At the 90th WSGA Annual Meeting, held October 21-22 at Fairwood G&CC in Renton, Wash., Jim Patten (left, with George Holland) was named the recipient of the WSGA’s George Holland Volunteer of the Year Award for 2011. Patten, of LakeLand Village GC in Allyn, Wash. has been a Rules Official at 33 national championships and 10 NCAA Division I Women’s Championships, and been a Rules Official for the WSGA and PNGA for over a decade. He has been a U.S. Amateur Public Links Committee Member for 18 years. Named after two-time WSGA past president, George Holland, the annual award recognizes volunteers who have made extraordinary contributions to the WSGA and the game of golf throughout the WSGA territory of Washington and Northern Idaho.