This month we interview Bob Duncan, winner of the 2018 PNWPGA Deacon Palmer Award, which is awarded for outstanding performance in the face of a personal challenge. Since diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease almost four years ago, Bob is continuing his busy and successful teaching career, including developing the Golfer Positional System and representing Directed Force… Read More


This month we interview Bryce Poulin, winner of the 2018 PNWPGA Player Development Award. He has created multiple player development programs at Camas Meadows. His “Pathway to Programs Guide” provides students of all abilities with a guideline to choose from his plethora of programs. He accurately tracks all programs to increase activity at non-peak times… Read More


This month we interview Bill Morach, winner of the 2018 PNWPGA Horton Smith award! This award goes to a PGA model educator. Bill is the model for “lifelong learning”. He has all six PGA Certifications, and he requires his staff to gain PGA certification as well. In 2018 the Section and Oregon Chapter education committees,… Read More


This month we interview Tanner Kelley, winner of the 2018 PNWPGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year award! He stepped up during managerial changes at his facility, upgrading the club-fitting program and playing a key role in the development of the club’s new indoor teaching studio. He is also highly involved in the Central Washington… Read More


Kevin Bishop, PGA Facility: Golf coach at Saint Martin’s College Hometown: Living in Olympia for 56 years, since 1962. PGA member since: 1978 Both matches ended in a tie. What are your thoughts on that? Great fun and a great competition. I was super proud of how our senior professionals fought back from a 0-5… Read More


Facility: North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, ID Class A PGA member since: 2016 Favorite golfer: Tiger Woods Favorite sports team, pro or college:  Seattle Seahawks We first noticed Russell Grove when he started winning Inland Empire Chapter events: 2012 IEPGA Assistant Championship, 2013 IEPGA Chapter Championship, 2014 IEPGA Chapter Championship and 2017 IEPGA Chapter… Read More