USA Walker Cup Captain John ‘Spider’ Miller to Speak at 2015 Pacific Coast Amateur
Former US Mid-Amateur and Walker Cup Team Member will address Pacific Coast Amateur field during Players Welcome Dinner; Miller has plans to view Championship until third round
PACIFIC COAST GOLF ASSOCIATION (Federal Way, WA) – 2015 Walker Cup Team Captain John ‘Spider’ Miller has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Pacific Coast Amateur Championship Players Welcome Banquet hosted by the Eugene Country Club and the Oregon Golf Association from July 28th-31st.
Miller, a former member of the 1999 Walker Cup Team, will be in attendance at the Eugene Country Club, addressing the 84-player field that has aspirations of raising the Dr. Ed Updegraff trophy as annual champion of the prestigious 72-hole stroke play competition.
Named the United States Captain of the 2015 Walker Cup headed to Royal Lytham and St Annes, UK in September, ‘Spider’ as he is colloquially referred to as, will garner the attention of the world’s best players playing at the Pacific Coast Amateur. Hopefuls to make his team, the field will no doubt be eager to impress during the first three rounds of competition, of which Miller will be present.
A native of Indiana and a member of the Indiana Golf Association Hall of Fame, Miller has long been involved in golf, having himself won two US Mid-Amateur titles (1996 & 1999). He was named Captain of Team USA in 2013, having been tasked with scouting for the international competition for the past two years.
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