Bob Gilder: Embarking on one more year on PGA Tour Champions

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

Long-time pro from Corvallis won six times on PGA Tour, 10 more on Champions Tour Born and reared in Corvallis, Or., Bob Gilder was a walk-on golfer at talent-laden Arizona State who defied the odds, making the team and ultimately winning a Western Athletic Conference championship. He earned his PGA Tour card on his third […]

Eric Johnson: Former pro discovers a new drive

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon |

It is early on a weekday morning, and Eric Johnson says he hasn’t had quite enough coffee yet, but you wouldn’t know it by the energy and enthusiasm with which he is conducting a golf lesson on the practice range at RiverRidge Golf Course.