This month we interview Derek Siesser, winner of the 2019 PNW PGA Player Development Award. He has emerged as a leader in teaching the game and growing the game. He has accomplished this by investing in teaching technology including video and True 3D motion capture, designing creative programs to teach lessons, mentoring fellow professionals and… Read More


PROfile: John Kawasoe, PGA Facility: Astoria G&CC Hometown: Gearhart, Oregon PGA Member Since: 1998 Hudson Cup teams: 1991, 1998, 1999 Hudson Cup awards won: 24th Larry Lamberger Award (1998) Favorite Hudson Cup moment, past or present? From all four matches I’ve been part of there is one common theme: camaraderie.  Each of the four matches… Read More


This month we interview Rick Blankenburg, whose PGA JLG team “the Scrubs” of Bellingham-Skagit recently won their second consecutive PNW PGA Junior League Regional Championship. The Scrubs qualified for the National PGA Junior League finals in Scottsdale, Arizona next month. Facility: Bellingham G&CC Hometown: Born and Raised in Everett, WA; moved to Bellingham, WA in… Read More


This month we interview Derek Berg, who recently won his first PNW PGA major as a professional. “It is definitely nice to take home the check this time, but it always feels good to play well and come out on top, amateur or professional,” said Berg. Learn more about Derek and his journey from amateur… Read More


This month we interview Scott Erdmann, winner of the 2019 Rosauers Open Invitational. In 2011, Scott was runner-up in the PGA Professional National Championship.  Scott played his last 14 holes two-under par to earn a spot in the playoff before bowing to the eventual champion, David Hutsell. Facility: Oswego Lake CC Hometown:  Portland, OR PGA… Read More


This month we interview David Kass, who recently participated in the Ironman race in Santa Rose. Learn a little bit about this marathon pro and his interesting career, which has taken him around the country and into PGA governance. Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Facility: Bear Creek CC PGA Member Since: 2008 Favorite Golfer: Bobby Jones Tell… Read More