, the USGA Men’s Senior Amateur, will be staged at Eugene Country Club, a place that cherishes history and high drama. After all, the tree-lined fairways may still echo with the roars that erupted in the 2016 […]