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Winter youth golf clinics with The First Tee of Greater Seattle

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The First Tee of Greater Seattle will host a three week Winter Clinic Series for juniors ages 7-18 at five different locations across King County.

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USGA and R&A to adopt new protocol for video review; will eliminate scorecard penalty

Monday, December 11th, 2017
USGA and R&A to adopt new protocol for video review

A working group led by the USGA and R&A has unanimously agreed to adopt a new set of protocols for video review when applying the Rules of Golf.

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Bandon Dunes to host 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, replacing Chambers Bay

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball moving to Bandon Dunes

The United States Golf Association has announced that the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship will be relocated from Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.

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Meet the team: Nicole Bivins

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

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

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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 Mike Davis gives closing address at IAGA conference

Monday, November 20th, 2017

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

Monday, November 20th, 2017

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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Former WSGA Player of the Year Jacobs falls in quarterfinals at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Former Washington State Women’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year Amanda Jacobs of Portland, Ore. was defeated in 19 holes by Marissa Mar of San Francisco, Calif. in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

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PNGA Hall of Famer and former WSGA President George Holland Passes

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Former WSGA President George Holland Passes

George Holland, a quintessential gentleman and great friend of the game whose impact on the region’s golf community will be felt for many years to come

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Former WSGA Player of the Year Berg finishes second at PGA Asst Championship

Monday, November 13th, 2017
Berg finishes second at PGA Asst Championship

PGA Assistant Professional Derek Berg of Sahalee Country Club finished a solo second in the 41st Assistant PGA Professional Championship.

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WSGA Elects Doug Rohner as President at 96th Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
WSGA Elects Doug Rohner as President

At the 96th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Golf Association, Doug Rohner of Fircrest, Wash. was elected the association’s president.

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2017 Volunteer of the Year: Bill Best

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
2017 Volunteer of the Year: Bill Best

At the 96th WSGA Annual Meeting, held Oct. 28 at Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville, Wash., Bill Best was honored as the 2017 George Holland Volunteer of the Year.

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Ryan Kallenberger named executive director of First Tee of South Puget Sound

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Ryan Kallenberger Named Executive Director for First Tee SPS

Ryan Kallenberger has been named the new executive director of The First Tee of South Puget Sound, an organization that introduces young people to the established Nine Core Values

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Enter to win Two VIP Tickets for Feherty Off Tour

Monday, October 30th, 2017
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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WSGA Player of the Year Joe Highsmith named First Team Junior All-American

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Highsmith named First Team Junior All-American

Joe Highsmith of Lakewood, Wash. was named First Team Rolex Junior All-American for 2017 by the American Junior Golf Association

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Washington State Golf Association Names 2017 Players of the Year

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
WSGA Names 2017 Players of the Year

The Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) has announced the 2017 Player of the Year recipients.

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Senior Amateurs win Senior Hudson Cup for eighth time; PGA Professionals win Hudson Cup

Friday, October 20th, 2017
Senior Amateurs win Senior Hudson Cup; Professionals win Hudson Cup

For just the eighth time in Senior Hudson Cup history, the Senior Amateurs defeated the Senior PGA Professionals this week in the 26th Senior Hudson Cup, 11 to 9.

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69th Hudson Cup and 26th Senior Hudson Cup Held at Columbia Edgewater

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Hudson and Senior Hudson Cup Teams Selected

The 69th edition of the Hudson Cup will be held October 19-20 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore. The illustrious event, played in a format similar to the Ryder Cup

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Spokane’s Daisy Dickenson selected to represent hospital at PGA TOUR event

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
Spokane Junior to represent at PGA TOUR Event

Daisy Dickenson, 11, a patient at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Spokane, will have the experience of a lifetime when she represents the local hospital

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The First Tee of Greater Seattle selects Dan Wartelle as new executive director

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
First Tee of Greater Seattle Selects New Executive Director

Dan Wartelle has been named the new executive director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle, an international youth development organization that introduces the game of golf

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Closing of a lifelong friend

Friday, October 6th, 2017
Wayne Golf Course: Closing of a lifelong friend

by Craig Smith

As Wayne Golf Course in Bothell, Wash. closes, so closes a chapter in so many lives, now giving way to memories.

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Goodbye to you, Joe Stevens

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Goodbye to you, Joe Stevens

I just wanted to let you know that Joe Stevens passed away on Thursday evening, October 5, 2017. He was 71.

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USGA announces additional exemptions to U.S. Open and U.S.Women’s Open

Friday, October 6th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open will increase the number of exemption categories from qualifying, effective with the 2018 championships.

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Every Shot Counts with Mark Broadie

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Join the First Tee of Greater Seattle and the Western Washington PGA Chapter on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Jefferson Park GC for an educational session featuring guest speaker Mark Broadie

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David Feherty Brings His Comedic Chops to WSGA Territory

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
David Feherty brings Comedic Chops to WSGA Territory

The WSGA has partnered with David Feherty in bringing his one-man show to the Pantages Theater in Tacoma on November 15, 2017. WSGA members receive a

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Four golfers from Washington to compete in 37th U.S. Mid-Amateur

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

The field is set for the 37th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, taking place this week October 7-12, 2017 at Atlanta National Golf Club in Milton, Ga.

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WSGA Player of the Year Erynne Lee earns way onto LPGA Tour

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
WSGA Player of the Year earns way onto LPGA Tour

Erynne Lee of Silverdale, Wash. has earned her way onto the LPGA Tour for the upcoming 2018 season. With two wins in 2017 on the Symetra Tour, the LPGA’s developmental tour, Lee finished fifth in the tour’s Volvik Race to the Card

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PNGA Hall of Famer Betty Jean (Rucker) Hulteng passes

Monday, October 2nd, 2017
PNGA Hall of Famer Betty Jean (Rucker) Hulteng Passes

Betty Jean (Rucker) Hulteng passed peacefully on September 22, 2017 in Hayden Lake, Idaho. She was 93. Betty Jean has been an inspiration to generations and will be missed in immeasurable ways.

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McNelis wins WSGA Senior Men’s Amateur in epic seven-hole playoff; Gallacher completes comeback to win Super Senior

Friday, September 29th, 2017
Sr & Super Sr Men's Amateur Champions Crowned

Jim McNelis of Gig Harbor, Wash. made a par on the seventh playoff hole to take the titleat the 31st Washington State

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Video: Jim McNelis wins 31st Washington State Senior Men’s Amateur

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Jim McNelis of Gig Harbor, Wash. wins the 31st Washington State Senior Men's Amateur Championship.

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Video: John Gallacher wins 10th Washington State Super Senior Men’s Amateur

Friday, September 29th, 2017

John Gallacher of Burnaby, B.C. wins the 10th Washington State Super Senior Men's Amateur Championship.

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New CEO appointed to lead The First Tee as it reaches 20-year milestone

Friday, September 29th, 2017
New CEO Appointed to Lead The First Tee

Jersey City, New Jersey (September 29, 2017) – Keith Dawkins, an executive for Viacom’s Nickelodeon, will become The First Tee’s next CEO, it was announced today by the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors.

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Karns increases lead at WSGA Senior Men’s Amateur; Gallacher vaults to top at Super Senior

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Round Two Recap: Senior & Super Senior Men's Amateur

Brad Karns of Vancouver, Wash. followed up his opening round of 2-under 70 with a 71 in today’s second round, to build his lead in the 31st Washington State Senior

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Strong Finish for Team Washington at Final Women’s State Team Championship

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Strong Finish For Washington at Final Women's State Team

SANTA FE, N.M. (Sept. 27, 2017) - Thanks to three birdies over the last four holes from Marianna Monaco, New York retained its lead through two rounds of the 12th USGA Women’s State Team Championship

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Karns making strong bid to repeat at WSGA Senior Men’s Amateur; Kubisa out in front at Super Senior

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Round One Recap: Senior & Super Senior Men's Amateur

Brad Karns of Vancouver, Wash. opened the 31st Washington State Senior Men’s Amateur with a first round of 2-under 70

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U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Successfully Relocated, Champions Golf Club Steps Up to Host

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

FAR HILLS, N.J. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, originally slated for Oct. 7-12 at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla.

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Washington State Senior and Super Senior Men’s Amateur Championships to be held this week at Sunland G&CC

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Senior and Super Senior Men's Amateurs Held This Week

The 31st Washington State Senior Men’s and the 10th Super Senior Men’s Amateur Championships are to be held concurrently at Sunland

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

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

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

Monday, September 11th, 2017
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

Friday, September 8th, 2017

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

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

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

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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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Video: Michael Ciez wins 8th WSGA Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

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

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

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

Monday, August 28th, 2017
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

Monday, August 28th, 2017
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

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

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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‘Family Day’ at Boeing Classic is Saturday, Aug. 26

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

On Saturday, Aug. 26, the Boeing Classic – the region’s premier annual PGA TOUR Champions event – will provide families an up-close opportunity to watch golf legends compete

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

Monday, August 21st, 2017

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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Local First Tee chapters participate in inaugural Gearhart Cup

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

This past weekend nine participants from The First Tee of South Puget Sound and ten from The First Tee of Greater Seattle

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Southern California wins 49th Hogan Cup; Arasu earns medalist honors

Monday, August 14th, 2017

The team from Southern California pulled away on Sunday to win the 49th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches, held Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland, Ore.

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Joe Highsmith wins Washington State Men’s Amateur

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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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Video: Joe Highsmith Wins the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

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

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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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91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship Being Held This Week at Rope Rider and Tumble Creek

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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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Qualifiers Being Held to Determine Field for 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Washington State Men's Amateur Championship Held This Week

Three separate qualifiers are being held throughout the state this week to determine the field for the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur Championship

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British Columbia wins team title at 45th Junior America’s Cup

Friday, July 28th, 2017
British Columbia wins 45th Junior America's Cup

Team British Columbia won the 45th Annual Junior America’s Cup, which was held this week at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash.

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Aaron Whalen Medals at U.S. Amateur Qualifying at Palouse Ridge

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Aaron Whalen of Ephrata, Wash. shot rounds of 64-68 to take medalist honors at U.S. Amateur qualifying held today at Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman, Wash.

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Denessen and McNelis co-medal a U.S. Senior Amateur qualifying at Seattle Golf club

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Kelly Denessen of Snohomish, Wash. and Jim McNelis of Gig Harbor, Wash. each shot rounds of 2-over 74 to earn co-medalist honors at U.S. Senior Amateur qualifying

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Jason and Mark Aspelund win Washington State Parent-Child Championship

Friday, July 21st, 2017
Jason and Mark Aspelund Win WSGA Parent-Child

Jason and Mark Aspelund of Federal Way shot 3-under 69 to win the 9th Annual Washington State Parent-Child Championship, held today at High Cedars Golf Club in Orting, Wash.

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

Friday, July 21st, 2017

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

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High Cedars GC Hosting Washington State Parent-Child Championship

Thursday, July 20th, 2017
High Cedars GC hosts WSGA Parent-Child Championship

The 9th Annual Washington State Parent-Child Championship is taking place at High Cedars Golf Club in Orting, Wash. on Friday, July 21, and is being conducted by the Washington State Golf Association.

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Heidi Wills steps down from First Tee of Greater Seattle

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
First Tee of Greater Seattle Seeks Executive Director

An open letter from Craig Bruya, FTGS Board Chair

It is with much gratitude and appreciation that we send well wishes to our fearless leader, Heidi Wills, as she completes her time as Executive Director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle.

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
The Subtleties of Rating Reversible Courses

The subtleties of rating a course are magnified when rating a reversible course, as at the soon-to-open Silvies Valley Ranch.

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Whalen, McCullough, Carlson to represent WSGA at 2017 Morse Cup

Friday, July 14th, 2017
WSGA Selects Morse Cup Team

Andrew Whalen of Ephrata, Wash., Drew McCullough of Richland, Wash., and Chase Carlson of Tacoma, Wash. will represent the Washington State Golf Association at this year’s Morse Cup

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Stoll Medals at U.S. Women’s Amateur Qualifying at Gold Mountain

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Bremerton, Wash. – Gigi Stoll of Tigard, Ore. shot 3-under 69 to take medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Amateur qualifying held today on the Olympic Course at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.

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Three Junior Players from Washington’s First Tee Chapters Selected for PGA Tour Champions Event

Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Washington Junior's Selected for PGA TOUR Champions Event

The PGA TOUR Champions and The First Tee announced today the 81 junior golfers selected to play in the 2017 PURE Insurance Championship.

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Junior America’s Cup Returns to Washington: Team Washington looks to defend title at The Home Course

Sunday, July 9th, 2017
The Home Course to host Junior America's Cup

by Bart Potter

When Washington state hosts the Junior America’s Cup team competition this July, it will do so as defending champion.

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Portland Classic Amateur Open offers winner a chance to play against the world’s best in LPGA tournament

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Tournament Golf Foundation (TGF), the organizers of the Portland Classic, will host a one-day amateur-only event that guarantees the winner a spot in the LPGA Tour’s oldest non-major tournament.

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Highline College has scholarships available for young women golfers

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

If you are looking to play golf in college and continue your education, the Highline College women’s golf program has scholarships available for the fall of 2017.

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Former WSGA Player of the Year Kyle Stanley Wins for Second Time on PGA Tour

Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Stanley Earns Second PGA Tour Win

Kyle Stanley of Gig Harbor, Wash. won his second PGA Tour title at the Quicken Loans National, defeating Charles Howell III with a par on the first playoff hole (No. 18) of sudden death.

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Alvarez, Fallgren, Alkins, Douthit Capture State Titles

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Champions Crowned at Women's Championships

Julianne Alvarez of Seattle shot rounds of 68-74-68 to win the 24th Washington State Women’s Amateur; Victoria Fallgren of Spokane won the 8th Washington State Women’s Mid-Amateur by nine shots

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

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

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

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

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

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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

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
WSGA Women's Amateur Championships: Day one recap

Julianne Alvarez, a rising junior on the University of Washington

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The Founders: A groundbreaking film about the 13 amazing women who founded the LPGA

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
The Founders: The Birth of the LPGA

You're Invited!

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Washington State Women’s Amateur, Mid-Amateur, Senior Women’s and Super Senior Women’s Championships Being Held at The Home Course

Monday, June 26th, 2017
WSGA Women's Amateur Championships at The Home Course

The 24th Washington

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Touching Them All: Ron Hagen’s lifelong affair with the game reached every corner of the Northwest’s golf community

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Touching Them All

by Bart Potter

A life in golf, spreading as widely and lasting as long as Ron Hagen’s,

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Alvin Kwak medals at U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier at Classic Golf Club; Gunnar Knutson medals at Rock Creek

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Alvin Kwak of Mukilteo, Wash. shot 1-under 71 to claim medalist honors at U.S. Junior Amateur qualifying at Classic Golf Club in Spanaway, Wash.; while Gunnar Knutson of Mead, Wash. shot 3-over 75 to earn medalist honors at qualifying at the Club at Rock Creek in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

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Euna Han Medals at U.S. Girls’ Junior Qualifier at Meridian Valley

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Euna Han of Coquitlam, B.C. shot 1-under par 71 to earn medalist honors in qualifying to earn a spot in the 2017 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship. The qualifier was held at Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent, Wash.

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The ‘Art’ of Course Rating

Friday, June 16th, 2017
The 'Art' of Course Rating

by Kevin Jones, WSGA Manager of IT and GHIN Services

The USGA Course Rating System, which is now the leading rating system internationally, is complex

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The Book of Barron

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
The Book of Barron

After besting the field by five strokes at the Sectional Qualifier hosted by his home course, Tacoma Country & Golf Club, Derek Barron of Tacoma, Wash. has made his way to the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills.

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Philip Jonas Medals in U.S. Senior Open Qualifying at Bellingham

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Philip Jonas of Surrey, B.C. shot 3-under 69 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 57 players who competed today in U.S. Senior Open qualifying at the par-72 Bellingham (Wash.) Golf and Country Club.

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Northwest Women’s Open to be held at Twin Lakes G&CC

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Northwest Women’s Open

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Video: 2017: Rules R Us – Ep. 1

Monday, June 12th, 2017

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Five Questions: Adam Heieck, Executive Director of Youth on Course

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

The folks at WE ARE GOLF sat down with Adam Heieck, Executive Director of Youth on Course to get to know a bit more about the Youth on Course program.

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Rules from the Inside Out

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Two officials from the Pacific Northwest – Barb Trammell, CEO of the Oregon Golf Association; and Dale Jackson, longtime PNGA Board member from Victoria, B.C. – were selected to serve

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The Kid at Play

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
The Kid at Play; Ken Griffey Jr.

by Josh Kerns

The sweet swing of Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. has now transferred easily to the golf course

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Barron Medals at U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Tacoma C&GC

Monday, June 5th, 2017
Four move on to the U.S. Open

Derek Barron of Tacoma, Wash. shot rounds of 66-69 to claim medalist honors in Sectional qualifying

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Champions at PNW PGA Girls’ and Boys’ Junior Championships advance to nationals

Monday, June 5th, 2017

At the PNW PGA Girls’ Junior Championship and Boys’ Junior Championship, held June 3-4, 2017 at Canyon Lakes GC in Kennewick, Wash.

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Field Set for U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Tacoma C&GC

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

U.S. Open Sectional qualifying is set to commence at Tacoma Country and Golf Club in Lakewood, Wash. on Monday, June 5

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2017 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
Special Olympics Championship comes to Washington

From June 26-28, Willows Run GC in Redmond, Wash. will host the 2017 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship.

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Volunteers of the Month of May, 2017: Bill Solomon & John Schroeder

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The WSGA is happy to announce Bill Solomon & John Schroeder as the Volunteers of the Month for all their hard work throughout the months of April and May.

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Women’s Golf Day – June 6

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Women's Golf Day - June 6

Women's Golf Day is a four-hour experience happening around the world where women and girls can experience golf for the first time, or where current players can play and engage with women interested in golf.

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