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


When I was younger, much younger, Christmas was the time of year I’d make long lists, wondering what was going to magically appear under the tree. I’d wake up on Christmas morning amazed that one fat man in a red suit not only knew what I wanted, but got it covered perfectly for all my… Read More


There is no argument that 2020 has been and continues to be one of the most challenging years in most of our lifetimes.  With continued Covid-19 uncertainties, post-election chaos, and the arrival of the holidays, it is far too easy for us—and detrimental to us—for stress to rise dramatically. Days like these remind me of… Read More


A Good Pivot Isn’t Just Critical for Your Swing Someone far smarter than I correctly said that a “pivot is a change in strategy without a change in vision.” Eric Reis said this, and his comments were meant to inspire entrepreneurial thinking. That is the kind of thinking that will empower us to grow in… Read More


It is So Very Good to Be Here In January 1998, I had the good fortune to be selected by the Southern California PGA Section to start and lead the SCPGA Foundation.  Twenty-two years ago, my tenure in the service of golf and golf professionals began. Since then, I have enjoyed some of life’s highest… Read More


If you will indulge me one last time, I have a few thank yous to share. First and foremost, to all of you, the outstanding men and women PGA Professionals that make up the Pacific Northwest Section. You are the true caretakers of this game and your participation, passion and commitment are what makes the… Read More