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Three players withstood the elements and their nerves to pass their PGA of BC Playing Ability Test at Hazelmere on July 31 and Aug. 1. Big Sky Golf & Country Club's Shawn Keough shot rounds of 75 and 78 to handily beat the 156 score needed to pass the test. The 21-year-old Newfoundland native had the help of caddy Michael MacNeil, who helped Keough navigate the final three holes in even par, including a birdie at 16.
The Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club won the 2013 Jack McLaughlin Memorial PGA of BC Pro-Junior Presented By PING Golf at the Summerland Golf & Country Club on Monday afternoon. The team, which included pro Alan Palmer and juniors Alex Francois, Diego San Pedro and Josh Zhang, shot an adjusted score of 125 to beat Jeff Hollman’s Penticton team by two strokes and Vernon’s team captained by Bradlee Jones by three strokes.
PGA of BC member Bryn Parry will be teeing it up at Glen Abbey on July 25 in the RBC Canadian Open by virtue of his winning last month's PGA of Canada Championship in Aurora, ONT. and taking the lead in the PGA of Canada standings. Parry, who also played in the 2007 Canadian Open at Angus Glen, is...
Richmond, BC (July 18, 2013) – The PGA of British Columbia is pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Club. With over 18 locations, many of our members will be able to personally improve their athletic skills and have a fantastic opportunity to educate themselves and work closely with experts in fitness. Steve Nash Fitness World and Sports Club have rolled out an attractive Association offer for our members. (See member benefits section for more details)
92 golfers will be teeing it up at the Summerland Golf & Country Club on July 22 for the Jack McLaughlin Memorial PGA of BC Pro-Junior Championship Presented by PING Golf.
The beautiful Hazelmere Golf Course in South Surrey is scheduled to host the PGA of BC’s Summer Playing Ability Test for applicants who wish to become golf professionals. The application deadline is July 24 and applicants must declare their PAT attempt to the PGA of Canada to play in the two-day 36-hole event. For the men, they’ll be playing blue tees with a yardage of 6,401 yards and course rating of 70.5. The target score is 156 or better.
We are pleased to announce the Nomination forms are now "live" for the 2013 PGA of BC Awards program. Please see below both the categories for awards, as well as links to the nomination forms. As always, non-member and self-nominations are accepted. Awards will be presented in the following categories:
The BC Golf Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2013 and it includes former PGA of BC member Sandy Harper. Harper is inducted in the player’s category along with Jim Nelford, Doug Bajus and Lisa Walters. In the team category, the 1994 Dunhill Cup team of Dave Barr, Rick Gibson and Ray Stewart...
Birdies were flying all over the Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club in Kelowna on Tuesday as Tyrel Babkirk and Greg Machtaler of the Summerland Golf & Country Club shot -20 over two days to win the G&G Golf Company/Fletcher Leisure Group PGA of BC Pro-Assistant Championship.
Summerland Golf & Country Club’s Greg Machtaler and Tyrel Babkirk shot an 11-under 61 in the opening round of the PGA of BC Pro-Assistant Championships at Gallagher’s Canyon on Monday afternoon to take a one-stroke lead into the final round. Only one stroke behind are last year’s runner-up squad from the Kelowna Golf & Country Club, Rob Anderson and Jamie Stevens, who shot 61 and will be playing in a group with Machtaler and Babkirk on Tuesday at 8 a.m.

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