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OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – April 2021

Superintendent Spotlight: Lonny Radford of Astoria Golf and Country Club In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Lonny Radford who is Golf Course Superintendent at Astoria Golf and Country Club.   Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Very unique links golf course.What hole on your golf course is hardest to maintain (and why)?Hole No. 3. This […]

Oregon and Washington Superintendents, Industry Professionals, and Veterans join forces for a community service project at the Children’s Course in Gladstone, Ore.

Nearly 50 volunteers, a collection of Golf Course Superintendents from the states of Oregon and Washington working together with Military Veterans repaired the Children’s Course from the damages of the recent ice storm and prepared the Golf Course for Spring in a large, collaborative effort on March 8th. This all-volunteer labor force provided time and […]

Golf Continues to be a Positive Contributor to Oregon’s Economy, Environment and Quality of Life

New Report Highlights Total Economic Impact of $1.6 Billion, Making Golf a Standout Industry for the State OR ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT Download FACT-SHEET-GOLF-ALLIANCE-OREGONDownload (PORTLAND, Ore.) March 16, 2021 – The Golf Alliance of Oregon (GAO), in collaboration with the National Golf Foundation (NGF), has announced that in 2019 golf’s direct economic impact in Oregon was […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – March 2021

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Evan McFadden who is an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Broken Top Club.  Describe your facility in 10 words or less:High desert, big pines, play everyday course, fast greens, private.What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Signature hole No. 11 has an elevated green sitting above a pumice pit, […]

Oregon and Washington publish Third Edition of BMP guidelines for golf courses

The wait is over! The Environmental – BMP Committee is proud to announce that the Third Edition Environmental Stewardship Guidelines: Best Management Practices for Golf Courses has been published for the states of Oregon and Washington. This was a collaborative effort by three GCSAA-affiliated chapters the Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association, Western Washington Golf Course […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – February 2021

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Scott Larsen who is Golf Course Superintendent at Emerald Valley Golf and Resort.   Describe your facility in 10 words or less:A hidden gem in Lane County. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?The food is yummy. What hole on your golf course is hardest to maintain (and […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – January 2021

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Eric Langford who is an assistant superintendent with Sheep Ranch at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.  Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Golf as it was meant to beWhat best describes your golf game?Short Game MasterHave you had a hole-in-one? When and where?Yes. On the 12th hole at the Bandon Preserve.Who is your […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – December 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Jim Myers who has been with Columbia Edgewater Country Club for the last 18 months.   Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Busy country club with an outstanding membership and a yearly LPGA event. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Both Director of Golf and Head Pro are […]

Fall President’s Message

I sincerely hope this letter finds everyone healthy and safe.  We’re nearing the end of 2020 and I’m sure I’m not the only one ready to move on to 2021.  A global pandemic, wildfires, smoke, re-opening phases, surges, pauses/freezes, remote learning, protests/riots, and an election all in this last 10 months.  To be honest, the […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – November 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Gary Early who’s worked at Salmon Run Golf Course for the last 4.5 years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Challenging short course cut through a forest with a stream and no houses. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?During certain times of the year, Salmon are […]

2020 Central Oregon Crew Tournament Recap

Mother Nature was on our side for the 2020 Central Oregon Crew Tournament. After postponing the event for two weeks, we could not have been given a nicer day. Beautiful scenery, sunny and 80’s, smoke free air….doesn’t get much better. In the 4-person team scramble, a gross score of 59 from Sunriver Resort’s Woodlands Golf […]

OGA-OGCSA Superintendent Spotlight – October 2020

In this month’s Superintendent Spotlight we feature Eric Feldhusen who’s worked at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club for the last five years. Describe your facility in 10 words or less:Two championship courses. Fun to play, challenge to maintain. What is a little-known fact / fun fact about your facility?Currently host the Nike College Invitational with Colonial Country Club on bi-annual […]