Kaydee Mounce Named WSGA Volunteer of the Month for September, 2012
The Washington State Golf Association is proud to announce Kaydee Mounce of Burien, Wash. as the WSGA Volunteer of the Month for the month of September. Kaydee completed another active year by assisting the WSGA championship staff at five of the championships, dedicating nearly 15 days in the process. On top of that, she stepped up at the last second to volunteer at a couple of Pacific Northwest Golf Association championships as well. In September specifically, Kaydee volunteered at the Washington State Senior and Super Senior Men's Amateur in DuPont, Wash., often arriving early to assist in setup and leaving late when tear down was complete. As an experienced WSGA volunteer, Kaydee knows exactly what it takes to run successful championships. She understands that organization and attention to detail are crucial aspects of championship registration and scoring and her upbeat, yet professional demeanor is extremely beneficial in the fast-paced, hectic championship administration environment. In addition Kaydee has been on the WSGA Course Rating Committee more than 15 years and has participated on more than 20 ratings this year. The WSGA salutes Kaydee for her service and looks forward to working with her next year.
John Schroeder Named WSGA Volunteer of the Month for August, 2012
The Washington State Golf Association is proud to announce John Schroeder of Spokane, Wash. as the WSGA Volunteer of the Month for the month of August. In his first year as a WSGA volunteer, John has jumped right in and volunteered with a great deal of excitement and passion for the game. His knowledge and experience with the Rules of Golf has proved to be a valuable addition to our volunteer corps. John has consistently shown up early to assist with course preparations, in addition to his Rules Official assignments, and has travelled throughout Central and Eastern Washington to help whenever needed. In August, John volunteered at the Washington State Men's and Women's Mid-Amateur Championship in Moses Lake, then drove to Spokane for the U.S. Men's Mid-Amateur Qualifier the next day. On top of that, John volunteered for three days as a Rules Official at the PNGA Amateur Public Links Championship in Post Falls, Idaho. John has quickly become respected, reliable volunteer and the WSGA extends its deepest gratitude for his commitment to furthering the game of golf.
Dan Farmer Named WSGA Volunteer of the Month for June, 2012
Based on his participation and years of commitment to the Washington State Golf Association, the WSGA is proud to announce that Dan Farmer of Olympia, Wash. has been named the WSGA Championship Volunteer of the Month for the month of June. As a Rules Official, Dan worked every day at two of the biggest and most demanding WSGA championship of the year, the Washington State Men's Amateur in Fort Lewis, Wash. and the Washington State Women's and Senior Women's Amateur in Seattle, Wash. These amateur championships are incredibly grueling for players and volunteers alike, but Dan was often the first to arrive each morning, ready to go. The WSGA salutes Dan's commitment to upholding the Rules of Golf and to the success of amateur golf in Washington.
Jane Sossamon Named WSGA Volunteer of the Month for May, 2012
The Washington State Golf Association is proud to announce that Jane Sossamon of Renton, Wash. has been named the inaugural WSGA Championship Volunteer of the Month for the month of May. Jane, a qualified Rules Official, volunteered her time and considerable experience at three events in May, including the Washington State Women's Best-Ball Championship, the Washington State Men's and Senior Men's Best-Ball Championship, and the USGA Women's Amateur Public Links Qualifier. Her dedication to the success of amateur golf in Washington is exemplified by the fact that she was willing to volunteer in Burlington for two days and then drive across the state to Pullman for another event the next day. Jane is the epitome of what a Rules Official should be; knowledgeable in the Rules of Golf, level-headed, fair, and rational. The Washington State Golf Association salutes her service to the game of golf and truly appreciates her commitment to making all WSGA championships successful.