Junior Golf News

03/06/17 —
The inaugural 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! Participants will play 100 holes of golf, all in one day, one ball and one hole at a time. This is also commonly referred to as the 100 Hole Hike. 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 at over 350 participating facilities for $5 green fees). Oregon Junior Golf - 100 Hole Golf...
03/04/17 —
The OGA in partnership with the Oregon Chapter of the PGA held the Second Annual Junior Golf Club Swap on Saturday, March 4 at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn. Visit the links to see photos and video from the event. Photos from the Junior Golf Club Swap Video from the Junior Golf Club Swap
03/02/17 —
Registration is now open for the 2017 Pacific Office Automation Swing FORE Junior Golf FUNraiser presented by adidas ! The annual joint fundraiser supporting both Oregon Junior Golf and The First Tee of Greater Portland / The Children's Course will be hosted by Willamette Valley Country Club on Monday, June 5, 2017. The tournament offers a shamble format (where all players tee off on every hole, the team selects the drive in the best position, and all players play their own ball in from that location). The tournament entry includes lunch, golf, competitions, prizes, on-course contests, and...
02/27/17 —
The Results are in for the Guess the Tees contest at the Portland Golf Show! Our own Oregon Golf Association Volunteer, Louise, has counted each tee from the contest and the grand total is 1,191 tees ! The closest guess belongs to Alyssa McManus (age 6); Alyssa was just 5 tees away with a guess of 1,186 tees ! Congratulations Alyssa and thank you to everyone who came by the OGA Booth over the weekend! Alyssa will be receiving a new Titleist OJG backpack! The Kids Passport Card drawing has also taken place. The 5 winners are listed below: Sally Brown Kale Cast Lillian Edgecomb Asher Hing Jaxon...
02/22/17 —
Oregon Junior Golf is excited to announce effective immediately that courses in Oregon and Southwest Washington will now include 18-year olds to participate in the Youth on Course program! To further explain, as long as you have a current Youth on Course Membership Card, you may continue to participate in the program when you turn 18. This will allow the majority of high school seniors to finish out their summer after graduating; continuing to play more golf! Once a player enters into college, the program is no longer valid (regardless of your age). Please note there may be a select courses...
02/17/17 —
OJGer Ellie Slama accepted her invitation to compete at the prestigious Annika Invitational in Orlando, Florida February 19-21. She will compete in a strong field of 72 of the best female junior players at the Reunion Resort (Watson Course)! Good luck Ellie! More on this story can be found at OSUBeavers.com
02/16/17 —
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is generously hosting the 87th Bob Norquist Oregon Junior Amateur July 3-7, 2017. Families of participating players wishing to stay on the property are eligible for the following rates: $180 / night for traditional double occupancy rooms (Lily Pond rooms with 2-queen beds and/or Chrome Lake rooms with 2-king beds), published rates are $410 and $430 $150/night for single occupancy rooms (in the Lodge and the Inn), published rates $220 and $260 $300/night for the 2-bedroom suites (Chrome Lake Lofts with 1 king bed in each room, 2-bathrooms, and spacious sitting room),...
02/13/17 —
The Children’s Course and The First Tee of Greater Portland recently launched the First Annual Stock Your Cellar Wine Raffle. The winner will take home 90 of some of the best wine in the area. Featured wineries include: Alexana, Eola Hills, Hyland Estates, Lemelson Vineyards, North Valley Vineyards, Owen Roe, Solena and Torii Mor, Westmount. Tickets are $50 and only 1,000 will be sold. Tickets also enter you into additional giveaways leading up to the Grand Prize; which will be announced at the annual Wine and Golf Ball—The premiere event and fundraiser for The Children’s Course and The First...
02/10/17 —
The PGA of America has announced that 15 PGA members were selected for the leadership development program, which is in its second year, and seeks to identify, mentor and progress PGA members from diverse backgrounds who aspire to lead in the association. The PGA of America has announced that 15 PGA members were selected for the 2017-2018 Class of PGA LEAD. Robyn Lorain, Director of Oregon Junior Golf, is among the 15 individuals selected. The leadership development program’s second class launched in conjunction with the 64th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. PGA LEAD was created by The PGA of...
01/18/17 —
The Oregon Golf Association, in partnership with the Oregon PGA, will host its second annual Junior Golf Club Swap Meet on Saturday, March 4 from 10am-3pm at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn. The event, which allows youth golfers to swap old clubs for new ones at little or no cost, 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. “We are excited to host the Junior...
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