Tournament Committee

Committee Members

Caleb Kraus, The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge – Committee Chair, 425-396-6001, ckraus@clubatsnoqualmieridge.com

Chris Griffin, Team Griffin Golf

David Castleberry, Harbour Pointe GC

Keith Coleman, Harbour Pointe GC

Bill Shea, Cedars at Dungeness

Tim Feenstra, Broadmoor GC

David Phay, Whidbey GC

Garrett Smithson, Cedars at Dungeness

Tyler Sweet, Sunland G&CC

Greg Talley, Fircrest GC

Vision:

Provide a professional presentation of the Chapter tournaments to promote the PGA Professional, provide direct member benefits and develop an array of opportunities that benefit multiple facets of the membership.

Focus:

Manage, operate and promote the Pro-Member Series, Senior Pro-Member Series, Chapter Major Championships, and other events in a first class and professional manner that helps maintain and grow their status among the very best in the Northwest and Western Washington golf.

In addition, provide ample opportunities for professionals to compete in individual and team events throughout the golfing season.

Tournaments must (i) reflect positively on the PGA, the Section, and the Chapter as well as our members; (ii) promote the leadership position of the Chapter; (iii) deliver a superior experience to our players, amateurs, and partners and; (iv) provide revenue to support both themselves as well as other Chapter programs. New event opportunities should be considered if they are aligned with the Strategic Plan of the Chapter.

The development, promotion, and retention of sponsors/business partners is essential to the tournament program’s success.

2019 Goals:

  • 50 teams for Champions Pro Am at Newcastle in April
  • 24 players for Chapter Match Play
  • 28 teams for Patriot Day Scramble at American Lake Veterans Golf Course
  • Assist Section Tournament Committee at recruiting a full field for the Washington Open