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


Shoreline Area News: Shoreline resident achieves advanced certification from PGA The PGA of America announced that 14 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 (CPP 2.0), a valuable achievement that is aimed at further enhancing the skillset of PGA Professionals and advancing career opportunities. Among… Read More


Terry Anderson passed away on January 20 and his formal memorial and celebration of life is scheduled for June 23, 2018 at the Universal Unitarian Church in Bend from 12:30 to 3:00. ALL are welcome. There is also a charitable event at Baltazar’s Restaurant in Bend that same evening June 23, 2018 starting at 4pm. … Read More