Pliska bumps Pat ODonnell
WARRENTON - Pat O'Donnell of Happy Valley and Denny Taylor of Gladstone both bowed out in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Oregon Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship, held here in late September.
Jim Pliska of Gresham defeated O'Donnell 1-up, while Scott Haval of Portland defeated Taylor, 2 and 1.
O'Donnell was the two-time defending champion of the tournament, which is open to amateur golfers 50 years of age and older, with a USGA handicap index limit of 10.0 or less. Hval went on to win the championship.