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OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/1990: Couples-Trevino team places second in Peter Jacobsen's shindig at Portland Golf Club

Aug. 20-21, 1990

Lanny and Bobby Wadkins win the Fred Meyer Challenge at Portland Golf Club by three strokes over Fred Couples and Lee Trevino.

The Wadkins brothers finish at 22-under-par 122 for 36 holes, a tournament record by three shots.

Couples and Trevino tie the tourney record with a final-round 60, with wife Deborah Couples carrying her husband's bag.

The best-ball event, in its fifth year since being launched by tournament host Peter Jacobsen, draws 11,984 spectators on a wet closing day. Jacobsen and partner Arnold Palmer finish with a 65 and place sixth at 128.

The Monday night auction raises $69,400 for childrens' charities, with Payne Stewart donating the shirt he wore at the Open Championship (it sells for $6,000) and with Greg Norman paying $5,200 for a $100 bill Palmer won in a side bet by he and Jacobsen against Norman and Curtis Strange.


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