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May 26, 2017
2017 Junior Masters Champions
Carter Graf (Red Deer G&CC) bettered his round 1 score by 4 shots to shoot a two-day total of 146 to tie day 1 leader, Matt Campbell (Earl Grey GC) after 18 holes. It took one extra hole for Graf to take the Junior Masters title for the boy’s division. The girl's division also ended tied after 18 holes. A playoff between Cassidy Laidlaw (Glencoe G&CC) and Kehler Koss (Glencoe G&CC) needed 1 extra hole to settle the score. Koss birdied the first hole to become the girls Junior Masters Champion. Click here to view the full results.

May 25, 2017
2017 Junior Masters Round One Results
Reigning champion Max Sekulic (Grande Prairie G&CC), Alexander Smith (Pinebrook G&CC) and Matt Campbell (Earl Grey GC) hold a three-way tie going into round 2 of the Junior Masters at the Wolf Creek GR. One will try to break away from the field on day 2. Cassidy Laidlaw (Glencoe G&CC) shot a 4-over 75 to lead the girl’s division and will try to hold off the other competitors in pursuit of the Junior Masters title, presented by Sundog Eyewear. Click here to view the round 1 results and the round 2 tee times.

May 25, 2017
Callaway Golf Tournament of Champions
The draw is now posted for the Callaway Golf Tournament of Champions hosted at RedTail Landing GC on Monday, May 29th. Forty-eight teams consisting of either a Head Professional or Executive Professional and their 2016 Club Champion will play in a gross best-ball format for the round to determine who the victor is. The event will begin with a 1:00pm shotgun. Click here for full details and draw.

May 24, 2017
RISDON WEATHERS THE STORM
In some of the toughest conditions anyone will play in, Dustin Risdon (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake) captured the Players' Tour Event hosted by The Ranch G&CC. Risdon carded a remarkable 2-under 69 on day 2 to finish the tournament at 5-under par. Kent Fukushima also played great with a 1-over 72 to finish second in the event. Day 1 leader Craig Gibson (Sirocco GC) rounded out the top 3. Click here for all the results.

May 24, 2017
Playing Ability Test at Alberta Springs GR - Cancelled
Round two of the Playing Ability Test at Alberta Springs GR has been cancelled due to unplayable conditions. An update will be provided once round two has been rescheduled. Click here to see results from round 1.

May 24, 2017
GIBSON BEING CHASED BY THE TOP GUNS
Great weather for day 1 of the first Players' Tour event of the season at The Ranch G&CC. Craig Gibson (Sirocco GC) leads day one after shooting an impressive 5-under par, coming in at 66. Hot on Gibson's tail is Dustin Risdon (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake), who shot 6 birdies through the first 18 and posted a 3-under par 68. Wes Heffernan (Golf Canada Centre) and Spencer Vander Mey (Lewis Estates GC) both sit in third after posting a 2-under 69. Click here for full round 1 results.

May 23, 2017
Spring Playing Ability Test - Alberta Springs GR
Round one scores and the round two draw for the Playing Ability Test at Alberta Springs GR is now posted. NOTE: The tee times have changed to a shotgun start at 8:00am. Click here to view round one scores and the new draw.

May 18, 2017
Players’ Tour Draw at The Ranch G&CC
The draw is posted for the first PGA of Alberta Players' Tour event presented by Jancor Agencies. The new format to the Players’ Tour series will now see the Association’s most competitive players going head-to-head including the top players on last year’s Order of Merit. The kickoff event is being hosted by The Ranch G&CC on May 23rd & 24th. Tee Times begin at 1:00pm on Tuesday, May 23rd and 8:00am on Wednesday, May 24th. Purse is set at $8,400. Click here to see the current field and draw for day one.

May 17, 2017
Team Match Play Championship Results
Round one and two results of the Team Match Play Championship at Wolf Creek GR is now posted. Ten teams advance to the third round. For the Consolation Pro-Pro Best Ball side, the team of Eric Locke (Priddis Greens G&CC) and Nicholas Becker (Silver Springs G&CC) shot the low with a 5-under 65. Locke & Becker take home $800 in prize money for the win. Two teams from the south finished right behind the winners at 4-under 66. Click here for full tournament results.

May 16, 2017
Draw Posted for the Playing Ability Test at the Alberta Springs GR
The draw has been posted for the Playing Ability Test at the Alberta Springs GR on May 23 & 24. Tee times begin at 10:00AM on May 23rd and 8:00AM on May 24th. Click here for the draw.

May 15, 2017
GERLITZ WINS FIRST EVENT OF THE SEASON
Jamie Gerlitz (Picture Butte GC) took 5 extra holes to capture the first Golf Supply House Professional Series event of the season hosted by Desert Blume GC. Albert Pistorius (Pinebrook G&CC) also shot a 1-under 71 but lost in the playoff. Mark Corrigan (Mickelson National GC) and Jesse Florkowski (Medicine Hat G&CC) round out the top 4 with even par 72’s. Click here for all the results.

May 15, 2017
Celebration of Life - Ken Matson
The Jack Nicklaus Signature, Northern Bear Golf Club has graciously offered their facility for this "Celebration of Life" for PGA of Canada Professional, Class A Life Member Kenneth Henry Matson. The Celebration of Ken's life will be May 23rd at 1:00 PM. If you would like the opportunity to speak at the Celebration of Life please contact Garry Meyer at mcgarrymeyer@gmail.com or at 780-916-8856.

May 12, 2017
Team Match Play Championship
The fifth annual PGA of Alberta Team Match Play Championship begins next week on Wednesday, May 17th with 38 teams from the North and South battling against each other all season. Last year’s Champions from the North of Kasey Timms (Highlands GC) & Scott Anderson (River Bend G&RA) will pair up again and look to defend their Championship against 37 other talented duos. The event is being hosted at Wolf Creek GR in Ponoka with matches continuing all season long to determine the champion. Round one will begin with a shotgun start at 10:00am & round two starts at 3:00pm. The draw for round one is now posted. Click here to be directed to the bracket.

May 11, 2017
Desert Blume Ready to Host first event of the season
Desert Blume GC in Medicine Hat is ready to host the first Golf Supply House Professional Series event of the season on Monday, May 15th. Field size is confirmed at 35 players and purse is set at $4,650. First tee time will be at 10am. Click here to see the current field and draw.

May 09, 2017
PGA of Alberta Partners with O’Neill Canada
The Professional Golfers’ Association of Alberta is pleased to announce a new partnership with O’Neill Canada as the presenting sponsor of the PGA of Alberta Bursary Program. O'Neill's set of core values – innovation in style and technology – has seen the brand devote itself wholeheartedly to the evolution of action sports. The same quality and high performance features common to all O’Neill products are found in the O’Neill golf styles. Click here for more information on O’Neill.

May 09, 2017
Field size expands for Priddis Greens G&CC Professional Series
The field for the Professional Series (1-day) at Priddis Greens G&CC on June 19th has now opened up to ninety players. All members on the waitlist are now registered for the event. The tournament start time will now be 8am tee times. Click here for event details.

May 09, 2017
TEAM MATCH PLAY OPENS Up Field
The PGA of Alberta Team Match Play Championship has now opened the field to allow all teams on the waitlist to play in the event. For the fifth year in a row the Championship will be held at Wolf Creek GR in Ponoka on Wednesday, May 17th with round one beginning at 10am. If you are still interested in playing in the Championship, please contact the office immediately. Click here for more information on the event.

May 08, 2017
Northern Bear coming out of hibernation for 2017 golf season
Northern Bear is on the prowl again. Fort McMurray businessman Irv Williams has bought the Sherwood Park golf course out of receivership. That’s simply outstanding news for Edmonton’s golf community because Northern Bear is arguably one of the top layouts in all of Canada and presents a stern challenge to anyone’s game. “It’s finally official,” said Jay Barrett, PGA of Alberta Head Professional at Northern Bear GC. “We’ll be ready to go as soon as the weather co-operates”. Click here to read the full article from the Edmonton Journal.

May 02, 2017
New name, same game at what's now the Winston Golf Club in Calgary
Golfers like the new logo. Give them a second or two … and they love it. At least, that’s been the experience of staff at the re-branded Winston Golf Club, the semi-private escape that was formerly known as Calgary Elks. “The logo is two tees and a club head to form a W, and people just love it,” beamed Shawn Lavoie, PGA of Alberta Executive Professional and General Manager at The Winston. “A lot of people at the Golf Show stopped by and said, ‘Wow, that’s a great logo.’ Then you ask them, ‘Do you see what it is?’ And they have that ah-ha moment. That’s a lot of fun”. Click here to read the full article from the Calgary Sun.

May 01, 2017
2017 TOURNAMENT UPDATE
The 2017 tournament season is almost here and PGA of Alberta members can expect a packed calendar filled with all their favourite events. The first event to kickoff the 2017 season will be the Golf Supply House Professional Series at Desert Blume GC in southern Alberta. The one-day stroke play event will be held on Monday, May 15th with tee times starting at 10:00am. Click here to sign up for the first tournament of the year.