News from the IGA Championship Department.
USGA and The R&A Prioritize Working Group to Assess Role of Video in Applying Golf’s Rules
FAR HILLS, N.J., USA AND ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (April 25, 2017) – The USGA and The R&A have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately....Read More
Following nearly a two-year review process, the USGA has made the decision to retire the Men’s and Women’s State Team Championships, effective following the 2017 Women’s State Team Championship at The Club at Las Campanas in Santa Fe, N.M....Read More
This Ryder-Cup style championship features some of the most notable amateur golfers in the region with 12-member teams representing the regional golf associations that makeup the Pacific Northwest Golf Association, which includes British Columbia Golf, Idaho Golf Association, Oregon Golf Association, and Washington State Golf Association....Read More
Major Proposed Changes
“The proposed changes expected to have the most impact on the game and to be of most interest to golfers and those who follow the game. The 33 items covered on this page are organized into eight categories, and within each proposed change you will find the main reasons why the change is being proposed....Read More
New Local Rule Eliminates Penalty for a Player Who Accidentally Causes a Ball to Move on the Putting Green
FAR HILLS, N.J. (Dec. 8, 2016) – The USGA and The R&A today announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green....Read More
Recently the IGA sent a survey to those golfers who had competed in an IGA Championship in 2015 and/or 2016. Thank you to those who responded. Your feedback will help us improve our championships.
A fairly consistent theme in the feedback was that the entry fees are too high and amenities (including merchandise payouts) are too low....Read More
Sunday, October 9 the IGA’s last championship of the season was conducted at Jerome Country Club. The defending team of Kyle and Reagan Delorey were looking for another win...Read More
The 2016 IGA Women’s InterClub Matches had 18 teams competing within three divisions. The competition consisted of four-ball matches with gross and net Nassau scoring. Five rounds of matches were contested throughout the summer at BanBury Golf Course, Purple Sage Golf Course, McCall Golf Course, Centennial Golf Course and Quail Hollow Golf Course....Read More
The 2016 IGA Tournament of Champions was conducted at Blue Lakes Country Club October 1-2 in Twin Falls. After the first round of the championship, Mike Rawls was leading the senior...Read More
The USGA Men’s State Team Championship was conducted at the Country Club of Birmingham September 28-30. Team Idaho was welcomed to the club with open arms from the Birmingham, Alabama natives. After round one, Jesse Hibler finished at one over par which placed him in the top 20 individually....Read More