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09/09/18 —
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 Reames Golf & Country Club is one of 11 participating golf courses in the Southern Oregon area . The Passport rate at Reames G&CC is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used two times during 2018. Brief Description: Reames Golf & Country Club is a beautiful 18-hole...
09/07/18 —
SALEM, Ore. – Randy Mahar (Portland, Ore.) defeated Ken Forster (Salem, Ore.) 1-up on Friday to win the 35th Oregon Senior Amateur Championship, held this week at Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem, Ore. Mahar, the No. 10 seed in match play, parred the 18th hole to defeat Forster, the stroke play medalist and No. 1 seed. The two players entered the final hole all-square in their championship match. Complete Scores & Brackets Photo Album Mahar jumped out to a quick 2-up lead through four holes in Friday’s finals. Forster, playing at his home course, parred the ninth hole to cut Mahar’s...
09/06/18 —
SALEM, Ore. – Ken Forster (Salem, Ore.) and Randy Mahar (Portland, Ore.) will play each other on Friday in the championship match at the 35th Oregon Senior Amateur Championship, held this week at Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem, Ore. Friday’s 18-hole championship match will commence at 8:45 AM. Complete Scores & Brackets Photo Album Forster, the No. 1 seed in match play after earning medalist honors during stroke play qualifying, is playing this week at his home course. He has yet to play the 18th hole in match play thus far; in his quarterfinals match on Thursday, he defeated 2018...
09/05/18 —
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 Quail Valley Golf Course is one of 17 participating golf courses in the Portland Metro area . The Passport rate at Quail Valley GC is $25 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used one time during 2018. Brief Description: Surrounded by picturesque foothills, Quail Valley Golf Course is...
09/04/18 —
SALEM, Ore. – Ken Forster (Salem, Ore.) earned medalist honors at his home course during stroke play qualifying at the 35th Oregon Senior Amateur Championship, held this week at Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem, Ore. With stroke play qualifying complete, the event now advances to match play. The top-32 scores are in the championship bracket, while the rest of the field competes in flighted brackets. Complete Scores & Brackets Photos Forster, a member at Illahe Hills, fired a scorching 5-under par 67 on Tuesday to earn medalist honors and the No. 1 seed in match play. The retired teacher...
09/01/18 —
By OGA Senior Rules Officials: Pete Scholz and Terry McEvilly Click Here for the Rule of the Month Archive Change is Good Beginning this month, the focus of the Rule of the Month articles will change as we begin to explore the changes to the Rules of Golf that become effective on January 1st, 2019. For your convenience, the 2019 version of the Rules can be viewed, downloaded and printed at USGA.org . As long as there have been Rules, there have always been Rules that many golfers have considered senseless and not necessary. Yet, the complexity of the game, played outdoors over a wide variety...
09/01/18 —
In this month's Superintendent Spotlight we feature Bill Swancutt , who has been superintendent at Illahe Hills Country Club for 38 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less: A fun place to play and work, a very friendly and outgoing membership and staff! What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility? Illahe Hills Country Club is actually the second version. The original ‘Illlihee Hills Golf Course‘ was in the hills adjacent to the current facility. What is your best 18-hole score at your facility? 73 What’s the biggest challenge your facility presents to you as...
09/01/18 —
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 Quail Ridge Golf Course is one of nine participating golf courses in the Greater Gorge / Northeast Oregon area . The Passport rate at Quail Ridge GC is $28 for 18-holes (with a cart) and can be used two times during 2018. Brief Description: Quail Ridge is a fun, challenging and well-...
08/31/18 —
SALEM, Ore. – The 35th Oregon Senior Amateur Championship will take place Sept. 4-7, 2018 at Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem, Ore. This year’s field includes over 90 senior men’s golfers from around the region, competing in one round of stroke play and then progressing to flighted match play brackets. The top-32 players will advance to the Championship bracket, which will begin Wednesday. Round One Starting Times Live Scoring The championship features one of the stronger fields in recent memory. The field includes four past champions, beginning with defending champion Bob Harrington (...
08/31/18 —
The Oregon Junior Golf Association 100 Hole Golf Marathon is an opportunity for Oregon Junior Golfers to test their skills, have fun and support OJGA at the same time! Each team (of two people) will play a combined 100-holes of golf (50 holes each) in a best ball format. Prizes and awards will be handed out to the three lowest scoring teams. Additionally, there will be contests and awards handed out throughout the day. Funds raised through this program will support future OJGA Team sponsored opportunities as well as the subsidy-based access program, Youth on Course (where youth may play golf...
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