PROfile: Erik Haag

This month we interview Erik Haag, PGA of Meadow Park GC in Tacoma, WA. He won the Western Washington Chapter Golf Professional of the Year award in 2022. Erik’s mentorship and leadership are grounded in a philosophy of community involvement, strategic growth, and unwavering dedication to the game of golf. The recent PGA Places to … Read more

PROfile: Chad Fribley

On May 13th, Chad Fribley, PGA, and Tasha Garma took on the challenge at Persimmon Country Club to set a new world record for the most birdies in 12 hours. While the record remained unbroken, their incredible effort was far from in vain. Chad played an astonishing 187 holes and scored 48 birdies, while Tasha … Read more

PROfile: Joe Daniels

This month we interview Joe Daniels, PGA, MS, GSED (Golf Stroke Engineering Doctor) and President of The Golfing Machine, LLC. Joe attended The University of California, Irvine from 1988 to 1990. Through his education there, he was introduced to the scientific method, which became an invaluable asset to his golf instruction. He earned masters degrees … Read more

PROfile: Christopher Smith

This month we interview Christopher Smith, recipient of the 2023 PNW PGA Teacher of the Year award. With a distinguished career spanning local, regional, and international facilities, Christopher has honed his teaching expertise, boasting an impressive roster of students, including PGA and DP World Tour players, Division 1 golfers, and successful local adult and junior … Read more

PROfile: Sara Griffin

Sara Griffin, PGA of Griffin Golf was recently awarded the 2023 PGA Jr. League Game Changer Award and the 2023 PNWPGA Youth Player Development Award. Sara’s commitment to nurturing a holistic growth of the game for youth at all levels is truly commendable. Through PGA-inspired programs and her own initiatives, she has dedicated her career to imparting not … Read more

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