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Skyles Qualifies for U.S. Senior Amateur

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

NAMPA- Eleven players took to Ridgecrest Golf Course, all bidding for the opportunity to play in the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship.

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Eubank Clinches Spot in U.S. Amateur

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

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

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USGA Junior Qualifiers Conducted at TimberStone

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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

Friday, June 9th, 2017

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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U.S. Junior Amateur Committee Member Passes Away

Friday, May 19th, 2017

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

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

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

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New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review

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.

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USGA to Retire USGA State Team

Friday, March 31st, 2017

2016 USGA Men’s State Team

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.

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I Don’t Play to My Handicap

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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.

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Remembering Dr. Richard Stroud

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

On November 5, 2016, one of the game’s most influential and accomplished volunteers passed away at his home in Eagle, ID at the age of 80. Stroud served on the USGA Executive Committee from 1977 to 1979, but his legacy is in the area of handicapping and course rating.

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