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Tim Olson, PGA

Tim Olson, PGA

Head Golf Professional

Christine Newton, PGA

Christine Newton, PGA

PGA Assistant Professional

Christine Newton is an accomplished golfer who has made a career in a sport she loves. A Whitefish native, Chris began her career in the junior golf program under the tutelage of Mike Dowaliby, PGA Professional. Her resume is impressive: Montana State Amateur Championship runner-up in 1981 (at age 15), 1984 and 1986 and winning the title in 1985. She continued her golfing career as the
number one golfer and team captain at Weber State where she was the most valuable player for two years. The Wildcats won the Division II National Championship in 1985, and Chris was honored as a National Golf Coaches Association Division II All-American. As well, Chris competed on the Women’s Professional Golf Tour, the Futures Golf Tour, the Player’s West Tour, and the
Cactus Tour. Being inducted into the Montana State Women’s Golf Hall of Fame in 2001 was a career highlight. She was inducted into the Whitefish Lake Golf Club Hall of Fame in 2019 for her many years of service to the WLGC. Chris has been honored by her peers in the Western Montana Chapter PGA with the following awards:

2020 Western Montana Chapter Teacher of the Year
2019 Western Montana Chapter Golf Professional of the Year
2019 Western Montana Chapter Player Development
2006 Chapter Teacher of the Year
2006 Chapter Junior Golf Leader

Chris is the Assistant PGA Golf Professional and Director of Instruction and Player Development at Whitefish Golf Club where she has worked since high school.

Lyndsie Sebby, PGA

Lyndsie Sebby, PGA

PGA Teaching Professional