PGA of Canada News
Congratulations to Stephen Yanitski of Valley Ridge GC for receiving the 2023 Stan Leonard Class "A" Assistant Professional of the Year Award! This Award is the highest honour the Association can bestow on a working Class “A” Assistant Professional at a golf course whose total contributions to the game best exemplify the PGA of Canada Class “A” Assistant Professional.
"Education and professional development have played a central role in my development as a golf professional and as a rounded community sport participant. I have taken every opportunity throughout my career to expand my knowledge base and skill set as a golf professional and manager of community recreation and sport."
- PGA of Alberta Assistants’ Board Member since 2020
- Education Committee Member since 2019
- 2021 PGA of Alberta Junior Leader of the Year
- SAIT Head Coach for 5 years
- 2021 ACAC Coach of the Year
Stephen will be recognized during the PGA of Canada Awards Night at the PGA Show in Orlando on January 24th, 2024. Click Here for more information on the National Awards Program.