Scott Allred (Elbow Springs GC) started out with a 2-under 32 on the front nine at the newly renovated Derrick G&WC then continued his strong play on the back nine to finished at 2-68. Allred has a 3 shot lead over 2015 PGA of Alberta Club Pro Champion Darryl James (NGA @ Shaganappi) who finished the day at 1-over 71. The two will battle tomorrow to decide the 2015 Senior Champion. Click here for all the results.
PGA of Canada News
2015 Awards Finalists Announced
Congratulations to this year's awards finalists. Winners will be announced at the 2015 PGA of Alberta Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 21st at the Edmonton Expo Centre. All members and partners of the PGA of Alberta are invited to join us for this evening of recognition and celebration. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will start at 5:00pm and the awards banquet will start at approximately 6:00pm. Good luck to all of the 2015 Finalists!
Pro-Assistant: Final Tournament of the Year!
The draw is now posted for the annual Pro-Assistant tournament taking place on Tuesday, September 22nd & Wednesday, September 23rd. This 2-day 54-hole tournament is sponsored by Callaway Golf and being hosted again at Innisfail GC. Nine holes each day will be played in a different format: Best Ball, Scotch Ball & Scramble. This year’s tournament will comprise forty-eight of Alberta's sharpest Head Pro/Assistant teams that hail from all throughout the province. Last year’s Champions of Craig McArthur & David MacComb from Blackhawk GC will look to defend their title against a voracious field. Shotgun start for both days will be at 10am. Click here to see the current field and draw.
Champions Play Well at 2015 Pro-Pro Best Ball
Club Pro Champion Darryl James (NGA at Shaganappi) and PGA of Alberta Champion Dustin Risdon (NGA at McCall Lake) paired up to walk away with the 2015 G&G Golf Company Pro-Pro Best Ball sponsored by Allstate with an amazing 12 under 59 under cool temperatures today at the Belvedere G&CC. Finishing tied for second were Tour Championship winner Keith Whitecotton (The Quarry GC) and Canadian Assistants’ Championship runner up Eric Locke (Wolf Creek GR) and the team of Quinn Powell (McKenzie Meadows GC) and partner Murray Walter (Redwood Meadows G&CC). Click here for all results.
ALLRED CAPTURED TITLE
Scott Allred (Elbow Springs GC) coasted to a 5 shot victory at the 2015 Senior Championship hosted by The Derrick G&WC. Allred scored a 4-over 74 on day two to finish the tournament at 2-over 142. Cameron Code (Edson GC) and Gary Ward tied for second. Gary Ward was the low round on day 2 with a 1-under 69. Ron Laugher (Priddis Greens G&CC) won the Super Senior Division and Ray Meria took home the Diamond Division. Click here for all the results.
BELBIN HOLDS ON
After an up and down day Mike Belbin (Royal Mayfair GC) held on to win the SunIce Tour Championship hosted by Royal Mayfair GC. Mike finished the tournament at 1-over 141 winning by 2 shots over Keith Whitecotton (The Quarry), Jamie Kureluk (GolfTEC Calgary) and David MacComb (Blackhawk GC). Click here for all the results.