Kenneth Sheldon

Kenneth Sheldon pitched onto the green of the sixth hole of the Surfside Golf Course during a match in 2011.

Kenneth Sheldon, a Class of 2015 Ilwaco High School graduate, will play at the NCAA Division III men’s golf tournament for Willamette University after helping the team win the Northwest Conference title April 27-28. The team championship for Division III will be May 14-17 in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

Sheldon shot 153 over 36 holes at the conference championship at Wine Valley Country Club in Walla Walla April 27-28, tying for eighth place. Willamette won the event by nine strokes over George Fox University.

Willamette will be one of 42 teams competing at the D-III tournament.

Aaron Mead is a sports writer for the Chinook Observer. Contact him at 360-642-8181 or

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