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May 28, 2015
Golf is good in Fort Mac
Check out the article by SCOREGolf’s Bob Weeks talking about the rebuild of Miskanaw Golf Course. “Miskanaw is a fun course to play and it serves a great purpose – providing an outlet for those in Fort McMurray who want to golf… Rob MacGregor, the director of golf and grounds, has done a marvelous job in getting Miskanaw to be a happening place in the community. There are lots of great programs for kids, women, men and more. There’s a good vibe as you walk around”. Click here for full article.

May 28, 2015
Professional Series heads North to Coloniale GC
The draw is posted for event #4 of the Golf Supply House Professional Series circuit, this time being hosted at the Coloniale GC on Tuesday, June 2nd. Field is confirmed at 40 players with the purse set at $5,600. Tee times begin at 8:30am. Click here to see the current field and draw.

May 27, 2015
LOCKE NEEDED LOW ROUND TO WIN
Eric Locke (Wolf Creek GR) tied the low round of the day on his way to victory at the Players' Tour Event hosted by River Spirit. Locke had a two day total of 6-under 138 to win by 3 shots over Darryl James (National Golf Academy @ Shaganappi). Matt Freeman (Canyon Meadows G&CC) was the other low round of the day with a 4-under 68. Click here for all the results.

May 26, 2015
KURELUK POSTS LOW SCORE ON DAY 1
Jamie Kureluk (GolfTEC Calgary) posted a 5-under 67 to lead the Players Tour Event hosted by River Spirit GC after day 1. Eric Locke (Wolf Creek GR), Darryl James (National Golf Academy @ Shaganappi) and Garett Jenkinson (Golf Performance Canada at Inglewood) all carded 2-under 70’s on day 1 and sit tied for second. Sean Thompson (Calgary G&CC) and Scott Allred (Elbow Springs GC) also played well but sit 4 behind Kureluk heading into day 2. Click here for all day 1 results and day 2 draw.

May 25, 2015
GERLITZ WINS AGAIN
Jamie Gerlitz (Picture Butte GC) wins for the second time this season. Jamie shot a 1-under par 70 to win the Golf Supply House Professional Series Event hosted by Paradise Canyon Golf Resort. Local pro Justin Stoski (Paradise Canyon GR) finished a close second with an even par 71. Corry Webster (Evergreen GC) also continued his hot play, finishing third with a 74. Click here for all the results.

May 22, 2015
Junior Masters at Wolf Creek GR
The PGA of Alberta Junior Masters is a 36-Hole invitational Junior Golf Tournament organized each year by the Professional Golfers' Association of Alberta. The Junior Masters this year will provide the top 40 boys and top 19 girls in the province with a highly competitive golf experience at the Wolf Creek GR. Click here to see the round one draw for the Boys and Girls divisions.

May 21, 2015
WARD WINS IN PLAYOFF
Greg McGarry (Glendale G&CC) and Gary Ward battled in a 3 hole playoff to decide the 2nd Golf Supply House Professional Series Event of the season hosted by Cardiff G&CC. Ward claimed victory on the third playoff hole. McGarry and Ward posted 1-under 71’s. Aaron Cook (Edmonton CC) also played well finishing third with a 72. Click here for all the results.

May 21, 2015
River Spirit GC: First Players’ Tour Event of 2015
The draw is now posted for the first PGA of Alberta Players' Tour event, founded by Callaway Golf and sponsored by Flightscope and Jancor Agencies. This two day tournament will feature 48 of the Association’s most competitive players, held on two consecutive days. The event is being hosted at River Spirit GC on May 26th & 27th. Tee Times will begin at 12:00pm on Tuesday, May 26th and 7:30am on Wednesday, May 27th. Click here to see the current field and draw for day one.

May 21, 2015
Professional Series heads to Paradise Canyon GR for the third leg of the Circuit
24 professionals will head to Paradise Canyon on Monday, May 25 for the third Golf Supply House Professional Series of the season. Tee times begin at 10:00am. Click here to see the current field and draw.

May 20, 2015
Team Match Play: North Round 2 Results
Round two results are now posted for the Team Match Play Championship. Sixteen teams advance to the third round.

May 20, 2015
Team Match Play: South Round 2 Results
Round two results are now posted for the Team Match Play Championship. Sixteen teams advance to the third round.

May 19, 2015
Team Match Play Championship
The third annual PGA of Alberta Team Match Play Championship presented by Adams Golf begins tomorrow with 62 teams from the north and south battling against each other to ultimately answer the question of who the best team in Alberta is. Last year’s Champions of Kevin Chow & Jacques Plouffe from Blackhawk GC will pair up again and look to defend their title against a talented field. The event is being hosted at the Wolf Creek GR on Wednesday 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 and two will be done onsite at random. Click here for more information.

May 13, 2015
Wind plays havoc for round 2 of the Spring P.A.T.
Congratulations to Michael Bowen (Grande Prairie G&CC), Matthew Kirlin (Links of GlenEagles) and Mike Steele (Earl Grey GC) for battling through the wind on day 2 to pass their Playing Ability Test. Click here for full round 2 results.

May 12, 2015
PGA OF ALBERTA – 2015 PLAYING ABILITY TEST
The first round of the 2015 Playing Ability Test was hosted under blue skies at Alberta Springs GC. Twenty three males and females from Alberta and British Columbia are vying to the challenge of becoming members with the PGA of Canada. For round one results, click here.

May 11, 2015
Gerlitz Wins Opener
Jamie Gerlitz (Picture Butte GC) wins the first Golf Supply House Professional Series Event with a blistering 4-under par 68. Not far behind with a 3-under par 69 was Corry Webster (Evergreen GC). Also with a great start to the season finishing tied for 3rd was Justin Stoski (Paradise Canyon GR) and Scott Borsa (Red Deer G&CC).

May 08, 2015
The PGA on Wheels Program Needs Your Support
The first PGA on Wheels event of 2015 will be taking place at the RiverBend GC tomorrow, Saturday, May 9th from 9:00am – 1:00pm. We are still looking for PGA of Alberta Members to volunteer and help with the various golf activities. If you are able to help please contact the office. There will be three other PGA on Wheels events throughout the summer that we are also looking for help with. Click here to view all the dates and locations.

May 07, 2015
Professional Series Are Back! Magrath GC Set to Host
Magrath GC is ready to host the first Golf Supply House Professional Series event of the season on Monday, May 11th. Field size is confirmed at 23 players and purse is set at $3,600. Click here to see the current field and draw.

May 05, 2015
Yoga Bridge to health, performance benefits for golfers
Have you seen the story on Glendale G&CC’s own Michelle Van Slyke talking about the benefits of yoga to her golf game? “Yoga gives you increased mobility, flexibility, balance, strength, stability, muscular endurance and, as much as anything, yoga can give you focus, which is so important to have when you are playing golf” said Van Slyke. Click here to read the full story on PGA of Alberta Professional, Michelle Van Slyke.

May 04, 2015
Draw Posted for Alberta Springs GC PAT: First PAT of the year!
The first Playing Ability Test of 2015 will be taking place at Alberta Springs GC on May 12th and 13th. Twenty-two players will attempt to pass the PAT with tee-times beginning at 10:00am on day one and 8:00am on day two. For the complete draw and tee-times click here.

May 01, 2015
Team Match Play Championship Presented by Adams Golf
The Team Match Play Championship is just weeks away and still 3 spots remain open for the South Bracket. If you are interested in playing on May 20 at Wolf Creek Golf Resort, please sign your team up today. Based on a full field, the Team Match Play Championship has a purse of $14,000, with the top 4 teams getting paid from both the North and South Bracket and the top 4 teams getting paid from the Consolation Pro-Pro. This event is open to all PGA of Alberta Members. Click here to register.