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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at 780-916-8856.
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.
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.