NAMPA- Eleven players took to Ridgecrest Golf Course, all bidding for the opportunity to play in the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship....Read More
IGA Posts Tagged ‘USGA’
KUNA- 36 holes in a day is always a daunting task. Today’s competitors had to not only play 36 but also had to face the additional elements of heat in the 90’s and the pressure of qualifying for the U.S. Amateur...Read More
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
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
May 14, 2017, BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho hosted the U.S. Open Local Qualifier where 36 participants...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
Following nearly a two-year review process, the USGA has made the decision to retire the Men’s and Women’s State Team Championships, effective following the 2017 Women’s State Team Championship at The Club at Las Campanas in Santa Fe, N.M....Read More
We often hear players make the statement “I don’t play to my handicap, why is my index so low?”. The USGA explains why:
“Recognize that your worst scores are not truly utilized in the calculation of a Handicap Index; only the best 10 scores are utilized and the worst 10 are disregarded, then the best 10 are averaged....Read More