Friends of Oregon Agriculture Golf Tournament
Every August, Oregon Aglink hosts the Friends of Oregon Agriculture Golf Tournament which benefits the Cultivating Common Ground initiative, ultimately supporting all of our programs including Adopt a Farmer and communicating the story of Oregon’s natural resources.
This year’s presenting sponsor is Northwest Farm Credit Services.
In a modified scramble format, teams of four combine their skills to play 18 holes at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course, buying mulligans, gimme string and a PGA Pro-Shot to outscore the other teams and win the tournament. This year’s tournament is:
Friday, August 9th, 2019
Directions: Chehalem Glenn Golf Course is located in Newberg, Oregon at 4501 East Fernwood Road. From Highway 99W, turn south on Brutscher Street (between Fred Meyer and Newberg Ford), then go east on Fernwood. The parking lot is a few hundred yards down the road. If you get lost or have questions for the golf course, you can reach them at 503-538-5800.
6:30 am – Driving Range and Putting Green open
7:00 am – Registration opens (Check your team in as soon as you arrive!)
7:00 am – Breakfast
8:00 am – Tee off! (All teams from their respective holes.)
Registration: Opens at 7:00 am, please be sure to check your team in upon arrival.
Food: Included with your tournament registration is breakfast before tee time and lunch during the post-tournament awards. From 7:00 am to 8:00 am, you can help yourself to coffee, milk, bagels, and yogurt in the Breakfast Tent.
Tee Time: 8:00 am
Dress Code: Collard shirt required…jeans acceptable.
Driving Range & Putting Green: These areas will be open and available for practice at 6:30 am to all participants.
Format: Modified Scramble – Each player will hit a drive from the tee box and then everyone will hit their second shot within a club length of the shot that the team selects to use. Continue this until play on the hole is complete.
Each team MUST use at least 2 drives from each player. If you are playing on a team of 3 then each player will take turns hitting twice so that you have four shots to select from…continue this rotation throughout the course of play.
Each team will play 18 holes. Men will play from the WHITE tees and Women will play from the RED tees.
Longest Drive Holes: Hole #2 for Women and Hole #3 for Men
KP Holes: Hole #16 for Women and Hole #7 for Men
Game Hole Rules: Bring Your Money! Get ahead of other teams while supporting Oregon Aglink’s programs and buy Mulligans, Gimme String, a PGA Pro-Shot and an Eagle! Price breakdown is as follows:
- Mulligans $5.00 per ball (cannot be used on the green or on prize shots)
- Gimme String $20.00 per 18 inches (can only be used on the green)
- PGA Pro-Shot $20.00 (one per team) on Hole #4 (If you purchase it, please advance directly to the marker in the fairway and DO NOT hit from the tee box.)
- Sponsor-A-Student in Adopt a Farmer:
- One Student $50.00 – moves you up the fairway on Hole #12 to take your first shot
- Four Students $200.00 – earns your team an EAGLE on Hole #12
If you have any questions, please contact Mallory Phelan, Executive Director at 503-595-9121 x 106.