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PGA of BC Buying Show to Offer Education Sessions

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015 21:36 Tuesday, 06 October 2015 21:30

PGA of BCThe PGA of BC is proud to announce the launch an Education component in conjunction with the 2015 PGA of BC Buying Show taking place at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Presentations are open to all participants at no charge and registration is highly encouraged.

PGA of BC members will received two (2) Professional Development Program Points for every session they attend. Please note that members must sign-in prior to each seminar to be eligible for these points.



The New Mission, Vision, and Value Statements of British Columbia Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 03:48 Wednesday, 08 April 2015 03:45

David AtkinsonRICHMOND, British Columbia — British Columbia Golf President David Atkinson is part of a process to revitalize the Association and re-align its mission, vision and values to be in keeping with the needs of all the province’s golfers.

In today’s world, healthy organizations understand the need to revisit their Mission, Vision and Values on a regular basis. Further, if their environment is undergoing unanticipated change, they are aware that this should be done even more frequently.

And it is fair to say that BC Golf, in fact the entire golf industry, finds itself in an environment that has undergone, and is still undergoing, tremendous change.



Celebrating 35 Years at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015 17:36 Sunday, 29 March 2015 17:22

Gallagher'sOn May 31, 1980, Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club opened its doors to the public with the stunning par 72, 18-hole Championship Canyon course.

Framed by forested mountains, rocky bluffs, tall ponderosa pine trees and overlooking Gallagher’s Canyon, this Les Furber & Bill Robinson designed course is sure to challenge golfers of all abilities.



Canadian Pairs Presented by WestJet Keeps Improving

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:54 Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:46

altDUNCAN, British Columbia — The Canadian Pairs Presented By WestJet, the longest running multi-province, handicap-oriented golf tournament in Canada, sees clubs hold events at their home course and then send a pair, all-expenses paid, to compete at a National Final at Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community on Vancouver Island.

Over its 10-year history, the tournament has seen some notable evolutions including the expansion to a two-round, three-day event in 2012 as well as an invitation to the winning pair from Crown Isle to compete at an annual tournament at famed Pebble Beach.



British Columbia Golf Nominates Five for Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:17 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:12

DougRICHMOND, British Columbia (British Columbia Golf) — British Columbia Golf has announced the nomination of five outstanding golfers in their respective categories for the Sport BC Athlete of The Year Awards.

Doug Roxburgh, Jackie Little, Christina Proteau, Adam Svensson and Naomi Ko have each been nominated by British Columbia Golf’s President David Atkinson and Executive Director Kris Jonasson.

The gala event, being held March 12, 2015, is the longest standing provincial sports award program in Canada to recognize the accomplishments of amateur athletes, coaches and officials.



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