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PGA of Alberta Tournament Schedule 2018
We hope everyone is excited for the 2018 PGA of Alberta tournament season! We have some exciting new initiatives for the upcoming season. A communication will be sent to all Members next week to get everyone up to speed on what to expect for this upcoming season. Click here to view confirmed events for 2018.
Tim Krebs to host Breakout Sessions on Day 2 of the Spring Seminar
Tim will be hosting two separate breakout sessions that will be focusing on two primary topics. Within his presentation he will be focusing on Player Development Programs and Tournament Operations. SESSION #1: Within Player Development Programs, Tim will be highlighting; How To Create Revenue From Your PDP’s - Create-Retain-Sustain. SESSION #2: For Tournament Operations, Tim will be concentrating on how to increase Tournament Revenues. He will break down the do’s and don’ts of tournament operations and how to maximize your club’s return. Click here for more information.
Tracy Moffatt to host Breakout Sessions at the Spring Seminar
Tracy Moffatt has been an Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) member since 1998 and a vital part of the AGM Education Team since 2000. She was the 2009 recipient of the AGM Educator of the Year Award and serves on the AGM Board of Directors as the President. Tracy presents seminars and workshops for Golf and Retail Industries worldwide. She is a regular presenter for the PGA of America and was the 2014 recipient of the Southwest Florida Chapter’s Henry B. Watkins Award. She will be hosting two separate breakout sessions on Tuesday, March 6th: SESSION #1: KPI Analysis for Profit and Growth. SESSION #2: Buying with a Plan – Planning for the Buy. Click here for more information.
PGA of Alberta Partners with PrinterWorks West
The PGA of Alberta is pleased to announce a new partnership with PrinterWorks West as the Official Printer Supplier of the PGA of Alberta. Based in Calgary, PrinterWorks West offers a broad range of software and hardware solutions to meet your in-house copying and printing requirements. For more information, please click here.
Register today for the 2018 Spring Seminar!
Registration is now available for the 2018 PGA of Alberta Spring Seminar, presented by E-Z-GO and Golf Trends Inc. on March 5th & 6th at the Carriage House Inn. Guest speakers include Cameron McCormick, Kevin Lowe, James Sieckmann, and many more talented professionals. CLICK HERE to register.
Renowned Golf Coach James Sieckmann Ready to Present at the Spring Seminar
James Sieckmann will be presenting at the 2018 Spring Seminar on Monday, March 5th from 1-4PM. His topic will be: The Art of Coaching Short Game – Scoring from 120 Yards and In. James is on the Titleist Performance Institute Advisory board and shared his unique coaching with other teachers around world including Golf Education Asia, The World Golf Fitness Summit, PGA Sweden, PGA Spain and the Federation de Golf Columbia. He is the current Short Game Coach to 13 fully exempt Tour players including Charley Hoffman, I.K. Kim, Smylie Kaufman, Ben Crane and Tom Pernice. Click here for more information on the Spring Seminar.
Cameron McCormick to present at the Spring Seminar
Cameron McCormick will be presenting for the PGA of Alberta Spring Seminar on Tuesday, March 6th from 1 - 3PM. The topic he will be presenting is: The Skill Code – The hidden elements to improve performance (unpacking the true difference makers and knowledge nuggets that all players need to play well). McCormick’s client list covers the gamut from beginner to elite players. He is most well-known for coaching 3-time Major Champion, Jordan Spieth since the age of 12; and 2011 US Women’s Open Champion & 2017 ANA Inspiration Champion So Yeon Ryu. His clients, past and present, include over 20 combined PGA, Champions, Web.com and LPGA Tour players & 4 of the last 8 USGA Junior Amateur champions. Click here for more details on the Spring Seminar.
PGA of Canada National Award Winners
Congratulations to the following PGA of Alberta Members on their National Award; Paul Horton (Heritage Pointe GA), Ben Kern Coach of the Year; Mike Matuch (Bearspaw CC), Pat Fletcher Retailer of the Year; Sean Murray (Bearspaw CC), Moe Norman Candidate for Membership of the Year; and Sean Thompson (Calgary G&CC), Stan Leonard Class “A” Professional of the Year. All winners were honoured at the Association’s annual PGA of Canada Night at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL.
Michael O'Donnell set to host PD Series
An international expert on growing the game, Michael O’Donnell is an innovative program developer, with an extensive industry background that includes roles at Nike Golf, where he managed the Marketing and Sports Marketing Departments. In addition, he created the largest golf instruction business in the world, The Nike Golf Learning Centers, which employed more than 230 PGA Professionals. During his nearly 30-year career as a golf professional, O’Donnell has been renowned for his ability to increase bottom-line financial performance through comprehensive instruction programs. His unique views on driving consumer engagement through the creation of compelling communities allow sites to unlock their hidden potential and maximize financial performance. Click here for his full bio and topic details.
PGA of Alberta Spring Seminar 2018: Save the Date
The 2018 PGA of Alberta Spring Seminar presented by E-Z-GO & Golf Trends Inc. will be held March 5th & 6th at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary. Mark these dates in your calendar now, we hope you plan on attending this annual kickoff to the golf season. The Education Committee along with the office has been diligently working to find the best speakers to present relevant industry topics and we are thrilled with this year's lineup. The Registration Package will be sent out shortly. Click here for more information.