Education

Education

It is the goal of the PGA of Alberta along with the Education Committee to support our Members with continued educational initiatives to assist them with the provision of superior instruction, club management and promotion of the game to ensure the most relevant Industry information is available to them at all times.

The PGA of Alberta is dedicated to providing Apprentice Professionals and Class A Members with opportunities to better themselves as golf professionals. As a Member, you have access to a tremendous body of world class education through our Professional Development Series, Spring Seminar, and Buying Show Education Series.

The Education Committee is excited to announce the return of the Arizona Teaching Summit. This year’s event will be held and Grayhawk GC with facilitators Peter and John Kostis. See below for all details;

Location: Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale, AZ

Dates: November 28th & 29th, 2022

Facilitators: Peter & John Kostis

Participants: 16 max

Cost: $1200 CAD

The cost for this event will cover the two full days of instruction from Peter and John Kostis along with a round of golf at a premier facility. Once registration has been completed, details for other possible enjoyment opportunities will released such as an NFL game, a BBQ and golf at other courses.

Mark Your Calendars 

The 2023 Spring Seminar has been scheduled for March 6th & 7th at the Derrick G&WC. 

More details to follow....

Top 100 Points - Every Member that attends the Spring Seminar will receive 5 Top 100 points per day (10 points total) for this program year.

Please contact [email protected] with questions/comments and concerns regarding the event

Spring Seminar Sponsors...



                                


   

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Episode 7 brings Golf Architect, Riley Johns from Canmore, AB, to the podcast where he will be discussing the wonderful world of golf architecture. Riley will be sharing:

  • Where he sees the industry moving after Covid-19

  • The journey from designing a facility from start to finish

  • What he has learned working with Tom Doak and Ben Crenshaw

  • What courses he has worked on and designed

For any professional with an interest in golf course design, this is a must listen. Thank you to Troy Mills (Jasper Park Lodge GC) for hosting Riley Johns.

Stay tuned in the coming weeks Josh Fleming (365 Golf) will be hosting the final 2 podcasts for this season.

Click here for the website for our Podcast

Click here for Season 3 Episode 7 on Spotify

Click here for Season 3 Episode 7 on Apple

The Assistants Board is excited to present their fourth webinar on "How To Structure Lessons and Maximize Teaching Revenue". The Panelists joining us will be;
Scott Stiles - Earl Grey GC
Riley Fleming - Lynx Ridge GC
Josh Fleming - 365 Golf
Chad Feener - Leduc GC

This will be the last 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
March 24th, 2022 10:00am-11:00am Zoom Conference Call Unlimited

*Reminder this is free to all members*