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Skamania Lodge Hires Amy McCormack
Recently rated as a four-star course by Golf Digest magazine in their 2008 “Best Places to Play,” and named by Golf for Women magazine as one of the “Top 100 Courses” in 2007, the Golf Course at Skamania Lodge provides an enticing challenge to experienced
Golfers in the Pacific Northwest enjoy breathtaking views of the Columbia River Gorge while playing at the golf course at Skamania Lodge, an 18-hole, par-70 course located on the resort's 175 wooded acres. The golf course services include a driving range, practice bunker, chipping and putting greens, full-service golf shop, cart rentals and an onsite staff of PGA professionals. Recently rated as a four-star course by Golf Digest magazine in their 2008 "Best Places to Play," and named by Golf for Women magazine as one of the "Top 100 Courses" in 2007, the Golf Course at Skamania Lodge provides an enticing challenge to experienced players.
The newest addition to Skamania Lodge's Golf Course staff is Amy C. McCormack, a PGA golf professional with nine years of experience in the golf industry. Previously, McCormack served as an assistant golf professional at the Oregon Golf Club in West Linn, Ore. Prior to that, she held the same position at Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville, Wash.
McCormack's responsibilities at Skamania Lodge's Golf Course include running efficient tee sheets, assisting with customer service and hosting tournaments, and providing golf instruction for guests. McCormack holds turf management and associate of art degrees from Edmonds Community College, and a Montessori teaching degree from the Montessori College for Early Education. She is currently pursuing Class A status within the Professional Golf Association. McCormack is also certified as a Washington state volleyball official and volunteers with the Special Olympics by coordinating the officiating staff for local, regional and state events. McCormack, a native of Longview, Wash., currently lives in Corbett, Ore. She enjoys playing golf all over the Pacific Northwest and hiking with her Australian Shepherd, Elsi.
Surrounded by the waterfalls, peaks, forests and canyons of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Skamania Lodge is an all-season mountain resort and conference center, situated on 175 acres, 50 minutes east of Portland, Ore., in Stevenson, Wash. With 254 guest rooms and a 22,000-square foot, International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) approved conference center, Skamania Lodge offers a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and groups. Skamania boasts the Waterleaf Spa, indoor swimming pool and whirlpools, a fitness center, onsite hiking, the Golf Course, the Cascade Room, River Rock Lounge and the U.S. Forest Service Information Center located in the lobby. Skamania Lodge is centered in a Pacific Northwest playground with hiking, biking and Sternwheeler cruises along the Columbia River in the summer; skiing and snowshoeing in the winter; and golfing, fishing and whitewater rafting all year long for outdoor enthusiasts. Skamania Lodge is a spectacular location to soak in the natural beauty and to enjoy a vast array of outdoor activities. For more information, please visit http://golftodaynw.com/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/paste/www.skamania.com%20
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