Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that is unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This annual “Global Day of Giving” event takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and has helped to amplify year-end fundraising efforts for nonprofits and charitable causes. This year, Giving Tuesday… Read More


As many of you may already be aware, the governors of Oregon and Washington made significant modifications to their existing COVID-19 protocols over the last few days. Citing recent, significant spikes in reported COVID-19 cases, the respective governors are hopeful that these latest orders will slow the spread of the virus while conserving precious hospital… Read More


On April 27, Governor Inslee announced the reopening of golf courses in Washington under a specific set of conditions.  Click here for the order and click here for the golf specific details. The limited opening of golf operations was combined with the relaxation of some restrictions on outdoor recreation such as fishing, hunting, hiking and… Read More


New Program for Small Business of 10 or Less Employees If you are a staff of 10 or less, the Governor of Washington announced a special grant program for the state’s smallest businesses. The grant program will be administered by the state Department of Commerce. The link can be found here The program is called the… Read More


Molly Cooper, PGA Director of Tournament & Member Programs As we start the 2020 Section and Chapter Tournament and Pro-Am Season, I want to remind you of some of the more important rules that created some confusion in the past. Below is a list of the rules that were most often confused in 2019, with… Read More


The Pacific Northwest Section is proud to join with our friends at Yamaha to present the 2020 YAMAHA PLAYER DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM. This initiative, launched in 2015, reflects both our commitments to growing the game of golf in the great Northwest. Two separate Player Development Grant Programs are available to support Pacific Northwest Section professionals.… Read More