Hall of Fame/Marcus King

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Inducted: 2022

Marcus King embodies service to the Professional Golfers Association, to his fellow PGA Professionals and to the community. He has served 16 years in governance of the Pacific Northwest Section and Western Washington Chapter, highlighted by his term as president of the Section in 2013-2014. He has a record of committee service spanning three decades, including a term on the National Apprentice Committee. The general manager of Sahalee Country Club, King has mentored many PGA Members to become general managers at their own facilities. His accomplishments have earned him 10 Section awards ‒ including the highest honor of Golf Professional of the Year in 2013 ‒ and he is only the second member to have been awarded four different Pacific Northwest Section awards. King also has an impressive history of volunteer service and is a champion of the Special Olympics. He has volunteered as a state, national and international coach and trainer for Special Olympics Golf and served as the Golf Commissioner and organizer in the 2018 games in Seattle.

  • Pacific Northwest Section President – 2013-2014
  • Pacific Northwest PGA Golf Professional of the Year – 2013
  • Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Development Award winner – 5 times
  • Pacific Northwest PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award winner – 3 times
  • Pacific Northwest PGA Youth Player Development Award winner – 1996
  • PGA governance for 16 years
  • Special Olympics World Games Golf Commissioner – 2018
  • Inducted into Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame – 2022