I think many, if not all of us, must be glad to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror. I know will not be looking back. I hope and believe 2021 will bring us health and recovery. Please join me in congratulating our Special Award winners for 2020! Read about their accomplishments here. Golf Professional of… Read More


I don’t know about you, but I feel like Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day.” It feels like we have been here before. Who would have thought in March that our Thanksgiving traditions and activities would be in jeopardy? But here we are. Once again, we have to deal with closures and restrictions. I know I… Read More


Looking at the early morning temperatures here in Central Oregon, it’s clear we are into the fall season. Most golf courses are beginning to “punch,” and rounds will start to slow down. It has been a crazy year for sure. This is an excellent time to begin thinking of what you will do during the… Read More


Rotary International’s motto is “Service above Self.” While Jeff Ellison may not be a Rotarian, he has put that motto into practice for over thirty years of service to this Section. There is no way I can even come close to describing what Jeff has meant to this Section, but I will say that many… Read More


First and foremost, we mourn the loss of Sean Fredrickson. Sean served this Section with distinction for many years and he was always focused on “members first”. More importantly, Sean was a great husband, great father, and he was a great servant to his community.  Please continue to hold his family in your thoughts and… Read More


Typically, my Foreword Press article would start by wrapping up the results from the Oregon Open and previewing the upcoming Rosauers Open and Northwest Open.  While our tournament season may be delayed a bit, there are plenty of topics that require your attention. Our Section CEO search is in the home stretch and our timeline… Read More