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Bandon Dunes to host 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, replacing Chambers Bay

The United States Golf Association has announced that the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship will be relocated from Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.

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Northwest native Caroline Inglis earns LPGA Tour card for 2018

Caroline Inglis, a native of Eugene, Ore., earned full status on the LPGA Tour for the 2018 season

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Northwest Players Garner National Awards for 2017

Global Golf Post has selected its 2017 Amateurs of the Year, and several Northwest players received recognition.

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USGA’s Mike Davis gives closing address 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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PNGA Player of the Year Jacobs falls in quarterfinals at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Reigning Pacific Northwest Women’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year Amanda Jacobs of Portland, Ore. was defeated in 19 holes by Marissa Mar of San Francisco, Calif.

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PNGA Player of the Year Susan Xiao earns Honorable Mention as Junior All-American

Susan Xiao of Surrey, B.C. earned Honorable Mention honors for the Rolex Junior All-American for 2017 by the American Junior Golf Association

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PNGA Hall of Famer and former WSGA President George Holland Passes

George Holland, a quintessential gentleman and great friend of the game whose impact on the region’s golf community will be felt for many years to come

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Past PNGA competitor Berg places second at PGA Asst Championship

PGA Assistant Professional Derek Berg of Sahalee Country Club finished a solo second in the 41st Assistant PGA Professional Championship.

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Pacific Northwest Golf Association Selects 2017 Players of the Year

The Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) has announced the 2017 Players of the Year for the region. Those honored include

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Senior Amateurs win Senior Hudson Cup for eighth time; PGA Professionals win Hudson Cup

For just the eighth time in Senior Hudson Cup history, the Senior Amateurs defeated the Senior PGA Professionals this week in the 26th Senior Hudson Cup

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Holly Horwood inducted into Golf Hall of Fame of BC, celebrates with other PNGA champions

At the 2017 Golf Hall of Fame of British Columbia induction ceremony, held at Point Grey G&CC in Vancouver on October 18, Holly Horwood of Vancouver, B.C. was inducted as the newest

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69th Hudson Cup and 26th Senior Hudson Cup Held at Columbia Edgewater

The 69th edition of the Hudson Cup will be held October 19-20 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore. The illustrious event, played in a format similar to the Ryder Cup

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USGA announces additional exemptions to U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open will increase the number of exemption categories from qualifying, effective with the 2018 championships.

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Pacific Northwest set for strong showing at 37th U.S. Mid-Amateur

The field is set for the 37th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, taking place this week October 7-12, 2017 at Atlanta National Golf Club in Milton, Ga.

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PNGA Player of the Year Erynne Lee earns way onto LPGA Tour

Erynne Lee of Silverdale, Wash. has earned her way onto the LPGA Tour for the upcoming 2018 season. With two wins in 2017 on the Symetra Tour, the LPGA’s developmental tour, Lee finished fifth

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PNGA Features & Blogs

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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Oak Knoll Golf Course

Oak Knoll Golf Course has been a staple in the Ashland, Ore. community since opening in 1928.

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Adare Manor: Fazio’s spectacular renovation has made it a Ryder Cup hopeful

by Blaine Newnham

How badly does the stately and spectacular Adare Manor want to host the 2026 Ryder Cup for Ireland?

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Sonora Dunes Golf Course

Seated comfortably in the desert-like town of Osoyoos, B.C. known for its warm water, beaches and water sports facilities, Sonora Dunes Golf Course provides a 9-hole experience unlike any other in the Pacific Northwest.

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Indian Lakes Golf Club

Indian Lakes Golf Club, nestled in the heart of Boise, Idaho, is a picturesque 9-hole public golf course designed to test golfers of all skill levels.

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Doonbeg: The revival of Trump’s great links course in Southwest Ireland

by Blaine Newnham

On the second day of our recent trip to Ireland, we played Trump Doonbeg, the course Donald Trump bought in a fire sale in 2014.

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Video: Anita Wicks wins 31st PNGA Senior Women’s Amateur

Anita Wicks of Roseburg, Ore. wins the 31st Pacific Northwest Senior Women’s Amateur Championship.

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Video: Holly Horwood wins 6th PNGA Super Senior Women’s Amateur

Holly Horwood of Vancouver, B.C. wins the 6th Pacific Northwest Super Senior Women’s Amateur Championship.

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Wicks making strong bid to repeat at PNGA Senior Women’s Amateur; Horwood and Ursino tied in Super Senior

Anita Wicks of Roseburg, Ore. shot 2-over 75 on the par-73 Overlake Golf and Country

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Justin Potwora of The First Tee of Greater Portland Wins With PGA TOUR Champions’ Bernhard Langer at PURE Insurance Championship

Pebble Beach, Calif. – Justin Potwora from The First Tee of Greater Portland and PGA TOUR

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The changing face of Irish links golf

by Blaine Newnham

My first trip to Ireland to play golf was 25 years ago. It was four old college roommates from Berkeley turning 50, getting together again

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