Semiahmoo’s Jeff Coston successfully defended his Oregon Senior Open Title by shooting 68-67-66, edging former Seattle Mariners pitcher (and friend) Erik Hansen. It is Coston’s 6th Oregon Senior Open win!
Jeff Coston was named 2017 WWCPGA Teacher of the Year. Jeff teaches beginners to Tour Professionals and enjoys enhancing golfers at every level. Jeff does everything from golf schools, playing lessons, Video swing analysis, fitness,club fitting, short game, putter fitting, putting, wedge mastery and the mental side of golf.
“I am very grateful for this award. I love golf, teaching golf and helping people play the golf of their dreams!”
The Jeff Coston Golf Academy has been at Semiahmoo Golf Club and Resort for over 23 years.
Jeff Coston and Derek Barron teamed up to win the Olympic Peninsula Pro-Pro at 7 Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim. They shot 63-61 to win by 2 shots.
Coston made a hole in 1 on 17 and Barron birdied 18 to ice the victory!
“Derek and I had a great time playing together! I’ve known Derek since he was 19. We both played well and laughed along the way.”
Jeff Coston made 10 birdies and no bogeys the final round to post 68-70-62 to win his fifth Senior Oregon Open.
“I hit the ball well all week. The last round I just let the putter go like Steph Curry shooting foul shots! Less try, less time, less think. Just let it go freely. A game worth playing. Golf can be so much easier when we learn to overcome interference and let it go!”
Coston will play the Northwest Open, August 21-23 at Wine Valley.
This month marks a celebration of 23 years Jeff Coston Golf Academy at Semiahmoo Golf Club! Being here with the members, staff and this super facility has been my honor and privilege! Thank you Semiahmoo for allowing me to spend much of my life here and hopefully much more.
Everyone wants to hit the golf ball further, no doubt! Hitting the golf ball straighter helps also. These last 23 years most everyone communicates, “I want to be more consistent; hit it farther; hit it straighter.”
We have, and will continue to, write about the proper plane, path and club face. We often over these 23 years have focused on shallowing the shaft on the downswing (most golfers have to steep an approach).
We have and will continue to communicate most golfers would be benefit with a slightly stronger grip in the fingers. Golfers also aim thier feet to the right of target and shoulders left; where feet left and shoulders right would be a better habit.