It is the goal of the Education Committee to support our Members with continued educational initiatives to assist them with the provision of superior instruction, club management and promotion of the game initiatives and to ensure that they have the most accurate industry information available to them at all times. The Education Committee will attempt to provide high quality, value laden educational opportunities for our Members.
Spring Seminar Presented By:
1. California Teaching Summit
Group 1 Details:
Date: January 10th and 11th, 2018
Time: 8am – 5pm each day
Day 1 (Jan. 10th) will cover full swing with Dana Dahlquist at Desert Willow (Palm Desert)
Day 2 (Jan. 11th) will cover putting with Dr. Craig Farnsworth at The Palms GC (La Quinta)
Cost: $500 CAD plus GST
Group 2 Details:
Date: January 9th and 10th, 2018
Time: 8am – 5pm each day
Day 1 (Jan. 9th) will cover full swing with Dana Dahlquist at Desert Willow (Palm Desert)
Day 2 (Jan. 10th) will cover putting with Dr. Craig Farnsworth at The Palms GC (La Quinta)
Cost: $500 plus GST
2. Understanding the Value of the PGA Golf Professional
Date: February 26th, 2018
Time: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Venue: Red Deer G&CC
Speaker: Mike O'Donnell, Senior Director of Player Development at the PGA of America, will be hosting a player development workshop.
Cost: PGA of Alberta Members = $75/Person+GST
NON-PGA of Alberta Members = $85/Person +GST
*ALL WORKSHOPS OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS
These Workshops have been designed by the PGA of Alberta Education Committee to assist Members in all Membership categories gain the knowledge they need to perform their duties at the Golf Club.
All of this year’s Professional Development Series topics have, in consultation with the PGA of Alberta Membership & Employment Committee, been pulled from the PGA of Alberta Roadmap and pinpointed by the Education Committee as skills that are necessary in order to lead any Golf Professional down a path of success in the industry, no matter what your career aspirations – Teacher, Head Professional, General Manager, etc.
Candidates for Membership can gain useful knowledge which may be applied when completing industry based Core Competency Golf Modules.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
CARRIAGE HOUSE INN
9030 MACLEOD TRAIL SOUTH
Confirmed Speakers 2018
(Vice Chairman - Oilers Entertainment Group)
(Golf Performance Coach, Jordan Spieth's Coach)
(Director of Instruction at Shadow Ridge CC, worked with Smylie Kaufman)
(President, Association of Golf Merchandisers)
(Former Vice President & General Manager - Corus Entertainment)
(General Manager, Butterfield Trail Golf Club)
(Canadian Sales Manager for Super Speed Golf)
RESERVATIONS To receive the seminar rates below call 1.800.661.9566 and quote “PGA of Alberta Spring Seminar” before FEB. 12, 2018
The 2018 Spring Seminar presented by E-Z-GO will be held March 5th & 6th at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary. The Education Committee has been diligently working through the proposals sent and received from various speakers on relevant industry topics and we are pleased with this year's lineup. Mark these dates in your calendar now, we hope you plan on attending this annual kickoff to the golf season.