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TRGA 2-Person Best Ball Results

  • Sunday, September 17, 2017‎

Ryan and Trevor Schultz won a scorecard playoff over Steve Sjolander/Lynn Lenz and Jim Socha/Tom Desjarlais to win the 2017 TRGA 2-Person Best Ball...


TRGA Cedar Creek 2-Person Best-Ball Registration

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017‎

How to Register for TRGA Cedar Creek 2-Person Best-Ball     September 17


TRGA CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION

  • Sunday, August 20, 2017‎

It's time to register for the 2017 TRGA Championship.  The 36-hole event is scheduled for August 26-27.   The first round will be played at The Bridges...


River Run Tournament Pairings

  • Monday, July 24, 2017‎

TRGA JUNIORS RIVER RUN OPEN


Hiawatha Tournament Pairings

  • Monday, July 24, 2017‎

TRGA JUNIORS HIAWATHA OPEN...Boys 16-18


Ettrick Tournament Pairings

  • Monday, July 24, 2017‎

TRGA JUNIORS ETTRICK OPEN...Boys 12-13


Trempealeau Tournament Pairings

  • Sunday, July 9, 2017‎

TRGA JUNIORS   Trempealeau Mountain Pairings   July 12, 2017


Walsh Tournament Pairings

  • Sunday, July 9, 2017‎

TRGA JUNIORS     Walsh Golf Center      July 14, 2017


Castle Mound Tournament Pairings

  • Monday, July 3, 2017‎

TRGA Junior @ Drugans       Thursday, July 6, 2017 


Coulee Tournament Pairings

  • Friday, June 23, 2017‎

TRGA Juniors...Coulee Golf Bowl Pairings


Cedar Creek Tournament Pairings

  • Friday, June 9, 2017‎

Boys 16-18...7:30am    Ethan Beal, Josh Johnson, Jake Kirchner


TRGA Golfers Battle Elements Again

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017‎

At least there was no snow, or hail or mudslides.   But there was also no sun and little, if any heat.   The TRGA's fourth event of the season was played...


TRGA Releases 2017 Adult Schedule

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017‎

The TRGA has released the 2017 adult schedule, which will again include 10 regular-season 18-hole events and the 36-hole two-day TRGA Championship in...


2016 Two Person Best Ball Results

  • Saturday, September 24, 2016‎

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PAIRINGS FOR FINAL ROUND of TRGA Championship

  • Saturday, August 27, 2016‎

PAIRINGS FOR FINAL ROUND of TRGA CHAMPIONSHIP (Sunday, August 28, 2016 at LaCrosse Country Club)


Championship Pairings

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016‎

Saturday's Round 1 Pairings will be posted on Thursday.


Time to Enter TRGA Championship

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016‎

As we head into the last regular-season weekend of the TRGA season, it's time to enter the TRGA Championship, scheduled for next week at The Bridges...


Ettrick Golf Course Pairings

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016‎

Boys 12-13...8:30am   Will Chafoulias, Brett Berget, Owen Davison


Hiawatha Tournament Pairings

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016‎

Boys 16-18...9:10am   Jordan Wachowiak, Will Sibenaller, Trey Gnewikow


Sparta Tournament Pairings

  • Sunday, July 24, 2016‎

Boys 16-18...7:30am   Trey Stendalen, Riley Jorgenson


Trempealeau Mountain Tournament Pairings

  • Monday, July 11, 2016‎

Boys 16-18...7:30am  Bryce Galewski, Will Sibenaller


Castle Mound Tournament Pairings

  • Sunday, July 3, 2016‎

Drugan's Castle Mound Pairings


Walsh Golf Center Pairings

  • Sunday, July 3, 2016‎

Boys 12-13...8:30am  Will Chafoulias, Sam Dobbins, Ben Swift


Cedar Creek Tournament Pairings

  • Monday, June 27, 2016‎

TRGA JUNIOR CEDAR CREEK OPEN--Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Williamson wins at Cedar Creek

  • Sunday, June 26, 2016‎

Paul Williamson knows there are many ways to win a golf tournament.  Sometimes it can be a grind, where one par after another gets the job done.  Other...


TRGA Coulee Junior Event Postponed

  • Monday, June 13, 2016‎

The TRGA Junior event scheduled for Monday, June 13 has been postponed at 6:41 am due to severe weather moving into the area this morning.  


Drugan's TRGA DELAYED

  • Sunday, June 12, 2016‎

FINAL UPDATE FOR DRUGAN'S TRGA EVENT


Drugan's event DELAYED

  • Sunday, June 12, 2016‎

Today's TRGA event at Drugan's Castle Mound has been delayed 2 1/2 hours.


Dirks wins shootout at Drugan's

  • Sunday, June 12, 2016‎

Onalaska native Josh Dirks pulled out a dramatic win Sunday in the TRGA Drugan's  Castle Mound Open.  


Castle Mound King

  • Thursday, June 9, 2016‎

21 Men's Championship players will battle to become the King of Castle Mound on Sunday.    It's the largest championship flight field of the 2016 season....


Drugan's TRGA Tee Times available Thursday

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016‎

Tee times for Sunday's TRGA event at Drugan's Castle Mound in Holmen, WI will be posted on the TRGA website Thursday afternoon.


Coulee Golf Bowl Pairings

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016‎


...TRGA Coulee Open POSTPONED DUE TO THREATNING WEATHER IN THE AREA.


Bridges Tournament Pairings

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016‎

Boys 16-18...9:00am    Josh Johnson, Jordan Wachowiak


Golfing weather to return for Cedar Valley

  • Friday, May 20, 2016‎

Please Understand I'm not recommending that you take your winter hat, rain gloves, thermal underwear or any other January-type survival gear out of...


It's Dobbe Again

  • Sunday, May 15, 2016‎

Viroqua native Troy Dobbe should feel right at home at Viroqua Hills Golf Course.  But this comfortable?  Dobbe won the TRGA Viroqua Hills Open for...


Can Dobbe do it again?

  • Friday, May 13, 2016‎

When it comes to the TRGA Viroqua Hills Open, there is clearly one solid favorite to win the men's championship flight.  He is Troy Dobbe.  The Viroqua...


Alternate Shot by Steve Crogan

  • Friday, May 13, 2016‎

In 1996 the Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl XXX.  The New York Yankees won the World Series.  Steve Jones (who?) won the U.S. Open.  The quote of the...


TRGA Returns to Valley High

  • Saturday, April 30, 2016‎

Conditions for the TRGA's season-opening event were very good and less than ideal.   Valley High Golf Club was in great condition for the 51 players...


TRGA Opening Weekend Arrives

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016‎

The 2016 TRGA season will arrive in just a couple days.  And season number 21 will start like no other.   A double-header awaits many players who are...


Fox Hollow to Host Second Day of TRGA Opening Weekend

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016‎

TRGA Opening Weekend promises to be an outstanding weekend for area golfers.   Those who play well in the Valley High Open on Saturday, April 30, will...


Looking forward to a new season

  • Saturday, February 27, 2016‎

As I'm watching television coverage of Adam Scott hitting back-to-back Titleists into the lake at the Honda Classic, it occurs to me that I could be...


TRGA Set for 2016 Season

  • Saturday, January 16, 2016‎

After a memorable 20th season, the TRGA has a few changes in store for 2016. Season number-21 will include:

  • a new tournament
  • a...


Windy, difficult conditions keep players guessing

  • Sunday, August 23, 2015‎

36 holes just wasn't enough.  The Three Rivers Golf Association went an extra, dramatic 37th hole at the LaCrosse Country Club.   With a par...


It's Championship Weekend for the Three Rivers Golf Association

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015‎

The TRGA's 20th season will, in all likelihood, come to a dramatic conclusion this weekend.  Player-of-the-Year races are still wide open heading...


Low scoring in regular season final

  • Saturday, August 8, 2015‎

Low scoring was the theme for the TRGA's regular season final on Saturday at River Run Golf Club in Sparta, WI.  As usual Tom McClintock was firing...


Player-of-the-Year still undecided

  • Thursday, August 6, 2015‎

With Player-of-the-Year titles still very much undecided, the Three Rivers Golf Association heads to River Run Golf Club in Sparta for the 9th and final...


TRGA receives State Amateur Exemption

  • Thursday, August 6, 2015‎

The Championship Flight Winner of this year's TRGA Championship will be competing in the 2016 Wisconsin State Amateur.  That's the news coming...


Wild finish in 5th Flight caps day

  • Sunday, July 26, 2015‎

It took Mike Drugan very little time to recover from a rough start Sunday at the TRGA Trempealeau Mountain Open.    Drugan made a bogey on...


Avoid the 'round ruiner'

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015‎

Trempealeau Mountain just might be the TRGA's most unique golf course.  It has a little bit of a links feel but with lots of trees.  On Sunday...


McClintock Aces the Field in Tomah

  • Sunday, July 19, 2015‎

On the strength of the third hole-in-one of his career, Tom McClintock picked up another TRGA win at the Hiawatha Golf Club in Tomah, WI on Sunday....


TRGA Heads Into Home Stretch

  • Thursday, July 16, 2015‎

It might seem like we just got started, but the TRGA season is already heading down the home stretch.  There are only three events to go before the...


Williamson Makes Late Charge to Win

  • Sunday, June 28, 2015‎

Paul Williamson spent most of his day searching for something that would work.  On Sunday, at the TRGA Cedar Creek Open,  he found that something just...


Next Stop: Cedar Creek

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015‎

A very tough test of golf awaits more than 100 players on Sunday, June 28.  The TRGA makes The Golf Club at Cedar Creek its sixth stop of the 2015 season....


TRGA Reaches the Regular Season Midpoint

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2015‎

The TRGA regular season reached its midpoint Sunday at Drugan's Castle Mound in Holmen, WI. More than 100 players were greeted by a beautiful golf course...


Castle Mound has always been an excellent test of golf

  • Thursday, June 11, 2015‎

More than 100 golfers will tee it up Sunday at Drugan's Castle Mound in Holmen, WI in the TRGA's fifth event of the season.  That includes 25 players...


Outstanding Golf Played at Forest Hills Open

  • Sunday, June 7, 2015‎

No train delays, but there was plenty of outstanding golf played at the TRGA Forest Hills Open  on Sunday.  For this summer only, Forest Hills is playing...


TRGA Heads to Forest Hills

  • Thursday, June 4, 2015‎

As the TRGA season heads to Forest Hills in LaCrosse, the only virtual certainty is that there will not be a train delay at the oldest course in the...


Familiar Faces Return to Winner's Circle

  • Sunday, May 31, 2015‎

Some familiar faces returned to the winner's circle at the TRGA Cedar Valley Open Sunday.


TRGA Season Resumes at Cedar Valley

  • Thursday, May 28, 2015‎

After a short break to let the rough thicken, the TRGA season resumes Sunday at Cedar Valley, just outside Winona, MN.


Viroqua Hills tests TRGA Players

  • Saturday, May 16, 2015‎

Once again, Viroqua Hills provided a strong TRGA field with a challenging test of golf.  Players were greeted by nearly perfect conditions for the TRGA's...


Viroqua Hills Flashback

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015‎

As we prepare for the TRGA's second event of the season, allow me to go back in my personal time machine.


TRGA Season Starts at Fox Hollow

  • Monday, May 4, 2015‎

Not every player who participated in the TRGA season opener at Fox Hollow is in mid-season form yet, but it's obvious that players have had more...


TRGA Opener Set for Fox Hollow

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015‎

The TRGA is set to open its 20th season on Sunday May 3 at Fox Hollow Golf Course.  Unlike last year, mother nature has allowed many TRGA players to...


2015 Season Awaits

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015‎

Hello Golfers,... The TRGA's 20th season is coming soon! As we get ready for our first event of the year, it's time to relay some important information...


"Squib" visits TRGA Juniors in Ettrick

  • Monday, August 4, 2014‎

Former TRGA Executive Director Margaret "Squib" Olsen made a surprise visit to the TRGA Juniors event at Ettrick Golf Club on Monday, August 4.


Cedar Creek Returns to TRGA Schedule in 2015

  • Sunday, June 29, 2014‎

The Golf Club at Cedar Creek will be back on the TRGA regular season schedule in 2015.


Recap - Forest Hills

  • Monday, June 9, 2014‎

91 Players arrived at Forest Hills Golf Club in LaCrosse for the TRGA's fourth event of the season. They were treated to one of the best weather days...


TRGA to visit Forest Hills

  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014‎

What a great morning for an 18-hole round of golf. Viterbo University assistant men's golf coach Shawn Keenan and I enjoyed every step of the way Thursday...


Recap - Cedar Valley

  • Sunday, June 1, 2014‎

Gorgeous scenery and a fun golf course greeted 72 players who teed up in the TRGA Cedar Valley Open just outside Winona, MN on Sunday.  Again, there...


Recap - Viroqua Hills

  • Saturday, May 17, 2014‎

59 TRGA contestants showed up at Viroqua Hills Golf Club and battled conditions unlike anything they had experienced so far this year—sunshine and reasonably...


Next on the TRGA Tee (Viroqua Hills Preview)

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014‎

Welcome to our weekly preview of the next tournament on the TRGA schedule.  The Viroqua Hills Open is set for Saturday, May 17.   The golf course is...


Thank you from 'Squib'

  • Saturday, April 5, 2014‎

TRGA, TRGA Juniors and friends,


APPRECIATION PARTY for "Squib"

  • Friday, March 7, 2014‎

APPRECIATION PARTY for "Squib"! – Please Join Us at Drugan's Castle Mound on Sunday, March 30th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Gather with friends to recognize...


2013 Holiday Celebration!

  • Sunday, December 1, 2013‎

LAWNKEEPERS 2013 Holiday Celebration honoring the TRGA. Hosted by Tom and Cathy McClintock. Hope to see you all there!


HOW ARE THE FLIGHTS DETERMINED FROM WEEK TO WEEK?

  • Saturday, July 20, 2013‎

Let's use Hiawatha as an example.  There are 79 total players this week.  Fifteen are playing in men's championship flight, no women are in the field,...


Viroqua Hills Preview

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013‎

Some players will be thrilled that the fairway tree on #17 is gone.  There's new sand in the bunker on #3, and the bunker on #9 has been filled in. ...


Message from TRGA Jr. Alum - Andrew Fricke

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2013‎

Hey Squib,...I hope all is well with you. I was cleaning up my emails and came across our conversation from last year. Figured I'd give you the...


35 SURE FIRE PACE OF PLAY SUGGESTIONS

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2013‎

Please take a few minutes and read this. 


THANK YOU Tom & Cathy McClintock and LAWNKeepers!

  • Wednesday, December 12, 2012‎

The 1st Annual TRGA Christmas Party, sponsored by LAWNKeepers was a great success. It was nice to see everyone there!


2012 Tournament Schedules are announced!

  • Thursday, March 1, 2012‎

2012 TRGA Schedule 


1st Annual TRGA Christmas Party!

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2011‎

Special Announcement!!...Dear TRGA Member,


To All My Friends of the TRGA

  • Thursday, September 1, 2011‎

To All My Friends of the TRGA,


WSGA Junior Boy's Championship - Aug. 8-10 at La Crosse CC

  • Monday, August 1, 2011‎

"Come out and watch some of our local golfers in the State Jr. Boys Championship at La Crosse Country Club next week, Aug. 8-10th.  Cheer on the local...


2011 Rose Jewelers Sportsmanship Award

  • Friday, July 1, 2011‎

Nominations are now being accepted for the Rose Jewelers Sportsmanship Award!


TRGA opens on Saturday

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011‎

Written by Bob Lamb – www.boblamboutdoors.com


Those Player Feedback Forms; what happens to them?

  • Sunday, May 1, 2011‎

Let's talk about the player feedback form. You might want to know how the form was created and what happens to the form you fill out at each event....


Jill Preeshl Named NSIC Women's Golfer of the Year

  • Friday, April 15, 2011‎

Jill Preeshl, a senior at Upper Iowa University, from Onalaska, WI, was voted by the NSIC (Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) Coaches as the 2011...


Bob Lamb on the 2011 Season

  • Sunday, April 10, 2011‎

by Bob Lamb, Bob Lamb Outdoors


Ben Skogen - 2010 WPGA Junior Foundation Player of the Year

  • Thursday, December 30, 2010‎

The WPGA Junior Foundation is pleased to announce Ben Skogen as the Junior Boys Player of the Year for 2010. Ben is a 15 year-old from Onalaska and...


Nick Byom – 2011 Wisconsin PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year

  • Thursday, December 30, 2010‎

Nick Byom, formerly of Blair, WI, and former TRGA player, is the 9th recipient of the WPGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year award. He has been...


A Golfer’s Night Before Christmas

  • Monday, December 20, 2010‎

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the green


2010 TRGA Scholarship Winners

  • Monday, August 30, 2010‎

The Three Rivers Golf Association awards four scholarships annually.  They include $500 general scholarships to one female and one male graduating student,...


TRGA Website Receives Complete Overhaul

  • Monday, August 23, 2010‎

ing the recent off-season the TRGA team enlisted the help of The BLÜ Group – Advertising & Marketing to...


CHAMPIONSHIP and SPORTSMANSHIP Forms

  • Sunday, August 1, 2010‎

Entry forms for the TRGA Championship, and Nomination forms for the TRGA Rose Jewelers Sportsmanship Award are now available for download.


4th Annual TRGA Broken Cup

  • Sunday, August 1, 2010‎

It's Almost Here!!...The long awaited 4th Annual Broken Cup will be held Saturday, August 28th at Drugan's Castle Mound.  The fun match play format...


Golf Emulates Life!

  • Saturday, June 20, 2009‎

I recently received an email from Tom Fischer;


TRGA Title Sponsor Press Release 2008

  • Thursday, May 1, 2008‎

The Three Rivers Golf Association is very pleased to announce a new Title Sponsor for 2008. We have partnered with Big Sky Cattle, LLC and VPP Group,...


How to Become a Better Golfer

  • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

1. Becoming a decent golfer is something most amateurs can only dream about. Here are my tips to improve your game and have fun. The first step is to...


Relax During Your Swing

  • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

Do your scores range from the North to South Pole on a day-to-day or hole-to-hole basis? Do you want to score consistently lower than you have been?...


More Tips on Becoming a Better Golfer

  • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

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  • Hold Your Finish to Improve Your Putts

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    Early in my career, I had the chance to play several rounds with Jack Nicklaus. On these occasions I studied his putting intently, because he was killing...


    How to Pick a Club to Chip

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

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    No Disturbance or Distraction

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    Players should always show consideration for other players on the course and should not disturb their play by moving, talking or...


    Safety on the Course

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    Players should ensure that no one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles,...


    Make a Tee Time, then Make the Tee Time

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    For most rounds of golf you play, you'll want to reserve a tee time. You can get a tee time by calling the golf course the day before (or several days...


    8 More Tricks for Becoming a Better Player

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    1. Make the decision – We all talk about getting better, but honestly, most of us just don't mean it.  We think...


    10 Tips to Become a Better Player

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    When you are first starting to learn how to play golf, or even if you are a seasoned golfer, you will probably always be on the look out for golf tips....


    8 Tricks to Become a Better Player

    • Monday, January 1, 2001‎

    TRICK 1: Align...