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 […]

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 […]