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News from the WSGA Championships department.


USGA Statement Regarding Amateur Status of Highly Ranked Golfer Lucy Li

The USGA Amateur Status Committee has ruled that amateur golfer Lucy Li breached Rule 6-2 of the Rules of Amateur Status

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Golf’s New Rules: Relief for an Embedded Ball

Under the new rules of golf, players may take relief for an embedded ball anywhere in the “general area” (except in sand).

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Former PNGA President and Dedicated Volunteer MG Davis Passes

Former PNGA President MG Davis Passes

In late January, the Pacific Northwest golf community lost one of its most dedicated and passionate volunteers.

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USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 119th U.S. Open Championship

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced local qualifying sites for the 119th U.S. Open Championship.

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The USGA And The R&A Release Clarifications to Rule 10.2b(4): Restriction on Caddie Standing Behind Player

The USGA and The R&A have provided two clarifications to Rule 10.2b(4) regarding restrictions on caddies standing behind players, which take effect immediately.

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Derek Bayley qualifies for PGA TOUR Latinoamérica

Bayley qualifies for PGA TOUR Latinoamérica

2017 WSGA Men’s Player of the Year Derek Bayley of Rathdrum, Idaho has qualified for the upcoming PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season.

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Rules of Golf – Equipment

By now you’ve probably heard, the new Rules of Golf are in effect.

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Rules of Golf – Ball at Rest

New Year, new Rules. Golf’s new Rules are now in effect.

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USGA expands Bodenhamer’s role

USGA expands Bodenhamer's role

John Bodenhamer's responsibilities have expanded to now direct both the fan and player experience at all 14 USGA championships.

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Golf’s New Rules: Ball Moved During Search

Under the new Rules of Golf, if a player accidentally moves his or her ball while searching for it:

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Folsom wins Senior Women’s Amateur in playoff; Ursino captures Super Senior; Benzin builds lead in Women’s Am; Shek leads Mid-Am

Folsom and Ursino earn Senior and Super Senior titles

Leslie Folsom of Tukwila, Wash. shot rounds of 78-75 to win

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Benzin leads big in WSGA Women’s Amateur; Fallgren, Shek lead Mid-Amateur; Herbert leads Senior Amateur; Madison leads in Super Senior

WSGA Women's Ams: Round one recap

Olivia Benzin of Tacoma fired a 3-under par 69 to take a big early lead

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Hair and Johnson seize lead in 62nd Men’s Best-Ball; Shanks and Blade go low to lead 25th Senior Men’s Best-Ball

Round one recap: WSGA Men's and Senior Men's Best-Ball

The duo of Nate Hair of Edwall, Wash. and Scott Johnson of Richland blistered their second nine today to take control

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Low numbers after first round at WSGA Champion of Champions

Low numbers after first round at Champ of Champs

After today’s first round at the 9th Annual WSGA Champion of Champions, Rylee Iacolucci of Renton, Wash. led the pack in the Men’s division by shooting a 5-under 67

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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