Congratulations to the following PGA of Alberta Members on winning a National Award this year; Paul Horton (Heritage Pointe GA), Ben Kern Coach of the Year; Mike Matuch (Bearspaw CC), Pat Fletcher Retailer of the Year; Sean Murray (Bearspaw CC), Moe Norman Candidate for Membership of the Year; and Sean Thompson (Calgary G&CC), Stan Leonard Class A Professional of the Year. Did you happen to miss reading one of the 15 issues of the PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine, The Golf Report?All winners will be honoured at the Associations annual PGA of Canada Night on Thursday, Jan. Go to the 'Media Centre' page under 'Our Partners' on the PGA of Alberta website to look at every issue of the Digital Magazine as well as interview videos with this year's Championship winners. Only 1 day left for early registration for the 2018 Edmonton and Calgary Golf Shows in March of 2018!The Awards issue of the PGA of Alberta Digital Magazine... Content in this issue includes an overview of the PGA of Alberta award finalists, this years tournament winners, and much more! Following an extensive search of accomplished business and marketing leaders, the PGA of Canada has selected one of its own to lead the association to a new level of sustainable growth and success.Considering the large number of highly accomplished business leaders who entered this competition, I am excited to announce that our Board of Directors has selected Kevin Thistle to lead the PGA of Canada into an exciting new era of success, said Steve Wood, President of the Board of Directors of the PGA of Canada.Other outstanding performances were from Dustin Risdon (NGA @ Mc Call Lake) coming in T-8th at 7-under, Craig Gibson (Sirocco GC) placing T-10th at 6-under and Scott Stiles (Inglewood G&CC) finishing alone in 12th at 5-under. Congratulations to the Glendale G&CC consisting of Greg Mc Garry and Kylie Barros for capturing the 2017 Pro-Assistant title at Innisfail GC sponsored by Callaway Golf Canada.Team Glendale G&CC narrowly edged out team Blackhawk GC consisting of Kevin Chow and Craig Mc Arthur by a 1 shot margin.
When you come so close to winning so many times and you dont, you begin to wonder if youre ever going to get the job done, Allred stated.Registration is now open for the 2018 Edmonton and Calgary Golf Shows in March of 2018! If you have any questions about the Show or require further information please contact the PGA of Alberta office at 403.256.8894.These Shows are a great opportunity to promote your facility and your facility programs to over 7,000 consumers. The PGA of Alberta along with ONeill is pleased to present four bursaries of 0 this year to deserving Candidates For Membership (CFM) and Assistants who meet or exceed the bursary criteria as outlined.The PGA of Alberta is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Awards Banquet, taking place today (October 18th) at PM at the Edmonton Expo Centre.Click here to see this year's finalists for all awards.A minimum of two of the bursaries will be reserved for seasonal CFM's (working 9 months or less for their employer).