WOODBURN, ORE. – Shanda Imlay has been named the new Director of Oregon Junior Golf, announced Tuesday by Oregon Golf Association CEO Barb Trammell.
Imlay, a PGA Professional for over 35 years and current co-owner of FUNdaMental Golf & Learning Center in Oregon City, will begin her role on Monday, March 12th.
“We are excited to have Shanda join the OGA staff as Director of Junior Golf,” said Trammell. “With her experience and knowledge of our program, she is the perfect person to step in and ensure a smooth transition in leadership of our junior golf competitions as well as build upon our success for the future.”
A graduate of the University of Montana, Imlay began her career in 1978 as the Assistant PGA Professional at Missoula Country Club in Missoula, Mont. In 1982, she became the first woman elected to membership in the Pacific Northwest Section of the PGA. Imlay has also worked as the Head PGA Golf Professional at Larchmont Golf Course in Missoula, as well as on the Professional staffs at Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem, Ore. and The Oregon Golf Club in West Linn, Ore.
Imlay has been the co-owner of FUNdaMental Golf & Learning Center for the past 16 years, while also serving as a volunteer for the Oregon Golf Association, Oregon Junior Golf, Leisure Hour Junior Golf Program and WinCo Foods Portland Open.
“As Walt Disney said, ‘All dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them,’” said Imlay. “I am excited as my dream has come true – to be a part of a great Association, working with a wonderful team of dedicated people passionate in making a difference through the game of golf.”