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


After 50 days of talking about what’s closed, we are finally shifting to conversations about what’s the next thing to open just a little more. It’s a welcome shift in attitude and we are all really hoping to make progress in a safe and sane manner.  Those of you in Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Montana… Read More


What a month for all of us. A month ago, we had just met to postpone our first round of events and were hard at work planning for the unknown. Since that time it’s been a month of tracking government regulations in five states, helping professionals navigate the ever changing regulatory environment, diving into the… Read More


Chapter Meetings kick off on Sunday, February 16 with the Inland Empire Chapter Meeting at the Coeur d’ Alene Resort. President Sean Fredrickson and I will be there to hear from you and also share a few things that are headed your way this season. An officer and I will attend every spring meeting so… Read More


Happy 2020.  As we start another decade, make it a point to engage with your association and take advantage of all the programs and benefits the PGA offers to make your life and career better.  Whether it’s tuning up your career development plan with Monte Koch, enhancing your PGA Junior League program with Branden Thompson… Read More


Congratulations to all our Section Special Awards winners! Bill Shea, PGA leads the 2019 group as your Golf Professional of the Year and each of these outstanding professionals in 13 categories will be honored at the Special Awards Ceremony on March 22 at Tualatin Country Club. The winners were announced last week after the Board… Read More