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11/13/18 —
The Explore Oregon Golf Passport is a program that allows golfers to play an 18-hole round (with cart included) at participating golf courses across the region for a fee of $30 or less . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Stone Creek is one of 17 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area. The Passport rate at Stone Creek is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy designed the 18-hole...
11/08/18 —
The Explore Oregon Golf Passport is a program that allows golfers to play an 18-hole round (with cart included) at participating golf courses across the region for a fee of $30 or less . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Springwater is one of 17 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area. The Passport rate at Springwater is $15 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: A quiet country atmosphere, complete with farms and...
11/06/18 —
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Pebble Beach in 2019, the USGA has introduced the Centennial Club , which provides fans with an all-inclusive experience, featuring access to premium food and beverage from the Monterey area, seating, and up-close views of all the action on the 15th green. One daily VIP parking pass will be included with every four (4) Centennial Club tickets purchased for any single day. The first 100 ticket buyers who purchase Centennial Club tickets will receive a limited edition, hand-stamped bronze bag tag, mounted on a piece of Cypress wood. All other ticket orders...
11/03/18 —
The Explore Oregon Golf Passport is a program that allows golfers to play an 18-hole round (with cart included) at participating golf courses across the region for a fee of $30 or less . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Spring Hill is one of 11 participating golf courses in the Mid-Valley area. The Passport rate at Spring Hill is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used two times during 2018. Brief Description: The tree-lined fairways and classic greens of Spring...
11/01/18 —
In this month's Superintendent Spotlight we feature David Freitag , who has been superintendent at Pronghorn Resort for 15 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Great golf in the beautiful high desert. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Huntington Wagon Road Trail, a north/south route constructed in 1867 between The Dalles and Fort Klamath, runs through Pronghorn. What is your best 18-hole score at your facility? 78 What’s the biggest challenge your facility presents to you as superintendent? Maturing of the property and changes we make to adapt, both in...
11/01/18 —
By OGA Sr. Rules Officials: Pete Scholz and Terry McEvilly Click Here for the Rule of the Month Archive 2019 Rules: The Teeing Area and Putting Green Correctly starting the play of a hole from the teeing area and properly completing the hole on the putting green are so important that these two areas of the course have special Rules governing play. A breach of a Rule in these two areas could easily result in a player being disqualified. Test your knowledge of the new Rules pertaining to the teeing area and putting green with the following quiz. Questions: True / False When starting the play of...
10/29/18 —
USGA Course Rating is conducted keeping the Rules of Golf in mind. Every time the team of trained Course Raters steps onto a golf course, we have to think about the Rules, how penalties would be applied, and how the Rules might affect a golfer’s play of a hole. With the Rules Modernization, as well as well as the World Handicap System updating in 2020, the international panel of experts all agreed that the USGA Course Rating System was just fine the way it was. Once the new Rules information was finalized, however, it was obvious that Course Rating needed to be updated as well. The change to...
10/28/18 —
The Explore Oregon Golf Passport is a program that allows golfers to play an 18-hole round (with cart included) at participating golf courses across the region for a fee of $30 or less . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Skamania is one of five participating golf courses in Southwest Washington. The Passport rate at Skamania is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used three times during 2018. Brief Description: Skamania Lodge Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole...
10/23/18 —
EUGENE, Ore. ­­– The Oregon Golf Association presented its 2018 Annual Awards at the Association’s Annual Meeting, held Monday, October 22nd at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore. Every year the OGA gives out its Annual Awards to members, clubs, PGA Professionals and more for their commitment and diligence in working with the OGA, with their community and with other allied golf organizations. The following is a list of award descriptions and winners for 2018: OGA Member of the Year : Steve Mason (Shadow Hills Country Club) – Eugene, Ore. – This award recognizes an OGA member for outstanding...
10/23/18 —
The Explore Oregon Golf Passport is a program that allows golfers to play an 18-hole round (with cart included) at participating golf courses across the region for a fee of $30 or less . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Santiam Golf Club is one of 11 participating golf courses in the Mid-Valley area. The Passport rate at Santiam is $28 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used two times during 2018. Brief Description: Santiam Golf Club features a straightforward layout...
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