Stop by and talk with Rick about your annual pass. A 35-year golf industry professional, Price is past President of the Southwest Section PGA and has won numerous awards, such as PGA Golf Professional of the Year six times in the Southwest Section and Southern Chapter PGA.
Price has been a resident of Oro Valley, AZ the past 15 years and has lived in the state of Arizona for 53 years. Immediately following college, he turned professional and played professionally for a short time until moving into tournament operations as the Tournament Director for the NGA and TPA Professional Golf Tours before working for the PGA TOUR for a season. He was previously a golf professional at El Conquistador CC and Head Golf Professional at the Rio Rico Golf Resort. Most recently he was the Head Golf Professional at The Gallery Golf Club. Before The Gallery, he was the Director of Operations for the Southwest Section PGA Southern Chapter for eight years and was the Director of Golf at the Omni Tucson National for six years.
Michael graduated from Washington State University where he acquired a Bachelor of Science in Turf Management. After college he worked as an Assistant Superintendent for six years on a golf course near Vancouver, Washington. Michael moved to Arizona and was Assistant Superintendent at Heritage Highlands for six years, gaining experience with reclaimed water, overseeding, and managing Bermuda grass.Improvements to The Views Golf Club, under Michael’s guidance, have been re-establishing turf over the entire golf course, eliminating Poa Annua and Bentgrass from the greens, beginning reconstruction of numerous sand traps, new concrete cart paths, and maintaining desert edges around the course. As a result of Michael’s hard work and expertise our golf course conditions are among the very best in Arizona.