April 12, 2023
Driven by passion and enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology and design, Sunice continues to advance the latest in performance outerwear, layering systems and sportswear for wherever your favorite sport or activity takes you. And like its customers, Sunice is always looking forward to next season.

Evoking their namesake, Bobby Jones products are the definition of class, using only premium-quality materials to create classic, timeless designs that exude confidence on and off the course. The Bobby Jones brand has been a mainstay in the golf industry since the 1990s and is sold in the finest private clubs, resorts and golf courses worldwide. 

Sunice and Bobby Jones are Silver-level Preferred Partners of the Association and Presenting Sponsors of the PGA of BC Professional Development Program. Visit Sunice and Bobby Jones online to learn more.
The PGA of BC is thrilled to announce exciting new changes to our Order of Merit race for the 2023 season. The Association has partnered with Kal Tire to deliver an improved and more competitive rally for the title with the introduction of a purse for top competitors.

We are proud to be paying out the top-10 finishers in the season-long race from a purse of $5,000.

In addition, the Order of Merit champion will receive a $500 Kal Tire gift certificate, while the 2nd- through 5th-place finishers will be awarded $200 gift certificates. No changes to the accumulation of points have been made.

The Order of Merit standings help inform the PGA of BC Stan Leonard Player of the Year Award, presented at the Awards night in October and also supported by Kal Tire's generosity. Last year, Chilliwack Golf Club’s Zach Olson received the honour after a formidable season that saw him claim victory at the PGA of BC Assistants’ Championship and the G&G Tour Championship.

Ryan Paulson, Kal Tire Brand & Promotions Manager, said the company is ecstatic to build on their partnership with the PGA of BC.

“We are thrilled to renew our partnership with the PGA of BC and come on board with this exciting program. The Player of the Year & Order of Merit inspire excellence in the game across BC, which aligns nicely with our goal to provide excellent service to customers in our stores. We look forward to following the season-long race and wish all competitors good luck for a successful season!” said Paulson.

For more information on the Order of Merit race, please contact Interim Executive Director Jared Siminoff at [email protected].
Registration for the April 24 Kootenays Education Series event at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort closes next Thursday at 4 p.m. PT. Sign-up is available on our website, don't miss out on an awesome lineup of speakers at a stunning location!

We will be joined by Purcell Golf’s Head Professional Simon Jones, who will deliver a presentation on how to run a successful junior golf program. Then, Cindy Soukoroff (St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino) will speak on staffing strategies in the industry, including how to overcome challenges in the Kootenays and how to align with the Association’s Career Advisory Program.

Following an informative morning, professionals are encouraged to participate in the Kootenay Pro Tour event occurring just after the presentations. The tournament takes place at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s Riverside Golf Course.

The PGA of BC thanks Foresight Sports Canada for their generous support of the Association's Education Series. For any questions, please reach out to Interim Executive Director Jared Siminoff at [email protected].
The PGA of BC is grateful to all the facilities and professionals who have signed up to host camps during Canucks Junior Golf Week. We’re thrilled to announce that we have already secured enough commitments from host facilities to surpass last year’s total participation of 600 junior golfers.

This year, our goal is to help spread the love of the game to over 1,000 juniors throughout the province. We can’t get there without your support, and we hope to see many more host facilities sign up! To register as a host, please fill out the online registration form.

The skills developed through golf complement those of other sports, including hockey, while participating in golf also imparts important life skills such as honesty, sportsmanship, responsibility, integrity and respect. Participants will learn the benefits of staying active while exploring the game of golf, all the while meeting new friends and having fun. The week is also a great opportunity for professionals to connect with the next generation of golfers and introduce them to the game in an accessible and enjoyable setting.

For any questions, please reach out to Programs Manager Dan Czerwenka at [email protected].
The Lower Mainland G&G Tour will host their next tour event, a major championship and Order of Merit qualifier, on April 17 at Marine Drive Golf Club. Kevin Stinson (Cheam Mountain Golf Club) is seeking his third straight win on the Tour, sharing the victory with Carson Kallis (Pacific Golf Academy) in the first tournament and winning outright in the most recent.

The next Vancouver Island Club Pro Tour event will take place April 18 at Highland Pacific Golf. This event will count towards the PGA of BC Order of Merit standings. The tour then heads to Olympic View Golf Club May 9 for a Pro-Pro 6-6-6 tournament.

The Westland Insurance Interior PGA Tour returns on April 24 to Kelowna's Black Mountain Golf Club. Their first event of the season took place April 3 at Penticton Golf & Country Club.

Finally, the Kootenay Pro Tour returns for the 2023 season April 24 to Riverside Golf Course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. This event is held in conjunction with the PGA of BC Kootenay Education Series, taking place earlier the same day at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

Make sure to read the Regional Tour Roundup every week to stay up-to-date with the achievements of our members and to never miss any information!
In addition to maintaining an archive of member photos, the PGA of BC also keeps a library of images from our member facilities. These are used by the administration team for a variety of purposes, including event promotion, Association marketing initiatives and assets, and more.

If your course or facility has a selection of high-resolution images that you wish to share with the PGA of BC for future use, please send them to Communications & Marketing Manager Graham Abraham at [email protected]. Please note that sharing photos with the administration team indicates your consent to use the images for the purposes noted above and in other usages at the discretion of the PGA of BC.
2021 EZGO Freedom RXV Carts for Sale

Excellent condition with low hours; 12v batteries with charger; Fully loaded including cooler, ball/club washer, 2 sand bottles, black bag cover, tinted windshield, premium seats and JBL Bluetooth speaker system.

Asking $8500 each (9 available)
Contact Director of Operations, The Rise Golf Course, Chad Scott to inquire: (250) 575-5219; [email protected].
Range Balls
$30/Srixon box; $40/NXT box

38 boxes of yellow Srixon flight restricted balls, 300/box $30.00 per box

6 boxes of white assorted condition NXT tour balls, 300/box $40.00 / box.

Please contact Clint Foley at [email protected] or 604-261-3212.
Golf Bag Storage and Display Unit
Price $550.00 obo

Suitable for storing and displaying multiple golf bags. It was used in my Pro Shop to display complete sets of Demo/Rental sets with enough room for Staff bags displaying men's regular, stiff, senior, left hand and women’s sets. Perfect to roll around the shop or park outside next to the tee enticing golfers to view and or sign out demos for their round leading to possible sales. Pristine condition. Heavy-duty custom steel construction with swivel air tires. Can be towed with golf cart or pushed around easily. Other display or back shop storage uses possible.

Please call or text Marc McAndrews at 250-246-5883.
Indoor Golf Simulator Set-Up

Foresight GC Quad with FSX 2020 ball software and 36 golf courses, Net Return Simulator Series Net, Turf Hound Double Sided Tee Station Mat, Optoma EH200ST Projector, Acer D19W6 Predator Series gaming computer, All Sports Terrashield Projector Enclosure and Shock Athletic Gym Foam Flooring.

All Purchased in July 2021 and limited use.

Please contact Jamie Stirling at 778-389-9910 or [email protected].
Flightscope Xi Tour Launch Monitor
Price $3,500 obo (willing to pay shipping)

Flightscope Xi Tour Launch Monitor in great condition. Includes Carry bag, charger, and metallic dots. Compatible with PC and IOS (Ipad). No annual or transfer fee required. Collects 27 accurate data parameters with each shot.

Please contact Ryan Brown at [email protected].
Dean Kuntz has left Riverway Golf Course and joins Pitt Meadows Golf Club as a Class "A" Professional

Devin Cutforth has left Chilliwack Golf Club and joins Mission Golf & Country Club as an Apprentice Professional

Cailean Hourigan has left Victoria Golf Club and transfers to the Alberta Zone

Nathan Leonhardt has left Par-Tee Golf and becomes Head Teaching Professional at Tour Development Academy

Tour Development Academy has been approved as a recognized PGA of BC Facility

For all Members on the Move information, please click HERE.
Talking Rock Golf Course - Director of Golf/Head Professional

For all job opportunities listed on the PGA of BC website, please click HERE (Log-in required).

For all job opportunities listed on the PGA of Canada website, please click HERE.
Monday, April 24

Monday, May 29
2023 Championship season opens with
TOC at Gallagher's Canyon Golf Club

May 30 - June 6

June 19 - 20
at Chilliwack Golf Club

July 3-4
at St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino
Jared Siminoff
Interim Executive Director, PGA of BC
Doug Titterington
Membership & Events Manager, PGA of BC
Dan Czerwenka
Programs Manager, PGA of BC
Graham Abraham
Communications & Marketing Manager
PGA of British Columbia | [email protected] | (604) 303-6766 |
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