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BRANDON KAHL IS THE 2015 RMSPGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA has named Brandon Kahl, the Head Golf Professional at Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Montana, its PGA Golf Professional of the Year. Kahl is a thirteen year member of the PGA of America and has been at Riverside the last 8 years.
The PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award is the highest honor paid to a PGA professional. The honoree is chosen based on his or her outstanding leadership abilities, exceptional performance as a PGA Professional, and distinguished service to the Association and the game of golf.
JONATHAN GIBBS & BEN BRYSON EARN YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
With their combined efforts at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho, Ben Bryson, PGA Head Professional, and Jonathan Gibbs, PGA Director of Instruction, have been named the recipients of the 2015 Youth Player Development Award. Bryson has been a member of the PGA of America since 2008 and Gibbs has been a PGA Member since 2004.
The Youth Player Development Award bestows special recognition upon PGA Professionals who have displayed extraordinary and exemplary contribution and achievement in this field.
TIM REINKE HONORED WITH 2015 BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Tim Reinke, the Head Professional of Pinecrest Golf Course in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA as the 2015 recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award. Reinke, a 31 year member of The PGA of America, was honored with this award for the third time as a member of the Rocky Mountain Section.
Established in 1979, the Bill Strausbaugh Award is presented to a PGA Professional who, by their day-to-day efforts, has distinguished themselves by mentoring their fellow PGA Professionals in improving their employment situations and through service to their community.
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
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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.