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DUSTIN AMES IS THE HORTON SMITH AWARD WINNER FOR 2015
Dustin Ames, PGA Head Professional at Jug Mountain Ranch in McCall, Idaho, has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA as the recipient of the 2015 Horton Smith Award.
The Horton Smith Award is presented to a PGA member for his outstanding contributions to professional education.
JIM EMPEY IS THE 2015 TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Jim Empey, the PGA Director of Instruction at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Boise, Idaho, has been named the 2015 Teacher of the Year by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA.
The Teacher of the Year award bestows special recognition on a Rocky Mountain Section PGA golf professional that has performed outstanding service as a golf instructor. The honoree is chosen based on his or her performance, leadership, image, promotion of the game of golf, impact on teaching and golf instruction as well as their involvement in junior activities at their facility in addition to innovative contributions to golf instruction and published articles.
SANDERSON REPEATS AS SRC SENIOR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONView More
THOMSEN HOLDS OFF SESTERO TO WIN SRC MATCH PLAY TITLEView More
NICHENKO/MCGEACHIN & ALLBRIGHT/LUTHY WIN FALL PRO-PROView More
BRIAN EEKHOFF IS THE 2015 YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER CHAMPIONView More
AMATEUR TY TRAVIS HAS AN IDAHO OPEN TO REMEMBERView More
BURAN WINS 2015 PEPSI GALLATIN VALLEY OPEN
Thomas Buran of Milford, Ohio, shot rounds of 66 and 70 to capture the 2015 edition of the PEPSI Gallatin Valley Open by a single shot.
JOHN VAN VLEET FIRES 58
Congratulations to John Van Vleet, PGA General Manager at Preston (Idaho) Golf and Country Club. John, Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA, shot an astounding 13-under-par, 58 in the Preston G & CC Pro-Am on Monday, August 31st. This is an incredible achievement, in particular for one hosting and administering a Pro-Am, and we congratulate him for his excellence!
KEVIN BURTON IS THE 2015 RMSPGA CHAMPION
Kevin Burton of Boise, Idaho, winner of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Professional Championship, August 19, 2015 at Jug Mountain Ranch will lead four Section PGA Professionals to compete in the 2016 PGA Professional Championship, June 26-29, 2016, at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York.View More
GALLATIN VALLEY JUNIOR CHAMPIONS CROWNED
Congratulations to Joseph Potkonjak (16) of Bigfork, Mont., Paul O’Neill (14) of Laurel, Mont., Anna DeMars (18) of Townsend, Mont., and Nevin Larsen (14) of Billings, Mont. as they are all champions in their respective age divisions of the 2015 Gallatin Valley Junior Championship. A special thanks goes to PGA Professional Mark Holiday and his always willing staff for hosting yet again the Gallatin Valley Junior Championship on July 29-30, 2015 at Bridger Creek Golf Course in Bozeman, Mont.