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Thirty-two Professional-Amateur Teams From All Over British Columbia To Battle For Championship Title
Kelowna, B.C. - (May 28, 2012) - The Professional Golfers' Association of British Columbia will be crowning their first Champions of the year early next week with the Harvest Golf Club hosting the TaylorMade & adidas Golf PGA of BC Tournament of Champions.
The event pairs golf facilities Club Champion with their respective Head Professional in a best-ball format.
Although the format is more relaxed, the competition is fierce as all teams are vying to win the title, and the respective prizes that go with it.
Amateur prizes will feature the best TaylorMade golf products on the market, with the professionals competing for their share of the $6,850 purse ($1,200 to the winner).
The Championship also features a separate optional Skills event the night prior. Each team will try their luck at a difficult putt, pitch, and sand shot.
They will then determine an overall winner after the interactive long drive challenge to win the Skills event.
Kelowna teams include host professional Chad Scott (The Harvest Golf Club) playing with William Deck, Dean Claggett (Two Eagles Golf Course) playing with Curtis Pannell, Dan Matheson (Okanagan Golf Club) playing with Ben Proskiw, Jonathan Kadin (Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club) playing with Alastair Walker, Rob Anderson (Kelowna Golf & Country Club) playing with Jason Monteleone, Bruce Vermee (Sunset Ranch Golf & Country Club) playing with Trevor Bloom, and Neil Schmidt (Tower Ranch Golf & Country Club) playing with Brad Colvey.
Other clubs from British Columbia participating in the event include: Canoe Creek Golf Course, Cowichan Golf & Country Club, Fairview Mountain Golf, Fairwinds Golf Club, Fernie Golf & Country Club, Glacier Greens Golf Course, Mission Golf & Country Club, Morningstar Golf Club, Nicklaus North Golf Course, Nk' Mip Canyon Desert Golf, Penticton Golf & Country Club, Point Grey Golf & Country Club, Quilchena Golf & Country Club, Richmond Country Club, Royal Colwood Golf Club, Royalwood Golf Club, Salmon Arm Golf Club, Salt Spring Island Golf & Country Club, Squamish Valley Golf & Country Club, Summerland Golf & Country Club, The Golf Club at the Rise, The Vancouver Golf Club, University Golf Club, Vernon Golf & Country Club, and Williams Lake Golf Club.
For up to date tournament information, results and earnings, be sure to visit www.pgabc.org
Event Name: TaylorMade & adidas Golf PGA of BC Tournament of Champions
Venue: The Harvest Golf Club, Kelowna, BC
Date: May 28
Time: 9:00 AM Shotgun
Format: 18-hole Best Ball
Purse: $6,850 ($1,200 winner's share)
About the PGA of British Columbia
The Professional Golfers' Association of British Columbia is an association comprised of more than 650 golf professionals who work at and operate golf courses, driving ranges and other facilities across the province. Their mandate is to promote and advance the game of golf, serving the needs of both its membership and the golf public through professional and junior golf development programs and high-caliber competitive events.
The Zone Office is located in Richmond, BC. For more information, visit www.pgabc.org
For further information, contact:
PGA of British Columbia
P. 604.303.6766 C. 604.690.8463
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