Washington Open Invitational PRO-AM

Golf Shop

The Golf Shop at Meridian Valley Country Club offers the latest in golf attire with a wide selection for men, women and juniors. Golf’s top apparel lines are featured in the Shop along with a few soon-to-be top lines.

Head Golf Professional Greg Manley, PGA, and his staff of assistant professionals are ready to help you make equipment selections as well. Whether you need a sleeve of balls for the day’s round or a new set of irons, they are willing and able to help. Greg and his assistants are available most any time to provide lessons and clinics to all Members. After just one trip to the Golf Shop at Meridian Valley, you’ll look like a Pro and maybe even play like one, too! line

Golf Shop Staff

Phone: 253.631.3133

The PGA Staff at Meridian Valley is here to assist you with all of your golf needs. From our trained fitting professionals who can set you up with the right equipment for your game, or our qualified PGA instructors to help you with your swing, we look forward to serving you. We offer a fully stocked Golf Shop and member-only discounts on merchandise. Please do not hesitate to ask if there is anything we can do to help your golf game!

Greg Manley

Position: General Manager / Director of Golf
E-mail: Greg @

Greg was born and raised in Puyallup, WA. He played junior golf at Fircrest Golf Club in Tacoma and college golf at Green River College in Auburn. After several years playing mini tours in Southern California and Canada, he joined the McCormick Woods Golf Course professional staff. Greg came to Meridian Valley in the Spring of 1994 becoming the Club’s fifth Head Professional in 1997.


Koll Farman

Position: PGA Head Golf Professional
E-mail: Koll @

Koll was born and raised in Enumclaw, WA and grew up playing WJGA and played his College Golf at Lower Columbia College in Longview. Koll turned Professional in 1994 and worked as an Assistant Professional and moved to Hilton Head Island SC in 1999 and spent 16 years working at several premier private facilities in the South. He returned to Washington late in 2014 and worked as the Head Golf professional at The Golf Club @ Newcastle until becoming the club’s sixth Head Professional in April 2016. Koll enjoys spending his personal time with his fiancé Miranda and his son TJ and daughter Riley.


Carissa Simmons

Position: Assistant Golf Professional
E-mail: Carissa @

Carissa was raised in Boise, Idaho and played college golf at the University of Montana. Carissa is a PGA Apprentice and is working toward completion of the program. She spent two years as an assistant golf professional at Crane Creek Country Club (Boise, ID) and came to MVCC from Seattle Golf Club in April 2015. Carissa began playing the game at just 5 years of age. Her career goal is to introduce and attract as many people to the game as possible. She hopes to help them find the love and passion in a game they can play for a lifetime, socially or competitively.


Brian Thornton

Position: PGA Teaching Professional
E-mail: Brian @

Brian grew up in Oroville, WA and played WJGA in Eastern Washington. Brian attended Eastern Washington University and played on the golf team. He was selected to the All Big Sky Golf Team as a Senior. He has won the Washington State Assistants Championship, the Pacific Northwest Assistants Championship twice, the Washington State Open in 2009 and the Oregon Open Invitational in 2012.

Brian loves to teach and is excited to be at Meridian Valley, making an impact on members’ games!