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WSGA Archive for the ‘Membership Blog’ Category

Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/25/2018

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss all the Northern Trust action with Rex Hoggard of the Golf Channel, and they discuss the Boeing Classic with Pro Golfer Brian Mogg.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/18/2018

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Jim and Shon preview the upcoming Boeing Classic with Tournament Director Brian Flajole, and they talk to Andrew Putnam, winner of the Barracuda Championship in Reno for his first PGA Tour victory.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/17/2018

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Shon and Jim talk to ESPN Senior Golf Writer Bob Harig about the crazy conditions at Shinnecock Hills for this year's US Open and they discuss Phil Mickelson's two-stroke Penalty for stopping a moving ball.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/16/2018

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe rundown all the excitment of this weekend's US Open with Sam Farmer ofthe LA Times and they talk to General Manager of Chambers Bay Matt Allen.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/4/2018

Monday, June 4th, 2018

On this special extended edition of the Golf Show Jim Moore and Shon Crewe talk to Randall Mell of the Golf Channel, CEO OF Legends Tour Jane Blalock, LPGA Player Wendy Ward and former Governor of Washington State Christine Gregoire.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/2/2018

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Jim and Shon discuss the upcoming LPGA Legends tour with former pro golfer Jane Blalock, and they discuss all the news in the world of Golf in Sweeping the Dial Golf Style

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/12/2017

Sunday, August 13th, 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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Podcast: NW Golf Show 7/15/2017

Sunday, July 16th, 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

Monday, July 3rd, 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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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/10/2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 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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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/3/2017 (w/ WSGA Sr. Dir. of Rules & Competition Scotty Crouthamel!)

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss all the golf news of the week, including the upcoming US Open and the latest Tiger Woods drama with SB Nation Golf Writer Trevor Reaske, and they discuss the local US Open Sectional Qualifier, aka Golf's Longest Day, at Tacoma C&GC with Sr.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 4/15/2017

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss the Masters and the Lexi Thompson rules violation with contributor to Golf Channel and Golf Digest Ron Sirak and they talk to Head Golf Pro at Salish Cliffs Golf Club David Kass.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 4/8/2017 (w/ WSGA “Tommy’s Honour” promo at 39:00)

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss the Masters Golf Tournament with Todd Millis of the Tacoma News Tribune, and they bring you the biggest golf stories of the week in Sweeping the Dial Golf Style. Be sure to stay tuned at the 39:00 mark, as Jim & Shon talk about the special WSGA prescreening of the film "Tommy's Honour" on Thursday, April 13 in downtown Tacoma!

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 3/30/2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Cam Rogers joins Jim & Shon to talk about the world of golf and what to expect from the Masters. Plus, Sweeping the Dial and golf rules.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 3/25/2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe run down all the golf news of the week with Sweeping the Dial Golf Style and they talk to Rex Hoggard of the Golf Channel.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 3/18/2017 (w/ producer of “Tommy’s Honour”)

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe bring you the Top 5 Golf Stories of the Week, and they talk to Keith Bank, Producer of the upcoming golf film "Tommy's Honour."

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Inactive Score Posting Period Starts Now

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Just a quick reminder that the WSGA observes an Inactive Score Posting Period which runs from November 15 to the last day of February. During that period, scores from rounds played within the boundaries of the WSGA are not acceptable for handicap purposes.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/27/2016 (w/ WSGA Executive Director Troy Andrew!)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss discuss this weekend's Boeing Classic with Todd Milles of the News Tribune and they talk to Executive Director of the Pacific Northwest Golf Association and the Washington State Golf Association Troy Andrew (discussing Youth On Course).

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/20/2016

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss Golf in the Olympics with Assistant Editor of Bunkered Golf Magazine Michael McEwan and they talk to PGA Golfer Billy Mayfair on the upcoming Boeing Classic.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 8/6/2016

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe discuss the return of Golf to the Olympics with Senior Writer for the Golf Channel Rex Hogart and they talk to Arizona State University Men's Golf Coach Matt Thurmond on his transition from the University of Washington to ASU.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/25/2016

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe talk to Senior Writer for Golf Digest Ron Sirak on the US Open rules controversy, they get some Golf tips from Mark Rashell of the Golf Club at Newcastle, and they talk to 18 year LPGA tour veteran and two time LPGA tour winner Penny Pulz

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/11/2016 #2 (w/ WSGA’s Kacie Bray!)

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe are live from the site of the 2016 KPMG Women's PGA Championship and they talk to LPGA legend Annika Sorenstam, Karen Stupple of the Golf Channel, Kerry Haigh of the PGA and Kacie Bray of the Washington State Golf Association.

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Podcast: NW Golf Show 6/11/2016 #1

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Jim Moore and Shon Crewe are live from the 2016 KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Sahalee. They talk to Championship Director Sean Riley, Steve Eubanks of the Global Golf Post and Todd Milles of the Tacoma News Tribune.

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Video: Rules R Us #5

Friday, May 27th, 2016

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Video: Rules Rule!

Friday, March 11th, 2016

We asked a few questions about the Rules, and we got a few answers...

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Video: WSGA – Golf For Everyone!

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

See below for an informational video produced for the 2015 WSGA Annual Meeting!

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Video: WSGA featured in Chambers Bay course rating special

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
WSGA Course Rating Video

Check out a video from USGA featuring our terrific WSGA course rating team:

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Video: A Lot to Love About Golf (USGA)

Friday, May 15th, 2015

https://youtu.be/fQVMjO2TRm4

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How did you start playing golf?

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Thank you to everyone who shared with us how you started playing golf and/or your fondest memory.

I was 8 years old and went golfing with my dad. He knew that I was getting tired, so he built a seat on his pull cart and packed me the last couple of holes at Jefferson Golf Course.

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Thanksgiving Trivia Questions and Answers

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

It’s always fun to have Thanksgiving trivia handy for family and friends to show off their knowledge of Turkey day! Thanksgiving is one of our oldest and dearest traditions in the United States of America.

Enjoy and thank you for being a loyal WSGA member, we are truly grateful.

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USGA Intern With WSGA

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Jonathan Hrehov, a USGA P.J. Boatwright Intern, is serving a three-month internship in the WSGA office, from where he will be conducting the GPS data collection for the USGA, visiting courses in the area, gathering information on pace-of-play and course maintenance issues.

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Troubleshooting Problems with Internet Explorer 11 and GHIN

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Having trouble using GHIN products after updating your Microsoft Internet Explorer to version 11? Our first suggestion would be to try Firefox, which is the recommended browser for all GHIN products.

However, the instructions below may be of some assistance in getting GHIN (and other) web pages to work correctly with MSIE 11...

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Got Game? Try the WSGA Player Series!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

As a benefit of membership with your club and the Washington State Golf Association, you are eligible to play in any of our one-day WSGA Player Series events. If you happened to have played in our Net Tour in 2013, it has been rebranded as the WSGA Player Series. 

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Consistently Hitting the Green in Regulation

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Today's tip is brought to you by David Kass, PGA Head Professional at Salish Cliffs Golf Club at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, Wash. David turned professional in 1993.

When players are hitting the ball fairly solidly, the two reasons for missing greens that I see most often are bad club selection and being overly aggressive.

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Hit Crisper Irons

Friday, September 27th, 2013

 

 

Today's tip is brought to you by Robbie Hendrickson, PGA Head Professional at Three Lakes Golf Club in Wenatchee, Wash. Robbie has been the Head Golf Professional at Three Lakes since 2008 after spending two years as the Assistant Professional at Desert Canyon.

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WSGA Net Tour

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Clarkston G&CC

Clarkston G&CC

The registration deadline for the WSGA Net Tour event at Clarkston G&CC has been extended until Tuesday, July 16th at 4:30 p.m.

The price for the event has also been dropped to $50, which includes your green fees for the day, range balls, a merchandise payout and a tee prize.

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Invitation to Attend Annual Golf Summit

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Joe Beditz of the National Golf Foundation (L), and Chambers Bay course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

The Annual Golf Summit of Washington is set for Tuesday, March 26, at Chambers Bay, the site of the 2015 U.S. Open. The summit is conducted by the Golf Alliance of Washington, which consists of the Washington State Golf Association, Pacific Northwest Section PGA, Western Washington Golf Course Superintendents Association, and the Evergreen Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America.

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Discounted Car Rental Rates For WSGA Members

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

As a WSGA member, you have access to an exclusive benefit from Avis Rent-A-Car through the Association's handicap services provider, GHIN.  Avis is currently offering the following to WSGA members:

A discount of up to 5% off the lowest rates throughout the U.S.

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Score Posting Procedures During the Inactive Season

Friday, October 12th, 2012

As you may know, the Washington State Golf Association observes an inactive score posting season during which rounds played in the area administered by the WSGA are never acceptable for handicap computational purposes. Most of the golf associations in the Northern areas of the U.S.

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