Northern Alberta: Local News / Central Region

2016 Team Alberta Announcement

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016 05:26 Friday, 05 February 2016 05:18

altCALGARY, Alberta (Alberta Golf) — Team Alberta has been announced for the upcoming season. 26 players from across the province will represent Alberta over the course of the season and will participate in a variety of provincial, national, and international events.

Returning to Team Alberta is Brendan McDougall, one of three players from last year’s team with a runner-up finish at the 2015 CNFL Western Championship. Landon Stellingwerff makes his return to Team Alberta after a T25 finish at the Glencoe Invitational in 2015. Logan Carver who finished T7 at the PGA Junior Masters in 2015, also makes his return to the team.

Several players from the 2015 Boys’ Development Team made the jump to Team Alberta in 2016. Those players include Max Sekulic, winner of the 2015 Nike Golf Junior Championship, Ethan Choi, 2015 Alberta Bantam Champion, and Michael Lavorato, who finished T7 at the PGA Junior Masters last year.



New Head Pro Knows She Must Still Prove Herself To Some

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:43 Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:21

by Gord Montgomery


Michelle Van Slyke may not have made Alberta golf history in the broadest sense of the term, but she did make history in a specific part of Alberta.
Van Slyke became the first woman head golf professional in the Edmonton area recently after accepting that job at the Country Side GC  near Sherwood Park following time as an associate pro at Edmonton’s Glendale G&CC.



Growing Future Champions On Alberta’s McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 10:45 Monday, 13 July 2015 10:33

by Jim Claggett


The McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour has meant something in one way or another to the players and families over its 20 years of existence.
For the Pasitney family from St. Paul, Alberta it has been a great way to spend the summer, going from course to course as their children played in the tournaments.



Hot Deals For The Summer At Alberta Golf Courses

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 17:21 Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:14

compiled by iG editors


As the golf season finally starts to get untracked in Alberta there are several great 'deals' to be had at many of the outstanding facilities in the province. Here are just some of them to help whet your appetite to get out and play.



2015 Alberta Golf Championship Schedule

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 21:58 Wednesday, 01 April 2015 21:47

alt(Landon Jones/Communications & Social Media Coordinator) — Alberta Golf’s 2015 Championship schedule will include 28 events including 15 Championships and 13 regional qualifiers from June to September. With multiple changes to the formats and particulars of several events, the Championship schedule is sure to appeal to a broad range of players, both in northern and southern Alberta.



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