Harvey Hixson passed away on October 8, 2020 at the age of 91. Harvey was born September 29, 1929 in Salem, OR. After compiling an outstanding amateur record, he turned professional in 1954 to become an assistant to Harold West at Laurelwood GC in Eugene, OR. He served as head professional at Laurelwood from 1957-1959… Read More


Bill Ross:  3/25/1968 – 8/2/2020 A 22-year member of the PGA of America, Bill Ross passed away on 8/1/2020.  The son of PGA Member Bob Ross, Bill spent his entire career at his family operation – Wandermere GC in Spokane. He was truly one of the nicest guys in the Section. We’ll post service information… Read More


It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our friend and President Sean Fredrickson on July 5th in a plane crash in Coeur d’ Alene. Sean was an incredible father, husband, PGA Professional, mentor, and leader. There are never words to communicate the pain of such a loss, whether through prayer or quiet reflection,… Read More


Jim Seeley of Bandon, Oregon passed away on January 12. He was the Head Professional at TPC Potomac At Avenel (Maryland) from 1973-1995 and then went to work for Kemper Sports Management until 2010. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, February 11th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Obituary: https://www.everhere.com/us/obituaries/or/bandon/jim-seeley-10278290… Read More


PGA Professional Tom Blair was born 6/26/1936 and passed away on 11/10/2019. He worked at Charbonneau GC for many years and, before that, River’s Edge GC and Sunriver. He was a true gentleman and will be greatly missed.  … Read More


Frank Robert “Bob” Aliment was born in Renton, Washington on March 13, 1931 and left us peacefully on October 7, 2019. A wonderful life of 88 years as father and friend to so many. Bob was accepted into the PGA in 1961 as a Golf Professional and has earned that status of “Half a Century… Read More