News from the IGA Membership Department.
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
CALDWELL, ID- Gabrielle Barker stood tall on the first tee of the TimberStone Golf Course...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
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
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
Why does my handicap index appear as NH? I paid my 2017 dues and I’ve had a handicap for years! Are all of my scores deleted?
Don’t worry! Your scoring history is still there.
For most of you that maintain your handicap a public club (and select private clubs), your handicap usually expires no later than February 28th....Read More
Caleb Cox came to the Idaho Golf Association from Hillcrest Country Club where he served as an Assistant Golf Professional....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