Southern Alberta: Pro News

Alberta PGA’s Partners Play An Important Role

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 February 2015 21:24 Sunday, 22 February 2015 20:51

by Gord Montgomery
 

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They may be the overlooked teammates at times, but the more than two dozen companies that team up with sponsorship deals alongside the Alberta Professional Golfers’ Association and its more than 550 members are a key component to the association’s success.

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PGA On Wheels Rolls On To Help Grow The Game

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015 12:01 Friday, 20 February 2015 11:33

by Gord Montgomery
 

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The wheels on the PGA bus go ‘round and ‘round, ‘round and ‘round, and when they stop the seeds planted by one of the association’s newest ventures are meant to grow the game.
 
The project, known as the PGA On Wheels, began in 2013 with the mandate to “promote the Association at local events throughout the province and enhance the relationship our members enjoy with residents in the communities in which we live and serve.”

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Player of the Year Honours Nothing New to Belbin

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 February 2015 18:11 Saturday, 14 February 2015 21:47

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While Mike Belbin suggests that the 2014 playing season on the Alberta PGA Assistant’s Tour may not have been his best, it was recognized as exactly that by his peers.

Belbin, an assistant pro at the Royal Mayfair in Edmonton, once again walked away with the Player of the Year (POY) honours for the association after another season of sterling play.

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PGA of Alberta Senior Championship 2014: September 3-4, 2014

Last Updated on Monday, 01 September 2014 16:05 Monday, 01 September 2014 15:58

altCALGARY, Alberta — This year's PGA of Alberta Senior Championship, sponsored by Golf Vacations Ireland, will take place at the beautiful Willow Park G&CC in Calgary on September 3-4, 2014.

Defending Champion Scott Allred of Elbow Springs GC will lead a field of 32 of Alberta's top professional golfers, all looking to prevent Allred from winning his third Seniors trophy in four years.

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Alberta Golf Shows A Sure Sign Of Spring

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 23:28 Monday, 21 April 2014 17:49

by Jim Claggett
 

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Another long winter in Alberta is over, we hope... and a sure sign apart from robins, geese and snow disappearing were the PGA of Alberta golf shows in Edmonton and Calgary.
 
The events are a great opportunity for golfers to get their hands on the newest in clubs, shoes and of course grab a deal or two in the discount centre.
 
As far as the Calgary show went, there were plenty of courses showing what they are all about ranging from Southern Alberta, southeastern B.C., Montana, Mesquite, Nevada as well as newcomers from the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

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