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PNGA Archive for the ‘PNGA Features and Blogs’ Category

Border closure creates tough path for Northwest courses

Friday, October 2nd, 2020
Homestead Farms Golf Club in Lynden, Washington

by John Tipping

Obviously this isn’t your typical golf season.

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On the Road, and Happily So

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

For Bob and Anne Jones, their casual retirement plans morphed into a love of finding the hidden gems of Scotland and Ireland

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Flipping the Script

Monday, July 6th, 2020
Kyle Crawford had competed in the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, held at Bandon Dunes.

Nearly two dozen caddies at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort had their games in shape to attempt to qualify for this summer’s U.S. Amateur Championship

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Catching Up With David McLay Kidd

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

The now-renowned golf course designer gives his take on the soon-to-open short course at Gamble Sands, his renovation of Sand Point CC, and this summer’s U.S. Amateur being held on his course at Bandon Dunes.

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Book Review – two recent biographies capture Tiger Woods’ recent comeback

Monday, April 20th, 2020

by John Strawn

Tiger Woods displayed his preternatural golfing genius on TV when he was two. He could read a putt before he could talk. Other than a royal baby, few children have experienced the kind of scrutiny Tiger faced throughout his life. 

But unlike many young phenoms – Ty Tryon, Ryo Ishikawa, and Bobby Clampett come to mind – Tiger flourished as the limelight grew brighter, winning prodigiously as an amateur and surging to the top of the world rankings soon after turning professional.

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What I Did For Love (of the Game) – A Fleeting Visit to Dornoch

Monday, April 6th, 2020

by Tony Dear

Sometimes, what we do in life just makes no sense. And our only excuse at the time (and even years later) was that we just had to do it, that there was no way we could not do it.

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Sheep Ranch Musings

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Ron Bellamy’s article on the Bally Bandon Sheep Ranch in the February 2020 issue of Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine prompted some musings about the future.

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Not the Retiring Kind

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Every golf facility throughout the entire Pacific Northwest and B.C. has been touched by the hand, and voice, of Larry Gilhuly

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Game Changer

Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Northwest Indian College - Kwina Building

There is something happening in the far reaches of our corner of the continent, where a game is becoming more than a game, and its players are becoming more than players

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Senior Moments

Friday, May 17th, 2019
Senior Moments

Those among us of a certain age have this thing figured out. Band together. Look for like-minded spirits.

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