EARLY BIRD Exhibitor registration isOPENfor the 2024 Calgary Golf Show!
Why Exhibit at the Calgary Golf Show? More than 4,000 passionate golfers attend the Calgary Golf Show each year and use the Show as a great resource to further their engagement with the game in a variety of ways. When you Exhibit at the Show, you’ll have the opportunity to raise the profile of your business or facility, while also selling (green fees, products, etc.) directly to consumers. With an indoor driving range, a massive Clearance Centre, and many other family friendly Show activities including a Long Drive Competition, there is something for all ages, ensuring Exhibitor access to a broad range of demographics.
Calgary Golf Show March 16th & 17th, 2023 | BMO Centre (Hall D)
Top 100 Points All PGA of Alberta members at a facility that pays for a booth at the Calgary Golf Show will receive 5 Top 100 points for the new program year!
Early Bird Deadline The Early Bird registration deadline isJanuary 10th, 2024. Be sure to take advantage of these discounted rates and don’t miss out on being a part of the Calgary Golf Show! If you have any questions about the Show, please contact Michelle Moody at [email protected]. Click link below to Register (login required).
The PGA of Alberta Assistants’ Board will be presenting 5 webinars from December - April with the intention of providing professional development for all Assistants within the industry. This will provide an avenue for networking and relationship building so members can continue to further their careers. Details for each webinar will be released closer to each date, they will all be from 10:00am-11:15am on Zoom.
December 18th, 2023- Increasing Employment Term & Building Brand Recognition
Cameron Cox (Glen Abbey GC)
David MacComb (Royal Mayfair GC)
Kim Valleau (Winston GC(The))
Pat Wilmot (Earl Grey GC)
Mark Your Calendars For Future Webinars!
January 15th, 2024- Creating and Establishing Your Own "Business & Brand"
February 6th, 2024- Industry Trends (Fashion, Purchasing, Event Types, Leagues, etc.)
March 12th, 2024- Understanding Compensation Structures, Negotiating Contracts, KPI’s and Bonuses
April 9th, 2024- Work/Life Balance: Mental and Physical Health
*Reminder this is free to all Members and each participant will receive 2 Top 100 Points/ Webinar up to a maximum of 6*
The PGA of Alberta Mentorship Program (separate from the PGA of Canada Mentorship Program) provides guidance and direction to first-year Members of the Association. The objective of the Mentorship Program is to create a group of Members who are passionate about their careers, the Industry and Association, leading to long-term commitment in the golf industry.
Members must have their Class "A" status within the Association in order to be a Mentor. We are in need of Mentors in all geographical locations of the province. We want to ensure the best support possible for our new Apprentice Professionals and this will be accomplished by pairing a Mentee with a Mentor that lives in a close proximity.
Expectations of Mentors
Commit to your Mentor/Mentee relationship(s) for a minimum of 1-year.
Be accountable for your Mentee and provide continuous support on an ongoing basis as needed.
Set parameters of the relationship with the Mentee and create a plan for goals/objectives on what both parties want achieve.
Attempt to meet in person with your Mentee twice (spring & fall). For example, this can be accomplished over a round of golf or at an Association tournament/event.
Provide feedback to the office by completing the Mentor Evaluation Form when required.
Top 100 Points All Mentors will receive 5Top 100 pointsmax. for their involvement in the Mentorship Program. These points are awarded annually. All Mentors must execute the action items as indicated and submit the Evaluation Form before being eligible to receive points. Points are ONLY awarded for the first-year of your pairing. Become A Mentor in 2024 If interested in being involved, click the link below to submit the "Become A Mentor" formbyJanuary 31st, 2024.After the form has been submitted, you will be added to the Mentor list (if eligible) and MAY be assigned a Mentee in February (depending on total number of Mentors/Mentees, and geographical location).
Become A Mentee in 2024 All new Members of the Association are automatically signed up to be a Mentee in the program. If you received your card in 2023, you will AUTOMATICALLY be assigned a Mentor in February of 2024.
If interested in being a Mentee and you are not a new Member as stated above, please contact[email protected]at the PGA office for more information. Mentors are assigned based on several factors including geographical location to the Mentee.
2024 Day Planner
There are only 6 hard copies of the 2024 Day Planner left!
If you want to purchase one of these, contact Marlene Sanderson [email protected]. The digital version is also available now for download (click link below).
Samuel Kirkness took home Low Club Professional honors, edging out teammate Weston Gillett , who made a 50-foot birdie on his final hole to force the playoff. Kirkness quickly answered with a 15-foot birdie to claim the Low Club Professional Trophy on the first sudden death hole.
Congratulations to all our professionals representing Alberta during the 5 PGA of Canada Championships, some notable accomplishments include: