It is with sadness that we report Kevin Mackay passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 after a decade-long battle with bone cancer. Kevin started his career at University of Montana where he was the golf professional from 1981-1987 and became a PGA Member in 1987. He joined the Columbia Super Range in 1992 where… Read More


A competitive field of 208 players descended on Crosswater Golf Course at Sunriver Resort for the 2022 Pelzer Golf Oregon Open Invitational. 104 professionals and 104 amateurs competed June 14-16 as four player teams in both team and individual competitions. PGA Professional Jeff Gove of The Idaho Club won the Pelzer Golf Oregon Open Invitational… Read More


Is Being “Busy” Really a Good Thing? The discussion around work-life balance is never-ending, but necessary.  In his latest column, Howie reminds us to be intentional about our efforts to keep this balance.  We are fortunate to be working in an industry that continues to post record demand.  As the adage tells us, “From everyone… Read More


The 2022 PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarships were awarded to seven in our Section: Jillian Wynne, Emery Tunstill, Jack Opoien, Ty William Pierce, Kaili Tachell, Owen Tunstill and Margaret Lewis. Congratulations! This scholarship is open to both high school seniors and current college students who are children or grandchildren of PGA Members.… Read More


Folds of Honor The Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Pro-Am benefits Fold of Honor, a 501 (C)(3) charitable foundation supporting scholarships and assistance to the spouses and children of those killed or disabled in military service to America. Check out this video about the Pro-Am, produced for the PGA Centennial Section Spotlight about our Section! For more information,… Read More


Assistants – plan on entering! Bosses, give your Assistants time off to play in their Championship! Entries are now available for the National Car Rental PNW PGA Assistant Professional Championship on August 1, 2022. The entry deadline is Wednesday, July 20 at 5:00 PM Pacific. Please pay close attention to the entry deadline, as no late entries will… Read More