Northwest -- California Pro Wins Open Sectional
Seattle Times News Services
BLAINE - Perry Parker, a professional from Santa Ana Heights, Calif., was the medalist in Northwest sectional qualifying as three golfers from a field of 42 gained berths in the U.S. Open.
Parker shot rounds of 69 and 67 for a 136 total, 8-under-par for 36 holes on the 7,005-yard Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club course yesterday.
Marty Schiene, a pro from Lemont, Ill., finished with 70-67-137 for the No. 2 sectional entry into the 97th U.S. Open, June 12-15, at the Congressional Country Club at Bethesda, Md.
Schiene birdied the final hole to avoid a playoff.
Anthony Aguilar of Arvada, Colo., gained the third berth in a playoff with Joe Lloyd of Lake Forest, Ill.
Aguilar rolled in a 20-foot sliding downhill putt for a birdie on the extra hole. Aguilar (71-67) and Lloyd (68-70) tied at 138.
Lloyd is the first Northwest alternate for the Open. The other alternates from qualifying are Kevin Wentworth of Manteca, Calif., 70-69-139; Rick Fehr, a PGA Tour player from Redmond, 68-71-139; and Rick Todd, El Paso, Texas, 70-70-140.
SEADOG TICKETS ON SALE
The Seattle SeaDogs of the Continental Indoor Soccer League announced that single-game tickets to all 14 home games are on sale at all TicketMaster locations.
Season packages and group tickets are available by calling 206-282-3647.
The SeaDogs' home opener is Saturday, July 5, against the Portland Pride. They begin the season June 14, on the road against
The SeaDogs also traded the rights to Carlos Zavala to the Houston Hotshots for a 1998 second-round pick and financial considerations. Zavala was drafted by the SeaDogs in the first round this season.
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