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Monday, June 19 two United States Golf Association qualifiers were conducted at TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, ID.
Twenty six girls were competing for two spots for the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, while twenty four boys were looking for that one spot to play in the U.S....Read More
IGA Likes the Proposed New Rules
It’s a new day for an age-old game. That’s the way Genger Fahleson, executive director of the Idaho Golf Association, is looking at the many proposed Rules changes for the game of golf.
The United States Golf Association along with The Royal & Ancient Golf Club spent more than five years trying to simplify the Rules of Golf before announcing the proposed changes in March, and Fahleson thinks they’ve succeeded in doing that....Read More
The Rules of Golf Committees of the USGA and R&A have been extremely busy the past several years, as evidenced by recent announcements. Historically, these groups have moved at a glacially slow pace in regards to Rules of Golf changes, which have been on a four-year cycle and Decisions on the Rules of Golf changing every two years....Read More
CALDWELL- 85 girls and boys ages 13 through 18 teed off at TimberStone Golf Course in hopes of winning. But, this tournament had even more incentive with the top two individuals in each age division qualifying for the IMG World Championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California....Read More
The IGA/TimberStone Men’s Match Play Championship had one of the strongest fields that the Idaho Match Play Championship has seen in a while. Defending champion,...Read More
CALDWELL, ID- Gabrielle Barker stood tall on the first tee of the TimberStone Golf Course...Read More
The IGA has received numerous inquiries about the Men’s Idaho State Amateur to be held at Falcon Crest Golf Club. Please know that we are looking forward conducting our premier competition at Falcon Crest. See the note below from Mike Rapp, General Manager/Superintendent, Falcon Crest Golf Club!...Read More
Shadow Valley Golf Course hosted the 2017 IGA Four-Ball Championship with a field of 198 players....Read More
Bob Mooney was a long time friend of the Idaho Golf Association. In 2016, Bob received the prestigious USGA’s Ike Grainger Award at the USGA Annual meeting for his 25 years of service to the United States Golf Association. Mooney selected the qualifying sites for the U.S....Read More
I am new to the whole handicap thing, and I am just trying to figure out where to start!
In order to establish a handicap index, you must join what the USGA calls a club. What does that mean? Take a look at the following courses you can join, and that will get you started in the right direction: click here. ...Read More
Idaho Junior Golf Tour participants must join the Idaho Junior Tour or IGA Juniors to meet the membership requirement. Select Idaho Junior Tour or IGA Juniors when selecting a club. Do not select a golf course.
May 14, 2017, BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho hosted the U.S. Open Local Qualifier where 36 participants...Read More
Seven local students earn $2,000 scholarships from annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament
The Nampa Golf Commission awarded $14,000 in scholarships to seven college-bound students thanks to several local sponsors, 31 participating and 33 hole sponsors for the annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament. The event raises money for Summer Youth Golf programs in Nampa, Mayor’s Teen Council and provides scholarships to high school senior golf students....Read More
Ridgecrest Golf Club Recognized by Pacific Northwest Golfer Magazine...Read More
9 Hole Members Tour is a group of players from the Treasure Valley that travel throughout the valley duringthe summer and play organized, 9 hole...Read More