PGA PROFESSIONALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY NAMED GENERAL MANAGERS
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (April 24, 2018) – The PGA of America announced today that 101 PGA Professionals were either promoted, hired or declared as a General Manager (GM) at public, private and resort facilities nationwide during the first quarter of 2018. The spike in PGA Professionals earning GM positions aligns with the PGA’s recent repositioning of PGA Career Services, as more resources are now available to better serve employers, PGA Members and individuals seeking to gain employment within the golf industry.
HAGEN AND LIEN CAPTURE YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER PGA PRO-PRO
Doug Hagen, PGA General Manager at Hilands Golf Club in Billings, Mont., and assistant professional Chris Lien, also from Hilands, won their respective flights and took home the hardware in the Mother Nature dominated 2018 Yellowstone Chapter PGA Pro-Pro, supported by Bridgestone Golf, Cutter & Buck, OMEGA and The PGA TOUR.View More
LARRY MALONE SCHOLARSHIP PRO-AM RAISES $9,000
Since 1974, the Rocky Mountain PGA and generous sponsors have teamed up to raise nearly $260,000 in scholarship funds for junior golfers. This scholarship program started in memory of Larry Malone who had a successful career in golf at Twin Falls High School and Weber State University. Mr. Malone succumbed to cancer in 1974, and for 44 years local PGA Professionals, amateurs, friends and family have gathered to remember this young man and his love of the game.View More
HOLLOWAY & TORRES ARE THE 2018 SRC FACILITY CHAMPS
Mother Nature could not have been kinder to the 24 two-player professional teams teeing it up in the 2018 RMSPGA Snake River Chapter Facility Championship. PGA Head Professional, Tad Holloway, with his associate Director of Golf partner Danny Torres, both from TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho, shot rounds of 68 and 64 for a two-round total of 12-under-par, 132, to outlast the host PGA Professional Ryan Nielson and his associate professional Sam Jacobson by 3 shots.View More
VOICE CADDIE TO SUPPORT SNAKE RIVER CHAPTER FACILITY CHAMPIONSHIP
Voice Caddie, makers of GPS range finders has been added as a partner of the Rocky Mountain Section and specifically, the Snake River Chapter. Voice Caddie will be a supporting sponsor of the 2018 Snake River Chapter Facility Championship. The 2018 Facility Championship will be played April 9th and 10th at Falcon Crest Golf Club in Kuna, Idaho.
TAYLORMADE CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA, along with TaylorMade Golf, are excited to announce the continuation of a sponsorship agreement that names them as exclusive title sponsor of the annual Rocky Mountain PGA Pro-Pro Shootout through the 2018 event. The sponsorship continues the successful relationship that has been developed between the company, the Section and its members.
ADIDAS GOLF CONTINUES SUPPORT
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA is pleased to announce that adidas Golf is continuing its support of the Rocky Mountain PGA and its member professionals. As part of the sponsor agreement, adidas has been named a supporting sponsor of the Idaho Open, and the “exclusive apparel provider to the Rocky Mountain PGA staff.” “The Section is pleased to be able to move forward with adidas Golf,” states Vaughn Jenkins, executive director. “adidas Golf has partnered for 15 years with the Rocky Mountain Section and our members thank sales representative Jeff Smith and regional sales manager David Delong for continuing this partnership through 2018.”
BRIDGESTONE GOLF CONTINUES SUPPORT OF RMSPGA
Bridgestone Golf will continue its support of the Section in 2018. As part of the sponsorship, Bridgestone Golf will become a supporting sponsor of the Yellowstone Chapter PGA Pro-Pro and also the Snake River Chapter PGA Facility Championship. This marks 11 years of support from Bridgestone Golf for the members and associates of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA.
MIZUNO TO SUPPORT RMSPGA FALL PRO-PRO
Mizuno is continuing its support of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Fall Pro-Pro. This agreement marks Mizuno’s fourth year within the Rocky Mountain Section PGA family of sponsors. The Section thanks Regional Manager Jeremy Galbreth and Sales Representative Cody Faught for their support of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA and, in particular, for the support of Mizuno regarding the Fall Pro-Pro. The 2018 RMSPGA Fall Pro-Pro will be held Monday and Tuesday, October 1st and 2nd at Idaho Falls (Idaho) Country Club.
BUSHNELL TO SUPPORT RMSPGA PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT
Bushnell, makers of the range finders found in many golf shops, is a continuing partner of the Rocky Mountain Section. Bushnell will be a supporting sponsor of the 2018 RMSPGA Pro-Pro Shootout. The 2018 Shootout will be played May 21st and 22nd at Pinecrest Golf Course in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Thank you to Bushnell, Western Region Sales Manager Greg Kottenstette and representative Charley Carlson for their support of the Rocky Mountain Section and the 2018 Pro-Pro Shootout.
PGA of America Introduces Enhanced Career Services
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2018) – The PGA of America has announced the repositioning and strengthening of its PGA Career Services Department. To better serve employers, PGA Members and individuals seeking to gain employment within the golf industry, PGA Career Services has increased the size of its professional staff, while adding new resources and tools designed to promote jobs in golf nationwide.