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2018 Annual Dues
This is a kind reminder for members who have not yet paid their 2018 Annual Dues. The deadline is November 1, 2017.
PGA of Alberta Bursary Recipients
The PGA of Alberta along with O’Neill Canada is pleased to present four $750 bursaries to the following deserving Candidates for Membership and Assistants': Joel Douglas (Cottonwood G&CC), Craig Gibson (Sirocco GC), Brady Karlson (Canyon Meadows G&CC) and Crystal Shapka (Highwood G&CC). Congratulations and thank you to everyone who applied.
Congratulations to our 2017 Award Winners
The PGA of Alberta announced the winners of its annual Awards on Wednesday, October 18th at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Please click here to view this year’s winners.
PGA of Alberta 2017 Awards Banquet
The PGA of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Awards Banquet, taking place today (October 18th) at 5:30PM at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Click here to see this year's finalists for all awards.
PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine – Issue #15
The Awards issue of the PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine... the "Golf Report" is now live. Content in this issue includes an overview of the PGA of Alberta award finalists, this year’s tournament winners, and much more! Click here to view the magazine.
Kevin Thistle Named New PGA of Canada CEO
Following an extensive search of accomplished business and marketing leaders, the PGA of Canada has selected one of its own to lead the association to a new level of sustainable growth and success. “Considering the large number of highly accomplished business leaders who entered this competition, I am excited to announce that our Board of Directors has selected Kevin Thistle to lead the PGA of Canada into an exciting new era of success,” said Steve Wood, President of the Board of Directors of the PGA of Canada. Kevin Thistle is the former President of Golf Operations for the Windmill Group in Calgary and has held leadership positions at some of Canada’s most recognized golf clubs including Angus Glen. Click here to read the full press release.
Tee Talks Live - professional development conferences
Tee Talks Live - a series of professional development conferences available exclusively to PGA of Canada members. One of the first Tee Talks Live conferences, which are part of the PGA of Canada’s overall professional development platform, will take place in Calgary (Westin Calgary Hotel) on Oct. 31 - Nov. 1. Tee Talks Live is designed to support members in all areas of the industry, from teaching and coaching - to management - to retail - to marketing, and more. Click here for more information and the registration form.
The 2017 PGA of Alberta tournament season is officially concluded. Thank you to all of our Sponsors, Members and Host Venues for making it a fantastic season. Congratulations to this year's tournament winners and we look forward to having another successful season in 2018. To see a recap of this year’s winners, please click here.
Alberta Golf Shows: 3 weeks left for early registration
Registration is now open for the 2018 Edmonton and Calgary Golf Shows in March of 2018! These Shows are a great opportunity to promote your facility and your facility programs to over 7,000 consumers. There's less than 3 weeks left for the early registration option of $1,050 (100 sq. ft. booth) plus a prize donation of $400. DEADLINE is DECEMBER 8th. If you have any questions about the Show or require further information please contact the PGA of Alberta office at 403.256.8894.
APPLY FOR A BURSARY TODAY
The PGA of Alberta along with O’Neill is pleased to present four bursaries of $750 this year to deserving Candidates For Membership (CFM) and Assistants who meet or exceed the bursary criteria as outlined. These bursaries are awarded annually at the Awards Banquet during the Buying Show in October. 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). Deadline to submit application is Friday, September 29th at 4pm. Click here for more information.