b'CHIP SHOTSBritish Columbia GolfOGA CEO Barb marks centennial in 2022 Trammell to retireAt the 1922 PNGA Championship, held that yearBarb Trammell, who has served as at Colwood Golf and Country Club in Victoria,the Oregon Golf Associations chief B.C., the British Columbia Golf Association wasexecutive officer since 2007, will formally launched as the official governing bodyretire in 2022. of amateur golf in the B.C. province.As CEO, Trammell oversaw the daily Biggerstaffe Wilson, Victoria GC, wasaffairs of the OGA and the operations elected President; J.E. Hall, Vancouver GC,of the association-owned OGA Golf Vice-President; H. Percy Taylor, Jericho CC,Course in Woodburn, Ore. Under Secretary; and Directors were Jack Rithet,her leadership, the OGA has gained Colwood G&CC; Col. Richard Bell Irving,membership for four consecutive years, Jericho CC; J. Gordon Fleck, Shaughnessywith more than 45,000 members and BRITISH GOLFmore than 300 clubs in 2021.Heights GC; and A.V. Price, United Services GC. COLUMBIAEarlier that spring, on March 29, 1922 at theDuring Trammells tenure, the OGA BC Amateur Championships hosted by Vancouver GC, not allmade great strides in developing captains from the Victoria clubs could attend, so the officialadditional playing opportunities designed to target under-served launch was delayed until the PNGA Championship in June.audiences. That includes the OGA Tour, a series of casual, one-day In 1931, Colwood was designated as Royal Colwoodindividual and partner competitions; and Womens Interclub Play, a by King George V; and in 2011 the British Columbia Golfteam match-play format for women representing their clubs.Association re-branded as British Columbia Golf.Trammell was also instrumental in forming the Golf Alliance of Oregon, a consortium of key golf industry partners in the region to serve as the voice of advocacy for golf. Through its collaborative efforts, the Golf Alliance co-funded three separate Economic Impact Get up close to the action Studies, helping educate state legislators on the positive benefits of the business of golf, which was instrumental in guiding the industry volunteer at these championships through the pandemic. 74TH U.S. JUNIOR AMATEUR Prior to taking the helm of the OGA, Trammell served as senior vice president of operations for the LPGA Tour. Trammell started her July 25-30, 2022 19-year tenure at the LPGA Tour as a rules official. Widely regarded Bandon Dunes Golf Resort as an expert on the Rules of Golf, she was among the first women to Bandon, Ore. be invited to officiate the Masters, the Open Championship, U.S. Open, Contact Jeff Simonds,and the PGA Championship. She also served on the USGAs Rules of Championship Director, atGolf Committee for 15 years, which helped advise the most recent [email protected] changes to the Rules of Golf. Trammell is a Class A member of the com or visit BandonDunesGolf.com.PGA of America and has also held roles as PGA club professional and Division I college golf coach.122ND U.S. WOMENSWell played, Barb. AMATEURAugust 8-14, 2022Chambers Bay Play in the Evans CupsUniversity Place, Wash.Contact Anthony Shipman,Two first-class fundraisers are held each fallChampionship Director, at [email protected] or visit25TH ANNUAL EVANS31ST ANNUAL EVANS ChambersBayGolf.com.CUP OF OREGON CUP OF WASHINGTONFor more volunteer opportunities,Aug 29, 2022 Sept 26, 2022Portland Golf Club Sahalee Country Clubvisit thePNGA.org/opportunities/ Portland, Ore.Sammamish, Wash.volunteering. Registration is now open. For information, contact Bill Moses at 847.845.4412 or [email protected] 8PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER| JUNE 2022'