AUGUST 30, 2023



Par Six Golf Media (P6R Golf) is a leading full-service marketing firm specializing in the golf industry. Through establishing long-lasting partnerships with private clubs, golf resorts, and e-commerce golf brands, P6R Golf has established itself as an expert in driving digital awareness and engagement for all types of golf brands.

With a team of five (and growing) experienced marketing professionals, all of whom share a passion for golf, P6R Golf excels in producing and executing robust marketing strategies. Their expertise includes photography, video production, social media management, web design, influencer sourcing, and digital advertising. P6R Golf takes pride in its unique set of core values, supported by positive client feedback, which helps distinguish their position in the agency space:

• "We Love Golf"

• "We Strive to Be Better"

• "We Are Good People"

• "We Do Awesome Work”

Focusing exclusively on the golf industry and backed by extensive experience in this sport, P6R Golf proudly stands as Canada's premier agency for golf marketing solutions. They prioritize being approachable and easy to work with, and they take great pride in delivering high-quality content for their clients.

P6R Golf has already earned the trust of multiple PGA of BC facilities for video and photo content creation. More recently, their work on this year’s Women's Golf Week initiative garnered over 50,000 views across all platforms. All three documentaries can be viewed here:

Kyla Inaba

Ashley Zibrik

Cindy Soukoroff

Going forward, member professionals throughout the province can expect to see P6R Golf staff on site at various PGA of BC events as they work to develop new content and drive engagement for the Association as a whole.

As a preferred partner of the PGA of BC, you can find more information about P6R Golf on their website.


The PGA of BC has reached out to those facilities most directly impacted by the recent wildfires, but encourage any members and/or member facilities to contact the office should we be able to assist in any way. 

Talking Rock Golf Course Superintendent Daryl Adama, Irrigation Technician Jason Lans, Assistant Superintendent Barney Tomma, Turf Worker Edward Spada and Executive Chef David Leard have all lost their homes in the fires. Please consider donating at the link below to help support them:

The Canadian Red Cross has established the British Columbia Fires Appeal. Donations to the Canadian Red Cross will be used for immediate and ongoing relief, recovery and resilience efforts in response to the fires in British Columbia. Donations may also be used for preparedness and risk reduction for future all-hazard disaster events within BC. Donations can be made HERE.

For up-to-date, real-time information on the fires, please visit the Province of British Columbia Wildfire Service website.

To download the official BC Wildfire app, please visit the links below:

The App Store

Google Play


The PGA of BC is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with Nike Golf & Mint Green Group.

Already proud sponsors of the PGA of BC Club Professional Championship being held at Point Grey Golf & Country Club on September 18 & 19, Nike Golf & Mint Green Group have agreed to sponsor the PGA of BC Zone Teams at both the PGA Assistants’ and Head Pro Championships of Canada.

"We are proud to be partners of the PGA of BC. The opportunity to outfit Zone Teams in Nike Golf apparel at upcoming National Championships is very exciting," said Jon Kadin, Sales Representative for Nike Golf & Mint Green Group. "We know the Teams will look and feel great in their Nike Golf uniforms which can only enhance their performance on course as well. Partnering directly with our PGA of BC Members is invaluable as they help us usher in a new wave of interest and excitement around the game of golf.”

The PGA of BC thanks the teams at Nike Golf & Mint Green Group. For more information, please contact:

Jon Kadin, Sales Representative, Nike Golf & Mint Green Group

[email protected]


Mark Lindsay, Sales Representative, Nike Golf & Mint Green Group

[email protected]


To read the full announcement, please click here.


From August 24-27, the world's greatest female golfers battled for the CPKC Women's Open title at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club. Megan Khang captured her first career LPGA Tour win in thrilling fashion, defeating 2019 champion Jin Young Ko in a playoff after shooting 9-under-par over 72 holes.

Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club saw tens of thousands of golf fans come out to support the LPGA Tour players, who found the course to be a world-class test of their abilities. Ashley Zibrik, Host Professional and President of the PGA of BC, said that she is incredibly proud of the entire Shaughnessy team for their tireless efforts in putting on a phenomenal, successful event.

Brooke Henderson won the Sandra Post Medal as low Canadian, finishing the tournament at 2-under to tie for 13th. Canadian Alena Sharp also made the cut, ultimately tying for 36th.

Stay tuned this week for a full interview with Zibrik, who was the first female host professional in CPKC Women's Open history.

Lauren Kim (Surrey, BC) tees off on the eighth hole at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club on August 25 during the CPKC Women's Open.

Rose Zhang tees off on the seventh hole at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club on August 25.


Beach Grove Golf Club's Brent Derrheim and Jordan Rodda participated in the Golfathon for ALS on August 28.

Derrheim and Rodda started the Golfathon at 5:45 am, playing a total of 144 holes on the course and the golf simulator, and were joined by club members throughout the day.

To learn more about the Golfathon for ALS and to donate today, please click here.


The Kootenay Pro Tour held an event on August 21 at Bootleg Gap. Host professional Trevor Simkins took home the victory, outlasting his opponents with a score of 68. The Kootenay Pro Tour Championship takes place starting September 11.

The Vancouver Island Club Pro Tour held a tournament at Cordova Bay Golf Course on August 22. Nate Ollis (Cordova Bay Golf Course) won on his home track, shooting 2-under. The Tour Championship begins on October 2.

The Westland Insurance Interior PGA Tour took on Shuswap National Golf Course on July 17. With a two-stroke victory, Brian McDonald (Fairview Mountain Golf Club) continued his run of strong play this season. The August 21 event at Kamloops Golf & Country Club has been rescheduled to September 11 as a result of the wildfires.

The Lower Mainland G&G Tour travelled to Nicklaus North Golf Course in Whistler on July 31. Luke Bogdan (Cheam Mountain Golf Course) was triumphant, outlasting his opponents to win by a stroke. The final tournament before the Tour Championship runs September 11 at Ledgeview Golf Club.

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!


The PGA of Canada Member Assistance Program (MAP) provided by Family Services Employee Assistance Programs (fseap) is a benefit for PGA of Canada members offered by an experienced national provider with a background in not-for-profit organizations and member-based associations.

The MAP provides members and eligible immediate family members with access to free, professional, and confidential counseling, coaching, and consulting services. These services can help you manage personal, family, and/or work-related concerns.

For full details on the MAP and how you can reach their 24-hour services, please click here.


Mitchell Thiessen's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he becomes an Apprentice Professional at Sandpiper Golf Club

Seungwoo (Joanna) Noh's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and she becomes an Apprentice Professional at Vancouver Golf Academy

For all Members on the Move information, please click HERE.


Head Golf Professional - Northview Golf & Country Club

Food & Beverage Manager - Nanaimo Golf Club

Assistant Professional - Beach Grove Golf Club

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.


September 18 & 19

Srixon/Cleveland Golf Club Professional Championship presented by Nike Golf

at Point Grey & Country Club

September 25 & 26

Women's Championship

at Victoria Golf Club

October 25 & 26

PGA of BC Buying Show

at the River Rock Casino Resort


Mark Strong

Executive Director

[email protected]

Doug Titterington

Membership & Events Manager

[email protected]

Dan Czerwenka

Programs Manager

[email protected]

Graham Abraham

Communications & Marketing Manager

[email protected]

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