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Welcome to the PGA of Alberta

Oct 06, 2015
Register Today for the Buying Show Education Sessions
The PGA of Alberta is again offering education workshops at the 2015 Buying Show in response to Member feedback. Click here to view and register for any of the 5 education sessions being offered throughout the week of October 20 – 22 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Non –Members are welcome to attend.

Oct 02, 2015
Kananaskis Country GC Set to Reopen!
After 2 years it has been announced that the Kananaskis Country GC will be rebuilt after the 2013 floods. Click here to listen to an interview between Bob Paley (Head Professional at the Kananaskis Country GC) and reporter Hutch with GNN.

Oct 01, 2015
Assistant and CFM Bursaries Due October 9th
The PGA of Alberta is pleased to present Four (4) bursaries of $750 each year to deserving Candidates for Membership and Assistants. A minimum of two of the bursaries will be reserved for seasonal Candidates for Membership (working 9 months or less for their employer). Deadline to submit is Friday, October 9th.

Sep 28, 2015
2015 Awards Finalists Announced
Congratulations to this year's awards finalists. Winners will be announced at the 2015 PGA of Alberta Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 21st at the Edmonton Expo Centre. All members and partners of the PGA of Alberta are invited to join us for this evening of recognition and celebration. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will start at 5:00pm and the awards banquet will start at approximately 6:00pm. Good luck to all of the 2015 Finalists!

Sep 25, 2015
PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine: September Issue
Check out the latest issue of the new PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine – The GOLFReport. Inside this issue covers stories on the Playing Ability Test, new Head Professional Michelle Van Slyke, Miskanaw’s flourishing Junior Program, and much more. Click here to view the newest issue of the GOLFReport.

Sep 23, 2015
National Golf Academy does it again!
The National Golf Academy at McCall Lake triumphs at Innisfail GC for the annual Callaway Golf Pro-Assistant. Terry Carter and Dustin Risdon had a solid 2 days, finishing the final 27 holes with a staggering 14-under par. They finished the two day tournament at 24-under and walked away with $3,400 in prize money. Finishing tied for second place were the teams of Greg McGarry & Adam Bruce (Glendale G&CC), Matt Johnson & Mike Belbin (Royal Mayfair GC), and Gary Christenson & Chris Toth (Stony Plain GC), all shooting 18-under for the tournament and winning $2,200 each. Click here for full tournament results.

Sep 22, 2015
Strathmore GC Holds Round 1 Lead
Forty-eight teams of Professional golfers made their way to Innisfail GC today to play round one of the Pro-Assistant sponsored by Callaway Golf. Day one of the Championship saw windy conditions to begin the round forcing players to play more conservative until the weather made a turn for the better in the afternoon. The team from Strathmore GC of Brian Bassen (Head Professional) and Josh Witty (CFM) stole the show today after shooting an 11-under under through 27 holes. Bassen and Witty shined in the Scramble portion of the tournament making a cool 5 birdies in nine holes. Right behind in second is the team of Terry Carter and Dustin Risdon from National Golf Academy at McCall Lake sitting one stroke back of the lead. Last year’s Champions Craig McArthur and David MacComb from Blackhawk GC sit alone in third and two back of the leaders. Round two picks back up tomorrow with a 10am shotgun start. Click here for full round one results.

Sep 17, 2015
Pro-Assistant: Final Tournament of the Year!
The draw is now posted for the annual Pro-Assistant tournament taking place on Tuesday, September 22nd & Wednesday, September 23rd. This 2-day 54-hole tournament is sponsored by Callaway Golf and being hosted again at Innisfail GC. Nine holes each day will be played in a different format: Best Ball, Scotch Ball & Scramble. This year’s tournament will comprise forty-eight of Alberta's sharpest Head Pro/Assistant teams that hail from all throughout the province. Last year’s Champions of Craig McArthur & David MacComb from Blackhawk GC will look to defend their title against a voracious field. Shotgun start for both days will be at 10am. Click here to see the current field and draw.

Sep 16, 2015
The representatives from the South, Gord Courage (The Hamptons GC) and Garett Jenkinson (Golf Performance Canada @ Inglewood) won the 2015 PGA of Alberta Team Match Play Championship sponsored by Adams Golf. Courage and Jenkinson had a decisive victory in the final winning 7 & 6 over the team of Kevin Broderson (Lacombe G&CC) and Weston Gillett (Drayton Valley GC) from the North. Click here for more information.

Sep 14, 2015
Champions Play Well at 2015 Pro-Pro Best Ball
Club Pro Champion Darryl James (NGA at Shaganappi) and PGA of Alberta Champion Dustin Risdon (NGA at McCall Lake) paired up to walk away with the 2015 G&G Golf Company Pro-Pro Best Ball sponsored by Allstate with an amazing 12 under 59 under cool temperatures today at the Belvedere G&CC. Finishing tied for second were Tour Championship winner Keith Whitecotton (The Quarry GC) and Canadian Assistants’ Championship runner up Eric Locke (Wolf Creek GR) and the team of Quinn Powell (McKenzie Meadows GC) and partner Murray Walter (Redwood Meadows G&CC). Click here for all results.

Sep 11, 2015
Eric Locke finishes 2nd at the PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada
Big congratulations to Eric Locke of Wolf Creek GR for finishing T-2nd at the PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada this past week. Eric played fantastic golf throughout the tournament with first and second rounds of 70-71 (-3 total) at the Camelot G&CC in Ottawa. His final round is where he really shined and played his best golf shooting a 5-under 67 to secure his second place finish. Dustin Risdon (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake) and Kurtis Foote (Earl Grey GC) both had solid tournaments as well finishing Even and +1 over the three days to end up in the top 12. Click here for complete tournament results.

Sep 10, 2015
G&G Golf Company Pro-Pro Best Ball Heads To Belvedere G&CC
The draw is now posted for the Pro-Pro Best Ball sponsored by G&G Golf Company and Allstate Insurance. Forty-seven teams of professional golfers will head to Belvedere G&CC and battle it out on the course to determine the top team of 2015. Shotgun start will get underway at 2pm on Monday, September 14. To view the draw and current field, please click here.

Sep 10, 2015
Scott Allred (Elbow Springs GC) coasted to a 5 shot victory at the 2015 Senior Championship hosted by The Derrick G&WC. Allred scored a 4-over 74 on day two to finish the tournament at 2-over 142. Cameron Code (Edson GC) and Gary Ward tied for second. Gary Ward was the low round on day 2 with a 1-under 69. Ron Laugher (Priddis Greens G&CC) won the Super Senior Division and Ray Meria took home the Diamond Division. Click here for all the results.

Sep 10, 2015
After a season-long string of matches, the PGA of Alberta Team Match Play Championship sponsored by Adams Golf has its finalists. Kevin Broderson (Lacombe G&CC) and Weston Gillett (Drayton Valley GC) will take on Garett Jenkinson (Golf Performance Canada at Inglewood) and Gord Courage (The Hamptons GC) in what should be a dramatic finish to the Championship. The two teams square off at Red Deer G&CC on Wednesday, September 16th at 9:28am to determine who will take home the 2015 crown and $5,000 first place prize. To see how each team made it to the final, click here.