Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
07/19/18 —
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Nate Stember (Portland, Ore.) advanced to the second round of match play before falling in the round of 32 at the U.S. Junior Amateur, held this week at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. The rising senior at Lincoln High School earned the No. 39 seed in match play after finishing stroke play qualifying with scores of 72-72 - 144 (+3). He defeated No. 26 seed Matthew Monastero (Leesburg, Va.) in 20 holes in the round of 64, advancing to play Michael Thorbjornsen (Wellesley, Mass.) in the round of 32. Thorbjornsen shot an astounding 31 on the first nine, compiling...
07/18/18 —
Twelve golfers finished even par or better during the first round of the 2018 Klamath Basin Junior at The Running Y Ranch. For the second straight tournament, William Fleck (Bend, Ore.) opened with a 4-under par 68. He sits atop the leaderboard with Scotty Kennon (Bandon, Ore.), who played the last four holes in 4-under par to finish with a 68. Sitting one stroke back with a 3-under 69 are Austin Boyle (Portland, Ore.), Collin Hodgkinson (Beaverton, Ore.), and Andrew Tennant (Bend, Ore.). See results from all divisions Round 2 Tee Times Aerin Song (Beaverton, Ore.) holds a one shot lead on...
07/18/18 —
11 Professionals from around the state of Oregon joined the Erling Jacobsen Tour on Wednesday, July 18 th to participate in the Tour’s Play with a Pro Day at the Children’s Course. Each group of young golfers had the privilege to play all 9-holes with a golf professional. Photo Album The Erling Jacobsen Tour is a series of non-competitive golf tournaments that is meant to be relaxing and enjoyable. Each event is comprised of 9-holes, tee prizes, lunch/drinks, and awards. All of this only cost $10 for OJG Members to compete in EJ Tour events. Thank you to all the Professionals who played today...
07/17/18 —
MEDFORD, Ore. – The Boys Open Division at the Southern Oregon Jr. finished in dramatic fashion as three golfers tied for first place at Rogue Valley Country Club and entered a sudden death playoff. Complete Results All Divisions Owen Huntington (Camas, WA), Austin Carnese (Portland, Ore.), and Isaac Buerger (Redmond, Ore.) all finished with 36-hole totals of 1-over 145. It took three playoff holes for Buerger to finally prevail over Huntington & Carnese. Following a first round score of 4-under 68, first round leader William Fleck (Bend, Ore.) took a few steps back firing a 7-over 79 to...
07/17/18 —
PLAY IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO WEATHER IN SPRINGFIELD, N.J. Nate Stember (Portland, Ore.) recorded rounds of 72-72--144 (+3) and currently sits at T31st at the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur at Baltustrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. Youth golfers qualified from various locations around the United States are attempting to finish in the top-64 following the first 36-holes in order to qualify for the match play portion of the tournament. The first two rounds are split between Baltustrol’s Upper & Lower Golf Course. Complete Results (U.S. Junior Amateur) Graham Moody (Vancouver, WA) also...
07/16/18 —
MEDFORD, Ore. - Competitors at the Southern Oregon Jr. Championship endured brutal temperatures of over 100 degress during the first round at Rogue Valley Country Club. Round 2 Tee Times Complete Results William Fleck (Bend, Ore.) was the only golfer to finish with a score under par closing with a 4-under 32 on the back-nine to shoot a 4-under 68. Fleck will have a 4-shot lead going into the final round tomorrow at Rogue Valley CC. Isaac Buerger (Redmond, Ore.) sits in second place alone following an even par 72. Following rounds of 1-over 73, Alexa Udom (Portland, Ore.) and Elli Gordon (...
07/12/18 —
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. and PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Three Oregon Junior Golfers will be competing in the upcoming U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Girls’ Junior Championships, both being held July 16-21, 2018 at their respective golf courses. Coverage: 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur Coverage: 2018 U.S. Girls’ Junior Nate Stember (Portland, Ore.) and Graham Moody (Vancouver, Wash.) both qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur in June. Stember, a rising senior at Lincoln High School and the reigning Class 6A Individual State Champion, recently won both the Oregon Junior Amateur and Oregon Junior Stroke Play...
07/11/18 —
MOLALLA, Ore. - Brody Marconi (Portland, Ore.) and Tabetha Kang (Tigard, Ore.) won their respective Open Divisions at the 2018 Central Willamette Junior, held Monday, July 9 at Willamette Valley Country Club in Canby, Ore. and Tuesday, July 10 at Arrowhead Golf Club in Molalla, Ore. Complete results Marconi won the Boys Open division (ages 14-18) by shooting scores of 72-70 - 142 (-1). He was the only player to finish under par in the division, and won by six shots over three players -- Isaac Buerger (Redmond, Ore.), Owen Huntington (Camas, Wash.) and Sam Renner (Bend, Ore.). Kang led by two...
07/06/18 —
Parents of Oregon Junior Golfers can enjoy some outstanding benefits of membership this summer 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 (July 6-29) 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)...
07/05/18 —
WOODBURN, Ore. ­­– Nate Stember (Portland, Ore.) and Victoria Gailey (Tigard, Ore.) won titles at the 21st Oregon Junior Stroke Play Championship, held July 3-5, 2018 at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn, Ore. The 54-hole event, regarded as one of Oregon Junior Golf’s majors, reduced the field in half after Wednesday’s round, with the top half of scores (plus ties) advancing to Thursday’s final round. Complete results Stember, a rising senior at Lincoln High School in Portland, overcame a two-shot deficit entering the final round. On Thursday, Stember stayed steady on the front nine, getting to...
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