Tumwater, WA – Jeff Coston, PGA Teaching Professional from Semiahmoo G&CC and Mike Dowaliby long time PGA Professional at Whitefish Lake Golf Club have been honored as the 49th and 50th members of the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame. Founded in 1981, the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who have distinguished themselves among the professionals in the Pacific Northwest and contributed to the game of golf.
Jeff Coston has won more Pacific Northwest Section PGA major championships than any other professional or amateur in the 90 year history of the Pacific Northwest Section. In total, the 57 year old Coston has been to the winner circle 19 times – Pacific Northwest PGA Championship (7); Northwest Open (2); Washington Open (4); Oregon Open (2); Rosauers Open (3) and Al C. Giusti Memorial (1). In 2006, Coston became the only Pacific Northwest Section professional to win the prestigious Senior PGA Professional National Championship. The following year Coston was low club professional in the Senior PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, SC. Coston’s many playing accomplishments include the 1977 PNGA Amateur Championship and the 1991 Shreveport Open on the Web.com Tour.
Coston has develop an outstanding reputation as one of the top teachers in the Northwest. His Jeff Coston Golf Academy has been a fixture at Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, Washington since 1994 and Coston prides himself in helping not only elite players but players of all abilities.
Coston has earned Pacific Northwest Section Player of the Year honors 12 times and Senior Player of the Year honors 7 times…every year he has been eligible.
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