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 New World Handicap System Prepares For Implementation Beginning 2020
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 Jacob Oaks to Serve as LGA’s 2019 P.J. Boatwright Intern
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 Harrison Qualifies for U.S. Senior Women’s Open
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 125 Years of Golf in America: Louisiana
March 11, 2019 — Baton Rouge, LA It was a memorable day at the Country Club of Louisiana where the Louisiana Golf Association conducted Sectional Qualifiers for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championships. Abbey and Kay Daniel of Covington, Louisiana carded a two-under-par 70 to earn medalist honors in their respective … Read more Berthelot/Williams and Abbey/Kay Daniel Win Medalist Honors at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifiers
The LGA is excited to announce that registration is now open for the LGA Club Team, Senior Amateur, Four-Ball and 100th Louisiana Amateur Championship at Baton Rouge Country Club. Following our unification with the Louisiana Women’s Golf Association, the LGA will also be conducting Women’s Amateur Championships this season. Registration for the LGA Women’s Four-Ball, Women’s Mid-Amateur and the 91st Louisiana Women’s Amateur Championship is now available. … Read more LGA Championship Registration Now Available!