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RMSPGA SECTION OFFICE
1303 South Five Mile Road
Boise, Idaho 83709
Phone: 208-939-6028
Fax: 208-939-6058
E-mail: rockymtn@myclubsmail.com
2012 Section Award Winners

 

 

GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Ron Rawls, PGA 
Crane Creek Country Club, Boise, ID
This award is based on the candidate’s entire record as a golf professional as it relates to service,
length of membership, performance at club job and promotion of golf.

 

TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Kylee Naffziger, PGA
Bridger Creek Golf Course, Bozeman, MT
Based on the candidate’s overall dedication and talent for teaching the game of golf

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Brett Kleinkopf, PGA
Hillcrest Country Club, Boise, ID
The assistant professional who carries out his or her responsibilities in the most helpful manner to his or her
head professional.

 

JUNIOR GOLF LEADER
David Snyder, PGA
Olive Glenn Golf & Country Club, Cody, WY
PGA member who provides excellent experience for junior golfers and who best exemplifies the ideals of those
who work with youth.

 

HORTON SMITH AWARD
Mark Wehrman, PGA
Big Sky Resort Golf Club, Big Sky, MT
Award is designed to give special recognition to an individual PGA Professional for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education. 

BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
P. David Baucom, PGA
Black Bull, Bozeman, MT
Based on contributions to club relations and employment.

 

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
JAMES BROWN, PGA
Ridgecrest Golf Club, Nampa, ID
Award recognizes the individual PGA member for their extraordinary and exemplary contributions and achievements in the area of player development.

 

RESORT MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR
Ron Dunham, PGA  
Teton Pines Country Club, Wilson, WY
Award recognizes the Resort Merchandiser of the Year based on the candidate’s abilities to purchase, present, and sell golf-related products in the most effective and attractive way possible while providing a high level of service to the customer at a resort golf facility.

 

PRIVATE MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR
Adam Martens, PGA  
The Club at Spurwing, Meridian, ID
Award recognizes the Private Merchandiser of the Year based on the candidate’s abilities to purchase, present, and sell golf-related products in the most effective and attractive way possible while providing a high level of service to the customer at a private golf facility.

 

PUBLIC MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR
James Brown, PGA
Ridgecrest Golf Club, Nampa, ID 
Award recognizes the Public Merchandiser of the Year based on the candidate’s abilities to purchase, present, and sell golf-related products in the most effective and attractive way possible while providing a high level of service to the customer at a public golf facility.

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Ben Bryson, PGA
BanBury Golf Course, Eagle, ID
Based on most total points accumulated in various designated chapter, section, regional, and national events.

 

SENIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jim Empey, PGA
Quail Hollow Golf Club, Boise, Idaho
Based on most total points accumulated in various designated chapter, section, regional, and national events.