Awards

Each year members of the Western Washington Chapter PGA are selected by their peers to receive the following awards based on their outstanding achievements. These honorees will be nominated by the Chapter for Section recognition in the following year.

Past Award Winners

2018 Award Winners

GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Greg Manley, PGA – Meridian Valley CC

ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD
Jacob Lippold, PGA – Chambers Bay GC

TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Craig Welty, PGA – Skagit G&CC

BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Mark Rashell, PGA – The Golf Club at Newcastle

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Sara Griffin, PGA – Team Griffin Golf

YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Ryan Young, PGA – Chambers Bay GC

PATRIOT AWARD
Greg Manley, PGA – Meridian Valley CC

HORTON SMITH AWARD
Dan Hill, PGA – Broadmoor GC

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE FACILITY
Mark Sursely, PGA – Overlake G&CC

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – RESORT FACILITY
Bruce Christy, PGA – White Horse GC

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC FACILITY
Joshua Cantrell, PGA – Moose Run GC

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Shane Prante, PGA – The Home Course

SENIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tom Sovay – The GC at Redmond Ridge