WJGA hires new Executive Director

Updated: November 1, 2013

The Washington Junior Golf Association (WJGA) has named Tyler Johnsen as the organization’s new Executive Director. Johnsen succeeds Jerry Fehr, who will retire at the end of the year after holding the position for 21 years.

Taking the helm of the WJGA is the completion of a circle for Johnsen, who as a junior golfer participated in the WJGA program for nine years, qualifying for four State Tournaments and winning the District Two Championship in 1999.

Johnsen, 31, served as Manager of Rules and Competition with the Washington State and Pacific Northwest Golf Associations from 2006-2010 and has held the position of Manager of Membership Services since March, 2010. He brings an extensive amount of experience in golf association administration as he has directed championship level golf tournaments as well as created and developed new ideas to benefit the entire WSGA/PNGA membership.