We are saddened to report that Richard H. Lamberton II of Portland, Oregon, passed away on January 20. He was 56 years old. A golf professional at Portland Golf Club since 1990, Rick’s passion was teaching and he gave thousands of lessons. He coached beginner golfers to some of the best players to come out… Read More


We have recently learned of the passing of Bob Gasper of Tigard, Oregon, who passed away last November at the age of 89. A PGA member since 1962, he began as an assistant at Columbia Edgewater CC in 1959 and was most recently the head professional at King City GC from 1993-2008. During Bob’s decades… Read More


It is with much sadness that I must inform you of the passing of Mr. Bill Mulflur. Bill was ninety-four.  Bill was a long-time supporter of golf in Oregon and the Northwest, working formerly as the Oregon PGA Senior Tournament Director for many years.  He spent twenty-four years with the Oregon Journal and another six years for… Read More


We are saddened to report that PGA Life Member Bill Houston of Sandpoint, Idaho passed away on December 17, 2020.  He was 84 years old. Bill was the head professional at Summerfield G&CC in Tigard, Oregon from 1987 – 2003 and went on to work at Agate Beach GC in Newport, Oregon from 2004 –… Read More


We are saddened to announce that Jon A. Peterson, PGA passed away on October 27, 2020. Jon Peterson was born July 14, 1939 in Portland, OR. After attending Oregon College of Education briefly, he turned professional and worked as an assistant at Coos Bay CC, Waverley CC and Portland GC. During those year, he won… Read More


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