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. Section winners are announced at the Spring Section meeting.

Past Award Winners

2016 Award Winners

kraus-webGOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Caleb Kraus, PGA – Harbour Pointe Golf Club

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benzel-webTEACHER OF THE YEAR
Ryan Benzel, PGA – Sahalee Country Club

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BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Jim Pike, PGA – Sahalee Country Club
PACIFIC NORTHWEST SECTION PGA AWARD WINNER

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ryan-young-webPLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Ryan Young, PGA – Chambers Bay
PACIFIC NORTHWEST SECTION PGA AWARD WINNER

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blankenburg-webYOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Rick Blankenburg, PGA – Bellingham Golf and Country Club

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THE PATRIOT AWARD
Greg Manley, PGA – Meridian Valley Country Club

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henry-cano1-webASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD
Issac Henry-Cano, PGA – Fairwood Golf and Country Club

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sursely-webMERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE FACILITY
Mark Sursely, PGA – Overlake Golf and Country Club

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smithson-webMERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – RESORT FACILITY
Garrett Smithson, PGA – The Cedars at Dungeness

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WWC Mark Rashell 2013 webMERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC FACILITY
Mark Rashell, PGA – The Golf Club at Newcastle
PACIFIC NORTHWEST SECTION PGA AWARD WINNER

VIEW MARK’S AWARD BIOGRAPHY