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Sunice Tour Championship Draw Now Posted
Sundre GC will host the 2016 Sunice PGA of Alberta Tour Championship next week on Sept. 6th & 7th. The top 10 money leaders from this years’ Players’ Tour events, the top 10 money leaders from this years’ Professional Series events, and the top 30 overall individual money leaders were all invited to play in this two day 36-hole competition. Two time defending Champion Mike Belbin (Royal Mayfair GC) will lead the charge against 46 other top Professionals in Alberta. Tee times begin at 1pm on Tuesday, Sept. 6th and 8am on Wednesday, Sept. 7th. Please click here to see the current field and draw.
MacCOMB FINISHING STRONG
With the season winding down David MacComb (Blackhawk GC) shot his best tournament round of the season to win the final Golf Supply House Professional Series Event of the season. Under great conditions MacComb had an eagle and eight birdies to shot a 5-under 67. Joey Sereda (Highlands GC) finished a close second with a 4-under 68. Spencer Vandermay (Lewis Estates GC) and Blaine Kruger (Stony Plain GC) finished tied for third at 3-under. Click here for all the results.
PGA of Alberta Champion Dustin Risdon
Click here to watch a short interview with the PGA of Alberta Champion Dustin Risdon (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake) who shot a 1-under 71 at Edmonton Petroleum G&CC to win the Championship.
Six Advance to the Shaw Charity Classic
Six players qualify for the Champions Tour Shaw Charity Classic on Aug. 31 - Sept. 4 at Canyon Meadows G&CC. Clark Dennis & Bob Niger had the low rounds of the day both shooting 3-under 69’s, followed by Jeff LeMaster, Miguel Angel Martin & John Inman with 1-under 71's. Jose Coceres received the final qualifying spot with an even par 72. Click here for more information.
Four pass the Playing Ability Test at Alberta Springs GR
Congratulations to the following new members; Graeme Drummond (McKenzie Meadows GC), Evan Dyki (The Quarry GC), Shae Wagner (Boulder Creek GC), and Chris Ward (Edmonton Petroleum G&CC).
Canyon Meadows G&CC ready for golf's legends and the Shaw Classic
“It’s funny because this is Year 4 and every year has been a bit of a different buildup as far as excitement goes,” said Matt Freeman, the Head Pro at the club which is once again hosting the Shaw Charity Classic tournament. “This year I would say there’s a little more hype based on the field and the new players coming. The last-gasp qualifier for the Classic goes on Tuesday, August 30th at The Hamptons Golf Club, with 28 golfers teeing off in hopes of snaring one of six entries. Included in the group are three Calgarians: Scott Allred, Gord Courage and Darryl James. Click here to read the full article.
Calgary Golf Professional, Darryl James, battling recent back injury in bid for Shaw spot
Darryl James is shooting to qualify for the Shaw Charity Classic. James has already teed it up twice against the PGA Tour Champions stars and is hoping to experience it all over again as the senior birdie-machines return to Canyon Meadows, but the 55-year-old has been bothered by a lower-back injury since being rear-ended in a traffic accident late last week. An instructor at National Golf Academy at Shaganappi, James was among the success stories at the qualifier in 2014 and received an exemption last summer. Click here to read the full article by Wes Gilbertson - Calgary Sun.
Sunice Tour Championship - Qualifiers
Sundre GC will play host to this year’s Sunice Tour Championship on September 6th & 7th. The top 10 money leaders from this years’ Players’ Tour events, the top 10 money leaders from this years’ Professional Series events, and the top 30 individual money leaders were all invited to play in this two-day 36-hole competition. Click here to see if you’ve qualified for the Championship.
RISDON WINS AT WILLOW
Dustin Risdon (NGA @ McCall Lake) shot a 4-under 67 to win the Golf Supply House Professional Series Event hosted by Willow Park G&CC. Almost chasing down Risdon was runner-up Murray Walter (Redwood Meadows G&CC) with a 3-under 68. Todd Halpen (Golf Canada Centre) finished in third with a 2-under 69. Click here for all results.
Alberta Springs PAT - Round 1 Results
Click here for the round one results for the 2016 Alberta Springs Fall Playing Ability Test. Tee times for round two begin at 8:00am tomorrow, Tuesday August 30th.