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Susan White – leaving the job, but still loving the game, and the people

Susan White

by Brad Ziemer

There’s lots that Susan White is going to miss about her former job as senior manager of field operations with British Columbia Golf.

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Team WSGA Wins 14th Annual PNGA Cup

Team WSGA mounted a comeback in today’s Singles matches to win the 14th Annual PNGA Cup, held this week at the Crosswater Club in Sunriver, Ore.

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Team OGA Takes Lead After Day One at PNGA Cup

At the 14th PNGA Cup, being held this week at the Crosswater Club in Sunriver, Ore., Team OGA took an early lead after the morning

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14th Annual PNGA Cup Set to Begin at Crosswater Club

Crosswater Club

The 2019 Pacific Northwest Golf Association’s (PNGA) championship season kicks off this week as 48 of the top amateur golfers

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Northwest’s Top Amateurs Selected to Compete in LPGA Legends Cup

NW Seniors to compete in LPGA Legends Cup

Four top senior women amateurs from the Pacific Northwest have received exemptions to compete alongside members of The Legends Tour

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National Golf Foundation Releases 2019 Golf Industry Report

NGF Releases 2019 Golf Industry Report

The National Golf Foundation (NGF), the only trade organization that works with every sector within the golf industry

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

For the fifth time in Northwest golf history, the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) and the Pacific Northwest Section PGA (PNWPGA)

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The USGA and The R&A Release Clarification to Rule 4.1b

The USGA and The R&A have provided a clarification that introduces a Local Rule

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

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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Trip Kuehne talks about his win in the 2007 U.S. Mid-Amateur, held at Bandon Dunes

This is another in a series in advance of the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, to be held at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort on May 25-29.

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Golf Innovation Symposium demonstrates global opportunities for the game

2019 USGA Golf Innovation Symposium

Following a successful two-day summit in Tokyo that elevated the latest global research

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Rocks of Ages

Rocks of Ages

Let us remember the reason why we play. Let us remember those we have played for, and with. And let us remember why we keep going.

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Angela Bowers first female Evans Caddie Scholar from Victoria GC

by Brad Ziemer for British Columbia Golf

In caddie parlance, they are called “loops” and Angela Bowers has made more than 140 of them at Victoria (B.C.) Golf Club.

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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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2019 Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame Induction

The Hall of Fame Committee of the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA), in association with the Pacific Northwest Section, PGA of America,

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PNGA Features & Blogs

Senior Moments

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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How to Play Golf with the Locals

by Jeff Tolman

Over the past 20 years I have had the good fortune to journey to Ireland and Scotland many times

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Byrnes and Kuhn to square off in final match at PNGA Master-40

Jeff Byrnes (Buckley, Wash.) and Darren Kuhn (Pocatello, Idaho) will face each other in tomorrow’s final match at the 43rd Pacific Northwest Master-40

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Quarterfinals set at 43rd Pacific Northwest Master-40 Amateur

Co-medalists Steve Rude (Vancouver, Wash.) and Jeff Byrnes (Buckley, Wash.) advanced through today’s Rounds of 32 and 16 today at the 43rd Pacific Northwest

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Crimp, Byrnes and Rude lead field into match play at 43rd Pacific Northwest Master-40 Amateur

Steve Rude (Vancouver, Wash.), Keith Crimp (Ellensburg, Wash.) and Jeff Byrnes (Buckley, Wash.) earned co-medalist honors today

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An Unforgettable Kiss – the recent passing of Carol Mann brings back a fond memory

by Bob Robinson

The phone call was a surprise – from a member at Eugene Country Club – in the mid-1960s. The club was playing host to the Pacific Ladies Classic

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Bradley’s lead grows at PNGA Senior Men’s Amateur; Watson, Vanier co-lead at Super Senior

Norm Bradley of Kelowna, B.C. fired a 2-over 73, stretching his lead to three shots after round two at the 54th Pacific Northwest Senior Men’s Amateur

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Norm Bradley holds lead at PNGA Senior Men’s Amateur; Gary Vanier leads Super Senior

Norm Bradley of Kelowna, B.C opened the 54th Pacific Northwest Senior Men’s Amateur with a first round score of 1-under 70

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Dingle Golf Links (or, Ceann Sibeal): Wild and unspoiled classic Irish links

by Blaine Newnham
You’d go to the end of the earth for one more memorable round of golf.

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Spanish Point Golf Club: Nine holes of historic links on historic land

by Blaine Newnham

Over the years I’ve had as much fun discovering the hidden gems of the British Isles as playing the great courses.

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Meet the team: Nicole Bivins

The PNGA would like to welcome Nicole Bivins aboard as the new office administrator for the Association.

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USGA’s Thomas Pagel gives update of Rules modernization at IAGA conference

The 51st Annual Conference of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) was held November 5-8, 2017 at the We-Ko-Pa Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Juan de Fuca Golf Course

Juan de Fuca Golf Course, located in beautiful Victoria, B.C. is the ideal place for a quick nine holes without feeling the pressure of playing a regulation course.

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Williams 9

Fun, family-friendly and forgiving, the Williams 9 at Meadow Park Golf Course in Tacoma, Wash. is a favorite amongst locals looking to fit in a quick round.

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Dooks Golf Links: ancient links gem continues to reinvent itself

by Blaine Newnham

Perhaps the changing face of Irish golf can best be understood during a delightful visit to Dooks Golf Links, a sort of hidden gem just off the north loop of the Ring of Kerry that each year becomes a little less hidden and a lot more of a gem.

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