Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
04/24/19 —
Registration for 2019 Oregon Junior Golf events begins on May 1. Some events will fill up quickly so early registration is recommended. Junior Golf Playing Opportunities Include: OJG Major Tournaments – 11 annual competitions to crown state champions with both stroke and match play formats. Sanctioned Tournaments – 21 single-day competitions hosted by golf courses across our region. EJ Tour – non-competitive playing opportunities for golfers not yet ready for tournament competition. To register for events, players must have a Golf Genius profile and complete the Rules & Etiquette Online...
04/03/19 —
Parents of Oregon Junior Golfers can enjoy some outstanding benefits of membership this spring and the rest of the year. See below for a quick breakdown of opportunities and how you can take advantage of each. Columbia Employee Store (April 5-28) Parents of Oregon Junior Golfers can shop the Columbia Employee Store without their son/daughter (who is technically the OGA/Oregon Junior Golf Member). Parents of OJGers do not have to be OGA Members to shop the store during the invitation period. In order for Columbia ES entry, parents will need to bring the PDF invitation (printed or digitally)...
03/05/19 —
Parents Can Register Their Junior Golfers, Get More Information at DriveChipandPutt.com LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Mar. 5, 2019) – The USGA, PGA of America and the Masters Tournament announced that qualifying registration for Drive, Chip, and Putt is now officially open on DriveChipandPutt.com. This fun, free and nationwide youth golf development initiative invites boys and girls, ages 7-15, to participate in local qualifying opportunities in all 50 states throughout the months of May, June, July and August. Entrants will play in girls’ and boys’ divisions in four age categories, with scoring...
01/14/19 —
The Oregon Golf Association, in partnership with the Oregon PGA, will host the fourth-annual Junior Golf Club Swap on Saturday, March 9 at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland (*** new event location in 2019). The Junior Golf Club Swap allows youth golfers to exchange old clubs for new ones at little or no cost, and is open to players of all skill levels ages 18 and under. Youth in attendance will have access to free range balls, putting green games, inflatable targets, individual tips from PGA pros and much more. The giant, inflatable Golfzilla will be making a special appearance as well...
11/21/18 —
A look back at the top competitions and individual performers in 2018. Included in this summary are messages from the new OJG Leadership, the players of the year, highlights from the 50th Eddie Hogan Cup and more.
10/03/18 —
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Oct. 3, 2018) – Aligning with ongoing initiatives to expand its support of junior golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the field size for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will increase from 156 players to 264, beginning with the 2020 championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. (July 20-25). Chaska Town Course will serve as the stroke play co-host course, as it did for the 2006 U.S. Amateur Championship at Hazeltine National. “Increasing the U.S. Junior Amateur field to 264 players gives an additional 108 deserving...
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 —
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 Online Event Registration 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...
08/21/18 —
THE DALLES, Ore. – Thank you to Head PGA Professional Amy Wilson for hosting the Erling Jacobsen Tour at The Dalles Country Club. Photo Album Twenty-five juniors showed up to play nine holes of golf and enjoy the other festivities at hand. Before the round, youth golfers were put to the test with a putting course and target practice (Golfzilla!!!). Following the round, each golfer received a medal, a custom EJ Tour t-shirt, tee prize, and lunch from Lilo’s Hawaiian BBQ. The Erling Jacobsen Tour is a series of non-competitive golf tournaments that is meant to provide a relaxing and stress free...
08/17/18 —
Founded in 1972, the Cambia Portland Classic is the oldest continuous event on the LPGA Tour. OGA Members once again will have the opportunity to get inside the ropes to see the greatest players in the world compete at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. There are two ways to sign up: Click Here to Email Your RSVP to Oregon Junior Golf Click Here to Sign Up With Your Golf Genius Profile The event is seeking standard bearers for the morning and afternoon of Aug. 30 – Sept. 2. All standard bearers must be able to physically hold a sign and walk with their group for the entire 18 holes. Junior...
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