North Bellingham Golf Course is one of four course in Washington scheduled to host the United States Golf Challenge on June 6.
Other Washington events began Saturday, May 30, at the Auburn Golf Course and then Sunday, May 31, at Harbour Pointe. A USGC event also will take place at Tri Mountain Golf Course on Monday, June 8.
More than 10,000 teams nationwide are expected to participate in the two-man best ball competition. Both open and senior divisions are in the local, state and national events and international championship. The six national championship teams will win prizes, including a trip to Ireland and a paid golf vacation.