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PNGA Archive for the ‘Shari’s Blog’ Category

Governor Inslee Proclaims May as Washington Golf Month; Golf Alliance of Washington releases Economic Impact Study

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Governor Jay Inslee signed a proclamation today at the state capitol in Olympia

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Handicap Chair Occupies Important Seat at the Table

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

By Joey Flyntz, USGA

Whether you belong to a small online golf club or are a member of a large green-grass facility, one of your peers is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of everyone’s scoring record and Handicap Index®: the handicap chair.

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2017 Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame Induction

Monday, May 8th, 2017

With Northwest radio legend Bill Yeend serving as master of ceremonies, the PNGA inducted three new members into the Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame at a ceremony held April, 28 at Fircrest Golf Club (Fircrest, Wash.)

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New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review, Effective Immediately

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

The USGA and R&A have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately.

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National Survey Finds That Most Private Clubs Promote Sustainability

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Three out of every four private clubs pursue sustainability, and the majority of clubs that don’t have sustainable practices plan to implement them in the future. This is just one of the key findings of the Environmental Behaviors & Practices survey, the first study of its kind to evaluate the environmental practices of private clubs across the United States.

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USGA and R&A Work with Handicap Authorities to Develop a Single World Handicap System

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

The USGA and R&A are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game.

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Pacific Northwest Golf Association and Pacific Northwest Section PGA to Induct Five at Joint Hall of Fame Ceremony

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

For the fourth time in Northwest golf history, the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA)

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12th Annual PNGA Cup to be held at TimberStone Golf Course

Friday, April 7th, 2017

The 2017 Pacific Northwest Golf Association’s (PNGA) championship season will kick off in early May as 48 of the top amateur golfers in the region prepare to square off in the 12th PNGA Cup

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PNGA Board Member Leslie Crawford to Receive Sport BC Presidents’ Award

Monday, February 27th, 2017

by Bryan Outram/British Columbia Golf.

The 51st Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are coming up March 8th and at that time Sport BC will also be recognizing the Presidents’ Award

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USGA and R&A Publish Research on Driving Distance for 2016

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

The United States Golf Association and Royal & Ancient have published their annual review of driving distance, a research document that reports important findings on driving distance in golf.

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