Awards Program

2020 Awards Finalists

The PGA of Alberta is pleased to announce our 2020 Awards Finalists. This year we will be doing something different for awards. They will be awarded the final week of October. Stay tuned on social media and the website for this year’s exciting new awards process! The Player of the Year and Patron of the Year Awards will be announced during the final week of October as well.

Congratulations and good luck to all Finalists! Click the link below to be directed to the following Award:

 Club Professional of the Year Finalists...


  • Jason Hnatiw (Windermere G&CC)
  • Matt Johnson (Royal Mayfair GC)
  • Dean Ingalls (Silver Springs G&CC)
  • Chris Schatzmann (Stewart Creek G&CC)
  • Sean Thompson (Cottonwood G&CC) 

 Executive Professional of the Year Finalists... 


  • Brice MacDermott (Windermere G&CC)
  • Dale Tomlinson (The Winston GC)
  • Darren Cooke (Canmore G&CC)
  • Patrick Coli (Carnmoney G&CC) 
  • Slade King (The Links of GlenEagles)

 Assistant Professional of the Year - Class A Finalists...


  • Michael Graham (Cottonwood G&CC)
  • Ben Van Deurzen (Stewart Creek G&CC)
  • Troy Mills (Jasper Park Lodge GC) 
  • Kim Valleau (The Winston GC) 
  • Stephen Yanitski (Valley Ridge GC)

 Assistant Professional of the Year - Apprentice Professional Finalists...


  • Bryce Halverson  (Valley Ridge GC) 
  • Bryn Quickstad  (Windermere G&CC)
  • Chris Ward  (Edmonton Petroleum G&CC)
  • Crystal Shapka  (Calgary G&CC)
  • Chris Melbourne (Red Deer G&CC)

 Teacher of the Year Finalists...


  • Jeremy Maher (Modern Golf)
  • Mike Fahey (Redwood Meadows G&CC)
  • Sam Kirkness (Priddis Greens G&CC)
  • Todd Halpen (Golfuture)
  • Jae Maegaard (Paradise Canyon GR)

 Coach of the Year Finalists...


  • Jamie Reimer (Golfuture)
  • Scott Stiles (Earl Grey GC)
  • Luke Workman (Glencoe  G&CC Teaching Centre)
  • Craig Dale (Modern Golf)

 Junior Leader of the Year Finalists...


  • Luke Rundell (Rundell Golf Academy)
  • Bill Dreger (Canmore G&CC)
  • Stephen Yanitski (Valley Ridge GC)
  • Carson Taylor (The Winston GC)
  • Derek Baker (Derek Baker Golf Academy)

 Retailer of the Year Finalists...


  • Priddis Greens G&CC
  • Evergreen GC
  • Silver Springs G&CC
  • Silvertip GR
  • Stony Plain GC

 Sales Rep of the Year Finalists...


  • Jared Engel (adidas Golf)
  • Colin Gilliard (PING)
  • Tory Nilson (Callaway)
  • Brian Howard (TaylorMade)
  • Ryan Doucette (adidas Golf)