Willows Run Venue Spotlight

by Mike Gastineau - Communications Correspondent, 2018 USA Games | April 10, 2017

Golfers at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will compete at a course that combines proximity to Seattle, a beautiful setting, and everything they need to be successful.

Willows Run is located in the heart of the Sammamish River Valley and is just a short drive from where the athletes will be housed at the University of Washington.   

“For us, this is a great opportunity,” said Willows Run Head Golf Professional Shawn Beattie. “We’re so excited and honored to be able to host all these great athletes and showcase Willows Run in the process.”



Special Olympics World Games Recap

by Beth Knox - President and CEO, 2018 USA Games | April 7, 2017

When the opportunity came for me to serve at the helm of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, I immediately understood the significance an event of this magnitude represented to the Puget Sound Region, and was incredibly honored to lead the efforts. Over the past year and a half, we have built a talented team, secured valuable partners, raised critical funds and worked on plans for a truly spectacular event in July of 2018...