Jim Boughner, 2014 WPGA President, 1959-2023
By WPGA  • November 27, 2023

Jim Boughner, 64, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2023.

Jim served as WPGA President in 2014 and was a long-time volunteer and committee member, serving on the Advisory, Audit & Finance, and Championship committees.

A graduate of The Ohio State University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, he was an attorney, a Certified Public Account, and a Certified Financial Planner.

He was a dedicated volunteer. In addition to serving the WPGA, he served as a board member and President of the Mount Vernon Cemetary, board member of the Mon River Arts, Treasurer/Secretary/Director of Membership of the Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh, and former Chair of the Corporation of the Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church.

Jim was also an accomplished golfer. A long-time member of Youghiogheny Country Club, he won the Club Championship at Youghiogheny eight times, including both the Club Championship and Senior Club Championship this year.

You can read Jim's full obituary here.

About the WPGA
Founded in 1899, the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association is the steward of amateur golf in the region. Started by five Member Clubs, the association now has nearly 200 Member Clubs and nearly 37,000 members. The WPGA conducts 14 individual competitions and 10 team events, and administers the WPGA Scholarship Fund and Western Pennsylvania Golf Hall of Fame.