Junior golfers had a front row seat and the chance to interact with the world’s best golfers on Thursday of tournament week. Eventual champion Ryan Brehm was present to give pointers and work one on one with those in attendance. Cody Gribble who notched his first PGA TOUR victory just two months after playing in Portland was also there to show off some trick shots and even take his turn at “Shark-zilla.”
Kids Day featuring the NIKE GOLF Junior Clinic took place on First Round Thursday of the 2016 WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft Heinz. Over 500 kids attended this special free event which was open to all Junior Golfers and their families. In addition to lessons from the world’s best players, participants were greeted by “Blaze” from the Portland Trail Blazers and a handful of other mascots. After enjoying their complimentary lunch participants headed to the Witch Hollow course to watch the first round of the most exciting event on the Web.com Tour, the WinCo Foods Portland Open!