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HEFFERNAN CLIMBS THE LEADERBOARD TO FINISH WITH A VICTORY
Rainy weather conditions for the players to start round 2 of the Third Players' Tour event of the season at Redwood Meadows G&CC. The skies opened up for the players on the back 9 as Wes Heffernan (Golf Canada Centre) was able to climb the leaderboard to finish first overall by posting a 4-under 68 on day 2, with 4 birdies and 1 eagle, for a 36-hole total of 137. Kent Fukushima (Affiliate) was able to maintain his steady play and finished the tournament in second place posting a second round score of 2-under, for a 36 hole total of 138, which locked him into second place. Jamie Kureluk (GolfTEC Calgary) was able to make his way up the leaderboard and finish day 2 by shooting 6-under 66, for a 36 hole total of 139, clinching him a third place finish.
Round 1 Playing Ability Test Results – Redwood Meadows G&CC
Click here for the round one results from the Redwood Meadows G&CC Playing Ability Test.
KENT LEADS AFTER DAY ONE OF PLAYERS’ TOUR
With shaky weather to begin the day for round one of the Redwood Meadows G&CC Players’ Tour, blue skies ending up prevailing resulting in great conditions for the players. No stranger to being at the top of the leaderboard, Kent Fukushima (Affiliate) separated himself from the stacked field of Professionals to lead after day one. Kent followed up a fantastic front nine of 1-under with an even better back nine to finish the day at 4-under 68. Right behind Kent in a 4-way tie for second were the likes of Wes Heffernan (Golf Canada Centre), Tyler LeBouthillier (Lynx Ridge GC), Scott Smith (Bearspaw CC) and Scott Stiles (Inglewood G&CC). All competitors shot an outstanding 3-under 69 to sit one back of Fukushima. Click here for full round one results and round two tee times.
Draw for the Players' Tour at Redwood Meadows G&CC
The draw is posted for the third 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 tournament is being hosted by Redwood Meadows G&CC on July 9th & 10th. Tee Times begin at 2:30pm on Sunday, July 9th and 8:00am on Monday, July 10th. Purse is set at $6,250. Click here to see the current field and draw for day one.
Draw for the Golf Supply House Professional Series #5 at Speargrass GC
The draw is now posted for the Golf Supply House Professional Series' fifth event, hosted by Speargrass GC. 46 players will compete for a total purse of $5,900 on Tuesday, July 11th. Crossover will begin at 8:30am. Click here to see the draw.
Draw Posted for the PAT at the Redwood Meadows G&CC
The draw has been posted for round 1 and round 2 of the third Playing Ability Test of 2017. Hosted by Redwood Meadows G&CC, this attempt will begin with tee times at 4:10pm on Sunday, July 9th and 9:40am on Monday, July 10th for round 2. Click here to view tee times for both days.
Blackhawk GC and Camrose GC win at Pro-Junior North
The team of Evan Dyki & Will Holan of Blackhawk GC took home Low Gross honors today at the Edmonton Petroleum G&CC in the 2017 Pro-Junior North. Team Blackhawk GC shot a 4-under par score of 68 to edge out the competition. Braxton Fox and Erik Bouck of Camrose GC combined for an excellent score of 8-under 64 to take home the Net title. Larry Petryk of Raven Crest G&CC shot a 2-under 70 to win the Individual Professional title. Click here for the full tournament results.
PGA on Wheels a Huge Success for Canada Day Celebration
Thank you to Ryan Doucette (Cougar Creek GR), Trevor Goplin (The Derrick G&WC), Tyler Willner (Royal Mayfair GC) and Ron Vander Mey (Lewis Estates GC) and all the volunteers that helped make the PGA on Wheels in Spruce Grove for Canada Day a huge success. The PGA on Wheels area saw hundreds of kids throughout the day take part in the various junior activities offered. The next PGA on Wheels event will be the Jumpstart Games at the Calgary Soccer Centre on Thursday, July 20th. We will need strong support from our members so please contact the office today if you are available to volunteer. Click here for more information.
BRODERSON WINS AT HOME
Similar to 2015, Kevin Broderson (Lacombe G&CC) shot a 2-under 69 to capture another Professional Series event at his home course. Weston Gillett (Drayton Valley GC) and Gage Murphy (Cardiff G&CC) finished tied for second with 1-under 70’s. Click here for all the results.
Six players pass their Playing Ability Test at Woodside GC
Congratulations to Minbae Jun (Golf Canada Calgary Centre), Edmund Dzieciuch (Apple Creek GC), Vincent Gibson (Hinton GC), Trey Lidbury (Woodside GC), Blake Roney (Turner Valley GC) and Carson Taylor (McKenzie Meadows GC), who all passed their Playing Ability Test today at the Woodside GC.