In The News

  • USGA, R&A relax the amateur rules of golf

    Amateur Status have been published by the USGA and The R&A ahead of their January 1, 2022, effective date. The work is the latest step by the governing bodies to make...

  • Washington’s Manke Golfer of Month

    Washington senior RJ Manke was named the Pac-12 Golfer of the Month for October the Conference announced. The grad transfer from Pepperdine earned medalist honors at both the Fighting Irish Classic...

  • Northwest juniors qualify for Drive, Chip and Putt finals

    Four young golfers from the Northwest earned invitations to compete in the eighth annual Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, to be played at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April...

  • Maple Valley’s Lake Wilderness Golf Course a shotmaker’s course

    Over the years Lake Wilderness has undergone several changes and the net result is a short, tight, course that requires a golfers’ full attention.       Being relatively short at 5,409 yards is...

  • Knox, Highsmith lead list of the 2021 Washington Players of Year

    Washington Golf (WA Golf) has announced the Player of the Year award recipients for 2021. The category winners are as follows: Women’s, Kennedy Knox of Normandy Park; Men’s, Joe Highsmith of...

  • Glendoveer brings in new instructor Mitch Lowe

    Glendoveer Golf and Tennis has hired a new golf instructor, Mitch Lowe. Mitch Lowe is a member of the PGA of America and has more than 20 years experience as an...

  • Casey Martin has leg amputated

    Former PGA Tour players and current University of Oregon men’s golf coach Casey Martin is recovering at a Rochester, Minnesota, hospital after undergoing an amputation of his right leg. Martin had...

  • New rule on club length by USGA and R&A

    The USGA and The R&A have announced that a new Model Local Rule (MLR G-10) will be available beginning on January 1, 2022 to provide those running professional or elite amateur...

  • Riverbend Golf Course shows off its newly remodeled range

    Riverbend Golf Course in Kent has re-opened its driving range after a re-model project. Riverbend is one of the most popular golf courses in the Pacific Northwest and its driving range...

  • Koepka, DeChambeau will face off on TV match

    Turner Sports will present the next installment of Capital One’s The Match, the Sports Emmy-nominated premier live golf event series, which will bring together two of golf’s most intense and competitive...

  • Border closing has negative impact on some courses

    It is redundant to say that things have changed since the onset of the pandemic.  Like everything else, golf has also been affected.  Washington golfers remember when the courses were forced to...

  • Time to pause posting

    As you may know, Washington Golf and the Oregon Golf Association both observe an inactive score posting season during which rounds played in the area are never acceptable for handicap computational...

  • Aerification: A necessary procedure

    Golfers might not like it, but aerification is an important part of golf courses keeping their grass healthy and green. It happens twice a year – once in the fall and...

  • RV2Tee: New membership program for RV travelers

    If you are an RV owner who likes to take your rig to the golf course or a snowbird traveling between destinations, then you will be interested in RV2Tee. A new...

  • Topgolf breaks ground on new location in Renton

    Global sports and entertainment leader Topgolf Entertainment Group will introduce its technology-enabled entertainment experience to the greater Seattle area with a new, state-of-the-art venue. This venue, expected to open in 2022,...

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