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USGA Junior Qualifiers Conducted at TimberStone

USGA Junior Qualifiers Conducted at TimberStone

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.

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IGA Likes the Proposed New Rules

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.

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USGA and R&A Pick up the Pace with Rules Changes and Adjustments

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.

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8 Qualify for IMG World Junior Championship

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.

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Idaho State Stroke Champions to Match Play Champions


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,

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Barker Claims First IGA Match Play Championship


CALDWELL, ID- Gabrielle Barker stood tall on the first tee of the TimberStone Golf Course

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2017 IGA Men’s Amateur Championship: A Note from Mike Rapp

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!

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2017 IGA Four-Ball Championships End With Suspenseful Outcomes

Hunter Ostrom & Phillip Kennedy

Shadow Valley Golf Course hosted the 2017 IGA Four-Ball Championship with a field of 198 players.

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U.S. Junior Amateur Committee Member Passes Away

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.

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How Do I Establish a Handicap Index?

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 Tour Membership

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.







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Ostrom and Travis Advance to the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier


May 14, 2017, BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho hosted the U.S. Open Local Qualifier where 36 participants

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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. 

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Ridgecrest Golf Club Selected by Pacific Northwest Golfer Magazine



Ridgecrest Golf Club Recognized by Pacific Northwest Golfer Magazine

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Join the 9-Hole Members’ Tour

2015 IGA Members Tour-The Club at SpurWing Challenge Course

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

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