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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.
SESTERO OUTLASTS FIELD TO WIN ASSISTANT CHAMPIONSHIPView More
ROB HUFF IS THE 2015 SENIOR SECTION CHAMPIONView More
O'NEIL, LARSEN, CADY, KAERCHER YELLOWSTONE JUNIOR CHAMPIONS
YELLOWSTONE JUNIOR CHAMPIONS CROWNED
Congratulations to 16-year-old Riley Kaercher of Billings, Mont. on becoming the Boys 2015 Yellowstone Junior Champion. Riley shot two smooth rounds of 72 to nip Payton Stott, also of Billings, by a single shot and Garrett Woodin from Billings by two shots. Brady Cady completed the Billings, Mont. sweep by winning the Boys 12 to 14 year-old division by shooting a two round total of 154. On the girls side Morgan O'Neil from Laurel, Mont. earned the overall girls championship medal and Nevin Larsen from Billings captured the girls 12 to 14 year-old division title.
A special thanks from the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Foundation goes out to PGA Head Professional Doug Conner and his staff for hosting the 2015 Yellowstone Junior Championship which was contested at Powell Golf Club in Powell, Wyo. on July 8th and 9th.
SPECTACULAR FINISH TO ALBERTSONS BOISE OPEN QUALIFIER
A milder day than expected allowed the players to go low in nice conditions at Ridgecrest Golf Club in Nampa, Idaho, for the 2015 Albertsons Boise Open Qualifier. There were 12 spots available to the 135 hopefuls that teed off. Rodney Hamblin from White Bear Township, MN shot the low round of the day with 63, just one shot off Ridgecrest’s course record.
NATALIE MULLINS & CARSON BARRY ARE JUNIOR RMSPGA CHAMPIONS
Both Champions Advance to National Championship
Carson Barry of Eagle, Idaho and Natalie Mullins also from Eagle, won the 2015 Rocky Mountain Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Juniper Hills Country Club in Pocatello, Idaho.View More
HUFF & ABELS, EAMES & ANDERSON CONQUER PRO-PRO SHOOTOUTView More
ARNOLD “HANK” HANEKE TO BE INDUCTED INTO RMSPGA HALL OF FAME
The late Arnold “Hank” Haneke will be the fourth inductee into the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Hall of Fame. Mr. Haneke distinguished himself during his professional career as a PGA of America member within the Rocky Mountain Section and was selected by virtue of his career achievements. The RMSPGA Hall of Fame was established in 2013 by the Section Board of Directors to recognize those members who have displayed exemplary service both to the game of golf and the Rocky Mountain Section PGA.
MIZUNO TO SUPPORT RMSPGA FALL PRO-PRO