Two PGA members from the Pacific Northwest Section have been selected for the 2018-2019 Class of PGA LEAD: Ryan Young and Lacy Erickson. Ryan Young is Director of Instruction at Chambers Bay GC and Lacy Erickson is an Assistant Golf Professional at Portland GC. They join 13 others from around the country, who will come… Read More


The top Pacific Northwest PGA professionals in 15 categories were recognized by their peers for outstanding performance during 2017. The winners listed below represent the very best of the Pacific Northwest Section’s 1,100 PGA Professionals in Washington, Oregon, Northern Idaho, Western Montana and Alaska.   Mike Montgomery, PGA, Head Professional at Sahalee CC received the… Read More


“Of all the hazards, fear is the worst” – Sam Snead Are you an investor or a trader?  Investors think long-term, while traders focus on short-term price movements.  Most people still working simply sign up for the company retirement plan and pick a handful of index funds and let it ride until they approach retirement. … Read More


LOVEMARKS LEADERSHIP 3: YOUR RESOLUTION FOR ’18 – BE A LOVEMARK PROFESSIONAL “REASONS Lead to Conclusion;  EMOTIONS Lead to Action.” – Kevin Roberts,  Author of Lovemarks During the last two months, I shared thoughts from the game-changing book called Lovemarks by Kevin Roberts. (If you haven’t read the October ’17 or the November ’17 articles,… Read More


Congratulations to the PNW PGA Player of the Year award winners! Russell Grove of North Idaho College won OMEGA Player of the Year.  Tom Sovay of The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge won OMEGA Senior Player of the year.  Derek Berg of Sahalee CC won Assistant Player of the Year.   Tom Sovay – OMEGA… Read More


For the 21st consecutive year, PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., hosted the PGA Assistant Championship. Derek Berg of Sahalee CC, Justin Wiles of Reames G&CC and Tim Feenstra of Broadmoor GC represented the Pacific Northwest Section. Derek Berg finished a solo second in the championship and secured his place as the PNW… Read More