TUCKER, James Wesley, Sr. “Jim” Jim went to be with the Lord, January 24, 2019, with his family by his side. Jim was born April 26, 1942 to Tom and Thelma Tucker, in Spokane, WA. Jim started a career in golf at the age of 14 at Esmeralda Golf Course, when the golf course opened in 1956. Jim went to work at Downriver Golf Course and entered the PGA in his early 20s as a club and teaching pro. After three years at Downriver, he went to work with his father Tom Tucker, who was the head golf pro at Sundance Golf Course. Jim left Sundance in 1969 to become Head Pro at Sage Hills GC in Warden, WA. His biggest adventure was buying Pine Acres Par 3 and Driving Range in 1974 and it’s been his passion to the end of his days.

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