Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
07/31/18 —
Congratulations to Joan Heeter , an OGA Member through Heron Lakes Golf Club, who won the 2018 Bandon Dunes Raffle grand prize valued at $3,800. Joan won eight rounds of golf at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, including two nights lodging for four golfers (double-occupancy) at Lily Pond. The Oregon Golf Association and Oregon Junior Golf 501(c)(3) want to thank all of the raffle ticket buyers. For the first time, we reached (and exceeded) our goal of $25,000, finishing with $26,323 on the backs of 345 ticket buyers. Over the course of the last three years, Bandon Raffle participants have raised...
07/30/18 —
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The first round of the Portland City Bob Allard Memorial Championship kicked off today as golfers braved another hot afternoon at Rose City Golf Course. Complete Results All Divisions Olivia Venderby (West Linn, OR), fresh off her trip from the Girls Americas Cup, set the pace in the Girls Open Division with an Even Par 73. Venderby holds a two-shot lead over Alexa Udom (Portland, OR) and Jessica Ponce (Beaverton, OR) going into tomorrow’s final day. Johnny Ward (Lake Oswego, OR), who also represented Oregon recently in the America’s Cup, opened today’s round with a 2-under...
07/30/18 —
ANACONDA, Mont. & EVERGREEN, Colo. -- The Girls and Boys Junior America's Cup teams representing the OGA and Oregon Junior Golf finished sixth and seventh, respectively, at last week's 2018 Girls' Junior America's Cup and Junior America's Cup competitions. The Girls' Junior Americas Cup was held July 25-27 at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, Colo. The Junior America's Cup was held July 24-26 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Golf Course in Anaconda, Mont. Complete Results Girls' Junior Americas Cup Complete Results Junior America's Cup The Girls team representing Oregon and OJG finished in...
07/24/18 —
REDMOND, Ore. – Following an opening round of 3-over 75, Alexa Udom (Portland, Ore.) cruised to a four-shot victory at the Central Oregon Jr. Championship with an even par 72. The first round of the Major Championship was held at Meadow Lakes Golf Course (Prineville, Ore.) and the final round took place at the Eagle Crest Ridge Course (Redmond, Ore.) Complete Results All Divisions Joining Udom on the top of the leaderboard was Elli Gordon (Dallas, Ore.) with a 7-over 77-74—151. The third-place finisher in the Girls Open Division was Tannica Porter (Eugene, Ore.) with an 18-over 80-82—162. The...
07/23/18 —
Leading the Girls Open Division following the first round is Alexa Udom (Portland, Ore.) after a 3-over 75. Udom finished with four birdies in her round to take a two-shot lead going into the final round at Eagle Crest Ridge Course tomorrow. 2-shots back of Udom is Elli Gordon (Dallas, Ore.) who finished the day with a 5-over 77. Round 2 Pairings Full Leaderboard Nick Lasko (Clackamas, Ore.) started his day at the Central Oregon Jr. Championship with three straight birdies. Lasko maintained his strong play throughout the day to finish with a 3-under 69 and a two-shot lead in the Junior Boys...
07/19/18 —
What a couple days for 17-year old Tyler Vassar (The Dalles, Ore.) Vassar finished with a 67-70—137 (-7) to win his first Boys Open Division Major Championship at Running Y Ranch during the Klamath Basin Jr. Up until this point in the season, Vassar’s best finish in an OJG Major was a T19th at the Peter Jacobsen Challenge in Corvallis. Vassar played the final five holes 4-under par to win by two shots over Scottie Kennon (Bandon, Ore.) who finished at 5-under 139. Seven other players finished with scores under par in the Boys Division. Complete Results All Divisions Following a one stroke...
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...
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