Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
01/16/18 —
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The USGA, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the sixth year of Drive, Chip and Putt by announcing the local and subregional schedule for the 2018-2019 qualifying season. The schedule includes dates and locations for participants to play in local qualifiers across the country, with the opportunity to advance and earn an invitation to next year’s National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club. The qualifying schedule is available here. Online registration will also be available at drivechipandputt.com, starting Thursday, Jan. 25. Drive, Chip and...
01/09/18 —
The Oregon Golf Association, in partnership with the Oregon PGA, will host its third-annual Junior Golf Club Swap on Saturday, March 3 from 10am-3pm at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn. ***** The event is in need of donations and will be accepting new and used club contributions from the general public through the end of February. Please only donate equipment (wedges, irons, woods, bags, etc.) in ready-to-use condition for youth golfers. ***** This program allows youth golfers to swap old clubs for new ones at little or no cost, and is open to players of all skill levels ages 18 and under...
12/12/17 —
Oregon Junior Golf Member Benefit! The Oregon Ducks have extended an invitation to all Oregon Junior Golfers to participate in Youth Sports Day on Thursday, Jan. 18 (6:00PM start) for the Ducks vs. USC Basketball game! The game takes place in the Matthew Knight Arena located on the University of Oregon Campus in Eugene! Reduced price tickets are available and a special Post-Game Experience for any juniors 12 and Under! Details are below: Youth (Ticket, Post-game experience, T-shirt) Youth ticket includes ticket to the game, post-game experience, and T-shirt (available to youth 12 and under)...
11/26/17 —
Shanda Imlay, PGA, and Kaye Carlson , co-owners of FUNdaMental Golf & Learning Center in Beavercreek, Ore., have been recognized with the Small Business of the Tournament Award by the Web.com Tour during the WinCo Foods Portland Open! What a great honor! As a result, they are in a contest for the Grand Prize of $25,000 in online marketing services from the Web.com! Please VOTE for them at https://smallbiztour.web.com ! You may vote once per day through Dec. 6th! Be sure to watch their video as well! As a PGA Professional, Shanda is a Volunteer Rules Official for OJG and volunteers over 40...
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!
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