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WSGA Archive for the ‘Championship News’ Category

Beatty and Bakke capture Washington State Men’s Best-Ball; Shanks and Blade win Senior Men’s Best-Ball

Friday, May 18th, 2018
Final Recap: WSGA Men's and Senior Men's Best-Ball Championship

Austin Beatty of Mill Creek, Wash. and Luke Bakke of Seattle pulled away from the field with rounds of 68-61 to win

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Northwest Women’s Open

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Featuring the top women amateurs and PGA and teaching club professionals from around the country.

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62nd Washington State Men’s Best-Ball and 25th Senior Men’s Best-Ball Championship Being Held at Wine Valley

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Men's & Sr. Men's Best-Ball Championship held this week

Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash. is the venue this week

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Becky Morgan Medals in U.S. Women’s Open Qualifying at Rainier G&CC

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Becky Morgan of Wales shot rounds of 72-71 to take medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Open Sectional qualifying held today at Rainier Golf & Country Club in Seattle, Wash.

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Joel Skarbo Medals in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Wine Valley

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Joel Skarbo of Seattle, Wash. shot 2-under 70 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 75 players who competed today in U.S. Open Local qualifying at the par-72 Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash.

Joel Skarbo

Along with Skarbo, four other players will also advance from this Local qualifier to the Sectional qualifier.

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Drew McCullough looks to defend title at Washington Open Invitational

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
McCullough looks to defend title at Washington Open Invitational

by Todd Milles

Sure, like any NCAA Division I golf standout, Drew McCullough wished his University of Wyoming squad had gone further in last spring’s postseason.

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Woolsey Medals in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Meridian Valley

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Noah Woolsey of Pleasanton, Calif. shot 6-under 66 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 96 players who competed today in U.S. Open Local qualifying at the par-72 Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent, Wash.

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2018 Washington Open Invitational Media Day

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The 2018 Washington Open Invitational takes place May 21-23 at Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent, Wash.

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McCaslin, Lawrence, Brandes and Folsom Claim Titles in 9th WSGA Champion of Champions

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
Champions Crowned at WSGA Champion of Champions

The 9th Washington State Golf Association Champion of Champions concluded play today at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash.

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WSGA Launches Championship Season with 9th Annual Champion of Champions

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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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New Golf Rules are Player-Friendly

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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

Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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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Imperial partners with Washington State Golf Association

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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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Four local juniors head to Augusta for the 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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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Golf’s Modernized Rules Released

Monday, March 12th, 2018
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

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

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

Monday, March 5th, 2018

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

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Local junior Montgomery Ferreira earns invitation to LPGA Major Championship qualifier

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Montgomery Ferreira earns invitation to LPGA Major qualifier

Montgomery Ferreira of University Place, Wash. has been selected to compete in the

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USGA Announces Revised Playoff Format Across All Open Championships

Monday, February 26th, 2018
USGA Announces Revised Playoff Format

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced a revised playoff format for all four of its Open Championships

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Fund started for Ken Still Memorial

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Fund started for Ken Still Memorial

A committee has formed to raise funds to permanently honor Ken Still for his contribution as Tacoma’s greatest golf ambassador and one of the top athletes

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U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship Trophy Unveiled

Monday, February 5th, 2018
U.S. Senior Women's Open Championship Trophy Unveiled

The USGA unveiled the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship Trophy at its Annual Meeting in Miami, Fla., held Feb 2-4, 2018.

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Five questions with Golf Genius President and CEO Mike Zisman

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Q&A with Golf Genius CEO Mike Zisman

Mike Zisman has a background in enterprise software and a long career in building and managing successful businesses - Soft‑Switch, Lotus Development Corporation, and IBM among them.

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SentryWorld to Host 2019 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship

Monday, December 18th, 2017

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point, Wis., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 71st U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Theegala survives playoff to win Sahalee Players Championship

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Sahith Theegala of Chino Hills, Calif. birdied the first playoff hole to win the 23rd Sahalee Players Championship (SPC), outlasting Min Woo Lee of Australia.

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Theegala breaks from pack to lead Sahalee Players Championship

Thursday, July 6th, 2017
Sahith Theegala hits on the 10th hole during the third round

After playing 36 holes today in temperatures that reached the mid-80s, Sahith Theegala of Chino Hills, Calif. was the lone player to break the logjam and claim the top spot on the leaderboard after three rounds at the 23rd Sahalee Players Championship (SPC), being held at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.

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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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Lee, McCullough Lead International Field at Sahalee Players Championship

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Sammamish, Wash. - Min Woo Lee of Australia and Drew McCullough of Richland, Wash. each shot 4-under 68 to sit tied for the lead after the first round of the 23rd Sahalee Players Championship (SPC), being held at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hanson and Garrett a group to watch at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Wash. and Ben Garrett of Seattle, Wash. have been named as a group to watch at this week’s U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship from Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst, N.C.

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Champions Crowned at WIAA State Golf Championships

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
High School State Champions Crowned

Another year of high school golf is in the books as the WIAA boys’ and girls’ state golf championships wrapped up at several courses across the state.

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Whalen and Whittle Capture Washington State Men’s Best-Ball; Bracht and Thorn Win Their First Senior Best-Ball

Friday, May 12th, 2017
Winners crowned at Best-Ball Championships

Cameron Whittle of Moses Lake and Aaron Whalen of Ephrata pulled away from the field with rounds of 65-63 to win the 61st Washington State

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61st Washington State Men’s Best-Ball Championship and 24th Senior Men’s Best-Ball Championship Being Held at Kalispel G&CC

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
WSGA Men's & Sr. Men's Best-Ball

Kalispel Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Wash. is the venue this week for the

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Team IGA Wins PNGA Cup

Friday, May 5th, 2017
IGA wins PNGA Cup

Serving as the host golf association in the 12th Annual PNGA Cup held this week at TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho, Team IGA ran away in today's Singles matches to seal their first victory

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Lu, Chan and Pereira Co-Medal in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Canterwood

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Gig Harbor, Wash. – Lorens Chan of Honolulu, HI, Corey Pereira of Cameron Park, Calif. and Jordan Lu of Vancouver, B.C. each shot 2-under par in sharing co-medalist honors to lead the field of 92 players who competed today in U.S.

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Host IGA Leads After Day One at 12th Annual PNGA Cup

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Day one recap from the PNGA Cup

After jumping out to an early, and slim, lead by taking 3.5 points in this morning’s Four-Ball matches in the 12th Annual PNGA Cup

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Kim Titus and Kelly Gardner Win Washington State Women’s Best-Ball

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Titus, Gardner Win Best-Ball Title

The duo of Kim Titus of Fox Island, Wash. and Kelly Gardner of Gig Harbor, Wash. combined on a 1-under par 70 in today's final round, and then

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Leavenworth GC Welcomes 18th Washington State Women’s Best-Ball

Monday, May 1st, 2017
Women's Best-Ball

Leavenworth (Wash.) Golf Course is hosting the 18th Washington State Women's Best-Ball Championship, conducted by the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA).

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New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review, Effective Immediately

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
USGA Limits Use of Video Replay

The USGA and R&A have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately.

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WSGA Launches 2017 Championship Season with 8th Annual Champion of Champions

Monday, April 24th, 2017
WSGA Champ of Champs

The first round of the 8th Annual WSGA Champion of Champions, conducted by the Washington State Golf Association, will tee off on Tuesday, April 25 at The Home Course

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USGA to change Walker Cup Mid-Amateur Requirements

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

The USGA is prepared to move away from its two mid-amateur Walker Cup minimum.

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Washington State Golf Association Selects Team for 12th Annual PNGA Cup

Monday, April 10th, 2017
WSGA Selects PNGA Cup Team

The Washington State Golf Association’s (WSGA) Championship Selection Committee has announced its team to represent the Association at the 12th PNGA Cup

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12th Annual PNGA Cup to be held at TimberStone Golf Course

Friday, April 7th, 2017

The 2017 Pacific Northwest Golf Association’s (PNGA) championship season will kick off in early May as 48 of the top amateur golfers in the region prepare to square off in the 12th PNGA Cup, to be held May 3-5 at TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho.

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USGA opens entries for 2017 U.S. Juniors and Ams

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for four of the USGA’s oldest and most prestigious championships – the U.S. Amateur, U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Girls’ Junior – and will remain open into June.

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USGA Announces Retirement of Men’s and Women’s State Team Championships

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced the retirement of the Men’s State Team Championship and Women’s State Team Championship, following the completion of the 2017 competitions calendar.

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PGA Tour to Test Distance Measuring Devices on Three Tours

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The PGA Tour has announced that it will begin testing the use of distance measuring devices during competition at select tournaments this year on the Web.com Tour, Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada and PGA Tour Latinoamérica.

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USGA Announces Sectional Qualifying Exemptions for Inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The USGA today announced its exemption categories from sectional qualifying for the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested for the first time July 12-15, 2018 at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.

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Montgomery Ferreira plays in qualifier for LPGA’s first major of season

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Ferreira Plays in LPGA Qualfier

Montgomery Ferreira of University Place, Wash., along with 39 other elite junior golfers from around the world, was selected to compete in a qualifier for the chance to earn a spot in the opening LPGA major

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Adam Hagen hired as new Manager of Rules and Competition

Friday, March 24th, 2017

After a brief period of being away from the game, Adam Hagen has returned to the world he loves by being hired as the new Manager of Rules and Competition for the PNGA and WSGA.

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USGA announces 2017 U.S. Senior Open Qualifying sites; Bellingham G&CC and Columbia Edgewater CC set

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced sectional qualifying sites for the 38th U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be held at Salem Country Club, in Peabody, Mass., June 29-July 2. Salem Country Club is hosting its second U.S. Senior Open and its sixth USGA championship.

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Ken Still – a Northwest Legend Passes

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Remembering Ken Still

One of the Northwest’s first true sports celebrities, Ken Still of Tacoma passed away on Sunday, March 19 due to kidney failure. He was 82.

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USGA Announces 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Sectional Qualifying Sites

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced sectional qualifying sites for the 72nd U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested July 13-16 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. It will be the seventh U.S. Women’s Open to be played in New Jersey, and the first in 30 years.

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Former WSGA CEO John Bodenhamer discusses proposed Rules changes

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Bodenhamer Discusses Rules

At the North American Golf Innovation Symposium, held in Vancouver, B.C. on March 6-7, the USGA’s Senior Managing Director of Championships

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USGA Announces 2017 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Sites; Tacoma C&GC to host qualifier

Monday, March 6th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced sectional qualifying sites for the 117th U.S. Open Championship, which will be held at Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis., on June 15-18. Erin Hills is hosting its first U.S. Open and third USGA championship.

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USGA and R&A announce proposed changes to modernize golf’s Rules; asking for feedback

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Modernizing the Rules of Golf

The USGA and the R&A have unveiled a preview of proposed new Rules of Golf, as part of a joint initiative to modernize the Rules

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