Peter Jacobsen: Enduring memories of growing up in golf

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

PGA Tour icon cherishes the legacy of his father, and the pros who taught him the game In retrospect, looking back roughly half a century, Peter Jacobsen doesn’t remember the tournaments he played as a youngster as much as the passionate Portland-area golf figures who inspired and supported them. “Junior golf was Bob Norquist, George […]

Eugene Country Club: A place for championships

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

The USGA returns with another championship, the Men’s Senior Amateur EUGENE — In August, yet another national golf championship, the USGA Men’s Senior Amateur, will be staged at Eugene Country Club, a place that cherishes history and high drama. After all, the tree-lined fairways may still echo with the roars that erupted in the 2016 […]

David Jacobsen: Still giving back to Oregon Junior Golf

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

Passionate about golf, Portland businessman expands his fundraising At a time in his life when he might reflect on all he’s done in golf, and take justifiable pride in all he’s done for golf, David Jacobsen wants to do even more. The Portland businessman, who turned 65 on March 1, played collegiately at the University […]