NOVEMBER 29, 2023



Founded in 2014, SuperSpeed Golf created the first widely accepted golf training system focused solely on speed. Before SuperSpeed, most players had a regular fitness routine and swing mechanics program. Now, these players also dedicate a significant amount of time specifically to speed training on a regular basis. This has brought excitement back to working on the game and hope to many players for whom distance was a limiting factor in getting joy from playing golf.


Since inception, SuperSpeed Golf has been dedicated to detailed research and development of all training products and training programs. From 3D kinematic analysis, cutting edge Force Plate data, and most recently even specific on course performance results. SuperSpeed has made knowing exactly how their training system will affect a golfer a cornerstone of their philosophy. 


SuperSpeed Golf has also spent a great deal of time and effort in educating both golf professionals and the average golfer about the benefits of speed training. Members of the SuperSpeed team have been regularly featured as speakers at PGA of Canada events. Their dedication to not only creating the most effective speed training tools on the market, but also helping PGA Professionals find creative ways to integrate these training programs into their curriculums has truly set SuperSpeed apart.


To view the generous Member Benefits offered by SuperSpeed Golf, and to see all PGA of BC Member Benefits & Corporate Discounts, please click HERE.


The PGA of BC and Kal Tire are proud to announce Seymour Creek Golf Centre’s Steven Lecuyer as the 2023 Kal Tire Order of Merit champion.

Lecuyer earned this honour through his incredible play this season in PGA of BC tournaments and on the G&G Tour, an affiliated regional tour for Lower Mainland PGA professionals. Lecuyer overcame impressive challenges from other top competitors, including runner-up and 2021 Order of Merit champion Kevin Stinson (Cheam Mountain Golf Course) and 2022 champion Zach Olson (Chilliwack Golf Club) who rounded out the top three.

With Lecuyer’s win, he takes home $1,000 and a $500 Kal Tire gift card. The top ten competitors will be awarded from a purse of $5,000, while the 2nd- to 5th place finishers also won $200 Kal Tire gift cards. The Association extends our gratitude and appreciation to Kal Tire for their generous support of the Order of Merit program and its competitors.

To see the full final standings for the 2023 season, please click here. To read the full recap, please click here.


The deadline to submit 2023 PGA of BC Professional Development Program points is December 1, 2023.

Please ensure all PDP point submissions are filled out HERE.

The deadline for Apprentice Professionals to meet their education requirements is also December 1, 2023.

To maintain Active Status, Apprentice Professionals are expected to meet the annual credit minimum for their Training Year by December 1. Any credits above the minimum requirement will count towards the following year deadline.

Failure to fulfil these expectations will result in an adjustment of membership status effective December 1, until the outstanding requirements are met for a maximum of two years.

Example of total credits required for each training year:

In the first year, the following courses are required:

Instructor of Beginner Golfers Workshop

Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

History & Background of the PGA of Canada

Career Literacy Part 1: Map Your Career Path

The additional 10 Core Credits and 15 Elective Credits can be achieved at any point over the six-year tenure.


With the the late-fall and winter months representing a time of change for the Professional staffs at many of our facilities, please ensure the PGA of BC administration team is advised if you have found a new place of employment, or if any changes have been made to your team's personnel.


Club Professionals in particular are encouraged to review their Professional staff listing via the PGA of BC's Find a Facility page. Each facility's roster of affiliated members in good standing is listed in that location for public view.


If you have changed facilities, or if your facility's staff listing is no longer current, please contact Membership & Events Manager Doug Titterington at [email protected] to have the administration team update affiliations accordingly. Similarly, if your home address or other contact information such as email address or phone number have recently been changed, please click here to log in to your PGA of Canada profile and update your information accordingly.


BC university and college golf teams have entered their winter breaks, and will take a hiatus before returning to competition in early 2024. 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

From Mike Masaro via Golf Canada:

Golf Canada is pleased to announce the creation of the Canadian Collegiate Invitational tournament that will take place at Öviinbyrd Golf Club in MacTier, Ont. from September 15-17, 2024.

The tournament will be conducted by Golf Canada and co-hosted by Kent State University and Penn State University who are both led by Canadian head coaches, Jon Mills (Kent State) and Mark Leon (Penn State). The tournament will feature NCAA Division I men’s golf teams with prominent Canadian ties along with the team champions of the 2024 Canadian University/College Championship.

Joining the co-hosts from Kent State and Penn State will be Miami University (Ohio), University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Missouri, University of Notre Dame, Rutgers University, and Washington State University. Also competing will be the 2024 Canadian University/College Men’s Team champions crowned next spring at Idylwylde Golf & Country Club in Sudbury, Ont.

The inaugural Canadian Collegiate Invitational marks the first time that an NCAA Division I men’s golf tournament will be played in Canada.

The inaugural championship will be contested over 54 holes in two days, with 36 holes played in the opening round and 18 holes in the final round. The team component will feature five members per team with the top four scores for the day counting to the overall team score. The individual competition will be stroke-play with the winner receiving an exemption into the 2025 RBC Canadian Open and the top-five receiving exemptions into the 2025 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship, presented by BDO.

Consideration is on-going for the addition of a women’s NCAA Division I tournament in parallel with additional opportunities to expand the women’s competitive golf schedule in Canada. The full 2024 Amateur Championship schedule including the Team Canada – NextGen Girls selection camp tournament will be announced in the new year.

To read the full article, please click here.


Wanted: Used & Good Condition Ball Washer for Gabriola Golf Course

Interested parties may contact Sylvie Gendreau at [email protected] or 250-247-9291.

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.


Brian Miller's application for Life Designation has been approved

Josh Kujundzic has successfully completed the National Training Academy and becomes a Class “A” Professional at University Golf Club

Brycen Ko's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he becomes an Apprentice Professional at Musqueam Golf & Learning Academy

Jeff Hallborg has left Birdies & Buckets Family Golf Centre and joins Titan Golf as Head Teaching Professional

Titan Golf has become an approved PGA of BC facility

Chad Selk has successfully completed the National Training Academy and becomes a Class “A” Professional at Kelowna Golf & Country Club

Andrew Black has successfully completed the National Training Academy and becomes a Class “A” Professional at Gleneagles Golf Course

Ian McDonald has left Eaglequest Nanaimo and joins Winchelsea View Golf Course as Head Professional


Jim Young has become Head Professional at Eaglequest Nanaimo

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


Teaching Professional - Eaglequest Golf Center Coquitlam

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.



February 5 & 6, 2024

Spring Education Seminar

February 7, 2024

National Golf Course Owners' Association (NGCOA) Spring Conference


Mark Strong

Executive Director

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Doug Titterington

Membership & Events Manager

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Dan Czerwenka

Programs Manager

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Graham Abraham

Communications & Marketing Manager

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