SEPTEMBER 8, 2021
RICHMOND, BC (PGA of British Columbia) – Eight individuals successfully met their respective target scores Tuesday in the final PGA of BC Playing Ability Test (PAT) of 2021, conducted at Belmont Golf Course.
Tuesday’s PAT featured 39 applicants to the PGA of Canada attempting to fulfill their playing ability requirements over 18 holes, needing to achieve an 18-hole target score based upon their age and gender.
Target scores for participating applicants in the PAT were as follows:
- Males aged 49 & younger: 79
- Males aged 50 & older: 81
- Females aged 49 & younger: 84
Congratulations to the following successful applicants, listed in alphabetical order:
- Curtis Baldwin (Meadow Gardens Golf Club)
- Martin Boland (GolfTEC Richmond)
- Cole Briggs (Langley Golf Centre)
- Michael Huang (Richmond Driving Range)
- Richard Masters (Canada Proshop)
- Jacob Schuster (Meadow Gardens Golf Club)
- Eng Wah Seah (Richmond Driving Range)
- Casey Svejkovsky (Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club)
By demonstrating their playing ability, each of the successful applicants listed above have taken an important step toward obtaining Apprentice Professional status within the PGA of Canada.
The PGA of BC looks forward to offering further PAT opportunities across the province during the 2022 season. The first PAT of 2022 is expected to be scheduled for early spring, with several others to be announced once confirmed. Those interested in the steps and requirements to join the PGA of Canada can find more information by visiting www.pgaofcanada.com/join.
For more information, please contact:
Membership & Events Manager, PGA of British Columbia