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West Chapter

West Chapter

The West Chapter of the Colorado PGA encompasses those members and associates that work west of the Continental Divide in the state of Colorado. The West Chapter is made up of approximately 100 Members and Associates with over 50 facilities being located in the Chapter.

The West Chapter is governed by Officers elected by the Chapter Membership. The Core Purpose of the Chapter is to deliver the member programs and services of the Colorado PGA on the Western Slope. The West Chapter provides continuing education, pro-only and pro-am tournaments.

The West Chapter Annually recognizes award winners and Players of the Year. The nomination process for the Awards opens at the West Chapter Fall Membership Meeting and Championship and closes the middle of December. Nominees are then given the opportunity to submit their awards packet before the West Chapter Board selects the winners in each category. The winners are recognized at the Colorado PGA Spring Business Meeting and receive their awards at the West Chapter Spring Business Meeting.

2020 Award Winners

Award Name Facility
Golf Professional of the Year Alice Plain, PGA Vail Golf Club
Teacher of the Year Nate Mead, PGA Vail Golf Club
Professional Development Award Luke Brosterhous, PGA Catamount Ranch & Club
Bill Strausbaugh Award Alice Plain, PGA Vail Golf Club
Player Development Award Pete Roach, PGA Sonnenalp Club
Youth Player Development Award Trey Johnson, PGA Vail Golf Club
Public Merchandiser of the Year Jim Pratt, PGA Aspen Golf Club
Private Merchandiser of the Year Steve Grove, PGA Maroon Creek Club
Resort Merchandiser of the Year Not Awarded
Assistant Golf Professional of the Year Andrew Firman, PGA Aspen Golf Club
Warren Smith Award Steve VanDyke, PGA River Valley Ranch Golf Club
Associate Player of the Year Chris Devens Aspen Glen Club
Senior Player of the Year Doug Rohrbaugh, PGA Snowmass Club
Player of the Year Doug Rohrbaugh, PGA Snowmass Club

Previous West Chapter Award Winners 

In an effort to keep an historic record of past West Chapter award winners, the following lists have been compiled. There are a few gaps that still need to be filled. If you have knowledge of any of the missing information or any corrections that should be made, please email Justin Limon at jlimon@pgahq.com.

Past West Chapter Golf Professional of the Year Winners
Past West Chapter Teacher of the Year Winners
Past West Chapter Professional Development Award Winners
Past West Chapter Bill Strausbaugh Award Winners
Past West Chapter Player Development Award Winners
Past West Chapter Youth Player Development Award Winners
Past West Chapter Public Merchandiser of the Year Winners
Past West Chapter Private Merchandiser of the Year Winners
Past West Chapter Resort Merchandiser of the Year Winners
Past West Chapter Assistant Professional of the Year Winners
Past West Chapter Warren Smith Award Winners
Past West Chapter President’s Award Winners

Name Position Facility Email
Jeff Boyer, PGA President Eagle Ranch GC jboyer@eagleranchgolf.com
Luke Brosterhous, PGA Vice President Catamount Ranch and Club lukeb@pga.com
Steve VanDyke, PGA Secretary River Valley Ranch GC steve@rvrgolf.com
Ed Marzec, PGA Honorary President Red Sky Golf Club ed_marzec@pga.com
Tom Apple, PGA Director at Large PGA Life Member tomapple@comcast.net
Mark Matz, PGA Director at Large Beaver Creek Golf Club mmatz@vailresorts.com
Alice Plain, PGA Director at Large Vail GC aplain@vailrec.com
James Pratt, PGA Director at Large Aspen GC prattelectric2@gmail.com
Kenny Thayer, PGA Director at Large PGA Member kthayer@vailresorts.com
Max Twarjan, PGA Director at Large Maroon Creek Club mrt@mccaspen.com

West Chapter fees are $37.50 per Member for 2021. Fees can be paid in one of two ways:

  • when registering for your first event in the new year or
  • pay now by clicking here.

West Chapter Spring Business Meeting

 

West Chapter Fall Membership Meeting

The West Chapter Board of Directors annually approves of a tournament schedule to provide playing opportunities to members of the West Chapter. These opportunities include the Chapter Championship, Pro-only events and Pro-Am events.

Click here to access the West Chapter Tournament Schedule.

Previous West Chapter Championship Winners 

In an effort to keep an historic record of past West Chapter award winners, the following lists have been compiled. There are a few gaps that still need to be filled. If you have knowledge of any of the missing information or any corrections that should be made, please email Justin Limon at jlimon@pgahq.com.

Past West Chapter Championship Winners
Past West Chapter Senior Championship Winners
Past West Chapter Associate Championship Winners