This is my first Foreword Press article as President of our Section.  I’m very humbled to serve our Section and the association. I wanted to start off by saying I have big shoes to fill. I was fortunate to be able to have dinner at the PNW PGA Merchandise Show with about 14 Past Presidents… Read More


This is my final Foreword Press article as the President of our Section.  Thank you for allowing me to serve.  Serving our association is a true pleasure and it has made me a better professional.  I have always served with one idea in mind: “If not me, then who? If not now, then when?” This… Read More


Association Governance I get asked quite a bit, “how do you have time to be the President of the Section and do your job?”  It always makes me chuckle when I get asked that because honestly it isn’t that hard and doesn’t require that “enormous” amount of time that people might think it does, it… Read More


To quote one of the National Secretary Candidates “The PNW Section is touted as the Section with the best Tournament program in the country”.  Why don’t we have a waiting list to get in our events then?  Why don’t you play in more of our Section events?  These are questions that I don’t have answers… Read More


Thank you to Aspen Lakes GC and to our host Howie Pruitt, PGA for a great Oregon Open.  Congratulations to Colin Ingllis for his win in an amazing finish.  Our Section Tournament program is very strong and is serving our members who like to compete, get away from their shops and enjoy the comradery of… Read More


Congratulations to Ryan Benzel for winning the Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open.  Ryan’s team also won the pro-am! We raised $90,000.00 for the Folds of Honor through this pro-am.  I cannot thank the 29 Golf Professionals enough for giving their time to play with the sponsors.  Thank you to Jason Mattaini and the Muckleshoot Casino for… Read More