Bellingham’s Coston wins PNW PGA Pro title

BURLINGTON — Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo won the Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Championship at Avalon Golf Club and will lead seven sectional members to compete in the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship on June 27-30, 2010, at the French Lick (Ind.) Resort.Coston fired a 7-under-par 209 to capture the title.

Adrian Burnter of Columbia Edgewater CC of Portland was runnerup, finishing at 214.

They are joined by Brian Thornton of Meridian Valley CC, Darren Black of San Juan CC, Rob Gibbons of Arrowhead GC, and Matt MacConnell of Gozzer Ranch. Ryan Benzel of Battle Creek GC is exempt into the championship.