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.
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.”
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.
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.
BRETT NAGEL EARNS PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
PGA Professional Brett Nagel from Star, Idaho, has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA as the 2016 recipient of the Player Development Award. Nagel, a nine year member of The PGA of America has been honored as such to recognize his extraordinary contributions and achievements in the area of Player Development.
TED BABCOCK IS THE ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Ted Babcock, PGA Assistant Professional at Valley View Golf Club in Bozeman, Mont., has been named the 2016 Assistant Professional of the Year for the Rocky Mountain Section PGA. Babcock became a PGA Member in 2015 and has been employed at Valley View the last two years.
RAWLS, REINKE & FLESHMAN HONORED AS TOP MERCHANDISERS
Ron Rawls, PGA Head Professional at Crane Creek Country Club in Boise, Idaho, has been named the 2016 Rocky Mountain Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year for private golf course facilities. This award marks the third time he has been so honored by the RMSPGA having previously won in 2007 and 2010.
ZACH ABELS IS 2016 YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD WINNER
Zach Abels has been named the recipient of the 2016 Youth Player Development Award in the Rocky Mountain Section PGA. Abels has been a member of the PGA of America since 2014 and has not wasted any time in making an impact on junior golf.
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.