05/26/17 —
U.S Amateur Four-Ball Coverage | U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Coverage A handful of OGA members and competitors are set to compete at the 2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball events. Both championships are taking place May 27-31, 2017, with the men’s competition occurring at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in North Carolina, and the women’s event commencing at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. At the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, the sides of Adam Araneo (Bandon, Ore.)/Justin Kadin (Corvallis, Ore.) and Gaston de la Torre (La Center, Wash.)/Andrew...
05/26/17 —
Click Here to Visit WinCo Foods Portland Open website The WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft Heinz is the final Regular Season event on the Web.com Tour. 2017 marks the fourth edition of the Portland area event held at the renowned Witch Hollow course at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, host site of Tiger Woods’ historic U.S. Amateur “three-peat” and several national championships. The following are storylines of the players who will be making a stop in Portland later this summer. THE RACE TO SECURE ONE OF 25 PGA TOUR CARDS At the conclusion of the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by...
05/26/17 —
Jerry and Mary Minor have created an extended family by serving as longtime hosts for young golfers playing in the annual Eddie Hogan Cup From the May 2017 issue of Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine by Ron Bellamy In 1973, when he was a 17-year-old junior at Clackamas High School, Jerry Minor qualified for the Eddie Hogan Cup, the prestigious annual junior golf tournament at Riverside Golf & Country Club. Alas, a summer job reduced his practice time to none, and when the tournament was held that August, Minor played miserably, by his standards. He shot 87-91, finishing ahead of only three...
05/23/17 —
The USGA and The R&A are working with golf's handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game. More than 15 million golfers in over 80 countries presently have a handicap, a numerical index long used as a measure of a golfer's potential skill level. Handicaps are currently delivered through six different systems around the world. The aim of the proposed handicap system is to adopt a universal set of principles and procedures that would apply all over the world. An extensive review of existing handicap systems administered by Golf Australia, the Council of...
05/22/17 —
Arizona State's Monica Vaughn, a senior from Reedsport, Ore., won the national title at the NCAA Women's Golf Championships in Sugar Grove, Illinois, on Monday. Vaughn shot 74-72-71 to finish one stroke ahead of Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest and Leona Maguire of Duke, the top-ranked amateur in women’s golf. Vaughn was four shots back with four holes to play when she made back-to-back birdies, while Kupcho hit a 9-iron into the water on 17 and three-putted for triple bogey. Vaughn is ASU's sixth national champion and first since 2008. She also won medalist honors at the NCAA Regional last...
05/22/17 —
Whether you belong to a small online golf club or are a member of a large green-grass facility, one of your peers is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of everyone’s scoring record and Handicap Index®: the handicap chair. The role of handicap chair involves much more than peering through scores in a spreadsheet; it requires patience, communication and a cooperative nature. An ideal handicap chair is a dedicated volunteer looking to pass on their knowledge to others and ensure that everyone’s Handicap Index represents their true potential ability. “Really, the role of the handicap chair is...
05/22/17 —
Register for Tournament of Major Champions Aspen Lakes GC (Sisters, Ore.) will host the Tournament of Major Champions on Sat. Sept. 16th. All junior golfers who are champions of their division at a Major Championship during the 2017 OJG Summer Season, will receive an invitation to compete. Aspen Lakes GC is known for their red sand bunkers and proves to be a challenging layout. The Tournament of Major Champions is a celebration of those who have been successful during the season. Players will compete in the division in which they won during the season. As a reminder, PeeWee Boys 10-11 will...
05/19/17 —
Click Here to Visit Portland Cambia Classic Website The 2017 Cambia Portland Classic has openings for marshals and other volunteer positions. The tournament runs from August 31st to September 3rd at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Oregon. Marshaling at the Cambia Portland Classic provides a rare opportunity to be inside the ropes with the best women golfers in the world. Additionally, volunteers are an essential part of the longest running professional golf tournament in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1972, the tournament has worked to raise needed funds for local children’s...
05/18/17 —
Volunteers are still needed for a pair of big-time tournaments occurring this summer in Oregon, the 50th PGA Professional Championship held at Sunriver and the WinCo Foods Portland Open in the Portland metro area. Sunriver Resort's Crosswater and Meadows courses have been selected to host the 50th PGA Professional Championship, June 15 - 21, 2017. This will mark the fourth time that the PGA of America's showcase event for PGA Professionals will be contested at the Sunriver Resort. All volunteers will receive a uniform and access to the championship grounds all week. Committee preferences are...
05/18/17 —
Click Here to Visit WinCo Foods Portland Open website The WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft Heinz is the final Regular Season event on the Web.com Tour. 2017 marks the fourth edition of the Portland area event held at the renowned Witch Hollow course at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, host site of Tiger Woods’ historic U.S. Amateur “three-peat” and several national championships. The following are storylines of the players who will be making a stop in Portland later this summer. THE RACE TO SECURE ONE OF 25 PGA TOUR CARDS At the conclusion of the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by...
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