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NGUYEN HIRED AS LGA'S DIRECTOR OF MEMBER SERVICES

November 26, 2014 – Lafayette, LA

The Louisiana Golf Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Tuyen Nguyen as its Director of Member Services.  Nguyen, who is currently serving as the LGA’s USGA Boatwright intern, will assume his new position on January 1, 2015, and will have direct responsibility for handicapping, course rating, and information technology, as well as serving the organization in a number of other capacities.

“We are so fortunate to have Tuyen continue his service to the LGA and are excited to have him become a part of our full-time staff.  His tenure here as our USGA Boatwright intern has given us a great opportunity to see just how well he fits in with all of our various constituencies.  He has already developed relationships with many of our clubs and individual members, and, as a consequence, the transition to overseeing all of LGA’s member services areas should be a seamless one,” said LGA Executive Director Carr McCalla.

LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION WINS 2014 IAGA GOLD TEE AWARD

Lafayette, Louisiana — November 11, 2014

The Louisiana Golf Association is pleased to announce that it won the 2014 International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) Gold Tee Award in the category of Communications/Marketing/PR/Branding.  This was the inaugural year of the IAGA Gold Tee Awards, which recognize member association achievements and best practices. LGA Executive Director Carr McCalla was on hand at the 48th annual IAGA conference in Bermuda, November 2-5, 2014 to accept the award.

SAM BURNS NAMED ROLEX JUNIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

                                         

Congratulations to Louisiana's own Sam Burns on all his accomplishments this year and for being named the 2014 Boys Rolex Junior Player of the Year! 

TPP CLUB ONLINE - ADVANTAGES AND NEW ADDITIONS

The Louisiana Golf Association can provide each one of our member clubs access to the robust tournament management system known as TPP Club Online. This is an added value benefit of being a member club of the LGA, and the LGA offers it free of charge. TPP Club Online can handle all club needs and every type of event that clubs conduct, from large member-guest events to everyday scrambles, and everything in between. Because it is an online (web based) product, club officials can manage thier tournaments from any computer with access to the internet. The USGA and nearly 100 state and regional golf associations use TPP to run their championships. Contact us at 337-265-3938 if your LGA member club hasn't taken advantage of this excellent opportunity, and we can set it up in minutes. 

LGA ANNOUNCES 2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

October 7, 2014 — Lafayette, Louisiana  

The Louisiana Golf Association announced its 2015 Championship Schedule on TuesdayThe LGA will again conduct ten Championship and 16 qualifying events during 2015, beginning the last weekend in April with the Club Team Championship and concluding the last weekend in September with the Senior 4-Ball Championship.

“We are excited about our 2015 LGA Championship schedule and the quality venues we can provide our players an opportunity to play,” said LGA Director of Championship Operations Logan Ray.  “We continue to be appreciative to our Member Clubs that are willing to give back to the game by opening their doors to our Championships.”

BOB COOPER AND EDDIE LYONS WIN LGA SENIOR 4-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP

October 5, 2014 — Shreveport, Louisiana

Bob Cooper of Monroe and Eddie Lyons of Shreveport fired a ten-under par 61 on Sunday at East Ridge Country Club in Shreveport to win the 2014 LGA Senior Four-Ball Championship. Cooper and Lyons had a one shot lead over Page Breaux of St. Gabriel and Bill Land of Lafayette to start the day after shooting a four-under par 67 on Saturday.  Cooper and Lyons finished the championship at 14-under par 128, besting runner-up finishers Bob Birtman of Benton and Mike Morgan of Shreveport by six strokes.  This is the first LGA Senior 4-Ball Championship for the dynamic duo of Cooper and Lyons who have each won multiple LGA Championships in the past.   

BRANDON AYDLETT LOW INDIVIDUAL AT USGA MEN'S STATE TEAM

 
                                                          
A strong performance on the par-5 holes propelled Brandon Aydlett, of Louisiana, to low-individual honors at the 2014 USGA Men's State Team Championship on the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort. (USGA/Chris Keane)

Congratulation to Louisiana's own Brandon Aydlett who found himself atop the individual leaderboard at recently competed USGA Men's State Team.

Louisiana Men's State Team: Brandon Aydlett of Metairie, Patrick Christovich of New Orleans, and John Talley of St. Martinville. 

(e.g. State Amateur, GHIN, championship login)



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