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09/19/19 —
Lara Tennant will start the final round of the 2019 R&A Womens Senior Amateur Championship within striking distance of the lead sitting in second place at 3-under par through two rounds. The 54-hole competition is being played at the par 75 Royal St. David’s Golf Club in Harlech, Wales. Tennant, from Portland, is two strokes back of the leader, Ireland’s Alison Taylor, heading into Friday’s final round which will feature players with the 40 lowest scores (and any tying for 40th place) through the first 36 holes. The final pairing will tee off on Friday at 12pm (BST) / 4am (PST)...
09/17/19 —
Gretchen Johnson lost to Talia Campbell, 3&2, in the Round of 16 of the 2019 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship with a played Sept. 14-19 at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Ariz. Johnson, the 61st seed from Portland, recorded a massive upset in the opening round of match play with her 2&1 victory over fourth-seeded Caryn Wilson. Johnson then posted a 1-up victory over Melissa Loh, the 29th seed, in the Round of 32. Results U.S. Women's Mid-Am Website Amanda Jacobs (Portland) also advanced to the match play competition as the No. 26 seed. She dropped the opening-round match...
09/17/19 —
Jack Dukeminier advance to the Round of 32 and Robbie Ziegler fell in the Round of 64 at the 2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship played Sept. 14-19 at Colorado Golf Club in Parker and CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora, Colo. Dukeminier, the No. 11 seed in match play, won his opening round match Monday against Michael Jensen, 3&1. In the Round of 32, Dukeminier fell to Jacob Koppenberg, 1 up. Dukeminier is an OGA Member by way of Columbia Edgewater CC. Results U.S. Mid-Am Website Ziegler lost his opening round match to Nick Geyer, 4&3. Ziegler had finished up the 36-hole stroke-play...
09/17/19 —
Lara Tennant will compete in the 2019 R&A Womens Senior Amateur Championship Sept. 18-20 at Royal St. David’s Golf club in Harlech, North Wales. Tennant, who recently won her second consecutive U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur, is one of 11 U.S. players competing this week. Leaderboard Tennant, an OGA Member by way of Waverley Country Club in Portland, is set to begin play on Wednesday at 9:36am (BST). She will be joined in the group by Ann Lewis of Wales and Alison Taylor of Ireland. The R&A Womens Senior Am is a 54-hole stroke play competition. After 36 holes, the players returning the...
09/15/19 —
Robbie Ziegler earned the No. 2 seed for match play after recording a pair of low rounds in the stroke-play portion of the 39th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship played at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo., and CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora, Colo. The six-day competition concludes on Thursday, Sept. 19. Ziegler, from Portland, posted a 5-under 67 in Saturday’s opening round at Colorado GC and followed that up with an even-par 70 on Sunday at CommonGround. Live Match Play He faces Nick Geyer in the opening round of match play on Monday at 10:40am (PT). Jack Dukeminier, from Beaverton, also...
09/15/19 —
By Kelly Neely, Sr. Dir., Handicapping & Course Rating Click Here for Handicap Hub Archives T o the Nines Back when I was growing up in a household enamored with golf (and really any sport involving spherical objects), my sweet but stubborn Scottish father was often heard repeating “Nine holes does not a golf round make.” Yes, he said it just like that, and with conviction. He was prompted to not just because that’s what he truly believed, but also because he needed to influence his favorite playing partners – my brothers, who, even though infatuated with golf, sometimes just wanted to...
09/12/19 —
Shannon Kennedy will play in the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Ariz., while Jack O'Neal, Jack Dukeminier, Philip Bagdade and Robbie Ziegler will play at the U.S. Mid-Amateur at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo. Both competitions will occur Sept. 14-19. Pairings, live scoring and more can be found at the following USGA webpages: U.S. Mid-Amateur U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Kennedy, from Portland, shot 11-over par to edge out Laura Arellano-Karki and Cheung Ching Ng and earn medalist honors and the lone spot into the women’s national championship at the...
09/12/19 —
The 3rd Annual Oregon Junior Golf 100-Hole Marathon will be held Oct. 5, 2019 at Charbonneau Golf Club in Wilsonville. The deadline for Oregon Junior Golfers to register is Sept. 22, 2019. The golfers will be paired as teams of two and will play 100 holes combined (50 holes per person). The format of the event will be a two-player best ball (net and gross). In this format, each golfer plays their own ball until the hole is completed and the only the lowest score is counted for the team. Click Here to Register Participants may seek pledges for each hole they play or ask for a single flat...
09/04/19 —
The Portland Trail Blazers and the Rose Quarter box office have built a custom webpage for OGA Members to save on tickets to events at the Rose Quarter. Make sure to enter the promo code TBOGA when prompted so that you receive 10 percent off your purchase to Trail Blazers tickets. OGA Members are currently eligible to purchase tickets to all home games at a savings. This is a limited time offer. Click Here to Access the OGA's Rose Quarter Webpage If you miss the initial pre-sale opportunity, select games will continue to be made available throughout the remainder of the 2019-20 regular season...
09/01/19 —
By Sr. Rules Officials: Pete Scholz and Terry McEvilly Click Here for the Rule of the Month Archive Rule 4 The Player’s Equipment: Other Equipment Used During the Round Rule 4 covers all the player’s equipment including clubs, balls and any other equipment the player may use or carry during the round. Last month’s focus was on the player’s clubs and balls and may be accessed by clicking here . While a player may use other equipment during the round, it is imperative that the use of equipment doesn’t create a potential advantage by eliminating or reducing the need for a skill or judgement that...
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