This month we interview Bruce Christy, winner of the 2022 PNW PGA Merchandiser of the Year – Resort category. Bruce has consistently increased sales for 16 consecutive years. He shows incredible business acumen with his cost of goods sold, as well as a creative flair for merchandising with beautiful shop displays that are well-organized and… Read More

This month we interview Brett Eaton, winner of the 2022 PNW PGA Merchandiser of the Year – Private category. Previously honored with this award in the Resort category in 2014, Brett has taken his success in merchandising to several of Washington’s premium courses, including Homestead GC (awards in 2003, 2004, 2005), Semiahmoo Resort – Semiahmoo… Read More

Facility: Rogue Valley CC Hometown:  Medford, OR (born in Redmond, OR) PGA Member Since: 1976 Jim Wise became interested in golf at an early age, caddying for his parents at Juniper GC in Redmond, OR.  When they moved to Medford in 1954, his parents joined Rogue Valley CC and Jim started playing more and more with… Read More

This month we profile George Mack, Jr., PGA, a Pacific Northwest PGA legend! George grew up in one of Oregon’s most prolific amateur golf families with double-digit wins in the Oregon Coast Invitational by his father, himself and his three sisters. His sister, Lara Tennant, was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame in… Read More

Chris Griffin played in the Hudson Cup Matches in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Hometown: Sumner, WA PGA member since: 2006 How did you get into golf as a profession and who were your mentors?  I started my professional career at Tacoma Country and Golf Club and Rich Friend was a mentor… Read More

This month we profile Barb Trammell, PGA. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Oregon Golf Association (OGA) from 2007 until her recent retirement this July. Trammell has also held a variety of roles within the golf world including VP of Tournament operations for the LPGA and was one of the first women… Read More