THOMSEN & KAVRAN LEAD AFTER DAY 1 AT PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT
Sean Thomsen, PGA Assistant Professional at the tournament host facility Pinecrest Golf Course in Idaho Falls, Idaho, with his partner Kevin Kavran, assistant professional at Sand Creek Golf Course, also in Idaho Falls, shot rounds of 64 and 60 to take a single shot lead over the team of PGA Head Professional Brent Fleshman of Jackpot (Nev.) Golf Club and his partner Zayne Slotten, assistant professional at Twin Falls (Idaho) Golf Course in the 2017 TaylorMade-adidas, Ashworth Golf and Adams Golf Rocky Mountain Section PGA Pro-Pro Shootout, supported by The PGA TOUR, OMEGA and Bushnell Golf.
2017 NATIONAL GOLF DAY
PGA TOUR’s Billy Hurley III to Attend National Golf Day 2017
Former U.S. Navy Lieutenant to Discuss How Game Supports the Military
(ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida) –WE ARE GOLF (WAG) – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – today announces the PGA TOUR’s Billy Hurley III will attend National Golf Day's 10th anniversary on Wednesday, April 26 on Capitol Hill.
LARRY MALONE SCHOLARSHIP PRO-AM RAISES $9,000
Adam Martens, PGA General Manager at The Club at SpurWing in Meridian, Idaho, shot a 5-under-par round of 66 to best a field of 28 professionals and their amateur teams in pleasant springtime conditions to win the 2017 National Car Rental RMSPGA Foundation Larry Malone Scholarship Pro-Am.View More
ALLEN & MOORE HOLD ON TO WIN YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER PRO-PRO
Jeff Allen, PGA Assistant Professional at Hilands Golf Course in Billings, Montana, with partner Tim Moore, PGA Teaching Professional at Mitchell Golf in Billings, won the 2017 Yellowstone Chapter PGA Pro-Pro, supported by Black Clover, OMEGA and The PGA TOUR. Allen and Moore finished with a 54-hole total of 7-under-par, 206. Three teams tied for second a single stroke behind at 6-under-par 207.
POTTER & JACOBSEN STEADY IN SRC FACILITY CHAMPIONSHIP WIN
A cold and rainy start eased off after a few holes and led to a cool and windy afternoon as twenty-one professional teams competed in the 2017 Cleveland GOLF/SRIXON/XXIO RMSPGA Snake River Chapter Facility Championship. Jon Potter, PGA Director of Golf with his PGA Head Professional partner Jason Jacobsen, both from Idaho Falls (Idaho) Country Club, shot rounds of 68 and 66 for a two-round total of 6-under-par 134 to outlast the city of Rexburg’s Teton Lakes Golf Course duo of PGA Head Professional Tyson McFarland and his assistant Taylor Price by 2 shots.View More
ADIDAS AND ASHWORTH GOLF CONTINUE SUPPORT
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA is pleased to announce that adidas /Ashworth Golf is continuing its support of the Rocky Mountain PGA and its member professionals. As part of the sponsor agreement, Adidas/Ashworth Golf has been named a supporting sponsor of the Idaho Open, and the “exclusive apparel provider to the Rocky Mountain PGA staff.”
CLEVELAND GOLF/SRIXON/XXIO CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA and Cleveland Golf/SRIXON/XXIO have reached agreement on their partnership for 2017. Cleveland Golf/SRIXON/XXIO will continue to sponsor the Snake River Chapter PGA Facility Championship.
BRIDGESTONE GOLF CONTINUES SUPPORT OF RMSPGA
Bridgestone Golf will continue its support of the Section in 2017. As part of the sponsorship, Bridgestone Golf will remain presenting sponsor of the Yellowstone Chapter PGA Championship and also the Snake River Chapter PGA Match Play Championship. This year will mark a decade of support from Bridgestone Golf for the members and apprentices of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA.
TAYLORMADE-ADIDAS, ASHWORTH GOLF AND ADAMS GOLF CONTINUE SPONSORSHIP OF PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA, along with TaylorMade-adidas, Ashworth Golf and Adams 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 companies, the Section and its members.
PAGE & TUTTLE CONTINUES SUPPORT OF RMSPGA FALL PRO-PRO
Page & Tuttle will continue to support the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Fall Pro-Pro in 2017. Page & Tuttle has been involved with the event since 2014. The Section thanks National Sales Manager Jake Solomon and Sales Representative Andy Hollister, PGA, for their support of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA. The 2017 RMSPGA Fall Pro-Pro will be held Monday and Tuesday, October 2nd and 3rd at Idaho Falls (Idaho) Country Club.
JAMES BROWN IS THE 2016 GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA has named PGA Life Member James Brown from Boise, Idaho, its 2016 PGA Golf Professional of the Year. Brown is a twenty year member of the PGA of America and has been a fixture in the Boise area golf scene throughout his career.