Categories for Golf – Women’s

Portland Golf Club to host 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Portland Golf Club as the host site of the 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. The dates of the championship are Aug. 10-16. “Portland Golf Club holds a very special place in golf history,” said Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., USGA vice president and chairman of the Championship Committee. “The USGA is proud to bring another championship to the club and add another page…

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Safeway Classic money tops LPGA

The Safeway Classic’s most successful year got this as an exclamation point: $1.1 million. That’s how much Portland’s LPGA golf tournament raised for local children’s charities in 2007, tournament organizers announced Wednesday. The figure is a record for the tournament, bettering the $1.01 million donated in 2006, and brought the total contributions in the event’s 36 years to more than $12 million. The figure also is the highest on the…

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