Cal Sophomore Wins Silverado Amateur on Site of PGA Tour’s Safeway Open
Napa, California—Costas Panay, a rising sophomore on the Cal golf team and native of Redmond, Washington, captured the inaugural Silverado Amateur today at the Silverado Resort ans Spa on the North Course. Costas shot a final round 67 to overtake runner-up Cameron Henry (Los Gatos, CA) by one shot as well as 36-hole leader Brock Stanger (Orem, UT). Henry, who is a member of the USC golf team, and Panay went back and forth all day with Panay taking the lead for good with birdies on both the 16th and 17th holes. Panay finished at -8 for the tournament. Stanger finished two shots back at -5 with two others. Panay, Reid Hatley (Hayden Lake, ID), and Ryan Mendez (San Diego) all shot the low rounds of the day at 67 (-5).
As the winner, Costas received a special prize after the completion of the tournament as well!
The Silverado Amateur is the fourth stop of the 2020-21 Troon Saguaro Amateur Series, a conglomerate of world amateur-ranked golf tournaments played throughout the year. Silverado Resort’s North Course annually hosts the PGA Tour’s Safeway Open every fall. This fall, the Safeway Open will be held September 10-13. It will be the opening tournament of the 2020-21 FedEx Cup and the event immediately preceding the US Open.
For more information on the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series and the Silverado Amateur please go to www.SaguaroAmateur.com. The Silverado Amateur is part of the various world amateur golf rankings.