JANUARY 10, 2024




Jancor Agencies was created with the vision of helping golfers enjoy the game more, by providing premium golf brands. Jancor Agencies is the Canadian Distributor for leading golf brands, such as Prestwick, Sister Bay, TurfHound, SkyCaddie, SkyTrak, Orange Whip, TERVIS, and others. Jancor’s team promises to provide the best experience possible to both our customers and our brand-partners. At Jancor we believe in building customer relationships, and not just selling products.

If your club is looking at making changes to your driving range and/or outdoor furnishings, we are your one stop shop for all range and outdoor furniture needs. TurfHound Tee Surfaces & Prestwick Golf Furnishings have it all. We recommend asking for your quotes ASAP to avoid any delays in the spring. For all quotes and product recommendations, please email Ashley Davies and she will be happy to help you with your project.


To celebrate the new year, Jancor would like to offer exclusively to all PGA of BC members 10% off Orange Whip for the month of January and free shipping on orders of 6+ whips as well as a free Protective Case with the purchase of a SkyTrak+ and free shipping. See catalogs below.


2024 Jancor Catalog


2024 Prestwick Catalog


2024 Simulation Price List


To take advantage of the promotion or for quotes, please email Ashley at [email protected].


The 2024 Virtual Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada kicks off Thursday, January 18 at 10:00am PT with a presentation from Allan Kehler. Registration closes next Wednesday, January 17 at 4:00pm PT. Members can register for the individual presentation, or sign up for the Virtual Education Bundle which grants access to the full slate of online presentations taking place this year. Those presentations include LPGA Tour legend Dottie Pepper and PGA of BC Professional and social media star Michael Caan, with additional presentations to be announced. To register for Allan's presentation or the Bundle, please click here.

Mental health advocate, international keynote speaker, and best-selling author of four books, Allan will speak on prioritizing mental health, balance, and resilience through his inspiring presentation, “Find your Voice. Find your Power.”

For nearly a decade, Allan instructed various mental health related courses at the college level while also working as an addiction’s counselor and clinical case manager. As a keynote speaker, Allan uses humour and compassion to create a safe space where people feel seen, heard and supported.

Rooted in tradition, golf is a sport where many individuals remain silent when struggling with their mental health. This, in turn, causes individuals to sacrifice their health, safety, and future success. However, silence has never been the answer, and understanding the power of your voice is the first step in finding true freedom.

Having experienced challenges with mental illness, addictions, and suicide first-hand, Allan shares his captivating story of resilience and hope. Through his story, you will learn how to share your own story, embrace vulnerability, and connect to yourself and others in a more authentic way. By finding your own voice, you will be able to inspire others to find theirs.

Allan has shared workshop material for attendees to utilize throughout his presentation. To access this material, please click here.


We advise members that as of 4:00 PM today, the call for Board elections candidates will be officially closed. If you intend to volunteer as a candidate for the Board, please ensure to submit your application and write up prior to the deadline.


Each candidate will be given the opportunity to present a 200-word write-up about themselves, sharing their vision and qualifications for the Board position.


Please note if you have applied to run for a seat on the Board you will be receiving an email this afternoon confirming that your application has been received. If you applied and do not receive an email please reach out to the Office Team to ensure you are added to the ballot.


Election Schedule and Terms:

  • Election Period: Opens on January 24 and will continue for one week.
  • Board Seats: A total of five (5) Board seats will be filled.
  • Four (4) seats will have a term of two years.
  • One (1) seat will have a term of one year.


Special Note on Representation:

  • Due to the current Board composition, one of the two-year term seats must be assigned to a candidate from the Island region.
  • The candidate from the Island region with the highest number of votes will be awarded this two-year term seat, regardless of where they finished in the polling.
  • The one-year term will be allocated to the candidate with the least number of votes among the remaining seats.


We encourage all members to actively participate in the election process. Your vote is vital in shaping the future of our Board and the direction of our organization.


The PGA of BC is seeking members interested in working with the Canucks to introduce youth to the games of hockey and golf. The event will feature both ice and floor hockey activities, as well as a golf station to be setup in the Rogers Arena concourse. Participants will move between the floor hockey and golf stations on a rotational basis. As kids play, parents will be given a chance to learn from a PGA of BC Professional.

Interested members are asked to be prepared to provide supplies for both kids golfing activities and a presentation to be given to parents about the importance of junior golf and the values of the sport and its synergies with hockey. The event takes place on Monday, February 26 from 5PM to 8PM at Rogers Arena. There is an additional event being arranged for an all girls attendance on Tuesday, February 13. To learn more about the event and how to get involved, please reach out to Programs Manager Dan Czerwenka at [email protected], or by giving the office a call at 604-303-6766. This is an excellent opportunity for social media content and in-person networking.


Information via the PGA of Canada

The PGA of Canada will host their Coach of Developing Competitors course at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Florida from January 29 to February 2. Registration closes on Monday, January 15.

This context is designed for coaches of athletes ranging from the Learn to Compete and Train to Compete stages of LTPD.

The process to earn this certification involves Coach Training and Coach Certification process to be completed after Trained status is earned.

This Coach Training Workshop involves the independent completion of 6 multi-sport modules in addition to the content and sport-specific modules covered at the workshop.

To be "Trained" in this context, the following multi-sport modules must be completed at any time before or after coach training. 

  • Coaching and Leading Effectively
  • Managing Conflict
  • Leading Drug-Free Sport
  • Prevention Recovery
  • Performance Planning
  • Make Ethical Decisions

For more information and to register for the course, please click here.


Did you know the PGA of BC Sponsor-Media Appreciation Invitational makes its return to the Association's competitive slate this Spring at Riverway Golf Course in Burnaby? Being re-introduced as a Pro-Am featuring some of our top Professionals, prizes and F&B, this event will see Association sponsors and media partners team up with PGA of BC Professionals on April 29; invitations for pro spots will be generated from the 2023 PDP standings. 

The PGA of BC Office Team reached out to sponsor partners last month with invites to the event. If you have already received your invitation for this year’s event, please remember to fill out the attendee survey that was sent out prior to the holidays. If you would like to partake in this event for either 2024 or 2025, please reach out to Programs Manager Dan Czerwenka at [email protected] at any time to find out how we can arrange this. 

Media and Professional invitees will be confirmed in the coming months. For more information, please reach out to Czerwenka or call the office at (604)-303-6766.


BC university and college golf teams will return to competition soon. We look forward to continuing our updates upon the return of competitive play.

For more information on BC's collegiate golf programs, including their 2023-24 results and schedule, please visit the links below:

UBC Men's | UBC Women's

SFU Men's | SFU Women's

UVic Men's | Uvic Women's

UBCO Men's | UBCO Women's

UFV Men's | UFV Women's


If you would like to place an advertisement in the Classifieds section, please contact Marketing & Communications Manager Graham Abraham at [email protected] to place a listing.


Steve Phillips has left Cedar Hill Golf Course

Kayli Melissa has resigned from the PGA of Canada

Tyler Stene has left Highland Pacific Golf

Simon Hassel has left Highland Pacific Golf

Keir Smith has transferred from the Ontario Zone

Sheryle Rowland has transferred from the Alberta Zone and joins Point Grey Golf & Country Club as an Executive Professional

Jeff McDowall has left Pitt Meadows Golf Club and tranfers to the Alberta Zone

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


Head Golf Professional - Salmon Arm Golf Club

For any job postings that have been approved and published on the PGA of BC website, the Association will share relevant social media posts to assist your facility in the search for a candidate. We will share one post/story per job posting. Please ensure that you tag the PGA of BC's social media account in any post or story relevant to the posting. To ensure that we share the post/story in a timely matter, please also reach out to Communications & Marketing Manager Graham Abraham at [email protected] to notify us of the post.

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.



January 18, 10:00am

Virtual Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada:

Allan Kehler - "Find Your Voice, Find Your Power: Prioritizing mental health, balance and resilience"

Register Here

February 5 & 6

River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, BC

Education Seminar

Register Here

February 6, 4:15pm (Following the Education Seminar)

Ace Performance Centre, Richmond, BC

Interactive Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada:

Ralph Bauer - "Reading Greens with Tour Read Golf"

Register Here

February 7, 9:30am - 3:00pm

Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club, Richmond, BC

National Golf Course Owners' Association (NGCOA) Spring Conference

Register Here

February 21

Virtual Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada:

Dottie Pepper - "My experiences as a Tour Player, On-Course Analyst, and Golf Legend"

Register Here

February 26

Elite Golf, Richmond, BC

Interactive Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada:

Mike Aizawa - "How muscle activation and other exercises can influence the golf swing"

March 12

Virtual Education Series presented by Foresight Sports Canada:

Michael Caan - "Growing your Social Media Presence from the Ground Up"

Register Here


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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