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Final Golf Supply House Professional Series of the Year
The draw is now posted for the final Golf Supply House Professional Series #10 of 2016. Stony Plain GC will play host to 43 Professionals on Wednesday, August 31st, hoping to win the closing Professional Series of the year. Tee times begin at 1:00pm. Click here to see the draw and current field.
Five Advance to Shaw Charity Classic Event Qualifier
The Calgary Elks Lodge & GC saw 12 participants today trying to qualify for the Shaw Charity Classic. However, only five have earned a spot in the Event Qualifier being held on Tuesday, August 30th at The Hamptons GC in Calgary. Congratulations to Darryl James (69), Bob Niger (71), Jeff LeMaster (71), Klas Tenmark (71), and Gord Courage (72) for advancing to the Event Qualifier. Click here for more information.
RISDON WINS 2ND IN A ROW
Dustin Risdon (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake) shot a 1-under 71 to capture his 2nd PGA of Alberta Championship in a row. Risdon won by one shot over Wes Heffernan (Golf Canada Centre) and Keith Whitecotton (The Quarry) who both battled the tough conditions to shoot even par 72’s. Four golfers all tied for fourth at 74. Click here for full results.
Playing Ability Test - Alberta Springs GR
The draw has been posted for the Playing Ability Test at Alberta Springs GR on August 29 & 30, 2016. Tee times begin at 10:00AM on August 29th and 8:00AM on August 30th. Click here for the draw.
Day 1 of PGA of Alberta Championship - CANCELLED
Day one of the PGA of Alberta Championship has been cancelled due to unplayable conditions. The draw will remain in the same order for round two, with tee times beginning at 9:00am tomorrow, August 23rd. This will be a one round Championship. Click here to view the round two draw and tee times.
Shaw Charity Classic Pre-Qualifier Draw
Twelve players will play for five spots at the Shaw Charity Classic Event Qualifier - the last stage before the official tournament being held again at Canyon Meadows G&CC. The Pre-Qualifier will begin at 7:30am on Thursday, August 25th at Calgary Elks Lodge & GC. Good luck to PGA of Alberta members Darryl James (National Golf Academy @ Shaganappi) & Gord Courage (Hamptons GC). To view the draw, please click here.
PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine – Issue #9
The August 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 PGA of Alberta Championship at Edmonton Petroleum G&CC, Q&A with Executive Director Robert Rousselle (Part two), the PGA of Alberta's new video channel, and much more. Click here to be directed to the magazine.
Club Car – TaylorMade adidas PGA of Alberta Championship
The draw is now posted for the 34th annual PGA of Alberta Championship sponsored by Club Car – TaylorMade adidas. This year’s Championship takes place up north at the Edmonton Petroleum G&CC on August 22nd & 23rd. Ninety-four of Alberta’s top Professionals will be competing to take home a piece of the $34,500 purse and reserve a spot on the Alberta Assistants’ and Club Pro teams. Round one and two tee times will begin at 7am. Please click here to view the round one draw.
PLAYOFF AT CARDIFF
Adam Bruce (Glendale G&CC) and local professionals Dallas Cantera (Cardiff G&CC) and Cody Hancock (Cardiff G&CC) all shot 1-under 71’s but needed 1 extra hole to decide the Golf Supply House Professional Series Event hosted by Cardiff G&CC. Adam Bruce was eventually crowned the champion. Club Pro Champion Blair Oko (Blair Oko Golf Academy), Spencer Vandermey (Lewis Estates GC) and Nicholas Vandermey all finished 1 behind with even par 72’s. Click here for all the results.
ALLRED COMES FROM BEHIND
A strong charge on Day 2 by Scott Allred (Elbow Springs GC) to capture the 2016 Senior Championship presented by MKRAK and hosted by Inglewood G&CC. Allred shot a 4-under 67 to win by 2 shots over Day 1 leader Darryl James (NGA@Shaganappi) and Lyndon King (Collicutt Siding GC). Kevin Snell had a strong 2 days and won the Super Senior Division while Derek Gibson took home the Diamond Division. Click here for all the results.