The PGA on Wheels attended the Sport Calgary All Sport One Day event on Saturday, June 17th which saw many young golfers throughout the day participating in various golfing activities. Thank you for the support we received from John Deneer, Brady Karlson, Sean Murray and Sean Thompson who all volunteered their time to give instruction at the event. Thank you as well to Alberta Golf for attending and the continued support of the PGA on Wheels program. The next stop for the PGA on Wheels circuit is the Canada Day celebration in Spruce Grove on Saturday, July 1st. Click here to learn more about the PGA on Wheels program.
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LOCKE HAS A TWO STROKE LEAD AFTER ROUND 1 AT WOODSIDE GC
The second event in the Players’ Tour series sponsored by Jancor Agencies reminded everyone who the top golfers in Alberta are. Thirty four Professionals set out to play for a piece of the $8,000 on the line. With great conditions in the morning, competitors played to keep scores below par for round one. By the 9th hole Eric Locke (Priddis Greens G&CC) and Kent Fukushima (Affiliate) led the front nine hoping it would be enough to finish on top for the first round. Locke fired 6 birdies finishing with a 4-under 66 for the round one lead. The afternoon presented some difficult conditions as the rain and wind started to pick up. Click here for full round one results and round two tee times.
KIRKNESS WINS AT PRIDDIS GREENS G&CC
Samuel Kirkness (Priddis Greens G&CC) shot a 1-over 73 at his home course to win his first Alberta PGA event. Phil McCluskey (Dinosaur Trail G&CC), Jason Stanier (Inglewood G&CC) and host Executive Professional Chad Thomlinson (Priddis Greens G&CC) all finished in second 1 shot behind Kirkness. The event was sponsored by Golf Supply House. Click here for all the results.
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BARROS WINS BACK-TO-BACK
Kylie Barros (Glendale G&CC) shot an impressive round of 75 on day 2 to help her capture the Ladies' Championship sponsored by Dexim Golfwear. Marsha Rogers (The Derrick G&WC) finished in second with 2015 winner Alexandra Freeman (Silver Springs G&CC) taking home third. Click here for full Championship results.
MURRAY WALTER AND KEVIN BLACK END THE DAY WITH A VICTORY!
Murray Walter (Redwood Meadows G&CC) and Kevin Black (Redwood Meadows G&CC) capture the second annual Golf Supply House Pro-Pro Scramble hosted by Coyote Creek G&RV Resort. Walter and Black blistered the course shooting a 12-under 59. Dustin Risdon and Darryl James (National Golf Academy @ McCall Lake) finished tied for second with Blaine Kruger and Blair McDowell at 11-under 60. Click here for all the results.