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


Happy New Year!  2019 here we go… WOW!!! We all got into this business because of our love for the game of golf and playing golf. Everyone’s New Year’s resolution should be to find away to get out and play, if it’s playing in more tournaments at the Chapter or Section level or it’s just… Read More


Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year, with Thanksgiving behind us and all of the December holidays in front of us. We also have the Section Board of Directors / Winter Planning meeting right around the corner. This year’s meeting will be held in my home town of Whitefish, Montana. I look forward to welcoming… Read More