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


Labor Day weekend is just around the corner and I trust you are all hosting a Patriot Golf Day at your facility this year.  This pandemic has impacted us in so many ways and organizations like the Folds of Honor and PGA Hope have been slammed due to the inability of so many to hold… Read More


This column is dedicated to our leader, our peer and our friend, Sean Fredrickson, whose journey was cut short just 10 days ago. We opened the Oregon Open on Tuesday with a tribute to Sean. A moment of silence followed with ceremonial tee shots by the professionals from Tualatin and Oswego Lake, Sean’s most recent… Read More


Welcome to the new normal. We now have all five chapters operating events, each doing so within a responsible manner. We all appreciate the cooperation of everyone involved to minimize the interaction of players, maintain social distancing and follow the ever-changing guidelines of our local governments. The goal of your Board is responsible operations in… Read More