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Replay Golf Supplies Inc. is a Bronze-level Preferred Partner of the Association and a longtime Presenting Sponsor of the PGA of BC Awards Celebration. Click below to learn more.
Last week, the PGA of BC proudly named its Top 100 Golf Professionals of 2020, as determined by the Association's Professional Development Program Order of Merit presented by Sunice & Bobby Jones.

The Professional Development Program (PDP) is an annual Order of Merit designed to recognize PGA of BC members who make outstanding contributions to the Association, their communities, the province’s golf industry and, most importantly, themselves. Through participation in continuing education, competitions, the PGA of BC Awards Program, annual Buying Show and various forms of volunteerism, the PDP provides an equal avenue to showcase strengths of the diverse membership. Congratulations to all who achieved this prestigious designation for their efforts during an unprecedented and challenging 2020 season.

Additionally, the PGA of BC is pleased to name Nathan Grieve, Head Professional at Talking Rock Golf Course, as the winner of the 2020 PDP Order of Merit with 99 points.

Finishing one point behind Grieve in the runner-up position was another member from Talking Rock Golf Course, as Executive Professional Adam Blair ended the year on 98 points. Blair has now finished among the top 10 in the Order of Merit for six consecutive years, including his first-place finish in 2016.

Lee J.H. Lee (GolfTEC Richmond) secured third place in the standings with 76 points. Fourth position belonged to Matthew Steinbach (Simon Fraser University), who amassed 75 points over the course of the season. Cindy Soukoroff (St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino) rounded out the top five, having notched 72 points.

CLICK HERE to view the final standings for 2020 and more information about the Professional Development Program.

Thanks in large part to the support of Sunice and Bobby Jones, a total bursary purse of nearly $5,000 will be divided among those finishing among the top 10, providing financial opportunity to pursue further professional development and education. We thank them for their generous support of the program.

Click below to view our complete announcement of the Top 100 Golf Professionals of 2020, including the full list of members achieving this distinction.

Please be advised that the 2021 PDP points race is officially underway, and members can now make submissions for consideration toward their Order of Merit total for the current year.
The PGA of BC's 2021 Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada kicked off Tuesday with more than 140 members registered for the opening session.

In the first of 10 workshops comprising the series, Ontario-based Teaching Professional Nick Starchuk (pictured) showed how technology can provide detailed analysis of the putting stroke and encouraged attendees to establish themselves as a go-to resource for all things putting at their facilities. We thank Nick for sharing his time and expertise with PGA of BC members once again.

Members are reminded that the second and third installments of the 2021 Education Series will take place next week:

Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. PT – Panel discussion: Bill Kelly, Steve Haggard & Drew Scollon; moderated by Greg Pool
“New Challenges, New Solutions: Safe Operations amid a Health Crisis”

Thursday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. PT – Erin MacAngus-Marshall, Dale Carnegie Training of BC
“Communicating with Different Personality Styles”

Click on the workshop headings for registration details and more information on each individual session, or view them from the PGA of BC’s Schedule of Events page. The entire Education Series schedule can be found on the Schedule of Events page as well.

Member registration for individual sessions is priced at $10 (plus GST) each. The Education Series Pass, a member-exclusive offer granting access to all remaining sessions, is $70 (plus GST).

Please note that registration fees do not include recorded sessions posted to the Education Series Archive. As well, please be advised that sessions administered by Dale Carnegie Training of BC will not be made available for later viewing.

Non-members are welcome to attend any workshop of the series, with a reference from a Class “A” Professional, for $20 (plus GST).

Registration for all individual sessions closes at 12:00 p.m. PT the day prior. Information on joining each session will be sent to each registrant by email in the afternoon prior to each scheduled session.
The PGA of BC Board of Directors invites qualified members interested in serving on the Board of Directors to submit their names to run in this month's upcoming election for open positions. 
In the coming vote, there will be four (4) vacant positions on the Board. Each member elected will serve a two-year term. Due to the Board's current composition, eligible members based in the Vancouver Island region are encouraged to run in the interest of ensuring the board's regional composition quota is met.
All candidates must be Class "A" Professionals who are members in good standing with the PGA of Canada to be eligible to run in the election.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a brief biography and write-up detailing why they feel they are most qualified for a position on the PGA of BC Board of Directors. Submissions may not exceed 200 words and may not include any supplementary documents or files -- these are firm requirements that will be strictly enforced
Candidates' submissions will be made available online to voting members on the election ballot. Please note that each candidate's Professional Development Program point total and ranking in the PDP Order of Merit will be included with their personal info on the ballot.
To submit your name for consideration, please send an email with your written submission no later than Friday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. PT to PGA of BC Executive Director Donald Miyazaki at Confirmation will be sent to candidates upon receipt of application. 
Once a list of candidates has been compiled, the membership will have the opportunity to vote in the online election for a period of one (1) week starting Monday, Jan. 18.

Click below to view a list of requirements and expectations for those serving the board.
Two PGA of BC Professionals have been selected to participate in the inaugural Women in Coaching Program, a joint venture of Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada.

Kyla Inaba (Predator Ridge Resort, pictured at left) and Michelle McCann (Uplands Golf Club) are among nine PGA of Canada members nationwide named to participate in the first year of the program.

The purpose of the program is to achieve a more equitable balance in the genders of high-performance golf coaches across the country. As part of their participation, Inaba and McCann will receive extensive career-development support focusing on sports science and coaching education, hands-on training with top coaches and athletes, project work and individualized learning plans. They will also each receive a $2,500 bursary to offset the costs related to hands-on training.

Click below to more about the Women in Coaching Program and its inaugural cohort.
Members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association of British Columbia will be held on Monday, February 8, 2021, beginning at 4:00 p.m. PT.

This meeting will take place in a virtual setting for the following purposes:
  1. To receive the financial statements of the Association for the period ended November 30, 2020, and the auditor’s report thereon;
  2. To appoint auditors for the ensuing year, and to authorize the directors to fix their remuneration;
  3. To pass motion to vote in new directors of the Association;
  4. To approve all acts, deeds and proceedings of the directors since the last Annual General Meeting;
  5. To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

All members will receive information on how to join the virtual meeting by email closer to the event date. Please be reminded that the AGM is open only to PGA of BC members. Apprentice Professionals are encouraged to attend, but please note that only Class "A" Professionals are eligible to vote on motions. 

Should any PGA of BC Member require a copy of the Association’s Audited Financial Statements in advance of the Annual General Meeting, please contact the PGA of BC office to obtain a copy. 

Click below to view a formal notice for the Annual General Meeting.
Jared Siminoff has left Point Grey Golf & Country Club and joins Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community as Head Professional (February 5) 

Brian O'Keefe has joined Shuswap Lake Estates Golf & Country Club as Head Professional (March 1) 

Peter Kenneford has transferred from the Alberta Zone and joins Creston Golf Club as Head Professional 

Michelle Waters has left Pheasant Glen Golf Resort and joins Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club as an Apprentice Professional (February 15)

Sam Young has joined Ardmore Golf Course as a Class "A" Professional

William Mounsteven becomes Head Professional at Campbell River Golf & Country Club
Assistant Golf Professional - Campbell River Golf & Country Club

Golf Operations Manager - Seven Hills Golf & Country Club

General Manager - Pitt Meadows Golf Club

Assistant Golf Professional - Creston Golf Club
PGA of BC Professionals have an opportunity to benefit from the Partner Referral Program, through which members or facilities may be compensated for introductions to new Preferred Partners.

For more information, please contact Executive Director Donald Miyazaki at
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