December 1, 2022 — Lafayette, Louisiana The Louisiana Golf Association (LGA) is pleased to announce its 2023 championship schedule. The LGA will once again conduct twelve Championships, in addition to eight Louisiana Amateur Championship Qualifiers. The LGA is an Allied Golf Association of the USGA, and as such, the governing body for amateur golf … Read more Louisiana Golf Association Releases 2023 Championship Schedule
November 14, 2022 – Lafayette, LA. Greg Berthelot of Baton Rouge put together a dominant season to run away with Player of the Year honors. This is the first Player of the Year title for Berthelot after many successful seasons. Berthelot began his season at TPC Louisiana for the 103rd Louisiana Amateur Championship. Berthelot … Read more Greg Berthelot is the 2022 Louisiana Player of the Year!
November 11, 2022 – Lafayette, LA Wendell Akins of Baton Rouge claimed his first Player of the Year honor after his first season turning 50 years old. Akins finished on top of the most competitive player of the year race in Louisiana. Akins finished just 15 points ahead of Rod Baronet of Lecompte and … Read more Wendell Akins Claims 2022 Louisiana Senior Player of the Year Title!
November 8, 2022 – Lafayette, LA Madison Bates of Pineville had an impressive 2022 season to win her first Louisiana Women’s Player of the Year honor. Bates started off her season by making it all the way to the Championship match at the 94th Louisiana Women’s Amateur Championship at Le Triomphe Golf & Country … Read more Madison Bates Wins 2022 Louisiana Women’s Player of the Year!
The Louisiana Golf Association celebrates the life of Billy Jean Walsworth Kemp Reasor and remembers her dedication and contributions to the game of golf. Billy Jean passed away February 21, 2020. Due to COVID and other circumstances, a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022. “BJ” was born in Quitman, LA, on September … Read more Remembering Billy Jean Reasor: A Louisiana Golf Legend
October 9, 2022 Lake Charles, Louisiana It was an incredible weekend at Lake Charles Country Club for the season finale of the 2022 Louisiana Junior Golf Tour (LJGT). The golf course was immaculate, the weather was perfect, and the best and brightest junior golfers in Louisiana competed in the Tour Championship to determine who would … Read more Noah McWilliams, Teagan Connors, and Slayte Guidry Win LJGT Tour Championships
Jake’s Boatwright Internship ends in Novemeber of 2022. Read Jake’s story about his transition from playing collegiate football to working in golf and his time spent as the USGA P.J. Boatwright Intern for the Louisiana Golf Association this year. From the Gridiron to the Golf Course My USGA PJ Boatwright internship with the … Read more Jake Norris’ Story – 2022 USGA P.J. Boatwright Intern
September 15, 2022 Mandeville, Louisiana Morgan Guepet of Metairie and Sophia Macias of Denham Springs won the 21st Louisiana Women’s Four-Ball by eleven strokes at Beau Chene Country Club (Oak Course) on Thursday. Guepet and Macias shot incredible rounds of six-under par and eight-under par. The winners received a crystal trophy and a varsity … Read more Morgan Guepet & Sophia Macias Win 21st Louisiana Women’s Four-Ball Championship
This excerpt was written by the National Links Trust, a 501(c)(3) non profit, is dedicated to protecting and promoting accessible, affordable and engaging municipal golf courses to positively impact local communities across the United States of America. In 2006, local New Orleans leaders formed the Bayou District Foundation in a bold effort to revitalize 18 … Read more Municipal Golf Network Highlights Bayou Oaks at City Park
Marion, Massachusetts Nine years ago, Stan Humphries came “this close” to playing in his first USGA championship. He was first alternate for the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur at The Country Club of Birmingham (Ala.), and he figured that surely someone would withdraw from the 264-player field before the start of Round 1. “They told me … Read more Louisiana’s Stan Humphries Makes USGA Championship Debut