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MEMBERSHIP NEWS

Changing from TPP to TM

As of January 1, 2018 TPP Online and TPP on the club's computer will not be supported by the USGA or WSGA.

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Cole Buchanan makes first ace of the state’s Special Olympics program

At the Special Olympics Regional Tournament held July 23 at Snohomish (Wash.) GC, Special Olympian Cole Buchanan took out an 8-iron on the 130-yard par-3 fifth hole and knocked it in the hole for an ace, the first hole-in-one in the history of the state's Special Olympic program

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Two more planned screenings of ‘The Founders’

In case you missed the first one in Seattle last month, there are two more planned screenings in September of The Founders, the groundbreaking film about the 13 women who founded the LPGA.

In 1950, 13 amateur women golfers battled society, finances and sometimes each other to stake their claim to become professional sportswomen by creating the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA).

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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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MEMBERSHIP BLOG

Podcast: NW Golf Show 7/15/2017

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

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

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!)

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

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)

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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