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Regional Recipients & Finalists For 2013 PGA of BC Awards

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 11:45 Wednesday, 18 September 2013 11:28

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Richmond, B.C. (September 17, 2013) - The PGA of BC is proud to announce Regional Recipients and Finalists for the 2013 PGA of BC Awards.
 
On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to thank all of those who nominated their peers for our annual Awards.
 
Each regional nomination committee has reviewed the submissions and are pleased to announce the following recipients:
 

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2013 PGA Of BC Professional Development Program Valuable Tool For All Involved

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 17:18 Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:46

by Alfie Lau

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PGA of BC members are multi-tasking professionals who need to have a variety of skill sets to succeed at their job.

How to measure their value has never been easy, but with this year’s launch of the PGA of BC Professional Development Program, that job has become much easier.
 
Through years of research, deliberation and hard work by the Board of Directors, Education Committee, and Administration Office, this member-recognition program was primarily created to enhance the image of PGA of BC members to the industry and general public.

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Message From The Executive Director Of The PGA Of BC

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:40 Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:31

by Donald Miyazaki

 
PGA OF BC MEMBERS AMONGST THE WORLD’S BEST
 

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The PGA of British Columbia consists of more than 650 highly skilled men and women who are passionate about the game of golf.
 
While providing strong leadership in the community through charity events and volunteerism, these dedicated professionals are the foremost ambassadors of the game in British Columbia.
 
Dynamic and savvy, PGA of BC professionals are available at more than 200 golf facilities throughout the province - a vital resource to the future of the game in Canada's golf capital.

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New Date, Larger Purse For 2013 Saputo Vancouver Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 21:57 Tuesday, 07 May 2013 21:33

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The 2013 Saputo Vancouver Open, held on the Vancouver Park Board's three championship golf courses in partnership with Vancouver Golf Tour, is moving to June this year with a $125,000 purse based on a full field of national and international players, and a $16,000 cheque for the winner.

The 7th annual 54-hole Saputo Vancouver Open begins June 13, 2013 at 7:00 am. Competitors rotate between McCleery and Langara Golf Courses for the first two rounds. The final round will be played at Fraserview Golf Course June 15, 2013 beginning at 7:00 am with the tournament leaders expected to tee off at approximately 1:30 pm.

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First Tee School Golf Coach James Presnail Inaugural Jim Gibson Scholarship Winner

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 19:17 Tuesday, 05 February 2013 19:10

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RICHMOND, B.C. -- The Professional Golfers' Association of British Columbia announces Jim Goddard and James Presnail as inaugural recipients of the Association's newly developed Bursary and Scholarship programs.

The Jim Gibson Scholarship, in its first year of existence, is an award created by the PGA of BC in honour of the late and long-time PGA of BC Tournament Advisor and Recipient of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award, the Association's highest honour. Mr. Gibson was a strong believer in the power of education on and off the golf course, making this an ideal award in his name.

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