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09/24/18 —
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Gretchen Johnson (Portland, Ore.) keeps on pushing forward. The 2018 OGA Women's Tournament of Champions winner won two matches on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2018 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship, held this week at Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis, Mo. Complete Coverage -- 2018 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship Johnson, the No. 58 seed, defeated the No. 7 seed Katie Miller (Jeannette, Pa.) 1-up in the first round, held on Monday. On Tuesday morning, Johnson easily advanced to the round of 16 with a 6&5 win over Sarah Davison (Choudrant...
09/24/18 —
WELCHES, Ore. - Stotz Thoda (Portland, Ore.) and Karen Govier (Silverton, Ore.) won their respective divisions at the 2018 Oregon Net Championship, held at Mt. Hood Oregon Resort in Welches, Ore. on Sept. 22-23, 2018. The event consisted of 36 holes of strictly net competition. The men's division had three flights, while the women's division contained two flights. Complete Results Thoda played incredibly well over the two-day tournament, finishing at 15-under par net. Edward Lee (Portland, Ore.) earned second place and the win in Flight I, finishing at 8-under par net. Rich Guasco (Happy...
09/23/18 —
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 . End of Summer Sale Price - Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Rose City GC is one of 17 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area . The Passport rate at Rose City is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: Rose City is the second oldest municipal course in the state. This 18-hole course...
09/19/18 —
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Six players from Oregon and Southwest Washington will be competing in the upcoming 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur and U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championships. The men’s Mid-Amateur will take place Sept. 22-27 at Charlotte Country Club in Charlotte, N.C., while the Women’s Mid-Amateur will commence at the same time at Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis, Mo. Complete Coverage – 2018 U.S. Mid-Amateur Complete Coverage – 2018 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Michael Johansen (Vancouver, Wash.), Taylor Klopp (Portland, Ore.), Travis Milleman (Portland, Ore.) and Chris...
09/18/18 —
WOODBURN, Ore. – Nate Stember (Portland, Ore.) and Victoria Gailey (Tigard, Ore.) have been named the 2018 Oregon Junior Golf Players of the Year, announced this past weekend by Oregon Junior Golf and the Oregon Golf Association. The announcement was made at the 2018 Oregon Junior Golf Tournament of Major Champions, held Saturday, Sept. 15 at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn, Ore. Stember, 17, had a remarkable summer season, compiling three Oregon Junior Golf victories, qualifying for a national championship, and winning a regional competition including some of the best junior golfers from the...
09/18/18 —
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. AND ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Sept. 18, 2018) - A global online questionnaire and data-gathering exercise on distance in golf has been launched by the USGA and The R&A today as part of the Distance Insights project. The detailed questionnaire is open to all interested participants in golf until Oct. 31, 2018 and is available in 10 languages. Administered independently by Sports Marketing Surveys Inc., it can be accessed at both usga.org/distanceinsights and at randa.org/distanceinsights . Each person who takes the survey will be asked a series of universal questions...
09/18/18 —
The 2018-19 Winter Series schedule is available and registration opens on Wednesday, Sept. 19. OJG Winter Series offers a mix of individual stroke play and stableford points competitions, as well as offering a team event in the form of an adult/child outing. 2018-19 OJG Winter Series webpage All entries include golf, range, and lunch for all players with the exception of Bandon Dunes Resort. Food is not included at Bandon Dunes and requires a separate registration process. All 18-hole Divisions: $45 (OJG Member) / $65 (Non-Member) All 9-hole Divisions: $25 (OJG Member) / $45 (Non-Member)...
09/18/18 —
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 . End of Summer Sale Price - Click Here to Buy Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program River's Edge is one of 13 participating golf courses in the Central Oregon area . The Passport rate at River's Edge is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: Located on the northside of Bend, it is a challenging course highlighted by...
09/15/18 —
By Kelly Neely, Sr. Director, Handicapping & Course Rating Click Here for Handicap Hub Archives Handicapping and Tournaments Here at the OGA, we earnestly embrace the concept that there is no such thing as a stupid question. But those who preface their query with “I have a quick question” will likely get a response from me of “I might not have a quick answer.” Given the quirks and complexities of the USGA Handicap System, one inquiry often leads to another. And another. (And on top of that might involve other slightly messy things like the Course Rating System and / or the Rules of Golf...
09/15/18 —
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. AND ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Sept.12, 2018) – Golf’s new Rules have been published by the USGA and The R&A ahead of their effective date on Jan. 1, 2019. For the first time, a new Player’s Edition of the Rules of Golf is being introduced to provide a shorter, more user-friendly version of the Rules for golfers at all levels of the game. This version, which will serve as the primary publication for all golfers, features: A more intuitive organization with 10 simplified topical groupings A “Purpose of the Rule” description at the top of each Rule, to better define why the...
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