OGA Announces 2021 Annual Award Winners | Oregon Golf Association

OGA Announces 2021 Annual Award Winners

The Oregon Golf Association presented its 2021 Annual Awards at the Association’s Annual Meeting, held virtually on Monday, October 18.

Each year the OGA awards annual recognition to members, clubs, PGA Professionals and more for their commitment and diligence in working with the OGA, with their community and with other allied golf organizations.

The following is a list of award descriptions and winners for 2021:

  • OGA Member of the Year: Mike Merchant (SAPS Golf Club – Portland, Ore.) – This award recognizes an OGA member for outstanding contributions to their community, the game of golf, accomplishments on the golf course or their involvement with the OGA.
     
  • OGA Director of the Year: Pat Edmundson (Willow Creek Country Club – Heppner, Ore.) – This award recognizes an OGA Director who has demonstrated exemplary efforts promoting the OGA and keeping members informed of the activities and benefits afforded by the clubs’ membership in the Oregon Golf Association.
     
  • OGA Club of the Year: West Ridge Men’s Golf Club of Central Oregon (Redmond, Ore.) – This award recognizes an OGA member club (or clubs) for outstanding contributions to the game of golf, the community or the OGA.
     
  • Superintendent of the Year: Zach Palmer (Summerfield Golf Course – Tigard, Ore.) – This award recognizes a member of the Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association (OGCSA) for outstanding contributions to the environment, the game of golf, the community or the OGA.
     
  • Handicap Chair of the Year: Bobbi Breslin (Riverside Golf & Country Club – Portland, Ore.) – This award recognizes a Certified Handicap Chairperson of an OGA Member Club who has demonstrated extraordinary diligence in management and oversight of both the USGA Handicap System and GHIN.
     
  • Facility of the Year: Buffalo Peak Golf Course (Union, Ore.) – This award recognizes an OGA facility for outstanding contributions to the game of golf, the community or the OGA.
     
  • Club Executive of the Year: Gary Davis (Shadow Hills CC – Junction City, Ore.) – This award recognizes exceptional leadership by a General Manager, Clubhouse Manager, Owner/Operator, PGA Professional or other similar position of a facility with an OGA member club.
     
Published / Last Updated On: 
10/18/21