Top 100 Program

Top 100 Program


The Top 100 Program presented by Foresight Sports Canada is based on pre-defined measurable criteria and is designed to recognize PGA of Alberta Members who dedicate their time and demonstrate proven abilities in advancing the Association’s interests for the benefit of all Golf Professionals. The yearly award given out at the Awards Banquet during the PGA of Alberta Buying Show will be for the most points accumulated from October to September of the following year.


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(Oct 2020 - Sept 2021)

     

Top 100 Professionals

Congratulations to the Top 100 Professionals listed below for 2020 program year!

As part of this program, the PGA of Alberta acknowledges the Top 100 Professionals which are the top 100-point earners for that given year of the program. These members are recognized as a “Top 100 Professional” and receive a custom Top 100 logo.

Top 100 Professionals
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Anderson, Scott
Winston GC (The)
Babkirk, Tyrel
Apple Creek GC
Belbin, Mike
Royal Mayfair GC
Black, Kevin
Redwood Meadows G&CC
Borsa, Scott
Devon G&CC
Boyd, Kyle
Edmonton Petroleum G&CC
Brandt, Kyle
Derrick G&WC (The)
Bruce, Adam
Leduc GC
Buchner, Aaron
Fort McMurray GC
Bunner, Alexander
Belvedere G&CC
Busetto, Joseph
PGA of Alberta Member
Caines, Ryan
Inglewood G&CC
Carr, Glenn
Lakeside GC
* Carter, Alan * Top 10
Edmonton CC
Cartier, Jacob
Sturgeon Valley G&CC
Charlton, Shelley
Pinebrook G&CC
Chow, Kevin
Blackhawk GC
Christenson, Gary
Sturgeon Valley G&CC
Cook, Aaron
Edmonton CC
Cooke, Chris
Silvertip GR
Cooke, Darren
Canmore G&CC
Cox, Stefan
Calgary G&CC
Cuthbertson, Jeff
Stony Plain GC
DiPasquale, Chris
Par 3 Golf Academy at Bridge Valley Golf
Fast, Brian
Sirocco GC
Feener, Chad
Leduc GC
* Fleming, Josh * Top 10
GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights
Fleming, Riley
Lynx Ridge GC
Foote, Kurtis
Country Hills GC
Freeman, Matt
Canyon Meadows G&CC
Fukushima, Kent
Redwood Meadows G&CC
Garbutt, Shane
Blackhawk GC
Gerlitz, Jamie
Picture Butte GC
Gillett, Weston
Lacombe G&CC
Goplin, Trevor
Derrick G&WC (The)
* Graham, Michael * Top 10
Cottonwood G&CC
Greiner, Tom
Calgary G&CC
Halpen, Todd
Golfuture
* Halverson, Bryce * Top 10
Valley Ridge GC
Hancock, Cody
Sturgeon Valley G&CC
Hartford, Gary
Highlands GC
* Henzie, Dave * Top 10
Nanton GC
Hill, Logan
River Bend G&RA
Hnatiw, Jason
Windermere G&CC
Horton, Paul
Golf Channel Academy at Heritage Pointe
Irvin, Taylor
Silver Springs G&CC
Jeffries, Nicola
Springbank Links
Johnson, Greg
Inglewood G&CC
Johnson, Matt
Royal Mayfair GC
Johnson, Robert
Jasper Park Lodge GC
Karlson, Brady
Canyon Meadows G&CC
Kincade, Greg
Edmonton CC
* Kirkness, Sam * Top 10
Priddis Greens G&CC
Latimer, Cameron
Woodside GC
Lavallee, Jeremy
Northern Bear GC
LeBouthillier, Tyler
GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights
Link, Matthew
Strathmore GC
Locke, Eric
Priddis Greens G&CC
Lukasewich, Jerry
Coal Creek GR
Luopa, Shaun
Country Hills GC
MacComb, David
Blackhawk GC
MacDermott, Brice
Windermere G&CC
* MacGregor, Jeff  * Top 10
Glendale G&CC
Maher, Jeremy
Modern Golf
Matuch, Mike
Kananaskis Country GC
McCluskey, Phil
River Bend G&RA
McCourt, Murray
Ranch G&CC (The)
McEachern, Michael
Country Hills GC
McGarry, Greg
Glendale G&CC
McKiernan, John
HeatherGlen GC
Mills, Troy
Jasper Park Lodge GC
Murphy, Jordan
Stony Plain GC
Pacholok, Chris
PGA of Alberta Member
Paley, Bob
Kananaskis Country GC
Paskin, Chris
Valley Ridge GC
Pecman, Tyler
Highlands GC
Penfold, Carl
Earl Grey GC
Petryk, Larry
Raven Crest G&CC
Piercey, Shaun
Ranch G&CC (The)
Plosz, Jason
FootJoy - Acushnet
Quickstad, Bryn
Windermere G&CC
Robb, Randy
Edge Golf Academy
Rogers, Marsha
Derrick G&WC (The)
Schatzmann, Chris
Stewart Creek G&CC
Seifert, Matt
Earl Grey GC
Smith, Scott
Pinebrook G&CC
Stanier, Jason
Inglewood G&CC
Stiles, Scott
Earl Grey GC
Sweenie, Tahlon
Jasper Park Lodge GC
Tanner, Jeremy
Highlands GC
* Tomlinson, Dale * Top 10
Winston GC (The)
Valleau, Kim
Winston GC (The)
Van Deurzen, Ben
Stewart Creek G&CC
Van Kroonenburg, Ashley
PGA of Alberta
Van Tighem, Taylor
Royal Mayfair GC
Vandermey, Nick
Windermere G&CC
* Ward, Chris * Award Winner
Edmonton Petroleum G&CC
Werbicki, Adam
Derrick G&WC (The)
Westman, Scott
Ranch G&CC (The)
Willner, Tyler
Lakeside GC
Wilson, John D.
Priddis Greens G&CC
Wright, Andrew
Country Hills GC
 Yanitski, Stephen
Valley Ridge GC
 

Cash Prizes

In addition to the recognizing the Top 100 Professionals, the PGA of Alberta will offer cash prizes as an added incentive to the top 10 point earners for the 2020 program year. Total cash prizes will equal over $5,200! (see winners below). Please note the following:

  • If there is a tie in points, the money will be split evenly, including for 1st place.
  • If there is a tie for 1st, to determine the winner of the Award, a weighting system will be used of 50% from the current year point total plus 50% from the previous year point total. Highest point total from this will determine winner.
2020 Top 100 Cash Recipients
Place Name Points Cash Prize
Winner Chris Ward 104 $1,300
2nd Sean Thompson 103 $1,000
3rd Jeff MacGregor 95 $800
4th Josh Fleming 93 $600
T-5th Bryce Halverson 80 $400
T-5th Dale Tomlinson 80 $400
T-7th Dave Henzie 79 $225
T-7th Samuel Kirkness 79 $225
9th Michael Graham 77 $150
10th Alan Carter 76 $125

Points Allocation

The following are areas where points are awarded; Education, Association involvement, Tournaments and Volunteerism. Points will be automatically updated for all PGA of Alberta events and programs (unless indicated otherwise below). Please refer to the below tables for details.

Extracurricular Approval FormIn addition to receiving points through attending PGA of Alberta events, Members are eligible to receive points by attending PGA of Canada education workshops, education seminars/webinars or volunteerism within the golf industry at non-PGA of Alberta administered initiatives. In order to receive these points for the Top 100 Program, Members are required to submit an Extracurricular Approval FormMembers must submit this form in order to receive these points. Please note that all extracurricular submissions are subject to approval by the PGA of Alberta. Click here to be directed to the form.

Education

Attended PGA of Alberta Spring Seminar

5 points/day, 10 max
Attended PGA of Alberta PD Series 5 points/workshop
Attended PGA of Alberta Buying Show Education Series 3 points/session

Attended PGA of Canada Education Workshop (full day)

  • CDC, CNC, Tee Talks Live
  • Required Education to obtain Class A status not eligible for points
  • PGA of Canada Training Academy courses not eligible for points
  • Extracurricular Approval form submission required to receive points
5 points/workshop, 10 max

Attended Webinar (points subject to approval)

  • Webinar must be administered by golf related organization OR pertaining to the golf industry
  • Required Education to obtain Class A status not eligible for points
  • PGA of Canada Training Academy courses not eligible for points
  • Extracurricular Approval form submission required to receive points
2 points/webinar, 6 max

Attended Education Workshop (points subject to approval)

  • Education Workshops must be administered by golf related organization OR pertaining to the golf industry
  • Required Education to obtain Class A status not eligible for points
  • PGA of Canada Training Academy courses not eligible for points
  • Extracurricular Approval form submission required to receive points
3 points/workshop, 9 max

Association Involvement

Attended PGA of Alberta Buying Show

10 points

Completed PGA of Alberta Compensation Survey

5 points

PGA of Alberta Award Finalist

  • Individual Award only. Retailer of the Year, Player of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award and Patron of the Year not eligible for points.
  • 2020 Finalists will be included in 2019/2020 program year

3 points max

Mentorship Program (Mentor)

  • Verification form required before receiving points (office will send forms to Mentors during season)
  • Must be involved in program to receive points 
  • Points will be awarded in September

5 points

Mentorship Program (Mentee)

  • Verification form required before receiving points (office will send forms to Mentors during season)
  • Must be involved in program to receive points 
  • Points will be awarded in September
3 points

PGA of Alberta Committee Member

  • Must have attended min. 50% of Committee meetings for program year
  • All Board & Assistants’ Board of Directors will receive points for being on the Board. They will NOT receive points for their assigned Committee as it is an obligation for Board Members.
  • Points will be awarded in September
 

5 points/Committee, 10 max


Tournament Involvement

Participated in PGA of Alberta Tournament

2 points/round, 10 max

Performance in PGA of Alberta Tournament (stroke-play only)

2 points/round 75 & under, 10 max

Hosted a PGA of Alberta Tournament

  • Points awarded to entire Professional staff at host facility

5 points max

Participated in PGA of Canada National Tournament

5 points max


Volunteerism

PGA on Wheels Volunteer (2 hours min.)

 5 points/event, 10 max

Golf Show Volunteer (2 hours min.)

  • Mandatory volunteer hours from Clearance Centre not eligible for points
 5 points max

Industry Volunteer (3 hours min.) (points subject to approval)

  • Golf Clinic, Tournament Support, Junior Programs, etc.
  • Must not be compensated in order to be eligible for Top 100 points
  • Reference letter required for volunteer verification
  • Extracurricular Approval form submission required to receive points
 3 points/event, 9 max

2020 Top 100 Award Winner

Chris Ward - Edmonton Petroleum G&CC

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Top 100 Points