“Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.” – Jim Rohn In the famous movie, “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), a memorable line comes out as the movie reaches it’s finale.… Read More


We are pleased to announce Tanner Montgomery, PGA has been selected as the Manager of Tournament Operations for the Pacific Northwest Section PGA. Mr. Montgomery, a University of Idaho PGM graduate, originally joined our team in early 2019 as the Inland Empire Tournament Administrator before being promoted in June 2019 as the Central Washington Chapter… Read More


Happy New Year!  My best wishes to you, your loved ones, your respective colleagues, and your facilities for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021.  The PNW PGA Section is poised for a successful new year.  We have planned for it.  On December 14, 2020, the Section Board of Directors held its annual Winter Planning Meeting. … Read More


Marcus King of Sahalee Country Club and Mark Gardner of The Creek at Qualchan have been elected as the 57th and 58th members of the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame. Marcus King embodies service to the Professional Golfers Association, to his fellow PGA Professionals and to the community. He has served 16 years… Read More


We have recently learned of the passing of Bob Gasper of Tigard, Oregon, who passed away last November at the age of 89. A PGA member since 1962, he began as an assistant at Columbia Edgewater CC in 1959 and was most recently the head professional at King City GC from 1993-2008. During Bob’s decades… Read More


It is with much sadness that I must inform you of the passing of Mr. Bill Mulflur. Bill was ninety-four.  Bill was a long-time supporter of golf in Oregon and the Northwest, working formerly as the Oregon PGA Senior Tournament Director for many years.  He spent twenty-four years with the Oregon Journal and another six years for… Read More