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Chris Ward Wins Back-to-Back Top 100 Awards
Top 100 News

Chris Ward Wins Back-to-Back Top 100 Awards

Congratulations to Chris Ward of the Edmonton Petroleum G&CC on winning his second consecutive Top 100 Award as determined by the rankings in the Top 100 Program presented by Foresight Sports Canada! The Top 100 Program is based on pre-defined measurable criteria designed to recognize members who dedicate their time and demonstrate proven abilities in advancing the Association’s interests for the benefit of all Golf Professionals.

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Chris had a terrific year within the Top 100 Program accumulating 83 points total to cruise to a five point victory! Chris is the first member to win this award in back-to-back years (including the years of the former Professional Development Program).

It was an exciting race to the very end with three other members finishing within ten points of Chris to claim one of this year’s cash prizes! Special shout-out to the following facilities for all having multiple Professionals inside the top 10 of the program this year; Edmonton Petroleum G&CC, Valley Ridge GC, and Inglewood G&CC.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH CHRIS RECEIVING THE AWARD

Cash Prizes...
In addition to the Award winner, the Association is proud to again award 10 cash prizes to the top point earners. Members needed to accumulate 57 points or more to earn a cheque this year. Congratulations to the following cash recipients who will receive their prize shortly:

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Points
Cash Prize
1st Chris Ward Edmonton Petroleum G&CC 83 $1,300
2nd Josh Fleming GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights 78 $1,000
3rd Bryce Halverson
Valley Ridge GC 76 $800
4th Joseph Busetto Edmonton Petroleum G&CC 73 $600
5th Stephen Yanitski
Valley Ridge GC 70 $450
6th Kyle Boyd Edmonton Petroleum G&CC 62 $350
7th Jason Plosz FootJoy - Acushnet Canada 61 $250
8th Logan Hill River Bend G&RA 60 $200
9th Samuel Kirkness Inglewood G&CC 58 $150
10th Jason Stanier Inglewood G&CC 57 $125

Top 100 Professionals
As part of this program, the PGA of Alberta acknowledges the Top 100 Professionals which are the top 100-point earners for the program year. The 2021 Top 100 Professionals will be officially announced in the coming weeks so stay tuned for more information!

View Standings - Click Here


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Richard "Rick" Martison in Memoriam (1943-2021)
Association News

Richard "Rick" Martison in Memoriam (1943-2021)

We are deeply saddened to announce the recent passing of former PGA of Alberta Member and PGA of Canada member Richard "Rick" Martison. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta on November 19th at the age of 78.

Rick joined the PGA of Canada in 1965 and in 67-68 became one of the first Canadians to play on the Australian Tour. After his touring career, Rick shifted focus back to Canada and in 1971 landed the head professional role at Silver Springs Golf and Country Club where he remained for 25 years before retiring. Five years later Rick found himself drawn back to the golf industry where he served as the General Manager at Country Hills where he finished out his career in 2006.

Our thoughts are with Rick’s family and friends during this difficult time. Click the link below for obituary.

Click Here for Obituary

Podcast Season 3 Now Live
Education News

Podcast Season 3 Now Live

Kicking off Season 3 of the PGA of Alberta Podcast Series is Paul Horton discussing his journey of becoming a premier golf instructor. During this episode topics that will be discussed are;

How Paul got into golf?

Stories working with Stephen Ames

Keys to success besides just technique

How important the relationship is with the student

Technologies role in coaching

Craig Vogel from GOLFTEC Beacon Heights will be joining Paul to be our first host of the season.

Click here for the website for our Podcast

Click here for Season 3 Episode 1 on Spotify

Click here for Season 3  Episode 1 on Apple


Increasing Employment Term at Your Facility
Education News

Increasing Employment Term at Your Facility

The Assistants Board is excited to present their second webinar on "Increasing Employment Term at Your Facility & Building Brand Recognition". The talented panelists will be sharing their experiences and keys to excelling within the golf industry which will include;

Kevin Chow- Blackhawk GC
Tyler Willner- Lakeside GC
Jae Maegaard- Paradise Canyon GR
Marsha Rogers- The Derrick G&WC

 

This will be the second of four webinars produced by the assistants board with the intention of providing professional development for all assistants within the industry. This will produce an avenue for networking and relationship building so members can continue to further their careers.

Date Time Location Capacity
December 2nd, 2021 10:00am-11:00am Zoom Conference Call Unlimited

 Click Here To Register 


2022 Golf Shows - Early Bird Registration Now Open
Golf Show News

2022 Golf Shows - Early Bird Registration Now Open

EARLY BIRD registration is NOW OPEN for the 2022 Calgary & Edmonton Golf Shows in March! These Shows are a great opportunity for you to promote your facility and programs to over 7,000 passionate golfers throughout the province. Exhibiting at the Shows gives your facility the opportunity to sell green fees and memberships and expose your brand to new demographics in a fun environment. The upcoming Shows are scheduled as follows:

Calgary Golf Show
March 19 & 20, 2022 | BMO Centre (Hall E)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Edmonton Golf Show
March 26 & 27, 2022 | Edmonton Expo Centre (Hall A)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

TOP 100 POINTS - New this year, all PGA members at a facility that exhibits at either Golf Show will receive 5 Top 100 points for the new program year! See standings HERE.

The Early Bird registration deadline is DECEMBER 15th for both Shows. Be sure to take advantage of these rates and don’t miss out on being a part of the Alberta Golf Shows! If you have any questions about the Shows, please contact Trevor Rioux at [email protected]. Register above (login required).


Kevin Hunter in Memoriam (1950-2021)
Association News

Kevin Hunter in Memoriam (1950-2021)

We are deeply saddened to announce the recent passing of former PGA of Alberta President and PGA of Canada member Kevin Vincent Hunter. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario on November 10th at the age of 70.

Kevin joined the PGA of Canada in 1973 and was the President of the PGA of Alberta from 1983 - 1984. As per his request, there will be no funeral. Celebrations of life with Kevin’s friends and family have, and will continue to take place privately. A more public celebration of life will take place in the springtime.

Our thoughts are with Kevin’s family and friends during this difficult time. Click the link below for obituary.

Click Here for Obituary

Callaway Golf Canada Named Jack Skellern Patron of the Year
Awards News

Callaway Golf Canada Named Jack Skellern Patron of the Year

Congratulations to Callaway Golf Canada for being honoured with the 2021 PGA of Alberta Jack Skellern Patron of the Year Award! This Award is presented annually on behalf of the Association to an individual or organization for their support to the PGA of Alberta and the advancement of Professional Golf in the province. Callaway is now a three-time recipient of this Award, winning previously in 2000 and 2009!

Callaway Golf Canada has been a partner of the PGA of Alberta since 1998 and has supported numerous Association initiatives over the years which include the tournament program, education, golf shows, and the annual Buying Show. Their genuine interest and passion for the Association and members has helped forged a strong and meaningful relationship for over twenty years.

CLICK HERE to watch a short video of PGA of Alberta Vice President Matt Johnson presenting the Award to Bruce Carroll, General Manager at Callaway Golf Canada (pictured below).

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Callaway Golf Canada General Manager - Bruce Carroll


Pro Tip Tuesday is Coming Back
Association News

Pro Tip Tuesday is Coming Back

Pro Tip Tuesday is a social media initiative created in 2019 that will show off your skills as a Golf Professional and help bring exposure to you and your club. The Association will give golfers a reason to check out the PGA of Alberta Instagram account, including your own! We will start posting Pro Tip Tuesday submissions in December.

How do you become a part of Pro Tip Tuesday? 
All you need to do is create a quick golf tip video between 30 seconds to 2 minutes and use the specific hash tag #pgaofabprotiptuesday and handle @pgaofalberta and the PGA of Alberta will re-post your video on their Instagram account every Tuesday. One video will be posted per week. We ask you to submit your video using the Dropbox link below in case you do not post on your own account.

Video Tips

  1. Be Professional. You are representing the Association so ensure you look and act the part.
  2. Intro. State your name, club, and position as the intro to your video.
  3. Length. Ensure your video is between 30 seconds to 2 minutes.
  4. Rehearse. Practise your video tip a few times before the final "shoot".
  5. Setting. Make sure there’s no noise/visual distractions around you so viewers can focus on you. Your video can be shot indoors or outdoors (weather permitting).

Look at past examples of Pro Tip Tuesday videos below for inspiration:

Top 100 Points
Everyone who participates in Pro Tip Tuesday will earn 3 Top 100 points for the new program year. You can only receive 3 points per year. We recommend doing more than one video but a max of 3 points will be rewarded for the Top 100 program.

Deadline
Deadline has been EXTENDED to Friday, December 10th for submission.

Dropbox Link > CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT VIDEO WHEN COMPLETE


Interested in Hosting a 2022 PGA of Alberta Tournament?
Tournament News

Interested in Hosting a 2022 PGA of Alberta Tournament?

Interested in supporting the Association and hosting an event for the 2022 Tournament Season at your facility or club? This year we ran approximately 20-25 different events over the course of the season. Next year we will be looking to operate a similar number of events.

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The groundwork is currently being laid for the 2022 season and the Office and Tournament Committee are currently looking for interested parties to express their interest and if known, what type of event and date range is the preference for the facility. 

Types of events include:

  • Individual Stroke Play - 1 or 2 Day (Golf Supply House Series)
  • Team Events
  • Pro-Am’s
  • Championships
  • Attached divisional events include: Ladies’ Division & Seniors’ Division events

Please contact me at: ([email protected]) to submit your facilities name to our list of prospective 2022 Tournament Venues.

  


Dillon Batsel Wins Player of the Year Award
Awards News

Dillon Batsel Wins Player of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dillon Batsel of Desert Blume GC for winning his first PGA of Alberta Player of the Year Award! Dillon had a tremendous tournament season this year which included the following accolades:

  • #1 on the Order of Merit list
  • #1 on the Money list
  • #4 on the Scoring Average list
  • Winner of the PGA of Alberta Championship at River Bend G&RA
  • Winner of the Inglewood G&CC GSH Series
  • Finished within the top 5 at three other events including the PGA of Alberta Assistants’ Championship at Sirocco GC
  • Finished T-3rd at the PGA of Canada Assistants’ Championship at The Winston GC
  • Winner of the Inter-Zone team competition alongside 3 other players representing Alberta at the PGA of Canada Assistants’ Championship

Click HERE to see Dillon’s reaction to receiving the award.

Stayed tuned for the Jack Skellern Patron of the Year announcement next week which is the final Award to be revealed!


Fort McMurray GC Named Retailer of the Year
Awards News

Fort McMurray GC Named Retailer of the Year

Congratulations to Fort McMurray GC for being named the 2021 PGA of Alberta Retailer of the Year! Click HERE to see Head Professional Kyle Corriveau’s reaction.

The Player of the Year Award will be revealed this afternoon (Nov. 5) at approximately 2pm. Click Read More to see previous winners.

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Chris Schatzmann Receives Club Professional of the Year Award
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Chris Schatzmann Receives Club Professional of the Year Award

Congratulations to Chris Schatzmann of Stewart Creek G&CC for receiving the PGA of Alberta Club Professional of the Year Award! Click HERE to see Chris’ reaction.

The final Awards for the 2021 program year will be revealed in the coming days. Click Read More to see this year’s Finalists and Award Recipients.

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Rick Lea Named Sales Rep of the Year
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Rick Lea Named Sales Rep of the Year

Congratulations to Rick Lea of Cobra Puma Golf for winning this year’s PGA of Alberta Sales Rep of the Year Award! Click HERE to see Rick’s reaction to receiving the honour.

Click Read More to see this year’s PGA of Alberta Finalists and Award Recipients.

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Patrick Coli Receives Executive Professional of the Year Honour
Awards News

Patrick Coli Receives Executive Professional of the Year Honour

Congratulations to Patrick Coli of Carnmoney GC for receiving the PGA of Alberta Executive Professional of the Year Award! Click HERE to see Patrick receiving the honour today at his club.

With only a few Awards left to giveaway, make sure to tune in tomorrow for more exciting live reveals. Click Read More to see this year’s PGA of Alberta Finalists and Award Recipients.

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How to Choose Your Career Path
Education News

How to Choose Your Career Path

The Assistants Board is excited to present a webinar on "Understanding Differences in Facility Types & How to Choose Your Career Path". This will give knowledge on how to select a successful golf career based on aspirations and environment. The members of the panel will be;

Bob Paley- Kananaskis GC
Murray McCourt- The Ranch G&CC
Tahlon Sweenie- Jasper Park Lodge GC
Shelley Charlton- Pinebrook G&CC

 

They will be discussing pros and cons of a facility type, public vs private, is there value of having experience in multiple facilities, and many more topics.

The date is set for November 10th, 2021 from 10:00am-11:00am with a question period to follow.

Click Here To Register


Stephen Yanitski Named Junior Leader of the Year
Awards News

Stephen Yanitski Named Junior Leader of the Year

Congratulations to Stephen Yanitski of Valley Ridge GC for winning this year’s PGA of Alberta Junior Leader of the Year Award! Click HERE to see Stephen’s reaction to receiving the honour.

Click Read More to see this year’s PGA of Alberta Finalists and Award Recipients.

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Josh Fleming Receives Teacher of the Year Honour
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Josh Fleming Receives Teacher of the Year Honour

Congratulations to Josh Fleming of GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights for receiving the 2021 Teacher of the Year Award! Click HERE to see his reaction to winning the Award.

The next Award reveal will be tomorrow morning (Nov. 2nd) on the PGA of Alberta Instagram account. Click Read More below to see this year’s Finalists and Award Recipients.

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Jamie Reimer Earns Coach of the Year Award
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Jamie Reimer Earns Coach of the Year Award

Congratulations to Jamie Reimer of Golfuture YYC for being named the PGA of Alberta Coach of the Year! Click HERE to see Jamie’s reaction to winning the Award.

Click Read More to see this year’s Finalists and Award Recipients.

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Chris Ward Receives Class "A" Professional of the Year Honour
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Chris Ward Receives Class "A" Professional of the Year Honour

Congratulations to Chris Ward of Edmonton Petroleum G&CC for receiving the 2021 PGA of Alberta Class "A" Professional of the Year honour! Click HERE to see his reaction to winning the Award. This is Chris’ second major Award this year after also winning the Top 100 Program for the second year in a row.

The next Award reveal will be on Monday, Nov. 1st so keep watching on Instagram for more updates. Click Read More below to see this year’s Finalists.

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Rachel Wiebe Named Apprentice Professional of the Year
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Rachel Wiebe Named Apprentice Professional of the Year

Congratulations to Rachel Wiebe of Windermere G&CC for being named this year’s PGA of Alberta Apprentice Professional of the Year! Click HERE to see Rachel receiving the honour today at her club.

Make sure to tune in for this afternoon’s Award reveal at 1pm on Instagram. Click Read More to see this year’s Finalists for all Awards.

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PGA of Alberta Award Reveals Begin Tomorrow
Awards News

PGA of Alberta Award Reveals Begin Tomorrow

This year’s Award winners will be announced starting tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 29) and will continue throughout next week picking back up on Monday, Nov. 1. Two Awards will be revealed per day so make sure to follow the PGA of Alberta Instagram account to watch the exciting Award reveals LIVE. Click the link below to view this year’s Finalists for the following Awards (excluding the Top 100 and Player of the Year Awards).

  • Club Professional of the Year
  • Executive Professional of the Year
  • Class A Professional of the Year
  • Apprentice Professional of the Year
  • Junior Leader of the Year
  • Teacher of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Retailer of the Year
  • Sales Rep of the Year
  • Top 100 Award
  • Player of the Year

VIEW AWARD FINALISTS HERE


PGA of Alberta Bursary Recipients
Association News

PGA of Alberta Bursary Recipients

The PGA of Alberta is pleased to present four bursaries annually of $750 each to deserving Class "A" Assistant and Apprentice Professionals that meet or exceed the Bursary criteria. Congratulations to this year’s recipients:

  • Keenan Vanderkooi (Silvertip GR)
  • Nic Longley (Lakeside GC)
  • Nicola Jeffries (Willow Park G&CC)
  • Stephen Yanitski (Valley Ridge GC)

Thank you to everyone who applied for a bursary this year. 

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Education Week Is Here
Education News

Education Week Is Here

THE BUYING SHOW EDUCATION SERIES STARTS TOMORROW 

THERE IS STILL TIME TO SIGN UP
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October 19th-21st 2021

12pm-1pm

Zoom Conference Call Unlimited Members- $15, Non-Members- $25


Registration will remain open until 4pm the day prior to the session. Everyday to be held virtually to allow for unlimited capacity with the ZOOM link being sent out a day in advance. Take advantage of all 3 days to learn from some of Alberta’s top professionals.

Click Here to see Dean Ingalls

Click Here to see Alberta’s First- Class Instructors

Click Here to see Dr. David Legg


Alberta Head Professional Team Ready for Lookout Point CC
Tournament News

Alberta Head Professional Team Ready for Lookout Point CC

The Head Professional Championship of Canada presented by Callaway Golf and supported by G&G at Lookout Point CC in Fonthill Ontario is only 11 Days away from seeing Team Alberta hit the links to try and make it a clean sweep for our Zone in Inter-Zone  competition this year.

This year saw the battle for the final spots on the roster come down to the very last event that was eligible for amassing  the needed Order of Merit points that determine our roster. Congratulations to our Top 3 Head Professionals on the Order of Merit and the Champion of our 2021 Club Professional  Championship.
Our team consists of:
Todd Halpen (Golfuture YYC) (Club Pro Champion), Dallas Cantera (Cardiff G&CC) (Most Order of Merit points for Head Pro’s), Weston Gillett (Lacombe G&CC) (2nd most Order of Merit points for H.P’s) & Kevin Black (Redwood Meadows G&CC) (3rd most Order of Merit points).

For more information on the Head Professional Championship, please click here.


Our Head Professional Team will be looking to keep the momentum going after the strong showing by the Alberta Assistants’ Team at the PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada. Team Alberta took home the inter-zone trophy after two days of excellent playing at The Winston GC in Calgary, finishing at a ridiculous -19 and beating their nearest zone competitors by 8 strokes! The Assistants’ Team consisted of: Dillon Batsel, Riley Fleming, Wes Heffernan & Mitch Fox and they wish their fellow Team Alberta members the best of luck at their forthcoming Championship.


Finalists Revealed for Club Pro, Executive, and Class "A" Professional of the Year Awards
Awards News

Finalists Revealed for Club Pro, Executive, and Class "A" Professional of the Year Awards

The Association is excited to announce the final set of Finalists for the following 2021 Awards:

Club Professional of the Year Finalists...


                

        

In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.


Executive Professional of the Year Finalists...


                

        

In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.


Class "A" Professional of the Year Finalists...


               

        

In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.

Congratulations to all Finalists listed above! Winners will be announced starting the final week of October. Stayed tuned on our social media platforms (Instagram Twitter) and our website for this year’s exciting award reveals. Using a similar format to last year, the Association will surprise this year’s recipients with the award at their facility!

VIEW AWARD FINALISTS PAGE HERE


PGA of Alberta Partners with Rileys as New Print Supplier
Partner News

PGA of Alberta Partners with Rileys as New Print Supplier

The PGA of Alberta is excited to announce a new partnership with Rileys as the new official print supplier of the Association. With locations in Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton; Rileys can provide quick turnarounds to support any of your Golf Operations, Maintenance, Food & Beverage and Event needs.

Starting in 2022, Rileys will be the official Sponsor of the Buying Show Business Centre – the go to booth for printing needs during the Show.

Exclusive Member Offer - Rileys will automatically be offering all members of the PGA of Alberta Gold Level tiered pricing. A digital catalogue will be disbursed shortly with pricing details; in the meantime, please contact Daniela Pacheco for more information and/or estimates required (contact information below).

About Rileys…
Rileys has been a Canadian owned and operated business since 1975, supporting other Canadian businesses with document and printing solutions. Rileys offers a variety of services including digital printing, wide format, signage, custom interior décor and so much more. Discover the benefits of having all of your items manufactured locally with on demand timelines.

Rileys eStore Rileys is able to provide a single source of all your documents and print materials. The Rileys eStore is an online tool which will become a central hub of all your business needs; Stationery, Business Cards, Marketing Materials, Company Forms, Signage, Health & Safety Materials, Vehicle Kitting & Decals, and more! Rileys will create, and maintain your document library, for your team to access and order as needed!

For more information on Rileys including what products and services they offer, please visit their website by clicking here or contact their representative below. They also invite you to visit their Showroom Headquarters located in Calgary at #3200 - 114 Ave SE.

Daniela Pacheco, Business Development Manager
T: 587-999-1060
E: [email protected]
www.rileys.com
support local, buy local, sustain local

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Education Sessions Now Virtual
Education News

Education Sessions Now Virtual

The PGA of Alberta’s Education Committee is excited to announce the 2021 Buying Show Education Sessions are moving virtual. Sessions will be conducted within a Zoom webinar, which allows for an unlimited number of participants to attend. This year’s aim was to highlight the local knowledge we have within the association, but also learn from what other professionals are doing in the province. Each of the 3 days, there will be an education session covering a different relevant topic related to the golf industry that will help to continue to grow the game.

October 19, 2021

Dean Ingalls is excited to be sharing some of his knowledge of merchandising within a Golf Shop.  This will include different philosophies as well as techniques used recently to achieve great member communication and success within his shop. Further to this he will be discussing some keys to being hired year-round at golf facilities for Assistant and Associate Golf Professionals.

October 20, 2021

An open discussion on growing the game of golf and promoting your book of business. Todd Halpen, Randy Robb, Luke Workman and Paul Horton will be sharing their experiences as golf instructors to give insight on what has made them successful over many years. Josh Fleming has graciously agreed to mediate the event.

October 21, 2021

In this presentation Dr. Legg will discuss the importance of adapted programming for persons experiencing disability. David will review practical steps your club and staff can start doing immediately to be more inclusive, welcoming and diverse.

Registration Is Now Open

Click Here to see Dean Ingalls

Click Here to see Alberta’s First- Class Instructors

Click Here to see Dr. David Legg


Finalists Revealed for Teacher, Junior Leader, and Apprentice Professional of the Year Awards
Awards News

Finalists Revealed for Teacher, Junior Leader, and Apprentice Professional of the Year Awards

The Association is excited to announce the next set of Finalists this year for the following Awards:

Teacher of the Year Finalists...

           

     


In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.


Junior Leader of the Year Finalists...

           

     


In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.


Apprentice Professional of the Year Finalists...

          

     


In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.


Congratulations to all Finalists listed above! The following Awards will be announced tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 8th).

Friday, October 8th @ 1pm

  1. Club Professional of the Year
  2. Executive Professional of the Year
  3. Class A Professional of the Year

Winners will be announced starting the final week of October. Stayed tuned on our social media platforms (Instagram Twitter) and our website for this year’s exciting award reveals. Using a similar format to last year, the Association will surprise this year’s recipients with the award at their facility!

VIEW AWARD FINALISTS PAGE HERE


Finalists Revealed for Coach, Retailer, and Sales Rep of the Year Awards
Awards News

Finalists Revealed for Coach, Retailer, and Sales Rep of the Year Awards

The Association is extremely excited to announce the first set of Finalists this year for the following Awards:

Coach of the Year Finalists...


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In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them.


Retailer of the Year Finalists...

 
                           


         


In alphabetical order by club name. Click on a club below to learn more about them.


Sales Rep of the Year Finalists...

                       

                      

In alphabetical order by first name. Click on a name below to learn more about them (if applicable).

  • Clive Grant (Forestar Golf & Miller Golf)
  • Colin Gilliard (PING)
  • Jason Plosz (Acushnet - FootJoy)
  • Kristi Larson (KL Agency)
  • Rick Lea (Cobra Puma Golf)
  • Tory Nilson (Callaway)

Congratulations to all Finalists listed above! As mentioned previously, we will announce three sets of Award Finalists at 1pm each day. The following Awards will be announced on Thursday and Friday this week.

Thursday, October 7th @ 1pm

  1. Teacher of the Year
  2. Junior Leader of the Year
  3. Apprentice Professional of the Year

Friday, October 8th @ 1pm

  1. Club Professional of the Year
  2. Executive Professional of the Year
  3. Class A Professional of the Year

Winners will be announced starting the final week of October. Stayed tuned on our social media platforms (Instagram Twitter) and our website for this year’s exciting award reveals. Using a similar format to last year, the Association will surprise this year’s recipients with the award at their facility!

VIEW AWARD FINALISTS PAGE HERE


Award Finalists to be Revealed this Week
Awards News

Award Finalists to be Revealed this Week

The time has finally arrived! After reviewing nearly 100 Nominee applications by our Award Committees, the PGA of Alberta is excited to soon announce this year’s Award Finalists! Beginning tomorrow, we will announce three sets of Award Finalists on the date specified below at 1pm each day.

Winners will be announced starting the final week of October. Stayed tuned on our social media platforms (Instagram Twitter) and our website for this year’s exciting award reveals. Using a similar format to last year, the Association will surprise this year’s recipients with the award at their facility!

Wednesday, October 6th @ 1pm

  1. Retailer of the Year
  2. Coach of the Year
  3. Sales Rep of the Year

Thursday, October 7th @ 1pm

  1. Teacher of the Year
  2. Junior Leader of the Year
  3. Apprentice Professional of the Year

Friday, October 8th @ 1pm

  1. Club Professional of the Year
  2. Executive Professional of the Year
  3. Class A Professional of the Year

Please remember that we will also announce the Player of the Year and Jack Skellern Patron of the Year Awards during the final week of October.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR AWARDS PROCESS