[Viewing mobile site] View desktop site
USGA
Golf Canada
BC Golf
IGA
OGA
WSGA
PNGA Logo
PNGA Logo

PNGA News


News, feature stories, and blog posts from all PNGA departments.

PNGA News

From the pages of Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine

From Field to Fairway Jermaine Kearse of the Seattle Seahawks has brought his skills as a wide receiver to the task of working on his swing.

...Read More




Drive, Chip & Putt Championship announces qualifying schedule for 2018 finals

The United States Golf Association, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

...Read More




Ken Nice of Bandon Dunes receives national award from GCSAA

Ken Nice, the director of agronomy at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore. has been selected the national award winner as an environmental leader in the Resort Courses category for 2016

...Read More




Northwest golf community mourns the passing of Ward Stouffer

by Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf.

Ward Stouffer, who spent more than 20 years as head professional and director of golf at Fairwinds Golf Club in Nanoose Bay, died January 5, 2017.

...Read More




LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman for 2017

The World Golf Foundation (WGF) has announced that Mike Whan, LPGA Commissioner, has been named WGF Chairman for 2017 by the Board of Directors.

...Read More




Former champion Don Scott passes

Don Scott passed away on December 17, 2016, from complications of a severe car accident suffered in September. He was 69.

...Read More




Led by former PNGA champion, NW players qualify for LPGA Tour

by Vinny Fiorino

Jennifer Ha of Calgary, Alta., who won the 2013 PNGA Women’s Amateur, was one of five Northwest players to qualify for the 2017 season on the LPGA Tour

...Read More




Former PNGA President Cliff Shahbaz Brings Special Perspective to USGA Service

By Greg Midland, USGA
Cliff Shahbaz brings a special perspective on what it means to be a USGA volunteer. 

...Read More




Mackenzie Earns Full Status on Web.com Tour

Brock Mackenzie, a member of the 2003 USA Walker Cup Team that lost at Ganton Golf Club in England, earned full-time status on the Web.com Tour for the 2017 season

...Read More




Pacific Northwest Section PGA Names 2016 Special Award Winners

The Pacific Northwest Section PGA of America has named their 2016 Special Award Winners. The top Pacific Northwest PGA professionals in 15 categories were recognized by their peers

...Read More




New Local Rule Eliminates Penalty for a Player Who Accidentally Causes a Ball to Move on the Putting Green

The USGA and The R&A have announced the introduction of a new Local Rule

...Read More




Stephen Beebe, past member of IGA Board of Directors, nominated for USGA Executive Committee

Former Idaho Golf Association Board of Directors member Stephen Beebe has been nominated to serve on the USGA Executive Committee.

...Read More




Legendary Collector Dick Estey Passes

John Richard “Dick” Estey, a native of Portland, passed away Nov 17, 2016 at the age of 86 near his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. 

...Read More




No Limits in Oregon Accessible Golf Program

by David Shefter, USGA

...Read More




Scholarship House opens at University of Oregon

On Oct 23, 2016, the Evans Scholars Foundation held an open house at the newest Scholarship House, this one at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

...Read More




PNGA Features & Blogs

From the pages of Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine

From Field to Fairway Jermaine Kearse of the Seattle Seahawks has brought his skills as a wide receiver to the task of working on his swing.

...Read More





Riviera Community Club Golf Course

Just East of the shores of Josephine Lake on Anderson Island, Wash. sits the Riviera Community Club Golf Course.

...Read More





Former PNGA President Cliff Shahbaz Brings Special Perspective to USGA Service

By Greg Midland, USGA
Cliff Shahbaz brings a special perspective on what it means to be a USGA volunteer. 

...Read More





The Freedom Course

Tee it high and let it fly at the Freedom Course in Kuna, Idaho.

...Read More





Cove Links Golf Course

Cove Links Golf Course

In between the Fraser River and the northern border of Washington state lies Cove Links golf course, one of the premier 9-hole courses in Pacific Northwest.

...Read More





Laurelwood Golf Course

Laurelwood Golf Course

Five sets of tees, smooth putting surfaces, a two-tier driving range and a newly renovated 19th hole? Laurelwood Golf Course provides all of that and more. What more could you ask for in a nine-hole course?

...Read More





Tapps Island Golf Course

Tapps Island GC

Nestled in the shadow of Mount Rainier and along the shore of Lake Tapps, Tapps Island Golf Course is a great course for any golfer looking to squeeze in a round of nine holes, while enjoying breathtaking views in the process.

...Read More





Christmas Valley Golf Course

Christmas Valley GC

Located in the small town of Christmas Valley, Ore., the Christmas Valley Golf Course is the perfect track for any golfer looking to squeeze in nine holes at any time of year.

...Read More





Fort Steilacoom Golf Course

Fort Steilacoom Golf Course

Fort Steilacoom Golf Course is the perfect golf course for golfers of every skill level.

...Read More





Northwest Niners Blog

Check back soon for a new journal of the best 9-hole courses throughout the Pacific Northwest!!

...Read More





Video: Mary Ryan Wins 6th PNGA Super Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

...Read More





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

...Read More





Laschuk Holds Lead After Round One at PNGA Senior Women’s Amateur; Ryan on Top at Super Senior

Phyllis Laschuck of Vancouver, B.C. shot even-par 72 to take the first round lead

...Read More





2016 PNGA Overseas Trips – Northern Ireland Recap

PNGA trip to Northern Ireland in September 2016 – Checking Off an Item From the Bucket List

A selection of photos from an incredible trip to Northern Ireland in September, 2016:

...Read More





Video: Craig Larson and Erik Hanson win 34th PNGA Men’s Senior Team Championship

...Read More





View News & Features Archives

Select by month:
  • Patrons of Golf
  • Northwest Niner
  • Well Traveled Golfer
  • Overseas Trip