Announcing the Garmany Majors Shootout

The Pacific Northwest PGA Section and Garmany Golf are excited to announce the launch of the “Garmany Majors Shootout,” a new competition designed to showcase the skill and precision of PGA professionals participating in the Section’s four major events and three senior major events. This unique “closest to the pin” contest will allow winners to qualify for the “Garmany Majors Shootout Finale” to be held annually at the PNWPGA Pro-Pro Tournament, the day before the PNW PGA Professional Championship, where the winner of the Shootout Finale will win a Garmany Bucket List Experience for themselves and an additional guest! 

“Thanks to Garmany’s deepening relationship with our Section, we are proud to announce an added increase in the purses for our major events this year, continuing the steady rise in prize money,” said Frank Talarico, CEO.

The PNWPGA Tournament Committee will select two par-3 holes at each of the qualifying events, including the Pelzer Golf Northwest Open Invitational, Pelzer Golf Oregon Open Invitational, Rosauers Open Invitational, Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Invitational, Senior Players Championsip, Senior Oregon Open and PNW PGA Senior Professional Championship.

The top two qualifiers from each event will be invited to the “Garmany Majors Shootout Finale” at Suncadia Resort – Tumble Creek Club on September 18, 2023, where the Garmany Majors Shootout Champion will be crowned. The champion at the finale will receive a Portugal Bucket List Experience produced by Garmany Golf, including five (5) nights of 5-star accommodations and three (3) rounds of golf (airfare not included). With glorious weather year-round, luxury 5-star accommodations and world-class golf courses, Condé Nast recently named Portugal Best Country in the World! Now, one lucky Pacific Northwest PGA Professional and their guest will have the opportunity to win an unforgettable Garmany Bucket List Experience, courtesy of our section partner, Garmany Golf.

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“We are thrilled to partner with the PNWPGA and create world class, seamless and unforgettable Garmany Golf Bucket List Experiences for PNWPGA professionals and their members!” said Bud Garmany, president, Garmany Golf. “We believe that The Garmany Majors Shootout is an innovative and fun way to introduce who we are and what we do to the membership of the PNWPGA. We look forward to a long and wonderful partnership with the Section and their members, and hope to meet many of you at one of The Garmany Majors Shootout qualifying events. We can’t wait to crown a Champion and award an unforgettable Bucket List Experience at the Finale on September 18!”

Garmany Golf, founded in 2009, specializes in creating unique and memorable golf travel experiences around the world for guests with discerning tastes. With both international and U.S. domestic experiences offered in their portfolio, Garmany Golf customizes all experiences specifically to the interests and tastes of the club, group, or individual guest.

2023 Shootout Finale Qualifiers

PlayerQualifying Tournament
Birk NelsonPNW PGA Senior Players’ Championship
Dave ChristensonPNW PGA Senior Players’ Championship
Isaac HallPelzer Golf Northwest Open Invitational
Isaac BianchiniPelzer Golf Northwest Open Invitational
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