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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
2015 Section Award Winners

 

 

GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Brandon Kahl, PGA 
Riverside Country Club - Bozeman, MT
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
Jim Empey, PGA
Quail Hollow Golf Course - Boise, ID
Based on the candidate’s overall dedication and talent for teaching the game of golf

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Wes Roberts, PGA
Shooting Star - Teton Village, WY
The assistant professional who carries out his or her responsibilities in the most helpful manner to his or her
head professional. 
 
YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Ben Bryson, PGA & Jonathan Gibbs, PGA
BanBury Golf Course - Eagle, ID
PGA member who provides excellent experience for junior golfers and who best exemplifies the ideals of those who work with youth.

 

HORTON SMITH AWARD
Dustin Ames, PGA
Jug Mountain Ranch - McCall, ID
Award is designed to give special recognition to an individual PGA Professional for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education. 

BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Tim Reinke, PGA  
Pinecrest Golf Course - Idaho Falls, ID
Based on contributions to club relations and employment.

 

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Tim Reinke, PGA
Pinecrest Golf Course - Idaho Falls, 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
Jeff Petersen, PGA  
Sun Valley Resort Golf Course - Sun Valley, ID
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
Shaun McElroy, PGA  
Shooting Star - Teton Village, WY
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
Dustin Ames, PGA
Jug Mountain Ranch - McCall, 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
Kevin Burton, PGA
Pierce Park Greens - Boise, ID
Based on most total points accumulated in various designated chapter, section, regional, and national events.

 

SENIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kevin Burton, PGA
Pierce Park Greens - Boise, ID
Based on most total points accumulated in various designated chapter, section, regional, and national events.