Portland, August 28th. Peter’s Party is back in full swing! After a nine year hiatus, Peter Jacobsen’s popular charity tournament  is up and running in the form of The Umpqua Bank Challenge. 81-year-old Arnold Palmer was Jasobsen’s partner as he had been during the previous 17 Fred Meyer Challenge events.

Terry Porter, his son Malcolm, and Mike O'Connell from Peter Jacobsen Sports

Terry Porter, his son Malcolm, and Mike O'Connell from Peter Jacobsen Sports

Steve Elkington and partner Scott McCarron finished the 36-hole total with 24-under to win the Umpqua Bank Challenge. Jacobsen and Palmer finished at 4 under par. It was the first time in over a year that Palmer had played 36 holes in just two days. This year’s summer tournament at the Portland Golf Club  drew thousands and had a prize purse of $532,000.

Peter Jacobsen hits out the bunker on hole #5

Peter Jacobsen hits out the bunker on #5

 

Mark O'Meara eyes the greens

Tom Lehman eyes the greens

Two local charities were the beneficiaries of the money raised by the event: The Children’s Hospital at
Legacy Emanuel
and the “I Have a Dream Foundation.”

The Portland Golf Club plays host to the pros

The Portland Golf Club plays host to the pros

 

Dean Dordevic represented one of the Bronze sponsors: Ferguson Wellman Capital Management

Dean Dordevic represented one of the Bronze sponsors: Ferguson Wellman Capital Management

 

Volunteers help with all aspects of the tournament

Volunteers help with all aspects of the tournament

 

Spectators of all ages flock to the links

Spectators of all ages flocked to the links

 

Umpqua Bank empolyees helped organized the charity event Brett Phillips, Anna Bowers, Lisa Daniels and Cheryl Class

Umpqua Bank employees helped out at the charity event. Here are Brett Phillips, Anna Bowers, Lisa Daniels and Cheryl Class

Beverley Berry and Diane Fraser enjoy the Challenge

Beverley Berry and Diane Fraser enjoy the Challenge

 

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