Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
07/11/19 —
The United States Golf Association (USGA) will administer the 72nd U.S. Junior Amateur Championship July 15-18 at 7,339-yard, par-71 Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Portland's Brody Marconi and Redmond's Sam Renner advanced to the national championship from the local U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier played June 17 at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis. Event Website Qualifier Results The U.S. Junior Amateur consists of 36 holes of stroke play on July 15 and 16, after which the 156-player field will be reduced to the low 64 scorers. There will be six rounds of match play at the Inverness Club,...
07/09/19 —
Johnny Ward finished 2-under par to win the Boys Open Division and Kyra Ly finished 4-over par to win the Girls Open Division at the Central Willamette Junior Championship. The event was played July 8 at Willamette Valley Country Club, while the second round was held the following day at Arrowhead Golf Club. Ward, from Lake Oswego, was the only competitor to finish the event under par. He posted a first-round 73, but followed that up with a 68 on Tuesday. Ward (73-68-141) won by three strokes over Danny Hext, from Beaverton, who finished 1-over par (74-70-144). Results Ly, from Portland,...
07/05/19 —
Oregon Junior Golf has named their teams for the 2019 Junior America’s Cup (JAC) and Girls Junior America’s Cup (GJAC) competitions for later in July. Both teams were selected based on a points system determined by player results. Blackhawk Golf Club in Edmonton, Alta., is the host venue for the 2019 Junior America’s Cup scheduled for July 22-25. The boy’s team representing Oregon and the OGA/Oregon Junior Golf is: Mateo Fuenmayor (Beaverton) Brandon Eyre (Salem) Mason Bonn (Sherwood) Brody Marconi (Portland) Meanwhile, the 2019 Girls Junior America’s Cup is set for July 30-Aug. 1 at Bear...
07/04/19 —
Brandon Eyre and Kyra Ly won their respective divisions at the Oregon Junior Stroke Play Championship played July 2-4 at OGA Golf Course in Woodburn. The event was a three-day, 54-hole competition that included a cut after day one. Results Photos Eyre, from Salem, Ore., was the only boy to play all three rounds at even par or better, leading to a 6-under par finish (66-72-72-210). Eyre’s opening-day 66, complete with six birdies and 12 pars, was the low round of the week. Mateo Fuenmayor (72-68-71-212) and Collin Hodgkinson (68-72-72-212), a pair of Beaverton products, each finished 4-under...
06/28/19 —
Mary Scott Wolfe and Nicholas Watts were crowned champions of the 89 th Bob Norquist Oregon Junior Amateur held June 24-28 at Oswego Lake Country Club. Wolfe, from Beaverton, registered wins over Tannica Porter (6&5), Yvonne Vinceri (5&4), Olivia Venderby (1 up) on her way to the final. She defeated Alexa Udom (4&3) on Friday to win the Girls 15-18 Championship. Match Play Brackets Photos Watts, from Springfield, recorded wins over Andrew Barker (8&6), Mateo Fuenmayor (2&1), Brody Marconi (5&4), Naoki Easterday (19 holes) en route to Friday’s Boys 16-18 Championship...
06/23/19 —
By Ron Bellamy Alexa Udom turns 17 on Friday, June 28, which happens to be the date of the championship match of the Oregon Golf Association’s 89th annual Bob Norquist Junior Amateur at Oswego Lake Country Club, and as birthday presents go, something in a girls trophy would do quite nicely. The senior-to-be at Westview High School, who has made a verbal commitment to play collegiately at Brigham Young University, certainly has the game for it; though she admits she’s never played that well in the Oregon Junior Am, she shared the state 6A title as a sophomore and was runner-up last month as a...
06/23/19 —
By Ron Bellamy Andrew Reinhardt says he doesn’t think about THAT putt very often, in fact hardly at all, as he looks forward to competing in the Oregon Golf Association’s 89th annual Bob Norquist Junior Amateur that starts Monday, June 24, at Oswego Lake Country Club. For the record, it was a 37-footer on the par 3 No. 17 hole at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, and when it fell into the hole for a birdie it gave the Jesuit High School junior a one-stroke lead with one hole to play in the 6A boys state championship last month. When he holed a short putt for par on No. 18, for a 3-under...
06/20/19 —
The Oregon Junior Golf major tournament circuit continued June 18-19 with the Peter Jacobsen Junior Challenge played at Trysting Tree Golf Club. There were 201 combined boys and girls competing at the two-day, 36-hole stroke play event. There were 10 separate divisions, with the boys and girls ages 15-18 participating in a qualifier for IMG Academy Junior World Championships. Results Isaac Buerger (-10), Ethan Tseng (-4) and Graham Moody (even) were the boys that qualified, while Mary Scott Wolfe (+4), Elli Gordon (+4) and Olivia Venderby (+7) qualified for IMG on the girls side. See below...
06/19/19 —
Monday kicked off the beginning of the 2019 Erling Jacobsen Tour. Thirty-five youth golfers registered to play at Eastmoreland GC for the 9-hole, non-competitive golf tournament. It marked the largest-ever opening day in the short history of the EJ Tour. Nearly half the field was competing in their first ever golf tournament. Golfers teed off at 10 AM and played the historic front-9 of Eastmoreland Golf Course. Following the round, participants were given tee prizes for their accomplishments as well as lunch. Thank you to Vincent Johnson and the Cumpston Brothers for hosting us at their...
06/17/19 —
Oregon Junior Golf will continue its major tournament schedule June 18-19 at the 2019 Peter Jacobsen Junior Challenge at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis. More than 100 junior players from across the state will compete in 11 different divisions in this season-opening competition. Starting Times Live Scoring The Oregon Junior Golf major tournament will resume on June 24-28 with the Bob Norquist Oregon Junior Amateur Championship played at Oswego Lake Country Club in Lake Oswego.
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