Each year members of the Oregon 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.

2016 Oregon Chapter PGA Award Winners

Golf Professional of the Year
Barb Trammell, Oregon Golf Association

Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
Chris Gonzales, Riverside Golf & Country Club

Teacher of the Year
Jim Mapother, Tualatin Country Club

Horton Smith Award
Harold Bluestein, Tri Mountain Golf Course

Bill Strausbaugh Award
Jeff Simonds, Bandon Dunes Resort

Merchandiser of the Year – Resort
Bryce Finnman, The Resort at the Mountain

Merchandiser of the Year – Public
Jason Bangild, Gearhart Golf Links

Merchandiser of the Year – Private
Jerrel Grow, Pronghorn

Player Development Award
Dennis Dolin, Colwood Golf Center

Youth Player Development Award
Amy Wilson, The Dalles Country Club

Patriot Award
Bill Morach, Eugene Country Club