EJ Tour Concludes its 2017 Season
The Oregon Golf Association would like to thank all of the participants in the 2017 Erling Jacobsen Tour. The OGA is committed to fostering a climate where youth golfers can gradually learn the sport and develop a comfort level on golf courses around the region. The numbers tell the story -- see below for some interesting statistics on this year's EJ Tour.
2017 EJ Tour Season Statistics
Events: 15 Events (14 regular season + Season Finale)
Total Rounds Played: 349 rounds
Unique Players: 155 players
Most Tour Card Stamps Earned, Boys: 14 (Janardan Wanty & Santiago Nolasco)
Most Tour Card Stamps Earned, Girls: 12 (Ali Brewer & Mia Jackson)
Burritos Donated by Chipotle: 395 burritos ($3,784.55 worth)
Season Photo Gallery
Photos were taken at every event this year, and are available for you to view, download and print.
Special Thanks to Chipotle
Chipotle has been an awesome lunch sponsor on the Erling Jacobsen Tour and we look forward to more burritos for our hungry junior players in 2017!
EJ Tour in the News
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EJ Tour Season Finale at Topgolf
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It was such a fun morning at Topgolf! I hope you all had a great experience hitting to the targets, celebrating the season with friends, and enjoying some fillable donut holes. I have really enjoyed getting to know all of you this year and seeing the progress in your golf games. Again, thank you to all the parents for supporting your child and Oregon Junior Golf!
EJ Tour Event at The Dalles CC
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Thank you for participating in the EJ Tour event at The Dalles CC! What a cool course tucked just above the Columbia River. Big thanks to Amy Wilson and the rest of The Dalles staff for their hospitality and support of junior golf!
EJ Tour Event at Highlands GC
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Thanks to everyone who made it out to the Highlands GC in Gearhart for the 13th Erling Jacobsen Tour event of the season. What an awesome course at the coast!
EJ Tour Girls Golf Day at Lake Oswego GC
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What a fun day! Big thanks to our mentors Robyn Lorain (Oregon Junior Golf), Shanda Imlay (Fundamental Golf), and Denise Townsend (The Children's Course/The First Tee of Greater Portland). I hope you were able to have fun, learn, be inspired, and make a few new friends at today's event!
EJ Tour Event at Colwood GC
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EJ Tour Event at Fairway Village GC
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Great job persevering through the heat today and finishing nine-holes at Fairway Village Golf Course! You all are troopers!
EJ Tour Play With a Pro Day at Sah-Hah-Lee GC
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What an awesome day! A big group of 50 players and 8 golf professionals participated in today's Play With a Pro Day at Sah-Hah-Lee. The day started with a chipping clinic followed by nine-holes alongside local golf professionals and a Chipotle lunch afterwards. Thank you to all of the pros and industry leaders that participated today!
EJ Tour Event at RiverRidge GC
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Great job to everyone who played in yesterday's event at RiverRidge! It was a hot day and there were some long, challenging holes out there, but you all made it a fun day. The Register Guard had a reporter and a photographer out on the course, and the story is published in today's sports section. Check it out online here, or look to your local newsstand for a print copy.
EJ Tour Event at Woodburn Estates GC
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What a great event! A big thanks goes to the volunteers at Woodburn Estates who went above and beyond by providing golf balls, ice cream, snacks, and encouragement to the junior golfers.
EJ Tour Event at The Children's Course
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Thanks to all of the parents for supporting your junior player! Today featured a group of 28 kids at The Children's Course, home of the First Tee of Greater Portland. We saw some excellent shots out their on the course, with players hitting the green, draining putts, and even making some pars. Good job to everyone for showing how to properly take a drop from the cart path after the round. I hope you are able to use this rule to your advantage the next time you hit onto the path.
EJ Tour Event at Summerfield GC
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Mild temperatures and sunny skies paired with the excellent course conditions at Summerfield made for a great event. This was the EJ Tour's fifth event of the season.
A few more players earned their third stamp, good for an EJ Tour microfiber towel, while a couple players earned their fifth stamp, and are now eligible to play in the Season Finale Event at Topgolf on August 24th.
EJ Tour Event at Charbonneau GC
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Twenty junior golfers teed it up at Charbonneau's Yellow Course on the EJ Tour's fourth stop of the season. Several players earned their third stamp on their Tour Cards, good for an EJ Tour microfiber towel, while a few players earned their fifth stamp, and are now eligible to play in the Season Finale Event at Topgolf on August 24th.
EJ Tour Bring A Friend Day at OGA GC
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We had a big group today of 40+ at the OGA Golf Course for the EJ Tour's "Bring a Friend" Day Scramble. This was the first time we had a team-style event on the EJ Tour and we hope to do this again in the future. Today was a double-stamp day, and a handful of players earned their third stamp of the season, good for an Oregon Junior Golf/Erling Jacobsen Tour microfiber towel. Keep up the good work earning stamps and prizes!
EJ Tour Event at Meriwether GC
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Twenty-four junior golfers teed it up at Meriwether National Golf Course in Hillsboro today for the EJ Tour's second event of the season. For a bunch of players, this was their second event of the week, meaning they are now one stamp away from earning their second prize on their stamp cards–our new EJ Tour microfiber golf towels!
EJ Tour Event at Glendoveer GC
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It was great to see so many familiar faces as well as meet a bunch of brand new players ready for a great season on the EJ Tour! We had 24 junior golfers playing today, enjoying Chipotle lunch and prizes to top it all off.
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