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IGA Announces Team for 2018 PNGA Cup

February 27, 2018

Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Golf Association (IGA) announced today its selection for the 2018 PNGA Cup hosted by Seattle Golf Club May 2-4 in Seattle, WA. Team Idaho is the reigning champion of the event having captured the Cup for the first time in its twelve year history last year at TimberStone GC in Caldwell, ID. 2018 Captain and current IGA President Jennifer Swindell stated "Our team is loaded with talented veterans who I am confident will defend our title". Swindell was on hand in 2017 to witness Idaho's historic win and looks forward to a tremendous event in 2018. Idaho will compete against Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia in the Ryder Cup style event. Teams are comprised of Mid-Amateur men and women as well as Senior Amateur men and women. Eight men and four women comprise each team. 

The PNGA is a 501(c)(3) charitable, international, amateur golf association dedicated to preserving the true spirit of golf by supporting its allied associations, conducting quality championships, and promoting activities beneficial to golfers in the Pacific Northwest.

The Idaho Golf Association (IGA) is a 501 (C)(7) non-profit organization founded in 1969 with the goal of being an all-encompassing umbrella organization for amateur golf in Idaho. The mission of the IGA is to promote the best interest of amateur golf, by providing course rating and handicapping service to member clubs, conducting championships, providing playing opportunities for members, education, and protecting the spirit of the game. The IGA is comprised of approximately 16,000 members and approximately 90 member clubs.

The IGA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of twelve men and women who serve three year terms. Operations are administered by four full-time employees and USGA P.J. Boatwright Interns. Sixteen state championships and various USGA qualifiers are conducted each year in addition to over 40 events on the IGA Junior Tour schedule. 

IGA Announces 54 Holes Idaho Junior Amateur

February 22, 2018

Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Golf Association (IGA) announced today the enhancement of the Idaho Junior Amateur to a 54 hole championship. The Idaho Junior Amateur, ages 13 and up, will offer a 36 hole cut after two days of play, August 7-8, with a final round August 9.

“We wanted to elevate the Idaho Junior Amateur from simply a Tour Championship to a major event. The addition of a third round immediately brings the Junior Amateur into the modern era” stated IGA Executive Director Adam McCormick, of the reasoning behind the change. “As a 54 hole event, the Junior Amateur is eligible for WAGR points and enhanced status with AJGA and JGS rankings” stated IGA Junior Golf Director Cecilia Garcia.  

“We are thrilled to be the host of the inaugural 54 hole championship and are excited to see the Junior Amateur grow” stated Falcon Crest Golf Club Head Professional Ryan Nielson, the host of the 2018 Championship.

About the IGA

The Idaho Golf Association (IGA) is a 501 (C)(7) non-profit organization founded in 1969 with the goal of being an all-encompassing umbrella organization for amateur golf in Idaho. The mission of the IGA is to promote the best interest of amateur golf, by providing course rating and handicapping service to member clubs, conducting championships, providing playing opportunities for members, education, and protecting the spirit of the game. The IGA is comprised of approximately 16,000 members and approximately 90 member clubs.

The IGA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of twelve men and women who serve three year terms. Operations are administered by four full-time employees and USGA P.J. Boatwright Interns. Sixteen state championships and various USGA qualifiers are conducted each year in addition to over 40 events on the IGA Junior Tour schedule. 

IGA Names Taylor Judy as Tournament Director

Taylor Judy of Boise named Tournament Director for the Idaho Golf Association.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to work for one of Idaho's most important associations” Judy stated. “Golfers are in great hands with the new staff at the IGA and I am blessed to be a part of that staff. I look forward to enhancing the competitive golf experience in the state of Idaho and to be able to work in an industry that has shaped who I am. Thank you to the IGA Board of Directors, Executive Director Adam McCormick, and the entire staff of the IGA for believing in my passion and vision. And a big thanks to my family, future wife, and God, who have always loved and supported me in the pursuit of my dreams."

 

The IGA conducted a nationwide search for the position and is very pleased to have landed a homegrown product in Judy.

“We are thrilled to have such a talented individual come on board who is already associated with the golfing landscape in Idaho. Taylor will make a great addition to our already talented team which includes Cecilia Garcia and Caleb Cox.”

Judy will begin his duties with the IGA on March 12th.

The Idaho Golf Association (IGA) is a 501 (C)(7) non-profit organization founded in 1969 with the goal of being an all-encompassing umbrella organization for amateur golf in Idaho. The mission of the IGA is to promote the best interest of amateur golf, by providing course rating and handicapping service to member clubs, conducting championships, providing playing opportunities for members, education, and protecting the spirit of the game. The IGA is comprised of approximately 16,000 members and approximately 90 member clubs.

The IGA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of twelve men and women who serve three year terms. Operations are administered by four full-time employees and USGA P.J. Boatwright Interns. Sixteen state championships and various USGA qualifiers are conducted each year in addition to over 40 events on the IGA Junior Tour schedule. 

 

About the IGA

The Idaho Golf Association (IGA) is a 501 (C)(7) non-profit organization founded in 1969 with the goal of being an all-encompassing umbrella organization for amateur golf in Idaho. The mission of the IGA is to promote the best interest of amateur golf, by providing course rating and handicapping service to member clubs, conducting championships, providing playing opportunities for members, education, and protecting the spirit of the game. The IGA is comprised of approximately 16,000 members and approximately 90 member clubs.

The IGA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of twelve men and women who serve three year terms. Operations are administered by four full-time employees and USGA P.J. Boatwright Interns. Sixteen state championships and various USGA qualifiers are conducted each year in addition to over 40 events on the IGA Junior Tour schedule. 


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