Mike Keiser: A haven for USGA events at Bandon Dunes

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon, Oregon Coast |

He built it, against all odds, and major amateur tournaments followed Mike Keiser, the founder and owner of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, has deep respect for the U.S. Amateur championship, which he will host next year. He considers it “another major.” He understands that the USGA traditionally awards the U.S. Amateur to sites that it […]

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 […]