SNAKE RIVER CHAPTER MATCH PLAY DAY 1 COMPLETE
The opening rounds of the Snake River Chapter PGA Match Play Championship presented by Bridgestone Golf were completed in truly magnificent conditions. Once the frost went away, stroke play qualifying to determine the top 8 players for Match Play in regular and senior divisions saw good scores in Chamber of Commerce weather. Host PGA Professional Mike Hamblin from Blue Lakes Country Club in Twin Falls, Idaho, fired the low qualifying score in the Senior Division with a brilliant 6-under-par round of 66. In the Regular Division, Paul-David Milton, PGA Head Professional from Huntsman Springs in Driggs, Idaho, claimed the top seed with a 3-under-par round of 69.
VEDDER & BRYSON - HAMBLIN & SANDERSON EARN FALL PRO-PRO CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES
A cold wind did not deter the field from quality scores at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Section PGA Fall Pro-Pro mastered by Marc Vedder, PGA Head Professional at RedHawk Golf Course in Nampa, Idaho, and Ben Bryson, PGA Head Professional at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho. Following their phenomenal first round 61, Vedder & Bryson hung on with a closing Modified Alternate Shot round of 73 to finish the tournament 10-under-par and claim the title.View More
VEDDER & BRYSON GO LOW IN FIRST ROUND OF RMSPGA FALL PRO PRO
Marc Vedder, PGA Head Professional at RedHawk Golf Course in Nampa, Idaho, and Ben Bryson, PGA Head Professional at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho, shot an absolutely brilliant 11-under-par round of 61 to take a four shot lead over the teams of PGA Head Professional Zach Abels from Canyon Springs Golf Course in Twin Falls, Idaho, and his partner PGA Head Professional Brad Martin from Ruby View Golf Course in Elko, Nevada, and the team of Steve Meyerhoeffer and Travis Hofland both PGA Professionals from Twin Falls (Idaho) Municipal Golf Course.
BABCOCK WINS YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER CHAMPIONSHIP IN PLAYOFF
Ted Babcock, PGA Assistant Professional at Valley View Golf Club in Bozeman, Mont., won the 2017 RMSPGA Yellowstone Chapter Championship presented by Bridgestone Golf, supported by Antigua, Imperial, Bushnell, Sun Mountain, The PGA TOUR and OMEGA.
Babcock won the Championship on the first hole of a sudden–death playoff with Renzi Lee, PGA Head Professional at Lake Hills Golf Club in Billings, Mont.
JARED STRICKLAND LEADS AFTER FIRST ROUND OF 2017 RMSPGA YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER CHAMPIONSHIP
Jared Strickland, assistant professional at Peter Yegen Golf Club in Billings, Mont., holds a one stroke lead over Ted Babcock, PGA Assistant Professional at Valley View Golf Club in Bozeman, Mont., after the first round of the 2017 RMSPGA Yellowstone Chapter Championship presented by Bridgestone Golf and supported by Antigua, The PGA TOUR and OMEGA.
EMPEY CAPTURES 4th SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP CROWN
Jim Empey of Boise, Idaho, winner of the Rocky Mountain PGA Professional Championship held August 29-30, 2017, at Teton Pines Country Club in Jackson, Wyo., will lead four Section PGA Professionals to compete in the 51st PGA Professional Championship to be contested June 17-20, 2018, at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, California.View More
JIM EMPEY HAS TWO SHOT LEAD AFTER DAY 1
PGA Professional Jim Empey of Boise, Idaho, carded a first round score of 4-under-par, 68, on a day that featured a one hour weather delay and perfect conditions otherwise at Teton Pines Country Club & Resort to take a two shot lead over Travis Hofland, PGA, from Twin Falls, Idaho. Alone in third place, shooting a 1-under-par round of 71, is PGA Professional Kali Quick of Alpine, Wyo., after the first round of the 2017 Rocky Mountain PGA Professional Championship/Rocky Mountain PGA Section Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz USA, and OMEGA.
RMSPGA QUALIFIERS FOR THE DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT REGIONAL FINAL
Congratulations to the D,C & P Regional Final Qualifiers from the RMSPGA!
TRAVERS OUTLASTS FIELD IN ASSISTANT CHAMPIONSHIP
Nick Travers of Boise, Idaho, won the National Car Rental Rocky Mountain Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship Wednesday, August 16th at Snake River Sporting Club in Jackson, Wyo.View More
$1,000,000 MARK SURPASSED
A major charitable milestone was achieved on August 7, 2017 at The Duke Family Foundation Windfall Classic played at Crane Creek Country Club in Boise, Idaho. Now more than one million dollars has been raised benefiting Idaho charities in the event’s history. This year’s tournament saw 21 five-player teams compete in a variety of formats on a smoky but pleasant day. The Rocky Mountain Section and its professionals that participated all thank the Duke family for their continued generosity to the many organizations this event benefits. Click the event on the homepage calendar for complete results.