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Golf News For Kids

Golf News For Kids

The WSGA partners with local golf clubs and organizations to help bring the game of golf to our youth. We believe that golf teaches life lessons and develops character in a way that no other sport can match. See below for links to stories about youth golf programs in Washington state.

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

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

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

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

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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Champions Crowned at WIAA State Golf Championships

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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Four Washington Players to Compete in Drive, Chip & Putt Finals at Augusta National

Drive. Chip & 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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Montgomery Ferreira plays in qualifier for LPGA’s first major of season

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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The First Tee’s Impact in 2016

In 2016, the First Tee of South Puget Sound was able to provide programming on the golf course, in the schools, and in the communities to 37,260 youth in Pierce, Thurston and Kitsap counties.

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Drive, Chip & Putt Championship announces qualifying schedule for 2018 finals

Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying

The United States Golf Association, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

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Three Washington First Tee Participants Selected to Play in PGA TOUR Champions Event

First Tee Open

Three participants in the state's First Tee program are getting a chance of a lifetime by being selected to compete with PGA TOUR Champions players this month.

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