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Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners
The PGA of Alberta announced the winners of its annual Awards on Wednesday, October 19th at the Edmonton Expo Centre.
PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine – Issue #10
The October issue of the PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine... the "Golf Report" is now live. An initiative in partnership with Inside Golf, content includes an overview of the 2016 PGA of Alberta Award Finalists, highlight of the 2017 Alberta Golf Shows, education sessions being offered during the PGA of Alberta Buying Show and much more! Click here to be directed to the magazine.
Buying Show Education Series
Take the opportunity to listen to some knowledgeable presenters at the 2016 PGA of Alberta Buying Show. Click here to view the full schedule, along with speaker bios. Open to all attendees at the Buying Show! REGISTER TODAY.
Education Session - 'Tax Planning For Golf Professionals'
Whether you are a complex business or just filing your personal tax return, proactive tax planning is critical to ensuring you take advantage of tax legislation. In this one hour session you will have the opportunity to discuss tax planning and explore the avenues that a Golf Professional can and should take advantage of but rarely do. Jonathan Gallo, as a Member of the Royal Mayfair GC in Edmonton, understands the business of golf and will be able to directly relate to you and your business. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
PGA of Alberta Announces 2016 Awards Finalists
The PGA of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for our 2016 Awards Ceremony, taking place on Wednesday, October 19th at 5:30PM at the Edmonton Expo Centre. For details on all the finalists, click Read More.
APPLY FOR A BURSARY TODAY
The PGA of Alberta is pleased to present four bursaries of $750 each year to deserving Candidates for Membership and Assistants who meet or exceed the bursary criteria as outlined. These bursaries are awarded annually at the Awards Banquet at the Buying Show. All CFM's and Assistants are eligible and encouraged to apply. A minimum of two of the bursaries will be reserved for seasonal CFM's (working 9 months or less for their employer).
Tour Championship Winner Dustin Risdon
Click here to watch a brief interview with the Sunice Tour Championship Winner Dustin Risdon (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake) after firing a two day total of 11-under par 133 to win by 8 shots ahead of his nearest competitor. Risdon trumped the course record on day two by one shot with a 64 (8-under).
From Baby Boomers to Millennials - 'How to Get Your Shop Back on Track and into the New Age'
Never have we lived in an era where the golf business needs to stay relevant to this many differences in purchasing habits over so many generations. In this one hour education session presented by Vanessa Salomons, Director of Retail – Monaghan Golf Group, you will look at some ways to creatively reinvent your approach to golf retail. Learn how to boost your pro shop sales by embracing the changing way people purchase. What are you doing differently in your shop since the "Millennials" have become the largest living generation? Click here to register.
Social Media as a Revenue Generator & Employment Opportunity
Do you find social media time consuming and overwhelming? You and your club are posting, engaging with users and sharing online but who is listening and why? Engagement is the key to growing your audience. In this session you will discuss why it is important to take a step back and ask yourself ‘what am I trying to convey?’ Click here for the full topic description and REGISTER TODAY!
Buying Show Education Series Released
Craig Kirchner, professional retail consultant and merchandising specialist, will be presenting at the 2016 Buying Show. Listen to this accomplished professional, who has more than 30 years of experience, educate you on ‘The Winning Golf Culture’ and ‘Merchandise Buy Plans’. Click here for a detailed topic description, as well as Mr. Kirchner’s full bio. REGISTER TODAY.