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Golf Professionals are invited to delve into the science behind generating speed and become SuperSpeed Certified by completing the company’s three-level online certification course. The course covers the history of overspeed training, coaching applications, best practices, business strategies, junior and advanced speed development, fitting guidelines and in-depth biomechanics. This certification uses interactive learning to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience and is eligible for PDP credit.

PGA of BC members can receive 10% off the cost of SuperSpeed Certified training. Purchase the Certification Bundle (Levels 1-3) and receive three cans of Strike Spray for free. PGA of BC Professionals are also eligible for special-offer pricing and wholesale-purchasing accounts on SuperSpeed products and coaching bundles. Visit our Member Benefits & Corporate Discounts page for more information on all SuperSpeed Golf and SuperSpeed Certified offers available to PGA of BC members (login required).

SuperSpeed Golf is a Bronze-level Preferred Partner of the Association and presenting sponsor of the PGA of BC's Alvie Thompson Teacher of the Year Award. Click below to learn more.
Earlier today, PGA of BC Executive Director Donald Miyazaki issued an address to all member Professionals:

"Dear Members,

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected our industry in an unprecedented manner which has led to difficult decisions made by both members and facilities. Like you, the PGA of BC hopes that all golf facilities will soon be in a position to return to business as usual, but we also acknowledge that each location is facing its own unique set of challenges.

Our Association’s foremost priority continues to be the safety of guests and staff. No matter how your facility and staff are responding to current circumstances, we encourage all member facilities to utilize the resources available on the  PGA of Canada COVID-19 Member Resource Hub . Here, you will find latest news, best practices, educational webinars, government assistance and other informational resources that may be helpful during this period. Our team has also put together a listing of initiatives available for financial support through the Provincial Government, BC Hydro, FortisBC, ICBC, and other programs specific to British Columbia.  Please click here to view these initiatives .

Recently, the PGA of BC alongside NGCOA Canada BC Chapter has sent jointly signed letters to various Regional Health Authorities to reassure them that operational courses are continually going above and beyond provincial health guidelines and using the best practices that have been identified. For golf courses that are asking for further clarification, it is our hope that working with the Regional Health Authorities will be able to provide credible clarity. We will be sharing additional information and resources as they become available. We highly encourage you to also reference  NGCOA Canada’s resources page .

While these difficult matters may have separated us physically, in many ways it has brought us closer together. The strength of the PGA of BC network through members working together in various forms of communication and media has been enlightening."

The message continues with further information on Association operations, outreach and more. Click below to view the complete text.
The election to determine British Columbia's representative to the PGA of Canada National Board of Directors ended last week with Scott Kolb earning another mandate from his colleagues across the province.

The Executive Professional at Victoria Golf Club was elected to a three-year term on the National Board. Kolb has been serving the role since 2018; his new term will commence as of the PGA of Canada AGM in May.

The PGA of BC would like to thank Dean Kuntz (The Vancouver Golf Club) for putting his name forward as a candidate in this year's election. Thank you also to all Class "A" members who cast their ballots.

Click below to learn more about this year's National Board of Directors elections.
In recent weeks, many golf facilities have adjusted their operations in light of COVID-19, taking a number of measures to keep their staff and patrons safe, or closing altogether.

No matter what decision was most appropriate for your facility, the PGA of BC applauds all members for their diligent, continued efforts in the interest of public health.

Many courses and facilities that opted to close for a period of time, or delayed their scheduled opening to the season, are starting to welcome golfers back to their properties. The PGA of BC is hopeful to obtain a more comprehensive look at facilities' adjusted opening plans.

We kindly ask that Head, Executive and Head Teaching Professionals from each facility -- or the senior Class "A" or Apprentice at facilities without a member in one of those categories -- complete a brief questionnaire on their location's plans to re-open. This survey will take only one minute to complete, and the information you provide will be of great use regardless of your facility's current status or plans.

Click below to access the questionnaire.
The PGA of Canada and its nine Zones are committed to providing updated resources and tips to mitigate risk for members that are currently working at facilities that remain open for business, in addition to members that are in self-isolation or those off of work as a result of COVID-19.
Member Professionals are reminded that these recommendations and more can be found via the PGA of Canada's COVID-19 Member Resource Hub, which can be accessed by clicking below.
The hub is categorized by Latest News, Educational Resources, Government Assistance, Member Resources and Best Practices to make the information you're seeking easily accessible.
Educational Resources include a series of free webinars covering key issues related to current and future COVID-19 impacts for members and golf facilities. All past and future webinars will be archived for members to view at their convenience. Click here to view all webinars in the series .
The Member Resource Hub is being updated on a continual basis to ensure Golf Professionals have the most up-to-date information available. This includes information from the federal government released this week indicating that Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) eligibility has been further amended to assist seasonal workers who have exhausted their regular EI benefits and are unable to return to work at this time due to COVID-19.

Please be advised that further supports are available through the provincial government, such as a one-time, tax-free $1,000 payment via the BC Emergency Benefit for Workers. BC Hydro is offering bill payment plans, deferments and grants to customers, while ICBC is providing no-penalty deferments on monthly payments for 90 days. FortisBC has also established a Customer Recovery Fund for both residential and commercial customers to address current circumstances.

More supports are in place provincially for businesses, including deferred, reduced or delayed taxes and filing deadlines. Click here to view all supports available for individuals and businesses on a provincial level.
Adam Blair 's Executive Professional application has been approved and he becomes Executive Professional at Talking Rock Golf Course

Nathan Grieve has successfully completed the National Training Program and becomes Head Professional at Talking Rock Golf Course

Jeff Wiggins has left Mountain View Golf Course
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During the past several weeks, we've seen a significant increase in members making use of the PGA of BC Education Series Archive. We applaud all Professionals who are using these unusual times as an opportunity to complete professional-development pursuits.

Please be reminded that points can be earned towards the 2020 Professional Development Program Order of Merit presented by Sunice & Bobby Jones when watching any video in the Education Series Archive until Nov. 30, 2020. One (1) PDP point is awarded per video to a maximum of two (2) points per day. Members can earn a maximum of twenty (20) PDP points related to the Education Series in one year. Click below to access the archive.

In order to claim points for Education Series Archive videos viewed, please remember to make a requisition at and send your purchase receipt by email to
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