Two separate Player Development Grant Programs are now available to support Pacific Northwest Section professionals. Our goals are to provide as many grants as possible, with a maximum of $1,000 per grant. We will focus on enhancing your programs rather than fully funding them. At the end of the grant we’ll have two requirements. First,… Read More


We are saddened to report that Richard H. Lamberton II of Portland, Oregon, passed away on January 20. He was 56 years old. A golf professional at Portland Golf Club since 1990, Rick’s passion was teaching and he gave thousands of lessons. He coached beginner golfers to some of the best players to come out… Read More


“Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.” – Jim Rohn In the famous movie, “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), a memorable line comes out as the movie reaches it’s finale.… Read More


We are pleased to announce Tanner Montgomery, PGA has been selected as the Manager of Tournament Operations for the Pacific Northwest Section PGA. Mr. Montgomery, a University of Idaho PGM graduate, originally joined our team in early 2019 as the Inland Empire Tournament Administrator before being promoted in June 2019 as the Central Washington Chapter… Read More


Happy New Year!  My best wishes to you, your loved ones, your respective colleagues, and your facilities for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021.  The PNW PGA Section is poised for a successful new year.  We have planned for it.  On December 14, 2020, the Section Board of Directors held its annual Winter Planning Meeting. … Read More


Marcus King of Sahalee Country Club and Mark Gardner of The Creek at Qualchan have been elected as the 57th and 58th members of the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame. Marcus King embodies service to the Professional Golfers Association, to his fellow PGA Professionals and to the community. He has served 16 years… Read More