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News and feature stories from the WSGA Memberships department.


WSGA Pre-Screening of ‘Tommy’s Honour’ a Success

Tommy's Honour Screening

Thanks to everyone who came to the exclusive pre-screening of the film Tommy's Honour, held Thursday, April 13 at the Grand Cinema in downtown Tacoma.

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Ultimate Indoor Golf Arrives in Seattle

Ultimate Indoor Golf (UIG) is placing golf simulator facilities in LA Fitness clubs around the country. The new facility in Bellevue, Wash. is their second collaboration.

At UIG, you can play or practice in a comfortable, climate-controlled, indoor setting. Play iconic courses such as Pebble Beach, Torrey Pines or Kapalua; day or night, rain or shine.

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Diana Murphy Nominated for Second Term as USGA President

Diana Murphy has been nominated to serve a second one-year term as the 64th president of the United States Golf Association by the USGA Nominating Committee, as the organization prepares for its 123rd year of service to the game of golf.

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Jane Geddes to head International Association of Golf Administrators

Jane Geddes IAGA

Jane Geddes, former LPGA professional and industry executive, has been named executive director of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA)

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Dave Nelsen Receives the 2016 George Holland Volunteer of the Year Award

2016 George Holland Award

At the 95th WSGA Annual Meeting, held Oct. 29 at Fairwood G&CC in Renton, Wash., Dave Nelsen was honored as the 2016 George Holland Volunteer of the Year.

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An Open Letter of Thanks for Making the Evans Cup of Washington a Success

Evans Cup

Thank you to those who attended the 25th Annual Evans Cup of Washington at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge on Monday, September 26

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USGA to Host 2017 Golf Innovation Symposium in Vancouver

USGA Symposium

The United States Golf Association will host the 2017 North American Golf Innovation Symposium on March 6-7 in Vancouver, B.C.

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VGA National Championship Qualifier to be held at Chambers Bay

VGA Qualifier at Chambers

Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., site of the 2015 U.S. Open, will host some of the country’s top military veteran golfers

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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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From the pages of Pacific Northwest Golfer: New ‘Nicklaus Nine’ opens at American Lake Veterans Golf Course

Nicklaus Nine

The nation's only golf course designed specifically for facilitating the rehabilitation of wounded and disabled veterans

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

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

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

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”)

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

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!)

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

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

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

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!)

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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