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12/13/18 —
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 . Click Here to Buy 2019 Passport Click Here for More Info on All Participating Courses in the Passport Program Coos Golf Club is one of the seven participating golf courses along the Oregon Coast. The Passport rate at Coos Golf Club is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used two times. Brief Description: Open year-round, Coos Golf Club has offered spectacular golf on the Southern Oregon coast since 1923...
12/08/18 —
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 . Click Here to Buy 2019 Passport Click Here for More Info on All Participating Courses in the Passport Program Trysting Tree Golf Club is one of the 11 participating golf courses in the Mid-Valley area. The Passport rate at Trysting Tree is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time. Brief Description: Trysting Tree Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course in Corvallis. Designed by Ted Robinson...
12/05/18 —
In its current form, the "Personal Health Investment Today" also known as PHIT Act (S.482) would allow golfers to tap their pre-tax health savings accounts for physical activity expenses. Click Here for More Info on the PHIT Act The PHIT Act will help both golfers and golf industry partners. PHIT has already passed the House with strong bipartisan support in July (277-142), and the Senate is planning to move a tax package in December 2018, creating a big opportunity for the PHIT Act. If you feel strongly about this legislation, we encourage you to share that feedback with your local...
12/03/18 —
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 . Click Here to Buy 2019 Passport Click Here for More Info on All Participating Courses in the Passport Program The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club is one of the 17 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area. The Passport rate at The Reserve is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time. Brief Description: At The Reserve, a unique rotating format enables public golfers to access two...
12/01/18 —
In this month's Superintendent Spotlight we feature Bret Carroll , who is in his third year as superintendent at OGA Golf Course and eighth year overall with the facility. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: Super fun layout for golfers of all ages and abilities. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? We've hosted 16 USGA event qualifiers in the past five years. Which is believed to be the most of any golf course in the country. What is your best 18-hole score at your facility? Why ruin a good day by keeping score? What’s the biggest challenge your facility...
12/01/18 —
Thanks to all OGA Members who participated in the Member November golf and equipment giveaway. There were more than 8,000 total entries from 3,000+ different OGA Members. The winners are listed below. Two Dozen Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls: Sandy Cameron (Redmond, Ore. - Juniper Golf Club) Cleveland Golf Wedge Set: Robin Brockmueller (Keizer, Ore. - McNary Golf Club) Jones Sports Co. Golf Bag: Gordon Harvey (Vancouver, Wash. - Tri-Mountain Golf Club) Scotty Cameron Putter: Monty Moore (Grants Pass, Ore. - Off Course Golf Club) ** GRAND PRIZE ** Bandon Dunes Golf Getaway: Kenneth Slavik (...
12/01/18 —
By OGA Sr. Rules Officials: Pete Scholz and Terry McEvilly Click Here for the Rule of the Month Archive So It Begins As we approach the end of another year of Rule of the Month articles, we want to thank our loyal readers for once again making us the people’s choice as the most clicked on link at oga.org. Since the first of the year, you’ve navigated through 110 questions and answers spread over 11 articles. You’ve also asked a lot of good questions and proved, once again, that OGA members take a serious interest in the Rules of Golf. So, as a reward, and per our annual custom, we are giving...
11/30/18 —
With change comes, well, more change. USGA and R&A have spent the last several years modernizing the Rules of Golf, going into effect January 2019, to better fit into today’s world. The change in Rules brought on a change in the USGA Course Rating System . The first thing to note is that the Course or Club needs to publish Local Rules stating how Penalty Areas will be invoked, defining Out of Bounds and Course Boundaries, relief options and more. Some Courses may have different rules in play for regular days play vs. “Elite Play” (Amateur, Club Championship, Invitational, etc.). Without...
11/28/18 —
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 . Click Here to Buy 2019 Passport Click Here for More Info on All Participating Courses in the Passport Program The Home Course is outside of the traditional reach of the Oregon Golf Association, which highlights facilities in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The course is cooperatively owned and operated by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association and the Washington State Golf Association. All OGA Members - free...
11/27/18 —
Three OGA competitors and members were honored Tuesday by the digital publication Global Golf Post . Gretchen Johnson (Portland, Ore.), Cole Madey (West Linn, Ore.) and Lara Tennant (Portland, Ore.) all earned accolades in their respective divisions for their local, regional and national success in 2018. Complete List: Global Golf Post All-Am Teams Johnson was named to the Women's Mid-Amateur First Team. She had an outstanding 2018 season, recently earning PNGA Women's Mid-Amateur Player of the Year honors for her successful year. Along with winning her second-consecutive OGA Women's...
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