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To foster, promote and advance the interests and the true spirit of the game of golf throughout Western Pennsylvania.

Local golfers recognized

Two area golfers have upcoming competitions based on their play this season. Mike VanSickle, Gibsonia, winner of the 2013 and 2015 West Penn Opens, has advanced to the final stage of the Web.Com qualifying. This is the second straight season … Continue reading

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WPGA Green Operations Survey receives award

The Association’s 2015 Green Operations Survey was recognized by the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) at its recently concluded Annual Conference. The publication received an IAGA Gold Tee Award in the Education and Player Development category for small associations. … Continue reading

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Teasdale named Executive Director

The Western Pennsylvania Golf Association’s Executive Committee has named Handicap Director Terry Teasdale as the new WPGA Executive Director. He will replace retiring Executive Director Jeff Rivard on January 1. “I am excited and humbled to be named Executive Director … Continue reading

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Rachel Rohanna secures LPGA Tour card for 2016

It’s been a stressful few months for Rachel Rohanna on the Symetra Tour. The top ten players on the tour’s money list receive LPGA Tour privileges for the upcoming season. Rohanna, a Wayneburg native, has been around #10 for most … Continue reading

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Ron Moehler elected Association President

During the Association’s Annual Meeting at Wildwood Golf Club on October, 5, leadership changed hands as Ron Moehler, Chartiers, was elected President during the Delegates Meeting. He replaces the retiring Tim Fitzgerald, Oakmont. The remaining officers are Mark Caliendo, Montour … Continue reading

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