Kevin Story, PGA of Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond, OR was named the 2019 Assistant Golf Professional of the Year. Kevin is a true leader at his facility. Beyond his duties at the resort’s three courses and two golf shops, he has been the driving force in the development of PGA Jr. League at Eagle… Read More


Winter Planning It’s hard to believe the golf season is right around the corner.  I hope all of you have had the opportunity to recharge your battery and prepare for the upcoming year.  Planning for the season is crucial to success.  Part of my offseason planning is reviewing chapter and section tournament schedules.  It is… Read More


Two PGA members from the Pacific Northwest Section have been selected for the 2020-2021 Class of PGA LEAD: Carrie DeGree of Columbia Edgewater Country Club and Carissa Shaw of Griffin Golf. They join 13 others from around the country, who will come together for the first time at the PGA Show to kick off this… Read More


PGA Professionals from the Pacific Northwest spent 8 days in the tropical paradise at Mauna Lani, playing golf and enjoying all the island has to offer.  Perfect weather, light winds, great food and generous bartenders were the norm. Our host for the week was the Mauna Lani Resort, where we enjoyed golf at the South… Read More


Newsflash: “The Golf Business Is Not that Easy…In Fact, It’s Pretty Tough” (No kidding right?) However, no business, industry or line of work is easy. For every advantage in a given career, there are trade-offs. While technology continually advances and things are supposed to get easier, the pressure to perform and to produce results grows.… Read More


Happy 2020.  As we start another decade, make it a point to engage with your association and take advantage of all the programs and benefits the PGA offers to make your life and career better.  Whether it’s tuning up your career development plan with Monte Koch, enhancing your PGA Junior League program with Branden Thompson… Read More