Brack Little shot a 1-under 70 and then birdied the first playoff hole today at his home course at The Ranch GC to capture the seventh Callaway Professional Series event of the season. Little's round equalled that of Gary Ward of the Edmonton CC, which sent the two players out for extra holes, where Little hit it to 2 feet for the win. Shaun Luopa of the Red Deer G&CC, a winner last week, and Andre DiBartolo of the Highlands GC finished tied for 3rd after even-par rounds of 71.
Tips from the Pros - Week 14
In this week's video tip with the Edmonton Journal, Craig McArthur, Head Professional at the Blackhawk GC, demonstrates how to align yourself properly and the positive effects that proper alignment can have on your game.
Draw Posted for Callaway Professional Series at Mill Woods
The draw has been posted for the Callaway Professional Series event at the Mill Woods GC in Edmonton on Tuesday, August 3rd. The event will be an 8:00am Shotgun and will include a complimentary lunch following play for all competitors.
Blair Buttar Wins the 2010 PGA of Alberta Championship on the 1st Playoff Hole
Blair Buttar of the Glendale G&CC made par on the first playoff hole to win the 2010 Club Car / Titleist - FootJoy PGA of Alberta Championship at the River Bend GC. Chris Toth, the defending champion, matched Buttar's two-day total of 5-under par to force the playoff, while Brett Burgeson of Country Hills GC finished alone in third.
Scott Allred Leads after Day 1 at the PGA of Alberta Championship
Scott Allred of the Elbow Springs GC shot a 5-under par 67 today at the River Bend GC to lead the 2010 Club Car / Titleist - FootJoy PGA of Alberta Championship by a single shot. Roy Hide of the Red Deer G&CC and Troy Prusky of the Lakeside GC join Allred in the final threesome after 4-under 68's, while 8 players are three shots back after 2-under 70's.
2010 PGA of Alberta Championship
The 2010 Club Car- Titleist Footjoy PGA of Alberta Championship will be taking place July 26th and 27th at the River Bend GC. Click here to view the round one draw. Tee Times start at 7:00am on both days.
Lakeside Playing Ability Test Round 1 Results
Results have been posted for the first round of the Playing Ability Test at Lakeside GC in Chestermere. Tee Times for Day 2 begin at 7:00am.
Tips from the Pros - Week 13
Brack Little of The Ranch GC, a recent winner on the Callaway Professional Series, tells you how to improve your lag-putting and avoid those dreaded 3-putts more often.
Click here to view the draw for the Lakeside Playing Ability Test that has been rescheduled for July 20 & 21.
Courage Defends Title at the Seniors Championship
Gord Courage shoots a 2-over 72 for a two day total of 139 Thursday at the Calgary G&CC to defend his Senior Championship title. Burt Drysdale topped the Super Senior division with an overall score of 153.
Gord Courage leads after Round 1 of the Senior Championship
Defending Champion Gord Courage of the CC of the Hamptons shot a 3-under 67 in the first round of the PGA of Alberta Senior Championship being held at the Calgary G&CC. Joining him in the final threesome of tomorrow's second round will be Retired Member Wayne Bygrave and Host Professional Tom Greiner.
Lakeside Players' Tour event postponed
The Lakeside Players' Tour event scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, July 12th and 13th has been postponed due to weather. The event has been re-scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, September 7th. Players in the event should confirm their attendance with the office, or withdraw from the event online or by fax.
Lakeside Playing Ability Test Postponed
The Playing Ability Test scheduled for the Lakeside GC on July 12th and 13th has been postponed. The event will now take place Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20th and 21st. Tee Times will begin at 12pm on Tuesday and 7am on Wednesday. Please confirm your attendance with Kelsey Loftus at the PGA of Alberta office.
Golf Show News
2010 BUYING SHOW
Exhibitor Registration for the 2010 PGA of Alberta Buying Show is now available. Click here to request a package.
Lakeside Players' Tour Event / Playing Ability Test to resume at 4:15pm
The Players' Tour event at Lakeside GC, along with the Playing Ability Test, will resume at 4:15pm. All players should return to the golf course by 4:00pm.
Lakeside Players' Tour event shortened to 18 holes; will begin at 8:00am on Tuesday, July 13th
Play was washed out today at the Callaway / Fletcher Players' Tour event at Lakeside GC. The event has been shortened to 18 holes, and will begin with tee times at 8:00am on Tuesday, July 13th.
PGA of Canada News
Lakeside Playing Ability Test Postponed to Tuesday, July 13th; Tee times begin at 8:00am, with Round 2 beginning at 1:00pm
Today's Playing Ability Test round at Lakeside GC was postponed due to weather. Play will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, July 13th at 8:00am off of the 10th tee. Round 2 Tee Times will begin at 1:00pm off of the 1st tee.
Tips from the Pros - Week 12
Brandon Shier of the Windermere G&CC demnostrates how to work your shots with draws and fades to improve your scoring.
The 2010 PGA of Alberta Buying Show will take place Tuesday - Friday, October 19th to 22nd at the Edmonton Expo Centre (formerly Northlands Agricom). Mark your calendars now!
Draw posted for the third Players' Tour event of 2010
The draw has been posted for the Players' Tour event taking place Monday, July 12th and Tuesday, July 13th at the Lakeside GC. Tee times begin at 1:00pm on Monday and 7:00am on Tuesday.
PGA of Canada News
Senior Championship - Draw posted
Click here to view the draw for the 2010 Senior Championship. This event will be starting with tee times at 9:45am on Wednesday, July 14th and at 8:00am on Thursday, July 15th.
Jeanette Kerr Captures 2010 PGA of Alberta Ladies Championship
Jeanette Kerr of the Royal Mayfair GC won her fourth PGA of Alberta Ladies Championship today at The Derrick Golf & Winter Club, shooting a 1-over 74 for a four-shot victory over Jil Swenson of the Stony Plain GC.
Jeanette Kerr and Jil Swenson Lead after Round 1 of the 2010 PGA of Alberta Ladies Championship
Jeanette Kerr of the Royal Mayfair GC and Jil Swenson of Stony Plain GC lead Rhonda Carter of Glencoe G&CC by two shots heading into the final round of the 2010 PGA of Alberta Ladies Championship at The Derrick Golf & Winter Club.
Hutchings Wins Playoff at River Spirit
Mark Hutchings, Kananaskis Country GC takes home his first tournament win of the season following three way playoff. Hutchings, Mark Corrigan (Pinebrook G&CC) and Roy Hide (Red Deer G&CC) shot 71 to force a 4-hole playoff at the Callaway Golf Professional Series held at the River Spirit GC.
Tips from the Pros - Week 11
Kevin Day from Billy D's Golf Centre talks about how to improve your downhill putting, including striking the ball with the toe of your putter to deaden the impact.