News from the WSGA Championships department.
The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced local qualifying sites for the 117th U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested for the first time at Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis., on June 15-18....Read More
A sport environment in which participants - athletes, coaches, volunteers, and officials - are exposed to negative experiences such as bullying can be harmful and cause individuals to quit....Read More
Seattle-native Jim McLean was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame in 2003. He won three PNGA Men's Amateur Championships, and has since gone on to become an internationally acclaimed golf instructor...Read More
The United States Golf Association, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship...Read More
Don Scott passed away on December 17, 2016, from complications of a severe car accident suffered in September. He was 69.
Don was the general manager and superintendent at Grays Harbor Country Club in Aberdeen, Wash. for 41 years...Read More
New Local Rule Eliminates Penalty for a Player Who Accidentally Causes a Ball to Move on the Putting Green
The USGA and The R&A have announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved...Read More
The Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) has announced the 2016 Player of the Year recipients. The category winners are as follows:...Read More
For the first time since 2011, and only the second time since 1978, the Amateurs have won the Hudson Cup...Read More
The 68th edition of the Hudson Cup will be held October 20-21 at Fircrest (Wash.) Golf Club...Read More
Ryan Moore of Puyallup, Wash. clinched the winning point for the United States in a 17-11 victory over Europe to cap the Americans' biggest rout in 35 years at the Ryder Cup...Read More
Karns Jumps Into Lead After Round Two at Washington State Senior Men’s Amateur; Lindbjerg Maintains Lead in Super Seniors
Brad Karns of Vancouver, Wash. shot his second consecutive 3-under par 69...Read More
Lewis Tops Crowded Leaderboard After Round One at Washington State Senior Men’s Amateur; Lindbjerg Leads Super Seniors
Tom Lewis of Bonney Lake, Wash. fired a 5-under par 67...Read More
Hanson and Garrett Medal at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Qualifying; Slama and Minni Advance to U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball
Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Wash. and Ben Garrett of Seattle shot a team score of 7-under par 63 in earning medalist honors in qualifying for the 2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball; while Ellie Slama of Salem, Ore. and Amanda Minni of British Columbia teamed to win the qualifier and advance to the U.S....Read More
Larry Daniels and Richard Jonson, both of Seattle, Wash., each shot even-par rounds on the par-73 Inglewood Golf Club in Kenmore, Wash. to earn co-medalist honors in U.S. Senior Amateur qualifying.
Earning the final available spot in this qualifier is John Bracken, also of Seattle, who had birdied the par-5 18th hole to make it into a playoff with Stephen Macgeorge of Shoreline, Wash., with both players finishing at 2-over par 75....Read More
Laura Carson of Vero Beach, Fla., Carrie Jacobson of Bellevue, Wash. and Ann Johnson of Kent, Wash. each shot rounds of 7-over par 78 to earn co-medalist honors in today’s U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur qualifying at Fairwood Golf & Country Club in Renton, Wash....Read More