Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
05/15/18 —
Portland Businessman Continues to Expand his Fundraising for Oregon Junior Golf by Ron Bellamy At a time in his life when he might reflect on all he’s done in golf, and take justifiable pride in all he’s done for golf, David Jacobsen wants to do even more. The Portland businessman, 65 on March 1, played collegiately at the University of Oregon, has been one of the top amateur players in Oregon for decades. He played in the U.S. Mid-Amateur several times and in the U.S. Senior Open as recently as 2012, has been a committee member of the U.S. Golf Association and, by invitation, is a member of...
04/30/18 —
NCAA champion from Reedsport, an Oregon Junior Golf Star, Sees a Future in Coaching by Ron Bellamy More than a few times in the recent months, patrons at Houston’s restaurant have recognized the tall young server as she moves between the red leather booths with the dark wood accents in the upscale steakhouse in Scottsdale, Ariz. Maybe they identify her right away. Or maybe, as she takes their order, or as food is being served, the coin will drop, especially if the conversation turns to golf. After all, it was just last May that Monica Vaughn won the NCAA women’s golf championship and helped...
04/13/18 —
After growing up with Oregon Junior Golf, UO men's coach returns to recruit talent by Ron Bellamy Life, and his job, brought Casey Martin back to Oregon Junior Golf tournaments, the focus of the summers of his youth. In his 12th year as the coach of the University of Oregon men’s golf team — NCAA champions in 2016, runners-up last year — Martin spends parts of his summers at junior tournaments in the state, on the trail of potential recruits. “I don’t just to the big national events,” Martin said. “I go to a lot of the sneaky little events up and down I-5. It’s funny, when I started coaching...
04/01/18 —
Part I in a Series of Feature Stories on Former Oregon Junior Golfers by Ron Bellamy To begin the year, her first as a member of the LPGA Tour, Caroline Inglis played tournaments in the Bahamas and Australia and won a little money in both places. Then she played the Founders Cup in Phoenix in mid-March and won quite a bit, just over $25,000, her biggest pro payday after finishing tied for 11th at 11-under over four rounds. She followed that with another par-breaking performance in the Kia Classic, 6-under to finish tied for 33rd and earn another $11,000. “I feel like every round out there is...
03/22/18 —
WOODBURN, ORE. ­­– Tyler Morse has been named Director of Youth Programming and Development, announced Thursday by Oregon Golf Association CEO Barb Trammell. Morse joins the OGA from the OGA Golf Course, where he is currently serving as Assistant PGA Golf Professional. He will begin his new role on Monday, March 26th. “The creation of this new position serves to further illustrate the OGA’s commitment to growing programs that are geared towards the non-competitive component of Oregon Junior Golf,” said Trammell. “Having someone to focus solely on these initiatives will enhance our ability to...
03/21/18 —
AUGUSTA, GA. - Two Oregon residents and Oregon Junior Golf participants are slated to participate in this year's Drive, Chip and Putt finals at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April 1st. Elise Deschaine (Portland, Ore.) and Cassie Kennon (Bandon, Ore.) qualified for the 2018 national finals last year through a rigorous qualifying schedule. Deschaine, a freshman at Central Catholic High School in Portland, will compete in the Girls 14-15 Division, while Kennon will be in the Girls 10-11 Division. Golf Channel Elise Deschaine Feature Golf Channel Cassie Kennon Feature Both Deschaine and...
03/05/18 —
WOODBURN, ORE. ­­– Shanda Imlay has been named the new Director of Oregon Junior Golf, announced Tuesday by Oregon Golf Association CEO Barb Trammell. Imlay, a PGA Professional for over 35 years and current co-owner of FUNdaMental Golf & Learning Center in Oregon City, will begin her role on Monday, March 12th. “We are excited to have Shanda join the OGA staff as Director of Junior Golf,” said Trammell. “With her experience and knowledge of our program, she is the perfect person to step in and ensure a smooth transition in leadership of our junior golf competitions as well as build upon...
02/13/18 —
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. 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. Youth in attendance will have access to free range balls, putting green games, inflatable targets, individual tips from PGA pros and much more. The giant, inflatable Golfzilla will be making a special appearance as well. Click Here for Photos & Video of 2017...
02/10/18 —
Attention High School Seniors! Girls Scholarship Applications are now available through the LPGA Foundation. There are three college scholarships that are available: Marilynn Smith - 30 Scholarships, $5,000 to those playing collegiate golf Dinah Shore - 1 scholarship, $5,000 to someone not playing in college Phyllis G. Meekins: 1 scholarship, $1,250 to a minority student who will be playing collegiate golf. The link to the scholarship site may be found at: www.girlsgolf.org/about/scholarships Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2018 Good luck girls!
02/06/18 —
Plan your summer to include the 88th Bob Norquist Oregon Junior Amateur , hosted by Astoria Golf & Country Club on June 25-29, 2018 . OJG recommends Gearhart by the Sea for your lodging accommodations for the championship. Gearhart by the Sea offers an assortment of one and two bedroom units, even some that are pet friendly and is located just 5.6 miles from the golf course. OJG has a hold on rooms until April 15, 2018 . We highly recommend booking early as rates will likely increase this year (and we do not know the exact date that will happen). Book early, and the current rates will be...
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