Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
09/27/17 —
What better way to spend the holidays than with your family at the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort? Join Oregon Junior Golf as we head to Bandon, Ore., Dec. 16-17, 2017 for our annual Winter Series Golf Tournaments. There will be juniors-only competition on Saturday, Dec. 16 with the 18-holers competing on Old Macdonald GC and the Pee Wee Divisions competing on Bandon Dunes GC. An adult/junior competition will take place on Sunday, Dec. 17 on each of the four courses at the resort. Families may select the course they would like to compete on (Bandon Dunes, Bandon Trails, Pacific Dunes, or Old...
09/20/17 —
WOODBURN, ORE. – Craig Ronne (Klamath Falls, Ore.) and Ellie Slama (Salem, Ore.) have been named the 2017 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 2017 Oregon Junior Golf Tournament of Major Champions, held Saturday, Sept. 16th at Aspen Lakes Golf Course in Sisters, Ore. This is the third-consecutive year that Slama, 18, has earned the honor. Her illustrious OJG career came to a close this summer, but not before she won the two biggest events of the summer – the 2017 Oregon...
09/16/17 —
SISTERS, Ore. – Victoria Gailey edged Ashley Zhu in a playoff and Keith Lobis fired a 3-under par 69 en route to respective medalist honors at the 2017 Tournament of Major Champions played Sept. 16 at Aspen Lakes GC in Sisters, Ore. Final Results: Pee Wee Divisions | 18-Hole Divisions Gailey (Tigard, Ore.) recorded birdie on the fourth playoff hole for the win over Zhu (Salem, Ore.), with each player posting 1-over-par 73 before the playoff in the Girls 15-18 Division. Hailey Oster (Camas, Wash.) finished third at 5-over-par. Lobis (Camas, Wash.) registered six birdies, including the last two...
09/13/17 —
SALEM, ORE. - The final sanctioned tournament of the year took place last weekend with the playing of the 2017 Charlotte's Tournament of Champions on Saturday, Sept. 9th at Creekside Golf Club in Salem. Players in the Charlotte's Tournament of Champions had previously won their division at a sanctioned event during the 2017 season. Click here for full results (18-hole divisions) Pee Wee results The Junior Boys Division (ages 16-18) was won by Chris Posner (Beaverton, Ore.), who fired 2-over par 74 to win by two shots over Kellen Bringhurst (Ridgefield, Wash.). The Girls Division (ages 15-18)...
09/13/17 —
The Drive, Chip, and Putt Regional Finals were held on Saturday, September 9th for the West Region. Several Oregon Junior Golfers competed at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif. Two OJGers won their respective divisions and have earned an invitation to compete at Augusta National, site of The Masters, next April. Congratulations to Cassie Kennon (Girls 10-11) and Elise Deschaine (Girls 14-15)! For compete results, check out www.drivechipandputt.com .
09/06/17 —
Thank you to Cambia for sponsoring the Cambia Walking Challenge ! For the second year in a row Oregon Junior Golf received the most votes during the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic Charity Challenge and won the $10,000 prize from Cambia! Thank you to all of the fans and volunteers who logged steps for Oregon Junior Golf over four rounds of competition! Standard Bearers were averaging 12,000 steps for a round of golf! Some volunteers walked double rounds (36 holes) and logged over 22,000 steps! Thank you to everyone for their support of OJG!
08/27/17 —
On Wednesday, August 30, the Chipotle restaurant in Woodburn, Ore., is giving back 50 percent of proceeds from all burritos purchased that day to Oregon Junior Golf. Downloadable Flyer Simply show the flyer or mention OJG when ordering. Chipotle in Woodburn is open from 10:45am-9:00pm. Please come to exit 271 and check out the new Chipotle restaurant and support Oregon Junior Golf at the same time! Help to spread the word! Chipotle is the official lunch sponsor of the Erling Jacobsen Tour and junior golfers regularly enjoy giant burritos for lunch following these casual events during the...
08/24/17 —
The Oregon Golf Association would like to thank all of the participants in the 2017 Erling Jacobsen Tour. The OGA is committed to fostering a climate where youth golfers can gradually learn the sport and develop a comfort level on golf courses around the region. The numbers tell the story -- see below for some interesting statistics on this year's EJ Tour. 2017 EJ Tour Season Statistics Events: 15 Events (14 regular season + Season Finale) Total Rounds Played: 349 rounds Unique Players: 155 players Most Tour Card Stamps Earned, Boys: 14 (Janardan Wanty & Santiago Nolasco) Most Tour Card...
08/22/17 —
The Cambia Charitable Walking Challenge is BACK at the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic August 31-September 3, 2017 at Columbia Edgewater CC! When you come out to the tournament, be sure to participate in the Cambia Charitable Walking Challenge and help OJG to WIN a $10,000 Donation! Here's how: Enter through the Cambia Fan Pavilion and pick up your pedometer for the day Enjoy the golf tournament, walking the course and counting your steps throughout the day Exit through the Cambia Fan Pavilion when you leave for the day Report your steps in the Cambia Fan Pavilion and receive a golf tee for your...
08/15/17 —
Florence, Ore. - Scotty Kennon of Bandon, Ore. shot rounds of 66-73 to earn medalist honors and the No. 1 seed heading into the match-play competition of the 63rd Pacific Northwest Junior Amateur; while Cassie Kim of Yakima, Wash. shot rounds of 76-73 in earning medalist honors and the No. 1 seed in the 62nd Pacific Northwest Junior Girls' Amateur. Match play for both championships begins tomorrow, August 16. For brackets, tee times, pairings and to follow along with live scoring, click here for, click here for Junior Boys' and here for Junior Girls'. To stay connected on social media, follow...
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