As we look into the future operations of the PNWPGA- how to you see our section evolving? To evolve is to advance, grow and progress.  I believe the key to future success for our Section is to follow our mission statement which is to serve our members and grow the game. We need to hold… Read More


As we look into the future operations of the PNWPGA- how to you see our section evolving? Hello fellow PGA Professionals. I hope that this article finds you all healthy and are enjoying the boost in rounds our facilities have been experiencing this past month. These are certainly interesting times. One of the biggest changes… Read More


As the world has dealt with COVID-19, what have you learned over the last few weeks about your Section, the Chapters and the PGA of America? The impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented.  It has halted our economy and distressed our industry.  With less than fifty percent of facilities open across the country, at one point,… Read More


As the world has dealt with COVID-19, what have you learned over the last few weeks about your Section, the Chapters and the PGA of America? It is a very interesting question as there have been so many challenges throughout this process. Each state has guidelines as to what is allowed in terms of golfing… Read More


Although I understand the need to plan for the future of our Section, I would be remiss if I didn’t say what a strange time this is to campaign for the PNWPGA Secretary. Instead of checking in 150 players on this gorgeous day and watching Tiger defend his Masters title, we find ourselves facing incredible… Read More


Hello fellow PGA Professionals. My name is Chris Nowlen.  It is my pleasure to be a candidate for Section Secretary.  I hope you are all safe and healthy in these unprecedented times. I am a native Montanan, graduate of the University of Montana, and graduate of the PGA GPTP program.  Recently, I completed the Executive… Read More