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USGA to Relocate 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur from Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla.

FAR HILLS, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2017) – The 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, originally slated for Oct. 7-12 at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., will be relocated to a new venue to be identified at a later date

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Farmer-Sese, Folsom and Huo to represent Washington in 12th USGA Women’s State Team Championship

Washington Women's State Team Members Selected

The Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) has announced the team that will represent Washington

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Changing from TPP to TM

As of January 1, 2018 TPP Online and TPP on the club's computer will not be supported by the USGA or WSGA.

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USGA and R&A Receive Extensive Feedback in Global Program to Modernize Golf’s Rules

USGA and R&A set to Begin Rules of Golf Review Process

FAR HILLS, N.J., USA and ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (September 7, 2017) -The USGA and The R&A have received comments on the proposed new Rules

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Sato and Cornett Medal at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Qualifying at The Home Course

Patrick Sato of Bellevue, Wash. and Kyle Cornett of Mill Creek, Wash. teamed for an 8-under 64 to earn medalist honors at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball qualifying held today at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash.

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Cole Buchanan makes first ace of the state’s Special Olympics program

At the Special Olympics Regional Tournament held July 23 at Snohomish (Wash.) GC, Special Olympian Cole Buchanan took out an 8-iron on the 130-yard par-3 fifth hole and knocked it in the hole for an ace, the first hole-in-one in the history of the state's Special Olympic program

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Ciez wins Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur in playoff

Michael Ciez wins Washington State Men's Mid-Amateur

Michael Ciez of Walla Walla defeated Brian Barton of Pasco, Wash. in a playoff to capture the 8th Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship Held This Week at Wine Valley

WSGA Men's Mid-Am Held This Week

The 8th Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship is being held August 29-30 at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash.

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Tacoma native Andrew Yun qualifies for PGA TOUR

Tacoma's Andrew Yun Qualifies for PGA TOUR

Former PNGA Junior Boys’ Amateur champion Andrew Yun has played his way onto the 2017-18 PGA TOUR season. The Tacoma native and Stanford graduate, who won the PNGA title in 2005, was ranked No. 13 on this year’s

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Gretchen Johnson medals in U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Qualifier at High Cedars

Gretchen Johnson of Portland, Ore. shot 2-under 70 today to earn medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur qualifying at High Cedars Golf Club in Orting, Wash.

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Conrad and Rohde co-medal in U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier at Port Ludlow

Bob Conrad of Clyde Hill, Wash. and Jacob Rohde of Everett, Wash. each shot 1-under 71 to earn co-medalist honors at U.S. Mid-Amateur qualifying at Port Ludlow (Wash.) Golf Club.

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Two more planned screenings of ‘The Founders’

In case you missed the first one in Seattle last month, there are two more planned screenings in September of The Founders, the groundbreaking film about the 13 women who founded the LPGA.

In 1950, 13 amateur women golfers battled society, finances and sometimes each other to stake their claim to become professional sportswomen by creating the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA).

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Joe Highsmith wins Washington State Men’s Amateur

Joe Highsmith wins Washington State Men's Amateur

Joe Highsmith of Lakewood, Wash. shot 1-under 70 in today’s final round to win the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur, held on the par-71 Tumble Creek Club in Cle Elum, Wash.

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91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship Being Held This Week at Rope Rider and Tumble Creek

Washington State Men's Amateur Championship Held This Week

The 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship is set to take place August 8-10 on the Rope Rider and Tumble Creek

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Three Qualifiers Held; Field Set for 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship

Field Set for 91st Washington State Men's Amateur Championship

After three separate qualifiers were held throughout the state, the field is now set for the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship

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WSGA FEATURES & BLOGS

Video: Michael Ciez wins 8th WSGA Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Post-round interview with Michael Ciez of Walla Walla, Wash., winner of the 8th Washington State Men's Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Crowded Leaderboard at Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur

It’s a little difficult to get any elbow room at the top of the leaderboard after today’s first round in the 8th Washington State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Video: Joe Highsmith Wins the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship

Joe Highsmith wins the 91st Washington State Men's Amateur Championship.

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Joe Highsmith sets course record to seize lead at Washington State Men’s Amateur

Highsmith sets course record to grab lead at WSGA Men's Am

Joe Highsmith of Lakewood, Wash. shot 6-under 65 in today’s second round of the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur, setting a tournament course record

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Bayley and Fitzpatrick go low to share lead at Washington State Men’s Amateur

Bayley and Fitzpatrick share first-round lead at Men’s Amateur

Derek Bayley of Rathdrum, Idaho and Sean Fitzpatrick of Mill Creek, Wash. each shot 5-under 67 to share the top spot after round one of the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 7/15/2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss the week in golf with Michael McEwan of Bunkered Golf Magazine and they explain why diving for golf balls in Gator infested waters is a bad idea in Sweeping the Dial Golf Style.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 7/1/2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss NBA star Stephen Curry playing in a Web.com Tour event, a recent ESPN article urging Tiger Woods to retire and take up coaching, and they talk to President & CEO of Great Northwest Wine Eric Degerman about some fun golf and wine trips.

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VIDEO: Jason and Mark Aspelund Win 9th Annual WSGA Parent-Child Championship

Jason and Mark Aspelund win the 9th Annual Washington State Parent-Child Championship, hosted by High Cedars Golf Club.

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Webinar: How is a Handicap Index Calculated?

Collin from the WSGA's handicap department covers how a Handicap Index is calculated. Since a Handicap Index effects the majority of golfers, we encourage everyone to watch and learn how this number comes to be!

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Video: Julianne Alvarez Wins 2017 Washington State Women’s Amateur Championship

Julianne Alvarez wins the 2017 Washington State Women's Amateur Championship.

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Video: Victoria Fallgren Wins 2017 Washington State Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Victoria Fallgren wins the 2017 Washington State Women's Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Alkins wins third Senior Women’s Amateur, Douthit wins Super Senior; Alvarez holds onto lead in Women’s Amateur, Fallgren builds lead in Mid-Amateur

Alkins and Douthit Crowned Champions

Yasue Alkins of Steilacoom, Wash. shot rounds of 74-76

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Video: Yasue Alkins wins 2017 Washington State Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

Yasue Alkins wins the 2017 Washington State Senior Women's Amateur Championship.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/10/2017

Jim Moore discusses the upcoming US Open with Senior writer for the Golf Channel Rex Hoggard and he previews the Boeing Classic golf tournament with director Brian Flajole.

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Alvarez leads star-studded field in Women’s State Amateur; Fallgren and Smego atop their leaderboards; Dick and Douthit tied in Super Senior

WSGA Women's Amateur Championships: Day one recap

Julianne Alvarez, a rising junior on the University of Washington

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