WSU hosts men’s amateur golf championship

    PULLMAN — Washington State University and CourseCo, Inc., the golf course management firm hired to operate the Palouse Ridge Golf Club, will host the Washington State Men’s Amateur championship June 23-26.   The tournament will draw 147 of the best players in the state. Play begins at 7:30 a.m. each day and spectators are […]

Fac Ops sponsors Hardhat Classic to benefit freshman

Photo: Brianna Fischer, Ron Nugen and Chris Fischer (l-r) at Palouse Ridge Golf Club. Brianna, past recipient of a WSU Facilities Operations freshman scholarship, is a daughter of Chris, a FacOps employee. Nugen also works for FacOps and is FacOps scholarship committee chair.     PULLMAN – Freshmen at Washington State University will benefit from […]

Practice facility opens May 1

pULLMAN — The Palouse Ridge Golf Club will have the grand opening of the practice facility on May 1. The Grand Opening celebration will be held on Friday, May 2, from 4-7 p.m. The festivities include a “First Drive” ceremony followed by food and a chance to win prizes.  The 400-yard practice range has target […]

Palouse Ridge practice facility to open

PULLMAN – The practice facility at the Palouse Ridge Golf Club will open on May 1.   A Grand Opening Celebration will be held May 2 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The festivities will include a First Drive ceremony followed by food, fun and a chance to win prizes.           […]

Topics: WSU changing course; Martians; H2O

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, as well as items of general interest in higher education news. To see a full article, just click on the corresponding live URL link. Seattle Times — Washington State’s new president has university changing course. Washington Voices: Editorial views from across the state, […]

Alum selected as golf course superintendent

The new superintendent for the Palouse Ridge Golf Course at WSU has been selected. Todd Lupkes, CGSC, is from Gig Harbor Country Club in Gig Harbor, Wash. He is a certified superintendent who graduated from WSU’s turf program in 1992. He is twice past president of the Western Washington Golf Course Superintendents Association. He is […]

Agreement signed for Palouse Ridge Golf Club restaurant

Pullman–Washington State University has signed an agreement with Cougar Restaurant Enterprises Inc. of Pullman to establish a restaurant at the university’s Palouse Ridge Golf Club, a new 18-hole championship golf course and practice facility currently under construction on campus. Banyan’s on the Ridge will be located in the clubhouse to be built at the golf […]

Business College plans Cougar Golf Classic

The WSU College of Business is gearing up for the 2006 Cougar Golf Classic, to be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 at the Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Oregon ( This is the first year for the event, centered around the WSU vs. Oregon State University football game in Corvallis, Oregon on Oct. […]

Palouse Ridge Golf teed up for construction

Washington State University officials joyfully launched a bold two-year project on Friday, June 9, to begin construction of the Palouse Ridge Golf Course. Hopes are that the championship golf course, designed by renown John Harbottle III, will become a destination for golfers throughout the Pacific Northwest.The ceremony included remarks by WSU President V. Lane Rawlins, Harbottle, and other representatives of […]