Congratulations to our four 2019 PNW PGA Special Award Winners who have gone on to become finalists for 2020 PGA National Awards! Harold Bluestein – Horton Smith Award Jacob Lippold – Merchandiser of the Year – Public Facility Chris Runyan – Patriot Award Jeff Simonds – Merchandiser of the Year – Resort Facility We wish… Read More


PNW PGA Honors 13 PGA Professionals with 2019 Annual Awards   The Pacific Northwest Section PGA selected the top professionals in 13 categories, as recognized by their peers, for outstanding performance during 2019. The winners listed below represent the very best of the Pacific Northwest Section’s 1,100 PGA Professionals in Washington, Oregon, Northern Idaho, Western… Read More


2018 Section Award Winners Greg Manley, PGA, General Manager – Director of Golf at Meridian Valley CC received the Section’s highest honor in being named the 2018 Golf Professional of the Year. Greg is a true leader of his facility at every level, where he has worked for 22 years. He has developed a successful… Read More


TUMWATER, Wash. (August 1, 2018) – For the second time, two PGA Professionals from the Pacific Northwest Section received PGA National Awards in the same year. Cameron Milton of Polson Bay Golf Course was awarded the 2018 PGA Youth Player Development Award; Mark Rashell of the Golf Club at Newcastle was named the 2018 PGA… Read More


MATT BROWN, PGA – PGA MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR (PUBLIC FACILITIES) Highlands Golf Club – Gearhart, Oregon Matt Brown, PGA Head Professional of Highlands Golf Club in Gearhart, Oregon, is the recipient of the 2016 PGA Merchandiser of the Year for Public Facilities. This recognition comes on the heels of Brown receiving the 2014 and… Read More