REINKE HONORED WITH 2018 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 2017 recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award. Reinke, a 33 year member of The PGA of America, was honored with this award for the third time as a member of the Rocky Mountain Section having previously been recognized in 2000 and 2011.View More
JIM EMPEY NAMED 2017 RMSPGA TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Jim Empey, the PGA Director of Instruction at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Boise, Idaho, has been named the 2017 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.View More
BRYSON & EMPEY ARE PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
Ben Bryson, PGA Head Professional at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho, and Jim Empey, PGA Director of Instruction at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Boise, Idaho, are the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Players of the Year in their respective regular and senior divisions.
Ron Rawls Elected to PGA Board of Directors
Ron Rawls, PGA Head Professional at Crane Creek Country Club in Boise, Idaho, has joined the PGA Board of Directors as District 9 Director. He was elected to the Board of Directors November 3rd at the 101st PGA Annual Meeting, in Austin, Texas. Rawls will serve a three-year term, representing the Colorado, Rocky Mountain and Utah PGA Sections.View More
BRYSON & BURTON WIN MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Ben Bryson, PGA Head Professional at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle, Idaho, defeated Twin Falls Golf Club PGA Head Professional Travis Hofland 2 & 1 in perfect conditions to capture the 2017 Rocky Mountain PGA Snake River Chapter Match Play Championship presented by Bridgestone Golf and supported by OMEGA & The PGA TOUR for the third time having done so previously in 2009 and 2014. In the Senior Division, Pierce Park Greens PGA Director of Instruction Kevin Burton from Boise, Idaho, captured his second consecutive title beating host PGA Head Professional Mike Hamblin 1 up.View More
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
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.
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
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