Locals receive OPGA awards — Amy Pendergast, of Sunriver Resort, and Howie Pruitt, of Aspen Lakes Golf Course in Sisters, have each been recognized by the Oregon Chapter of the Pacific Northwest Section PGA. Pendergast was named the OPGA Merchandiser of the Year, which is awarded to a PGA professional who displays innovative and unusual promotions in sales. Pruitt received the Patriot Award, which honors a PGA professional who personifies patriotism through golf and demonstrates commitment and dedication to those who have served in the United States military. Pendergast and Pruitt will be officially recognized at the OPGA Spring General Meeting at Shadow Hills Country Club in Junction City on Feb. 26. Oregon Chapter winners will be eligible for the Pacific Northwest Section Special Awards.
— From staff reports