Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
11/12/19 —
Parents of Oregon Junior Golfers can enjoy some outstanding benefits of membership this spring 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 (Nov. 15-Dec. 8, 2019) If you aren't an OGA Member, but you are a parent of an Oregon Junior Golfer, you can shop the Columbia Employee Store without your child (who is technically the OGA / Oregon Junior Golf Member). In order for Columbia Employee Store entry, parents will need to bring the PDF invitation (printed or digitally) along with a regular photo ID...
10/17/19 —
A look back at the top competitions and individual performers in 2018. Included in this summary are messages from the junior golf directors, features on the players of the year, highlights from the various team competitions and more. Click here to view the year in review
10/10/19 —
Kyra Ly and Graham Moody were named Oregon Junior Golf Players of the Year for their outstanding performances during the 2019 campaign. Ly, from Portland, played fantastic golf throughout the year, including wins in the Girls Open Division at the 22nd Oregon Junior Stroke Play, Central Willamette Valley Junior and Klamath Basin Junior major tournaments. She also registered a victory at the Glendoveer Junior sanctioned tournament. Ly also fared well in regional competitions, tying for fifth at the Pacific Northwest Girls Junior Championship while also earning enough points during the season to...
10/08/19 —
Oregon Junior Golf conducted its first-ever Hundred Hole Hike on Oct. 4, 2019 at The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club in Aloha. The event, which is a fundraiser for the local Youth on Course program, included eight area golfers who secured per-hole donations and completed 100 holes in a single day. Thanks to the generosity of 272 individual donors, the 2019 Hundred Hole Hike raised $40,302 for the program in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Youth on Course is a national program that allows juniors ages 7-18 to play participating golf courses for just $5 a round. There are 70 participating...
09/30/19 —
Brandon Eyre posted a 4-under par 68 and Mary Scott Wolfe shot a 1-under 71 en route to boy’s and girl’s division titles at the Tournament of Major Champions played Sept. 28 at OGA Golf Course in Woodburn. Results It was an invitation-only event made up of division winners from 2019 Oregon Junior Golf Major Tournaments. Eyre, from Salem, registered a pair of birdies on the front nine and followed that with three more on the back to claim a three-stroke victory. Graham Moody finished second a 1-under par. Wolfe, from Beaverton, dropped in six birdies – offset by five bogeys – for a convincing...
09/23/19 —
Tommy Rohde and Yvonne Vinceri won their respective divisions at the 2019 Charlotte’s Tournament of Champions played at the par 72 Creekside Golf Club in Salem. ​Results The 18-hole, invitation-only competition was made up of individuals who won an OJG Sanctioned Tournament during the 2019 campaign. Vinceri (+1), who had two birdies and three bogeys during the round, cruised to a six-shot victory over Emily Song (+7). A trio of competitors tied for first place on the boy’s side, with Rohde, Simon Luedtke and Sutton Houck all finishing 1-over par. Rohde won with a birdie on the second hold of...
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...
08/19/19 —
This fall, golf-loving supporters—"Hikers"—will take on the formidable challenge to play 100 holes of golf (walking!) in one day to raise money and awareness for Youth on Course. Oregon Junior Golf 501(c)(3) is seeking donations for the lineup of Oregon golfers who are embarking on this year's Hundred Hole Hike. The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club will host the Oregon contingent on Oct. 4, 2019. Click Here to Donate This fundraising campaign is based on donations per hole completed. For example, if you give $100 total ($1 per hole) and the Hiker plays 100 holes, all $100 will go to support...
08/15/19 —
Congratulations to Ava Stevens of Eastmoreland Women's Club who won the 2019 Bandon Dunes Raffle. She receives two nights Lily Pond lodging for four (double occupancy) and eight rounds of golf at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. All funds raised through this raffle support programming at Oregon Junior Golf. The mission of Oregon Junior Golf is to introduce youth to the game of golf, encourage friendships and a life-long love for the game, provide competition, and facilitate programs serving young golfers of all skill levels. Our core values (Honesty, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Respect, Fun &...
08/12/19 —
The grants, which are part of the $425,000 given annual by the USGA to First Tee, will leave a lasting impact on 25 communities delivering First Tee programs in and around USGA championships and Allied Golf Associations PINEHURST, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2019) – Thanks to a $100,000 donation from the United States Golf Association (USGA), First Tee chapters across the nation are receiving grants to further their efforts to introduce life skills and the game of golf to more young people. The grants are a continuation of the support the USGA has provided to First Tee for more than 20 years, and one of a...
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