Soccer Golf Course Opens

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – Cottage Grove will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at 12:30 p.m. to celebrate the start of soccer golf at Middlefield Golf Course. Players can play a round of the course’s 9 holes every day at Middlefield after 1 p.m. Four players should be able to complete the course in … Continue reading »

100 Holes of Golf in One Day

CRESWELL, Ore —  An upcoming golf tournament is giving new meaning to the word extreme. Could you play 100 holes in one day? The 4th Annual Feynman Group Charity Golf Marathon is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12, at the Emerald Valley Golf Resort in Creswell. It’s the only event of its kind in the area where … Continue reading »

Soccer Golf Course Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — A new sport catching on across the country, now has footing in Eugene. The sport is known as foot golf or soccer golf. The first course in Eugene opened June 28 at the RiverRidge Golf Course on Delta Highway. Essentially, it’s like playing golf with a soccer ball, a larger hole, and … Continue reading »

Josh Bidwell Golf Classic 2014

ROSEBURG, Ore. — It certainly wasn’t the weather that brought dozens of celebrities out to play golf at the Roseburg Country Club Friday, but an event that’s giving back to the community in a big way. They aren’t professional golfers, but many playing the game are linked together through a professional sports background. “Early 2000s … Continue reading »

Scholarship House to Open at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — The Evans Scholars Foundation, sponsored by the Western Golf Association, announced Wednesday that it is opening a scholarship house on the University of Oregon campus. This project will join 14 other universities nationwide, but will be the only one of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Jaira Chaffee has always loved the … Continue reading »

Storm Damages Cottage Grove Golf Course

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The recent storm did some heavy damage to the Middlefield Golf Course in Cottage Grove. Now the city is working to clean up the mess. Several downed trees, branches and other debris fell on the course. The public works department says it will take two to three months to clean it … Continue reading »

New Indoor Driving Range in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Okay, golfers. Listen up! Just because its foggy and wet outside doesn’t mean you can’t work on your swing. Starting Jan. 15, the Willamalane Center features an indoor driving range. It’s open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. It cost $5 for a large bucket, and you don’t have to be … Continue reading »

The First Tee Impacting Kids Beyond Golf

EUGENE, Ore. — Driving. Chipping. Putting. Those are three simple things that kids learn in The First Tee, along with the program’s core values that include courtesy, confidence and respect. “Respect is huge and to be able to convey that message to the kids and then give them a place to apply it, then it … Continue reading »

Ex-Ducks, Beavers Help Bidwell Give Back

ROSEBURG, Ore.– Former University of Oregon punter Josh Bidwell and his foundation hosted the 8th annual Josh Bidwell Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at Roseburg Country Club on Friday. Bidwell, who survived testicular cancer and played 12 years in the NFL, is working to give back to his home state. Between a dinner gala and the … Continue reading »

Disc Golf Course Opens to Public

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s official. The Alton Baker Disc Golf Course officially opened to the public Monday. The designer worked on the project for several years before getting the green light from the city. He says now his main concern is getting people to use the course. “Try to reeducate people to keep on the … Continue reading »

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