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Karen Kershaw
LPGA – Golf Professional

Karen, an LPGA member and Titleist Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, has been teaching golf at Northern Pines Golf Club since 2005.  She divides her time between Montana and Arizona, where she teaches at Rio Verde Country Club during the winter.


Karen works with a wide variety of students, from juniors to seniors, and novices to experienced golfers in private lessons, clinics and playing lessons, but especially loves introducing women to the fun they can have playing the game of golf.


Karen and her husband Greg live in Bigfork, Montana.






Joe Arriaga has been with Northern Pines Golf Club since 2001. He is a former assistant golf Professional and currently as the Pro Shop Manager. 


Prior to moving to the Flathead Valley in 2000, he played collegiate golf for DeAnza College in San Jose, California.  Joe currently resides in Kalispell, Montana with his wife Amy and his two children, Isabella and Hunter.