News from the IGA Championship Department.
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
Monday, September 19, the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball qualifier was held at Falcon Crest Golf Club. The one team that will advance to the championship will play Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. May 27-31, 2017. The dynamic duo of Jacob Byers and Tristan Rorhbugh made the turn at seven under par, and managed to continue the trend throughout the rest of the round....Read More
Jug Mountain Ranch hosted the Men’s and Women’s Senior State Championship and the Super Senior Classic. The championship was conducted September 15-17 with absolutely fantastic...Read More
The 2016 USGA Men’s State Team will be hosted at Country Club of Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama September 28-30....Read More