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Tim Olson, PGA

Tim Olson, PGA

Head Golf Professional

Tim Olson enters his 24th year as the Head Golf Professional at Whitefish Lake Golf Club. He is a 4th generation native of Whitefish and his roots run deep in the community and at the golf facility. Tim graduated in 1987 from Whitefish High School and graduated from the University of Montana in 1992. Tim cherishes the life he has built in Whitefish.

Tim’s commitment to WLGC dates back to 1986 where he got his start cleaning carts and picking the driving range. He has worked every facet of the facility and continues to do so on a daily basis. You will often find him in the starter shack, working the counter, picking the range, running carts, and shaking hands. Occasionally you might catch him at his desk. He earned his PGA membership in 1996 and joined the prestigious group of the PGA’s “Quarter Century Club” in 2021 having served 25 years as a member of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America.

Tim and his staff continue to promote Whitefish Lake Golf Club emphasizing the junior golf program, administering quality tournaments, and boasting one of the friendliest golf shops in the entire country.

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

Lyndsie played competitive golf for Whitefish High School and at Division 1 level Montana State University. She is an accomplished teacher and has been honored by her peers with PGA awards as Teacher of the Year, Junior Golf Leader of the Year and Player Development Leader of the Year. Lyndsie has over 20 years of experience in the golf business as a PGA Assistant Golf Professional and Instructor with stints at Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Montana and Hayden Lake County Club in Hayden, Idaho. Lyndsie teaches all ages and levels of golfer as well as running a successful Junior Academy and programming for adult group lessons. Technology used includes Flightscope, Blast Golf and Sportsbox Ai 3D Video analysis.

John Halligan, PGA

Please call the Pro Shop at 406-862-5960 to contact John.