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WSGA Launches Championship Season with 9th Annual Champion of Champions

2018 WSGA Championship Season Begins

The first round of the 9th Annual WSGA Champion of Champions, conducted by the Washington State Golf Association, will tee off on Tuesday, April 24 at The Home Course

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The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Justin Gravatt brings all the best qualities, and for all the right reasons, to his position as PGA head pro at The Home Course

by Bart Potter

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New Golf Rules are Player-Friendly

by Rob Lundgren

Player-friendly. Modern. Sensible. These are the most common responses one hears

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Former WSGA Player of the Year Kyle Stanley makes second trip to Masters

Kyle Stanley headed to second Masters Tournament

by Garrett Johnston

Kyle Stanley enters his second Masters this week playing some very good golf.

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Taighan Chea wins Boys 7-9 title in Drive, Chip & Putt Finals at Augusta

Taighan Chea wins at Drive, Chip, & Putt Championships

Taighan Chea of Bothell, Wash. took home the title in the Boys 7-9 age division at the National Finals

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WSGA Selects Team for 13th Annual PNGA Cup

WSGA Selects Team for PNGA Cup

The Washington State Golf Association’s (WSGA) Championship Selection Committee has announced its team to represent the Association at the 13th PNGA Cup

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Win a spot in LPGA Legends Pro-Am

Tee it up in the White Horse Women's Team Scramble on June 6, 2018 and if your group posts the lowest gross or net team score your two-woman team

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Imperial partners with Washington State Golf Association

Imperial Headwear partners with WSGA

BOURBON, MO. - Imperial Headwear, the No. 1 headwear brand for private and resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM)

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2018 Women’s Golf Day happens June 5

2018 Women's Golf Day happens June 5

Fast approaching Year 3, Women’s Golf Day is a one-day event celebrating girls and women playing golf and learning the skills that last a lifetime.

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The Lasting Impact of Brooks Whittle

The Lasting Impact of Brooks Whittle

Brooks K. Whittle of Seattle passed away on February 24, 2018. He was 89.

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Four local juniors head to Augusta for the 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

Local juniors qualify for Drive, Chip and Putt Finals

Eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S. states and one Canadian province have earned an invitation to Augusta National Golf Club

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Video: Course Rating Overview

WSGA Senior Director of Handicapping & Course Rating John Saegner Jr. and WSGA Director of Handicapping & Course Rating Kevin Jones took the stage

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Golf’s Modernized Rules Released

Golf's Modernized Rules Released

The United States Golf Association and The Royal & Ancient have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019.

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USGA Announces 2018 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Sites

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 6, 2018) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 118th U.S. Open Championship

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USGA and R&A Release 2017 Distance Report

The Royal & Ancient and the United States Golf Association have completed the annual review of driving distance in golf

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WSGA FEATURES & BLOGS

The USGA Handicap System

Two basic premises underlie the USGA Handicap System, specifically that every player will try to make the best score at every hole in every round, regardless of where the round is played, and the player will post every acceptable score for peer review.

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Score Posting Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of each golfer to post all acceptable scores as soon as practicable. The preferred posting method is through a handicap computer located at the club where the round was played but you may also post the round via the Internet, the GHIN Mobile App or the WSGA website.

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WSGA CEO Troy Andrew joins Pro Golf Podcast to discuss the Washington Golf Pass

WSGA CEO and Executive Director Troy Andrew recently joined Justin Morrison and Brandon Wilhelm from Pro Golf Seattle on the Pro Golf Podcast

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Score Posting Season Has Begun

Just a quick reminder that the 2018 score posting season begins on Thursday, March 1st. You may begin recording scores for rounds played within the boundaries of the Washington State Golf Association.

In the February 15, 2018 eRevision, we passed along information that gave you your score posting responsibilities and Equitable Stroke Control (ESC).

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Score Posting Season to Begin on March 1st

Just a quick reminder that the 2018 score posting season will begin on Thursday, March 1st. You may begin recording scores for rounds played on that date going forward.

In addition, if you have/had a score from a round played before November 14, 2017 and you did not get it posted, you can actually do that at any time.

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Status of Membership

Trying to post a score via the Internet or on your mobile device, but you cannot complete the score posting process? Are you not receiving your bi-monthly handicap update? This could be because your club has inactivated your membership. All you need to do is pay your 2018 Membership dues at your club to continue taking advantage of all of the benefits of membership with the Washington State Golf Association.

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Video: 2018 WSGA Championships Preview

Previewing the 2018 WSGA Championship schedule.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/12/2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss the PGA Championship with Rex Hoggard of the Golf Channel, and they run down the Top 10 local Golf Courses

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Posting of Scores and Handicap Updates

Each year, the Washington State Golf Association observes a period of time (November 15th to the last day of February) when scores from rounds played within the boundaries of the WSGA are never acceptable for handicap purposes. If you however play golf during that period in an area (Hawaii, California, Arizona, etc.) that is still accepting scores for handicap purposes, you must post those scores as soon as practicable.

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Meet the team: Nicole Bivins

The WSGA would like to welcome Nicole Bivins aboard as the new office administrator for the Association.

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WSGA Youth on Course Auction

WSGA Youth on Course Auction

Treat yourself to a golf trip of a lifetime for two to Ireland! Highest bidder wins!

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USGA’s Thomas Pagel gives update of Rules modernization at IAGA conference

The 51st Annual Conference of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) was held November 5-8, 2017 at the We-Ko-Pa Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Inactive Score Posting Season Begins

Scores from rounds played within the boundaries of the Washington State Golf Association between November 15th and the last day of February are never to be posted for handicap purposes. If however, you play a round during our Inactive Score Posting Season in an area (California, Arizona, Hawaii, etc.) that is still accepting scores you must post that score as soon as practicable.

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Inactive Score Posting Period Coming Up Soon

With just two weeks until our Inactive Score Posting Period we would like to pass along important information regarding the posting of scores during our Inactive Score Posting Period:

You must post scores from rounds played within the boundaries of the Washington State Golf Association prior to November 15th at any time, even during our Inactive Score Posting Period (November 15 th to the last day of February). ...Read More




Enter to win Two VIP Tickets for Feherty Off Tour

Enter to win VIP Tickets to Feherty Off Tour

Enter to win Two VIP Tickets for Feherty Off Tour, November 15, 2017 at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma, Wash.

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