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RAWLS HONORED WITH FIFTH STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Ron Rawls, of Boise, Idaho, has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA as the 2016 recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award. Rawls, a 27-year member of The PGA of America, was honored with this award for the fifth time as a member of the Rocky Mountain Section.
MARK WEHRMAN HONORED WITH HORTON SMITH AWARD
Mark Wehrman, PGA Head Professional at Big Sky Golf Course in Big Sky, Mont., has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA as the recipient of the 2016 Horton Smith Award.
JONATHAN GIBBS IS THE RMSPGA TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Jonathan Gibbs, the PGA Director of Instruction at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho, has been named the 2016 Teacher of the Year by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA.
TOM ANDERSON WINS 2016 PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tom Anderson, PGA Head Professional at Laurel (Mont.) Golf Club is the 2016 Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Year in the Rocky Mountain Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. Anderson earned both honors due to his rock-solid performances throughout the 2016 season in Chapter and Section events.
BURTON ADDS CHAPTER SENIOR MATCH PLAY TITLE TO THE TROPHY CASE
Kevin Burton, PGA Director of Instruction at Pierce Park Greens in Boise, Idaho, defeated Fred Luthy, PGA Assistant Professional at Teton Lakes Golf Course in Rexburg, Idaho, 2 & 1 to win the Senior Division crown in the 2016 Rocky Mountain PGA Snake River Chapter Match Play Championship presented by Bridgestone Golf and supported by OMEGA and The PGA TOUR.View More
SNELLING IS THE SNAKE RIVER CHAPTER MATCH PLAY CHAMPION
Justin Snelling, assistant professional at Boise (Idaho) Ranch Golf Course defeated Twin Falls (Idaho) Golf Club PGA Assistant Professional Travis Hofland 1 up in perfect conditions to capture the 2016 Rocky Mountain PGA Snake River Chapter Match Play Championship.View More
RAIN, SLEET, SNOW, COLD & WIND DON'T STOP LEE & EEKHOFF
The weather was the story at the 2016 Rocky Mountain Section PGA Fall Pro-Pro conquered by Renzi Lee, PGA Head Professional at Lake Hills Golf Club in Billings, Mont. and his partner Brian Eekhoff, head professional from Cottonwood Hills Golf Course in Bozeman, Mont. Day 1 was better suited for building an arc and was unfortunately canceled. Lee and Eekhoff took advantage of the shortened event and fired a 4-under-par round of 68 in the better-ball of partners format on the second day to take home the champion’s hardware.View More
NATHAN FERRELL IS THE 2016 IDAHO OPEN CHAMPION
PGA Professional Nathan Ferrell from Jackson, Wyoming, followed his opening round of 69 with a final round of 1-under-par, 71, for a two-round total of 4-under-par, 140, to capture the 2016 Idaho Open. Amateur Preston Alder from Draper, Utah, almost made it a second consecutive year for an amateur to win finishing a single shot behind after shooting a tournament low final round of 67. Alone in third place was PGA Professional Cam Garn from Ammon, Idaho.View More
RIEBER BRILLIANT ON FINAL DAY OF SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP
RIEBER CAPTURES ROCKY MOUNTAIN PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
HOFLAND, ANDERSON & RAWLS ALSO EARN BERTHS IN TO 50th PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Lance Rieber of Boise, Idaho, winner of the Rocky Mountain PGA Professional Championship at Teton Pines Country Club & Resort in Wilson, Wyo., will lead four Section PGA Professionals to compete in the 50th PGA Professional Championship, June 18-21, 2017, at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon.
ANDERSON LEADS SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER 18 HOLES
PGA Professional Tom Anderson of Laurel, Mont., carded a first round score of 4-under-par 68 on a chamber of commerce day at Teton Pines Country Club & Resort to take a 1-shot lead over Billings, Montana’s Eddie Kavran, PGA. Alone in third place, shooting a 2-under-par round of 70, is PGA Professional Ben Bryson of Eagle, Idaho, after the first round of the 2016 Rocky Mountain PGA Professional Championship/Rocky Mountain PGA Section Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz, and OMEGA.
TY TRAVIS EARNS GVO TITLE
The 2016 Pepsi Gallatin Valley Open saw 27 holes of absolutely perfect weather and then Mother Nature turned on the fan. 20 to 30 mile per hour winds buffeted the final 9 holes to create serious challenges for the leaders. Ty Travis of Boise, Idaho, survived in the fewest amount of shots to collect the crystal.