Junior Golf News | Oregon Golf Association
03/09/20 —
The fifth annual Junior Golf Club Swap occured on Saturday, March 7 at Colwood Golf Center in Portland. Approximately 230 kids were fitted with golf clubs over the course of the day. Special thanks to all the club donors provided new and used clubs for the annual event. The purpose for the Junior Golf Club Swap Meet is to match youth golfers with age-appropriate equipment to help make the game more enjoyable. The Junior Golf Club Swap allows youth golfers to exchange 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...
03/02/20 —
There are several ways to begin utilizing your Youth on Course membership in 2020. The customary printed YOC cards will be mailed to all OJG members by the YOC national office (sometime in late March). Be on the lookout for an envelope from YOC to be delivered to your house (not from the OGA as in year's past). Another method to instantly access your YOC card is by downloading the YOC Member App. Click here for links to download the mobile app. YOC Members can locate participating facilities by using location services or the course list, track the courses where you have played a YOC round,...
03/01/20 —
The 2020 schedules are finalized for Oregon Junior Golf. Click on the link below to find a printable PDF version that includes the finalized schedule for all single- and multiple-day playing opportunities. 2020 Printable Schedule
03/01/20 —
The Columbia and adidas employee stores are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Columbia Employee Store is currently scheduled to reopen on March 27, while the adidas Employee Store is slated to reopen on March 29.
02/11/20 —
The Oregon Golf Association, in partnership with the Oregon PGA, will host the fifth annual Junior Golf Club Swap on Saturday, March 7 at Colwood Golf Center in Portland (*** new event location in 2020). The event begins at noon and runs through 4pm. The Junior Golf Club Swap allows youth golfers to exchange 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. Photo Album from 2019 Event
01/24/20 —
Open to boys and girls ages 7-15, the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship is a program organized by the Masters Tournament, USGA, and PGA of America to engage kids and families in golf and grow the game. Every kid of every ability can participate. Register Online at DriveChipandPutt.com The Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals are conducted at Augusta National each year, kicking off Masters week in a fun and special way. The National Finals is comprised of 80 kids – 40 boys and 40 girls – set to compete at Augusta National after advancing through three stages of qualifying: local, subregional...
01/21/20 —
Portland, OR – The Children’s Course will break ground on January 22 on the construction of a new Learning Center. Located in Gladstone, the expanded Learning Center will give the organization room for more children and expanded one-on-one educational mentoring. The new facility triples the size of the previous building and enables the Children’s Course to serve 1500 children from the Portland metro area annually. The Children’s Course is a result of a 1996 vision of Duncan and Cindy Campbell who wanted to create a golf course that would be dedicated to children. Providing a location for...
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...
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