Section Tournaments

Date Event/Site Champions/Results
Jan 11-18, 2018 Hawai'i Pro-Am Mauna Lani Resort Waimea, HI Maggie Simons' Team (The Oregon Golf Club) Final results
Mar 11-15, 2018 Holcomb-In-One Las Vegas Pro-Am Las Vegas CC, TPC Las Vegas, Anthem CC, Las Vegas, NV Jason Pitt’s Team (Chewelah G&CC) Final results
Mar 19-20, 2018 PNW Pro-Assistant Championship Willamette Valley CC Canby, OR Darren Black and Brad Faller Final results
Apr 17-18, 2018 Senior Players Championship Wine Valley GC Walla Walla, WA Jeff Coston Final results
May 19-23, 2018 Washington Open Invitational Meridian Valley CC Kent, WA Ryan Benzel Final results
June 2-3, 2018 PNW Junior PGA Championship OGA Golf Course Woodburn, OR Victoria Gailey and Ian Siebers Final results (girls) Final results (boys)
June 26-28, 2018 Oregon Open Invitational Aspen Lakes GC Sisters, OR Colin Inglis Final results
July 6, 2018 Folds of Honor Scramble Moose Run GC Anchorage, AK Don Kramer, Dunstan Wagner, Jung Han and Brad Ross Final results
July 11-15, 2018 Rosauers Open Invitational Indian Canyon GC Spokane, WA Derek Bayley (amateur) championship results pro-am results
July 31 - Aug 2, 2018 Senior Oregon Open Invitational Wildhorse Resort & Casino Pendleton, OR Jeff Coston Final results
Aug 6, 2018 National Car Rental PNW Assistant PGA Championship The Home Course DuPont, WA Bryce Fisher Final results
Aug 20-22, 2018 Northwest Open Invitational Wine Valley GC Walla Walla, WA Shane Prante Final results
Sept 6-7, 2018 PNW Senior PGA Professional Championship Arrowhead GC Molalla, OR Tom Sovay Final results
Sept 18-20, 2018 PNW PGA Professional Championship Meadow Springs CC Richland, WA Russell Grove Final results
Oct 3-4, 2018 Pacific Golf & Turf PNW Pro-Am Championship Suncadia Resort Cle Elum, WA Jeff Coston and Kyle Cornett Final results
Oct 17-19, 2018 70th Hudson Cup Matches Overlake G&CC Medina, WA 70th Matches –tie 27th Senior Matches - tie
Oct 22, 2018 PNW Pro-Vendor Invitational The Home Course DuPont, WA Hagen Dickinson and Mike McHugh Final results

Chapter Championships

Central Washington

Date Event/Site Champions/Results
Oct 8-9, 2018 CW Chapter Championship
Wildhorse GC, Pendleton, OR
Jason Aichele
Final results
- CW EZ-GO Match Play Championship Robert Wample II
Final results
- CW EZ-GO Match Play Championship - Senior Kelly DeShaw
Final results
- CW EZ-GO Match Play Championship - Net Tyler Brooks
Final results

Inland Empire

Date Event/Site Champions/Results
Sept 10, 2018 IE Mizuno Assistant Championship
Chewelah G&CC, Chewelah, WA
Jess Wingett
Final results
Sept 24-25, 2018 IE Chapter Championship
Circling Raven GC, Worley, ID
Brent Walsh
Final results
- IE Match Play Championship Loren Jeglum (Championship)
Final results


Date Event/Site Champions/Results
May 7, 2018 OR Chapter Championship
Shadow Hills CC, Junction City, OR
Colin Inglis (Championship)
Steven Bowen (Senior)
Colin Inglis (Assistant)
Ted Westling (Legend)
Final results
June 4-5, 2018 Callaway Golf Invitational
Arrowhead GC, Molalla, OR
George Mack, Jr. (Championship)
Brent Murray (Senior)
Justin Kadin (Amateur)
Final results
August 27, 2018 Oakley Pro-Junior
Astoria G&CC, Astoria, OR
Scott Rath, Sam Krauss, Nick Lasko, Alex Lasko
Final results
Oct 1, 2018 OPGA Pro-Assistant Championship and Pro-Pro
Reserve Vineyards & GC, Aloha, OR 
Robert Fisher and John Cassidy (Pro-Assistant)
Bryce Fisher and Robert Fisher (Pro-Pro)
Final results
Oct 9, 2018 The ProActive Sports Cup
Willamette Valley CC, Canby, OR
Justin Wiles (Championship)
Rob Gibbons and Bruce Stewart (tie) (Senior) Final results
Nov 19, 2018 ORPGA Player of the Year Cup
Arrowhead GC, Molalla, OR
Colin Inglis - Player of the Year
David Spalding- Senior Player of the Year
Final results

Western Montana

Date Event/Site Champions/Results
April 22, 2018 WM Chapter Match Play Championship
Eagle Bend GC, Bigfork, MT
Harrison Taylor Final results
June 11, 2018 WM Chapter Pro-Assisstant Championship
Old Works GC, Anaconda, MT
Jess Roper & Tyler Martin Final results
July 2, 2018 WM Chapter Assistant Championship
Northern Pines GC, Kalispell, MT
Ryan Malby Final results
Sept 24-25, 2018 WM Chapter Championship
Green Meadow GC, Helena, MT
Cameron Milton Final results

Western Washington

Date Event/Site Champions/Results
March 22, 2018 Pelzer Golf Supplies WW Assistant Championship
Overlake G&CC, Medina, WA
Mitchell Berschauer Final results
May 17, 2018 Cutter & Buck Pro-President
The Plateau Club, Sammamish, WA
Matt Montecucco and Richard Foster
Final results
May 29-31, 2018 Senior Washington Open Invitational The Cedars at Dungeness Sequim, WA Rob Gibbons Final results
Sept 5-6, 2018 Cutter & Buck North South Cup Matches
Whitehorse GC, Kingston, WA
South Team wins
Final results
Oct 10-11, 2018 Senior Hagen Cup
Salish Cliffs GC, Shelton, WA
Western Washington wins
Final results
Oct 15-16, 2018 WWC Club Car Championship
Indian Summer G&CC, Olympia, WA
Darren Black (Championship)
Brian Davis (Senior) Final results
Oct 15-16, 2018 WW Chapter PING Pro-Assistant Championship
Indian Summer G&CC, Olympia, WA
Derek Berg & Jim Pike Final results


Terry Russell Anderson
8/28/1943 - 1/20/2018

Terry passed away after long battle with bladder cancer at age 74. He was the first director of golf at Eagle Crest, arriving there from Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland. He became the head professional at Black Butte Ranch in 2003.

Joseph Dubsky
12/3/1942 - 1/24/2018

“Joe The Pro” passed away peacefully in his home on January 24, 2018.  Joe was a long-time PGA Professional at Sun Willows GC and more recently at Canyon Lakes GC. 

John Yacobellis
2/16/1937 – 4/26/2018

John Yacobellis of Veneta, OR died on April 26 at age 81. John founded the Tucson Golf Academy in Arizona and The Sea Ranch School of Golf on California’s North Coast. He was also Director of Instruction at Lakewood CC in Denver. His administrative roles  included Director of Golf at Angel Fire Resort in New Mexico and General Manager at Lake Padden GC in Bellingham, Washington. He was a member of the Pacific Northwest Section since 2016.

Vern Smith
4/12/1926 – 7/20/2018

Longtime PNW PGA member Vern Smith of Waverley CC and Ocean Dunes Golf Links passed away on July, 20, 2018. He was 92 years old.

Daniel D. Strite
10/5/1931 - 8/28/2018

Dan Strite passed peacefully at his home in Albany, OR on August 28, 2018. In 1950 Dan began a career as a golf professional serving northwest courses, beginning at Waverley Country Club and finishing his career at The Highlands in Gearhart.

Joseph E. McLaughlin
11/19/1952 - 10/24/2018

Joe McLaughlin passed away Oct. 24, 2018, in Longview, WA. He was 65 years old. Joe was the assistant golf pro at Mint Valley Golf Course from its inception until his retirement in 2014. He was a member of the PGA for over 30 years.
Pacific Northwest Section PGA

2018 Year in Review