The 43rd edition of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship takes place November 14-17 at PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, FL. 132 PGA Assistant Professionals compete in a four day, 72-hole stroke play tournament. Any PGA Members, A-8 classification or registered apprentices, may attempt to qualify through their local… Read More


GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that’s unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This annual “Global Day of Giving” event takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and has helped to amplify year-end fundraising efforts for nonprofits and charitable causes. This year, GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday,… Read More


Your delegation is just returning from the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting where your representatives participated in the governance of our association.  Two resolutions passed, and we said thank you to District 14 Director Don Rea as our own Doug Doxsie formally became a member of the PGA Board of Directors. Thank you, Don Rea, for… Read More


While I’m no “million-miler,” I have been flying a lot lately. Covering parts of both the PNW and Rocky Mountain PGA Sections, I’ve been to Montana, Idaho and Florida in the last month. As my flight from Boise came in earlier this week, through some of the heaviest fog I’ve seen in a while, I… Read More


PGA Professional Tom Blair was born 6/26/1936 and passed away on 11/10/2019. He worked at Charbonneau GC for many years and, before that, River’s Edge GC and Sunriver. He was a true gentleman and will be greatly missed.  … Read More


PROfile: John Kawasoe, PGA Facility: Astoria G&CC Hometown: Gearhart, Oregon PGA Member Since: 1998 Hudson Cup teams: 1991, 1998, 1999 Hudson Cup awards won: 24th Larry Lamberger Award (1998) Favorite Hudson Cup moment, past or present? From all four matches I’ve been part of there is one common theme: camaraderie.  Each of the four matches… Read More