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07/11/19 —
The United States Golf Association (USGA) will administer the 72nd U.S. Junior Amateur Championship July 15-18 at 7,339-yard, par-71 Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Portland's Brody Marconi and Redmond's Sam Renner advanced to the national championship from the local U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier played June 17 at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis. Event Website Qualifier Results The U.S. Junior Amateur consists of 36 holes of stroke play on July 15 and 16, after which the 156-player field will be reduced to the low 64 scorers. There will be six rounds of match play at the Inverness Club,...
07/11/19 —
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 Heron Lakes Golf Course is one of 19 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area . The Passport rate at Heron Lakes GC is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time. Brief Description: Heron Lakes features two championship courses, both designed by Robert Trent Jones II. The links-style...
07/10/19 —
Brian Humphreys (Washougal, Wash.), Spencer Tibbits (Vancouver, Wash.) and Nate Stember (Portland) were selected to represent the Oregon Golf Association at the 53rd Pacific Coast Amateur Championship hosted by the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association (SCAGA). The event will be held July 23-26 at the 7,562-yard, par-72 Championship Course at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The Morse Cup will be held the first two days of the Pacific Coast Amateur. The top two scores from the three players on each team will count toward the team score. Morse Cup History Individual PCA Champions...
07/09/19 —
By Ron Bellamy Over the years, golf pro Laine Wortman has driven up and down the West Coast to watch his son, Bryce, play golf, from juniors events to high school state championships and now collegiate tournaments for San Jose State University. He’s been a swing coach, a role model and an uncompromising mentor for a son who has set high goals for himself in the sport. “I’m not going to say he was easy,” said 21-year-old Bryce Wortman, who will be a redshirt junior for the Spartans in the coming school year. “But every time there was something I needed to do but didn’t do, he’d let me know...
07/09/19 —
Johnny Ward finished 2-under par to win the Boys Open Division and Kyra Ly finished 4-over par to win the Girls Open Division at the Central Willamette Junior Championship. The the first round was played July 8 at Willamette Valley Country Club, while the second round took place on July 9 and was held the following day at Arrowhead Golf Club. Ward, from Lake Oswego, was the only competitor to finish the event under par. He posted a first-round 73, but followed that up with a 68 on Tuesday. Ward (73-68-141) won by three strokes over Danny Hext, from Beaverton, who finished 1-over par (74-70-...
07/08/19 —
Courtesy of the Washington State Golf Association Rino Sasaki of Japan shot 6-under-par 66 to earn medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Amateur Sectional qualifying held July 8 at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash. Along with Sasaki, the other four players to earn the available spots at this qualifier are Emily Baumgart of Walla Walla, Wash., who shot 3-under 69; Ellen Secor of Portland, Ore. and Therese Warner of Kennewick, Wash., each shooting 1-under 71; and Ziyi Wang of China, who survived a 3-person player to claim the final spot. Results These five players will now advance to compete in the...
07/07/19 —
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 Harbor Links Golf Course is one of 13 participating golf courses in the Southwest Oregon area . The Passport rate at Harbor Links GC is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used three times. Brief Description: Located on the banks of beautiful Klamath Lake, this modern links facility tests the skills of...
07/05/19 —
Oregon Junior Golf has named their teams for the 2019 Junior America’s Cup (JAC) and Girls Junior America’s Cup (GJAC) competitions for later in July. Both teams were selected based on a points system determined by player results. Blackhawk Golf Club in Edmonton, Alta., is the host venue for the 2019 Junior America’s Cup scheduled for July 22-25. The boy’s team representing Oregon and the OGA/Oregon Junior Golf is: Mateo Fuenmayor (Beaverton) Brandon Eyre (Salem) Mason Bonn (Sherwood) Brody Marconi (Portland) Meanwhile, the 2019 Girls Junior America’s Cup is set for July 30-Aug. 1 at Bear...
07/04/19 —
Brandon Eyre and Kyra Ly won their respective divisions at the Oregon Junior Stroke Play Championship played July 2-4 at OGA Golf Course in Woodburn. The event was a three-day, 54-hole competition that included a cut after day one. Results Photos Eyre, from Salem, Ore., was the only boy to play all three rounds at even par or better, leading to a 6-under par finish (66-72-72-210). Eyre’s opening-day 66, complete with six birdies and 12 pars, was the low round of the week. Mateo Fuenmayor (72-68-71-212) and Collin Hodgkinson (68-72-72-212), a pair of Beaverton products, each finished 4-under...
07/03/19 —
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 Gresham Golf Course is one of 19 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area . The Passport rate at Gresham GC is $30 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used once. Brief Description: Gresham Golf Course provides a great playing opportunity in an urban setting. The 18-hole facility offers a range of...
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