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03/18/19 —
OGA Members are invited to shop the Columbia Employee Store Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 28. This invite is non-transferable, but members can bring family and friends with them (up to four adult guests per person, per visit). OGA Members are welcome to visit the Columbia Employee Store multiple times during your invite period. Downloadable Invitation Coming Soon WHAT’S THERE AND WHAT ARE MY SAVINGS?: The store is at EMPLOYEE pricing. Tags are marked with prices. Items marked at 40-50 percent off regular retail pricing. All of the latest product from the Columbia Sportswear Company...
03/17/19 —
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 . Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 81 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Big River Golf Course is one of nine participating golf courses in the Columbia Gorge / Northeast Oregon area. The Passport rate at Big River is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used once during 2018. Brief Description: Located along the Columbia River, Big River Golf Course features majestic views of...
03/14/19 —
A collection of around 60 Golf Course Superintendents and other volunteers from the states of Oregon and Washington gathered at the American Lake Veterans’ Golf Course to provide volunteer labor and equipment to help get the course ready for the upcoming Spring and Summer Seasons. The Service Project was held on Thursday, March 14. The effort was a collaboration of the Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association (OGCSA) and the Western Washington Golf Course Superintendents Association (WWGCSA). Each is a regional chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)...
03/11/19 —
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 . Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 81 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Beacon Rock Golf Course is one of eight participating golf courses in the Southwest Washington area. Beacon Rock offers a special price of $24 for 18-holes (with a cart) and allows Passport holders to play the course one time at that special rate. Brief Description: Located in the heart of the majestic Columbia...
03/07/19 —
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 . Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 81 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Bandon Crossings Golf Course is one of eight participating golf courses situated up and down the Oregon Coast region. Bandon Crossings offers a special price of $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and allows Passport holders to play the course once at that special rate. Brief Description: Bandon Crossings Golf Course...
03/05/19 —
Parents Can Register Their Junior Golfers, Get More Information at DriveChipandPutt.com LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Mar. 5, 2019) – The USGA, PGA of America and the Masters Tournament announced that qualifying registration for Drive, Chip, and Putt is now officially open on DriveChipandPutt.com. This fun, free and nationwide youth golf development initiative invites boys and girls, ages 7-15, to participate in local qualifying opportunities in all 50 states throughout the months of May, June, July and August. Entrants will play in girls’ and boys’ divisions in four age categories, with scoring...
03/04/19 —
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 . Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 81 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Applegate River Golf Course is one of 13 participating golf courses in the Southern Oregon area. Applegate River's Passport rate is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and Passport holders can play the course unlimited times in 2019 at the special price. Brief Description: The quiet and scenic Applegate River Golf...
03/01/19 —
In this month's Superintendent Spotlight we feature William Benson who has been with Laurelwood Golf Course for the last 11 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: A community facility for everyone in the middle of Eugene. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Future NFL quarterbacks and Heisman trophy winners are regulars. What's your favorite hole at your facility? I think it's going to be the new hole No. 8. Have you had a hole-in-one? When and where? Yes - two of them. One on hole No. 7 at Diamond Woods. The other on hole No. 3 at Laurelwood. Do you have a...
03/01/19 —
By OGA Sr. Rules Officials: Pete Scholz and Terry McEvilly Click Here for the Rule of the Month Archive Local Rules are generally introduced for a particular course or competition when situations occur that warrant slight modifications to the existing Rules of Golf. Over the years, many Local Rules have become part of the Rules themselves. For example, the use of distance measuring devices, which previously was allowed only through a Local Rule, is now permitted by Rule 4.3a(1). Rarely has a Local Rule been confusing or controversial, but the new Local Rule called Alternative to Stroke and...
02/28/19 —
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 . Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 81 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Alpine Meadows Golf Course is one of nine participating golf courses in the Columbia Gorge / Northeast Oregon area. Alpine Meadows offers a special price of $20 for 18-holes (with a cart) and allows Passport holders to play the course twice at that special rate. Brief Description: This nine-hole course lies in a...
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