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


Jim Seeley of Bandon, Oregon passed away on January 12. He was the Head Professional at TPC Potomac At Avenel (Maryland) from 1973-1995 and then went to work for Kemper Sports Management until 2010. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, February 11th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Obituary: https://www.everhere.com/us/obituaries/or/bandon/jim-seeley-10278290… Read More


Registration is now open for the 2020 Sweet 16 Education Workshop. We encourage you to attend this popular event, held February 16-18 at the Coeur d’Alene Golf & Spa Resort . Earn up to 16 PGA Required MSR’s/AMP Education credit for Associates! Flyer/Registration Form Online Registration Learn how to create value for consumers, your employer… 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