04/18/17 —
The inaugural OJG 100 Hole Marathon took place on Saturday, April 15, 2017 hosted by Columbia Edgewater CC in Portland. A total of 16 junior golfers each completed 100 holes of golf on the Mason Course! Play began at 7:40am and the last group completed their 100th hole at 6:20pm. It was a full day of golf! Junior players ranged in age from 10 - 18 and each junior golfer collected donations to support future Oregon Junior Golf Team Competitions as well as the access program, Youth on Course . Almost $17,000 was raised as a group! Thank you to everyone who supported the junior golfers and...
04/18/17 —
Link to Auction Website Link to Donate a Round The Oregon Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is hosting its Rounds 4 Research campaign. The online auction will run May 1-7. Individuals are encouraged to check the auction website often as new donations are added daily. For more information, please contact the Rounds 4 Research team at lqueen@gcsaa.org or 1-800-472-7878, ext. 3624.
04/17/17 —
Rules Modernization - Taking Relief - USGA.org The USGA and R&A recently unveiled a preview of proposed new Rules of Golf as part of a joint initiative to modernize the Rules and make them easier to understand and apply. USGA.org has a new resource that details the 33 major changes expected to have the most impact on the game and to be of most interest to golfers. This week's focus is on Taking Relief . Click on the link above for the full Taking Relief section or click on each individual link below for articles applicable to specific situations. Items Covered in Taking Relief Include:...
04/14/17 —
Click here for complete video and USGA article Ever wondered what the difference is between an amateur golfer and a professional golfer, besides just skill? Well there are Rules that help distinguish and protect the difference. While they can seem complex, click on the link above for a simple and easy video that helps explain the Rules of Amateur Status.
04/13/17 —
Link to Portland Today video Oregon Junior Golf was represented on local television on Friday, April 14 as KGW's Portland Today previewed the upcoming 100 Hole Golf Marathon. The OGA's Junior Golf Director Robyn Lorain was joined by junior golfers Anders and Oliver Nielsen on the program. The inaugural Oregon Junior Golf Association 100 Hole Golf Marathon will take place Saturday, April 15 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland. It's an opportunity for Oregon Junior Golfers to test their skills, have fun and support OJGA at the same time! Participants will play 100 holes of golf, all...
04/12/17 —
Thank you to all the Oregon Junior Golf families who generously donated canned food to the 4th Annual SHARE Vancouver Food Drive . We are excited to report this food drive, inspired by Oregon Junior Golfer Graham Moody, has increased in the total amount of food collected each year. This year, Oregon Junior Golfers donated a total of 600 lbs. of food to support the SHARE Vancouver backpack program! To learn more about the SHARE Backpack program, please follow THIS LINK . Food was collected during select 2016-17 OJG Winter Series tournaments. Thank you again for generously supporting this...
04/10/17 —
Tommy's Honour, a new golf film detailing the story of Tom and Tommy Morris, is coming to movie theaters on April 14. The movie is scheduled to play at Fox Tower 10 in Portland with more locations soon to be announced. Full details on the film can be found at TommysHonour.com . The movie trailer is linked to the right of this page. See below for a brief movie description: Set against the early days of the sport and stunning landscape of Scotland, TOMMY’S HONOUR is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between “Old” Tom Morris and “Young” Tommy...
04/07/17 —
Click here for more information about the Oregon Mid-Amateur Click here to register The Oregon Golf Association has announced they will administer a second qualifier for the men's field of the Oregon Mid-Amateur Championship. Qualifiers were introduced in 2016 when the field size for the Mid-Amateur was reduced from 156 to 84 players. The 84 player feld is comprised with 63 men and 21 women. The men's field is filled with players who advance through an 18 hole qualifier. A select few are exempt and are made up of past champions and those within the top off the 50 of the Men's performance...
04/06/17 —
Registration for the U.S. Girls' Junior and U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifiers are now open on the USGA website . Please note the changes that have been made to each championship for 2017. Changes for 2017: Juniors age 18 and under as of the final day of the championship are now eligible U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier - USGA Handicap Index limit of 4.4 or less U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifier - USGA Handicap Index limit of 9.4 or less Each qualifier is 18 holes in length All registration is directly through the USGA at champs.usga.org and registration deadlines are firm. Players may select any...
04/05/17 —
Save the date for Saturday, June 3rd for the TaylorMade adidas Golf Friends & Family Day at adidas Village in Portland! This kick off event of the season offers HUGE discounts on TaylorMade Golf Clubs (40% OFF) and adidas apparel and footwear (50% OFF). PLUS, once again this year, adidas is generously donating 5% of total sales from the event to support Junior Golf! The 5% donation is shared equally between Oregon Junior Golf and The First Tee of Greater Portland/The Children's Course! Last year, this donation was over $12,000 per charity! Invitations will be made available for all OJG...
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