The 'Golden Age' of Women's Golf in Washington

Beginning in 1955, there was a 13-year period during which there were only two years when a Washington golfer was not in the final of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. L to R: Anne (Quast) Sander, JoAnne (Gunderson) Carner, Patricia…

Sharon Johnston – Past president of WA Golf and the WSWGA talks about her journey from the sideline to the headline

When Sharon Johnston started playing golf in 1975, she went all in, both on and off the course. A natural athlete, she began competing almost immediately. As a member of Fircrest Golf Club, she became involved with the Washington State…

Washington Golf celebrates its centennial in 2022

In the fall of 1922, more than 80 golfers traveled to Yakima to play in one of two inaugural tournaments, or both – the Washington State Amateur and the Washington State Open – which together formed a newly created golf…