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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! For all things Junior Golf, please visit www.OregonJuniorGolf.org .
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 Once a player enters into college, the program is no longer valid (regardless of your age).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...
10/03/16 —
WOODBURN, ORE. (September 26, 2016) – Ellie Slama (Salem, Ore.) and Spencer Tibbits (Vancouver, Wash.) have been named 2016 Oregon Junior Golf Players of the Year, announced Sunday by Oregon Junior Golf and the Oregon Golf Association. The announcement marks the second consecutive year that both Slama and Tibbits have earned Player of the Year honors. Slama, 17, backed up her historic year in 2015 with another fantastic showing in 2016. She earned one Oregon Junior Golf major victory at this year’s Peter Jacobsen Junior Challenge held at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore. in June. She...
09/27/16 —
18-HOLE SCORES 9-HOLE SCORES WEST LINN, ORE. - It was a beautiful end to the 2016 summer OJG season on Sunday at the 2016 Tournament of Major Champions, held Sept. 25th at The Oregon Golf Club in West Linn, Ore. A total of nine divisions crowned champions. Participants had won a 2016 Oregon Junior Golf major tournament during the summer season. The Junior Boys Division came down to a playoff between Craig Ronne (Klamath Falls, Ore.) and Spencer Tibbits (Vancouver, Wash.). After both players shot 71 (-1), Ronne won the title with a par on the first playoff hole. In the Girls Division, Ellie...
09/20/16 —
18-HOLE RESULTS 9-HOLE RESULTS SALEM, ORE. - The 2016 Oregon Junior Golf Sanctioned tournament season came to an end on Saturday in Salem at Charlotte’s Tournament of Champions. Mother nature played no assistance on an already difficult golf course. The tournament saw many good rounds played and was highlighted by an Intermediate Boys’ (12-13) division that saw a two-hole playoff between Brandon Eyre and Owen Huntington after both shot 73 (+1). The two players had quite opposite days leading to Brandon Eyre’s playoff win on the second hole with his 8th birdie of the day. Huntington played a...
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