15-year-old Josh Tiegs wins Pacific International Handicap with 100 straight.
Release Date: 8/25/2014
Morgan, UT - Josh Tiegs, a 15-year-old shooter from Auburn, Washington, shot the lone 100 straight in the Browning Grand Pacific Championship Handicap event at the Pacific International Trap Shooting's annual PITA Grand competition. This year's PITA Grand event was held at the Evergreen Sportsman's Club near Littlerock, Washington, on July 20- 26, 2014.
". . . he also took home an additional $5,000.00 check, courtesy of Browning."
Josh was shooting his Browning Citori XT Trap over/under shotgun at the 25-yard line. Josh took home the Championship Handicap prize money for his 100 straight. Because Josh was shooting a Browning shotgun, he also took home an additional $5,000.00 check, courtesy of Browning.
". . . when a 15 year old waltzes out there and beats the big guys using your product, it's even better."
"When someone wins a big shoot using your product, it is cause for celebration. But when a 15 year old waltzes out there and beats the big guys using your product, it's even better. We at Browning congratulate Josh Tiegs on his incredible accomplishment at the 2014 PITA Grand and wish him the best of luck as he continues his shooting career," said Scott Grange, Shooting Promotions Manager for Browning.
Attendance was up an average of 16.4% over the week at this year's PITA Grand. It was also noted that the small gauge competition was very popular at this year's event as well.