The Pacific Northwest Winter Pro-Amateur Championship presented by State Farm – Jim Ostrander Agency is under way at Mauna Lani Resort in Hawai’i. We have 21 teams in Hawai’i for seven days, enjoying the sunshine and hospitality of the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island for the 42nd Annual Pacific Northwest PGA Winter Pro-Am.… Read More


Facility: The First Tee of Greater Seattle Hometown: Issaquah, WA – currently resides in Seattle, WA PGA Apprentice Since: 2015 Evan grew up playing and working at golf courses in the Snoqualmie Valley. His first lessons were at Mount Si GC, where Head Professional Matt Campbell inspired him to see golf as a fun and cool… Read More


Are you worried that a person, government or company is going to ruin the economy as we know it? Well, here is a nice video that may persuade you otherwise. The original essay was written by Leonard Read in 1958, titled I, Pencil: My Family Tree, still holds true to today’s markets. One of my favorite economists, Milton… Read More


Two PGA members from the Pacific Northwest Section have been selected for the 2017-2018 Class of PGA LEAD: Robyn Lorain and Quincy Heard. Robyn Lorain is the Director of Junior Golf at the Oregon Golf Association and Quincy Heard is CEO and founder of Summit Golf Foundation. They join 13 others from around the country, who… Read More


There are multitudes of ways to increase your value as a Golf Professional. The key is to plan and the time is now.  Consider developing specific goals in programming, operations and policies. Programming Goals Whether updating existing ones or designing new, it may take a bit of research to determine your approach. Do an audit… Read More


Roger Wallace, PGA Director of Golf at Polson Bay Golf Course and Les Blakley, Community Relations Manager for the Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority have been honored as the 53rd and 54th members of the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame. Founded in 1981, the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals… Read More