Blog posts from Idaho Golf Association Executive Director Genger Fahleson.
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
Robert W Saxvik passed away October 18, 2016 at his home in Portland, OR. Bob served on the first Board of Directors of the Idaho Golf Association which was established in 1969. Saxvik represented District 2, living in Burley at the time working as vice president and general manager of KBAR Radio....Read More
IGA Board of Director, application deadline: December 31.
The IGA Board of Directors is comprised of 12 members, nine District Directors (three from each of the three IGA districts) and three At Large Directors. Board members serve three year terms and are elected by the membership at the Spring District meetings (a spring meeting is held in each district)....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
Score Posting: The posting season for rounds played at IGA member clubs/courses is March 1 through November 14. If you play during the inactive season of November 15 through February 28 at Idaho courses, those scores are not acceptable for posting....Read More
The Idaho Golf Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that supports the efforts of four full-time employees and a cadre of volunteers....Read More
The golf community is mourning the loss of Idaho Golf Association founder Joe Marmo who died Monday, May 23, 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO. He was 90 years of age....Read More
Have you ever thought about giving back to the game but weren’t sure how? The Idaho Golf Association provides plenty of opportunities to give back through Championships, Junior Golf, and Course Rating....Read More
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There has been a technology glitch with the move, but you “should” be able to reach us on the IGA phone system at 208-342-4442 or by email.
The active posting season for rounds played at IGA member clubs ends November 14. The inactive season will extend through February of next year and we’ll start posting again on March 1. That means golfers who play at courses in Idaho, November 15, 2015 to February 29, 2016 will not post those scores for handicapping purposes.