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WSGA Player of the Year Brittany Kwon wins fourth high school state title

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Brittany Kwon wins fourth WIAA state title

The high school golf season in Washington has come to a close as the WIAA boys’ and girls’ state golf championships

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Angela Zhang wins national title at Drive, Chip and Putt Championships

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Angela Zhang wins Drive, Chip and Putt national title

Angela Zhang of Bellevue, Wash. may be a young star in the making after her dominant performance, winning the Girls 7-9 division

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Why I want my grandkids to play golf

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
Why I want my grandkids to play golf

by Jeff Tolman

I am blessed to have four happy, healthy, wonderful grandchildren, ages nine, seven, three and one.

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Player of the Year Brittany Kwon to compete for spot in LPGA’s ANA Inspiration

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Kwon to compete for spot in LPGA's ANA Inspiration

The ANA Junior Inspiration and the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) announced Brittany Kwon of Bremerton, Wash. and Central Kitsap High School

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Registration Now Open For Drive, Chip And Putt Qualifiers

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Registration Opens for 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt

The USGA, PGA of America and the Masters Tournament announced that qualifying registration for Drive, Chip, and Putt is now officially open

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Qualifying schedule announced for 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

The USGA, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have released the qualifying schedule for the 2019-2020 Drive, Chip and Putt season

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Greg McLaughlin named World Golf Foundation CEO, President of the First Tee

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The World Golf Foundation Board of Directors announced that Greg McLaughlin will assume the combined roles and responsibilities

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WSGA Youth on Course Online Auction

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
WSGA Youth on Course Online Auction

Support WSGA Youth on Course – bid on a golf trip of a lifetime for two to Ireland!

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Team Washington among those competing in PGA Jr. League Championship

Monday, November 5th, 2018
Team Washington to compete in PGA Jr. League Championship

Twelve All-Star Teams of 10 junior golfers have won their respective Regional competitions to advance

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Keith Dawkins stepping down from The First Tee

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

The World Golf Foundation (WGF) Board of Directors announced today that Keith Dawkins, who joined The First Tee as incoming CEO last year, will be leaving the organization.

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Washington State Golf Association Names 2018 Players of the Year

Friday, October 19th, 2018
WSGA selects 2018 Players of the Year

The Washington State Golf Association (WSGA) has announced the 2018 Player of the Year recipients.

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USGA announces U.S. Junior field increase in 2020

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Aligning with ongoing initiatives to expand its support of junior golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced

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Local juniors to compete in PGA TOUR Champions event at Pebble Beach

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

The field of 81 PGA TOUR Champions players and 81 junior golfers is set for the 2018 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee

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Home Course to host PGA Jr. League Regional

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

The Home Course will host a PGA Jr. League Regional presented by National Car Rental Sept. 29-30.

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Drive, Chip and Putt regional qualifier held at Chambers Bay

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
Drive, Chip and Putt regional qualifier held at Chambers Bay

Eight junior golfers were awarded spots in the 2019 Drive, Chip and Putt National Championship after a regional qualifier

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Nate Stember wins Hogan Cup Individual Title

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Nate Stember of Portland, Ore. won the individual title of the 50th Hogan Cup, held Aug. 11-12 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland.

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50th Hogan Cup being held at Riverside G&CC

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Forty-eight of the most talented junior golfers from the Western United States and Canada are gathering for the 50th playing of the Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches

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Taighan Chea wins Boys 7-9 title in Drive, Chip & Putt Finals at Augusta

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Taighan Chea wins at Drive, Chip, & Putt Championships

Taighan Chea of Bothell, Wash. took home the title in the Boys 7-9 age division at the National Finals

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Four local juniors head to Augusta for the 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
Local juniors qualify for Drive, Chip and 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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Local junior Montgomery Ferreira earns invitation to LPGA Major Championship qualifier

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Montgomery Ferreira earns invitation to LPGA Major qualifier

Montgomery Ferreira of University Place, Wash. has been selected to compete in the

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LPGA Foundation offers scholarships to young female golfers

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

The 2018 LPGA Foundation scholarships are now available for application. These scholarship opportunities are available for all female junior golfers, and are not limited to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf participants.

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Washington junior Zach Huang featured on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Washington junior featured on Golf Channel's Morning Drive

Seattle native Zach Huang, a finalist at the 2017 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship held at August National last April, was featured by the Golf Channel on their Morning Drive

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Qualifying schedule announced for 2019 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

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

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SentryWorld to Host 2019 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship

Monday, December 18th, 2017

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point, Wis., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 71st U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship.

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Winter youth golf clinics with The First Tee of Greater Seattle

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The First Tee of Greater Seattle will host a three week Winter Clinic Series for juniors ages 7-18 at five different locations across King County.

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The First Tee of Greater Seattle selects Dan Wartelle as new executive director

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
First Tee of Greater Seattle Selects New Executive Director

Dan Wartelle has been named the new executive director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle, an international youth development organization that introduces the game of golf

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New CEO appointed to lead The First Tee as it reaches 20-year milestone

Friday, September 29th, 2017
New CEO Appointed to Lead The First Tee

Jersey City, New Jersey (September 29, 2017) – Keith Dawkins, an executive for Viacom’s Nickelodeon, will become The First Tee’s next CEO, it was announced today by the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors.

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‘Family Day’ at Boeing Classic is Saturday, Aug. 26

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

On Saturday, Aug. 26, the Boeing Classic – the region’s premier annual PGA TOUR Champions event – will provide families an up-close opportunity to watch golf legends compete

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Local First Tee chapters participate in inaugural Gearhart Cup

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

This past weekend nine participants from The First Tee of South Puget Sound and ten from The First Tee of Greater Seattle

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Southern California wins 49th Hogan Cup; Arasu earns medalist honors

Monday, August 14th, 2017

The team from Southern California pulled away on Sunday to win the 49th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches, held Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland, Ore.

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Heidi Wills steps down from First Tee of Greater Seattle

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
First Tee of Greater Seattle Seeks Executive Director

An open letter from Craig Bruya, FTGS Board Chair

It is with much gratitude and appreciation that we send well wishes to our fearless leader, Heidi Wills, as she completes her time as Executive Director of The First Tee of Greater Seattle.

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Three Junior Players from Washington’s First Tee Chapters Selected for PGA Tour Champions Event

Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Washington Junior's Selected for PGA TOUR Champions Event

The PGA TOUR Champions and The First Tee announced today the 81 junior golfers selected to play in the 2017 PURE Insurance Championship.

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Highline College has scholarships available for young women golfers

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

If you are looking to play golf in college and continue your education, the Highline College women’s golf program has scholarships available for the fall of 2017.

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

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

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

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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

Monday, March 27th, 2017
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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WSGA launches Youth on Course program; major initiative provides access to affordable golf for junior players

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
WSGA Launches Youth on Course

by Tony Dear

Steven Moore can’t wait to play more golf with his dad in 2017.

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Two Junior Tours Team Up

Friday, April 15th, 2016

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) and Northwest Junior Golf Tour (NJrGT) have joined forces to provide junior golfers incredible playing opportunities and a chance to compete at some of the best golf venues in the area.

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47th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches Being Held at Riverside G&CC

Friday, August 7th, 2015
Hogan Cup

Many of the best junior golfers from the Western United States and Canada will converge this weekend

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Qualifying schedule announced for Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
Drive, Chip & Putt

The Masters Tournament Foundation, PGA of America and United States Golf Association have partnered to create the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship, a free, nationwide junior skills competition for girls and boys

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Northwest Golf Community Loses Its Junior Champion

Monday, June 4th, 2012

 

Joan Teats, a member of the PNGA Hall of Fame and considered the “Mother of Washington Junior Golf,” passed away peacefully on June 1 of breast cancer, surrounded by her close family. She was 87.

Teats co-founded the Washington Junior Golf Association (WJGA) in 1977.

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Helping Junior Golfers With Expenses – Rules of Amateur Status

Monday, February 1st, 2010

by Bernie Loehr
Director, Amateur Status and Rules of Golf at the USGA

The good news for junior golfers today is that there are many opportunities for them to hone their games by competing against other junior golfers on tours devoted to junior golfers or in local, state and national competitions limited to junior golfers.

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