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GolfBC Championship Coming To Kelowna In 2016

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:20 Thursday, 04 February 2016 11:23

Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club To Host New Mackenzie Tour Event


(February 4, 2016) – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and GolfBC announced today a new official event for 2016, the GolfBC Championship, which will focus on making a positive charitable impact in the Kelowna area.
The inaugural event will take place June 6-12, 2016 at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna. GolfBC, which owns and operates a collection of world-class courses throughout British Columbia and in Hawaii, will be the title sponsor as part of a four-year agreement.



A Little Bit of Everything at PGA of Canada Night

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 22:03 Tuesday, 26 January 2016 21:56

altFolks who have never been to PGA of Canada Night at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla., often ask me, “Well, what’s it all about?”

The simple answer is that PGA of Canada Night is the largest yearly gathering of the Canadian golf industry. Period.

But, the night is actually much more than the simple answer.

It’s where Canadian who attend the PGA Merchandise show gather to celebrate golf in Canada; recognize PGA of Canada national award winners; honour new inductees into the PGA of Canada Hall of Fame; meet friends and colleagues—both new and old; and this year, it’s will also be the site for George S. Lyon’s 1904 Olympic Golf trophy.



PGA of Canada Unveils 2015 National Award Winners

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:46 Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:38

Chris Fry/ PGA of Canada


ACTON, Ont. —The PGA of Canada’s 2015 national award winners were recently unveiled and will be honoured next month at the association’s PGA of Canada Night celebrations in Orlando, Fla., as part of the PGA Merchandise Show.



PGA Championship of Canada Moves West for 2016

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 November 2015 07:05 Sunday, 08 November 2015 07:00

Victoria Golf ClubACTON, Ontario (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — The PGA of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious championship is heading to the west coast in 2016.

The Victoria Golf Club hosts the PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf June 12-16, 2016.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to take our PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf to Canada’s west coast and the marvelous Victoria Golf Club,” said PGA of Canada president Constant Priondolo. “Next year’s championship will undoubtedly be a success story thanks to the marriage of a one-kind-facility like Victoria and a best-in-class event such as the PGA Championship of Canada.”



PGA of Canada’s Coach Camp Returns

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015 06:39 Thursday, 05 November 2015 06:33

Coach of Developing Competitors WorkshopThe PGA of Canada’s teaching and coaching momentum continues February 2016 with the impressive Coach of Developing Competitors (CDC) Workshop.

Specifically designed for coaches supporting developing athletes, this six-day education gathering—best described as a coach camp—features group dinners, socials, great debates and learning experiences with world-renowned facilitators. Attendees can expect action-packed interactive sessions, while putting theory into practice thanks to a variety of indoor and outdoor sessions throughout the week.



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