Happy 4th of July to everyone! Summertime is here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I smell barbecues, flowers and all the goodness the sun brings out this time of year. Thank you to Pronghorn and Head Professional Jerrel Grow for hosting this year’s Oregon Open Invitational.  Reid Hatley birdied the 54th hole to join the… Read More


Congratulations to Shane Prante for winning the Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open with a score of -14. Also a BIG Thank You goes to Jason Mattaini and the Muckleshoot Tribe for there unbelievable support of our Section and the Folds of Honor.  Chris Manley did a wonderful job running the pro-am, which raised north of $80,000.00… Read More


I would like to start off this month’s article by once again congratulating Pat Fitzsimons and Dan Hill. Both of these gentlemen were inducted in to the PNW Section PGA Hall of Fame last week.  These gentlemen are heroes in our Section and I have personally looked up to both of them for many of… Read More


Thank you to everyone who completed the PGA Compensation Survey.  This survey and the information you provided helps you and fellow PGA Professionals understand and enhance their compensation.  Hopefully with your efforts, our Section will once again rank at the top of the class. Congratulations to the Arrowhead team of Bryce Fisher and John Cassidy… Read More


After all the weather the Northwest has received over the past three weeks, I think we are all searching for some good news. Here you go: daylight savings time begins March 10th and March 20th is the first day of spring. That means green grass and golfers ready to shake off the winter blues. I… Read More


I have just returned from the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando.  It was hard leaving the warm weather and returning to the 15 degrees and snow in Montana. The PGA Show was full of new teaching aids, great apparel and equipment for 2019.  I always enjoy walking the show floor and running into PNW Professionals.… Read More