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


I am excited to announce that by June 10th, all five of the chapters that make up the PNWPGA will be operational!  This has been no small feat and I cannot thank our staff and board enough for their tireless work to make this happen.  I think it is safe to say that we can… Read More


Before I sat down to write this article, I reviewed Greg Morris’ article from May 1st, 2019.  The second paragraph from that article said, “Here we go – spring is here, and the 4-5-month grind is on.”  While things may be far from normal this year, I sincerely hope we will be growing the game… Read More


What strange times we find ourselves in.  The typical theme of this article would be to review a busy week of Special Awards, Spring Meeting highlights and Pro-Assistant results; as well as previewing future events and encouraging you all to take an active part in your chapter and section tournament and event programming.  Instead, I… Read More


Winter Planning It’s hard to believe the golf season is right around the corner.  I hope all of you have had the opportunity to recharge your batteries and prepare for the upcoming year.  Planning for the season is crucial to success.  Part of my off-season planning is reviewing chapter and section tournament schedules.  It is… Read More