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10/19/18 —
MEDINA, Wash. - The 70th edition of the Hudson Cup Matches concluded at Overlake G& CC in Medina, WA. The matches ended tied with a two-day point total of 10 to 10 points. In the 27th edition of the Senior Hudson Cup, the matches also finished in a tie with a two-day point total of 10 to 10. Complete Results -- 70th Hudson Cup Complete Results -- 27th Senior Hudson Cup The Charles Congdon Award went to Nick Mandell (voted on by the professional team) and the Larry Lamberger Award was presented to Darren Black (voted on by the amateur team). In the Senior Matches, The Bill Eggers Award was...
10/18/18 —
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 . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Florence Golf Links is one of seven participating golf courses along the Oregon Coast. The Passport rate at Florence Golf Links is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: Nestled amidst wind swept sand dunes...
10/17/18 —
CANBY, Ore. - The 2018 Women’s Interclub Play season came to a close this week as the Championship took place on Monday, October 15th at Willamette Valley Country Club in Canby, Ore. The season saw 18 Clubs from Vancouver, Wash. to Cottage Grove, Ore. competing in three divisions across two regions. This year, the format was changed from points for Front, Back and Overall to 2 points available per hole, 1 Gross point and 1 Net point. The new format meant every hole was important as teams competed to identify an Overall, Gross and Net Division Champion within each Division who would compete in...
10/17/18 —
MEDINA, Wash. ­­– The 70th Hudson Cup and the 27th Senior Hudson Cup matches are set to take place this Thursday and Friday, Oct. 18-19, 2018 at Overlake Golf and Country Club in Medina, Wash. Both competitions include amateurs and professionals from Oregon and Washington playing each other in the Ryder Cup-style matches. In cooperation with the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA), the OGA and WSGA selected a total of 10 amateurs and 10 senior amateurs to compete against the professionals in both competitions. Of the 10 players in each category, five represent the OGA and five represent...
10/16/18 —
POWELL BUTTE, ORE. – Brasada Ranch was the host to the 9 th OGA Tour Championship, October 13-14 in Powell Butte, Ore. The OGA Tour Championship is invitation-only based on the season points players earn during the regular season. It turned out to be a great celebration of this year’s OGA Tour season. Both the Individual and Partner Series competed this weekend, with Open and Senior Divisions and Gross and Net awards up for grabs. Complete 9th OGA Tour Championship Scores Photos The winner of the Individual Series – Open Division was Michael Jackson, who shot a two-day total of 71-76 – 147 (+...
10/15/18 —
Limits on size and scale of putting-green maps introduced but handwritten player and caddie notes still permitted LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. AND ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (October 15, 2018) - The USGA and The R&A have published the finalized interpretation on the use of green-reading materials in golf, which take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The new interpretation of Rule 4.3 (Use of Equipment) has been introduced following a six-week feedback period. It reaffirms the governing bodies’ view that the ability of golfers to read greens using their own judgment is an essential skill that should be maintained...
10/15/18 —
By Kelly Neely, Sr. Director, Handicapping & Course Rating Click Here for Handicap Hub Archives Course Handicaps 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. Just a...
10/13/18 —
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 . The 2019 Passport will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 15, 2018. Click Here for More Info on All 74 Participating Courses in the Passport Program Sandelie Golf Course is one of 17 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area . The Passport rate at Sandelie is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: Sandelie's 18-hole course is just under 6,000...
10/11/18 —
VERO BEACH, Fla. – Lara Tennant (Portland, Ore.) defeated Sue Wooster of Australia 3&2 to win the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, held Oct. 6-11, 2018 at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla. The result marked Tennant’s first USGA win, and the second win by an OGA member in a national championship this season. In May, Ellen Secor (Portland, Ore.) won the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship alongside playing partner Katrina Prendergast. Complete Results – U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Tennant, 51, completed an unbelievable run to the...
10/11/18 —
PORTLAND, Ore. – Two local sides qualified Wednesday for the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, after qualifying was held at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore. The teams of Trevor Harding and Robbie Ziegler (Portland, Ore.) and Brodie Jordan and Austin Spicer (Sherwood/Gresham, Ore.) tied for medalist honors after both squads fired rounds of 7-under par 64. With two available qualifying spots, both teams advanced to next year’s championship. Complete Qualifying Results Harding and Ziegler have been two of the most successful players on the OGA circuit the past few years...
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