New World Handicap System Prepares For Implementation Beginning 2020

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (April 30, 2019) Golf’s new World Handicap System, which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping and provide a more consistent measure of players’ ability between different regions of the world, remains on track for implementation starting in 2020. … Read more

Jacob Oaks to Serve as LGA’s 2019 P.J. Boatwright Intern

The Louisiana Golf Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Jacob Oaks as its P.J. Boatwright Intern for 2019. This internship will allow Jacob to gain experience in many aspects in golf administration. The responsibilities of the intern will include assisting with office administration, championships, member services, social media, and course rating. Jacob is … Read more

Harrison Qualifies for U.S. Senior Women’s Open

San Antonio, TX LGA Member Julie Harrison of Baton Rouge (above, left) qualified for the U.S. Senior Women’s Open at San Antonio Country Club, Wednesday April 17. Harrison was one of four qualifiers at the site after carding an 82 to finish third overall and 6 shots back of the medalist. San Antonio Country Club … Read more

125 Years of Golf in America: Louisiana

The following article was written by David Shefter, USGA Senior Staff Writer.  April 24, 2019 – Liberty Corner, NJ Logan Ray peered out at the audience of junior golfers and parents last July and saw wide grins and giddy faces. What put everyone in a joyous mood was a joint announcement from East Ridge Country … Read more