Thomas Rehorst Wins Overall Championship at 2022 Mesquite Amateur Golf Tournament

Bayly Buck wins low gross champion among largest, most competitive field ever.

Thomas Rehorst of Colorado Springs, Colorado captured the overall championship at the 19th Annual Mesquite Amateur tournament, hosted by Mesquite Gaming, owner of CasaBlanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel in Mesquite, NV. Bayly Buck of Honolulu, Hawaii won the low gross champion at the 2022 competition which was featured the largest field of participants ever – 650 golfers. 

The 19th Annual Mesquite Amateur was played from Monday, May 30th through Friday, June 3rd. The 54-hole, net stroke play tournament featured a full field of 650 golfers who came from all across North America to compete in the second largest handicapped amateur golf tournament in the nation.   The tournament was played on six award-winning courses in Mesquite, Nevada and St. George, Utah, including CasaBlanca Golf Club, Palms Golf Club, Falcon Ridge Golf Club, Palmer Course at Oasis Golf Club, Conestoga Golf Club and Coral Canyon Golf Club. 

“We’re so proud to see this tournament continue to grow larger and more competitive with every year that passes,” said Christian Adderson, tournament director for Mesquite Gaming. “Once again, our community came together to welcome our golfers and their families for five festive days of great golf and camaraderie.” 

Individual highlights featured two holes-in-one achieved by Carrie Evans of Lumberton, TX and Zach Adams of Batesville, IN.

Virgin Valley High School graduate Daygan Paytas became this year’s recipient of the Bruce King Memorial Scholarship.  She received $7,500 from Mesquite Gaming and the Bruce King Memorial Board in memory of King, who participated in the first 10 years of the Mesquite Amateur before passing of cancer in 2012. Paytas will pursue her education at Nevada State College in Henderson, NV.

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