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The PGA of British Columbia is proud to announce regional award recipients in 11 categories of the 2022 PGA of BC Awards Program. 

The individuals and facilities honoured for the Lower Mainland, Interior, Vancouver Island and Kootenays/Northern BC, respectively, were selected as regional recipients following an open nomination period and extensive deliberations by regional nomination committees.

Each of the recipients are now provincial finalists for this year's PGA of BC Awards, with the honourees to be announced live on October 12th. Provincial award recipients will also be put forward as the PGA of BC's nominee for corresponding PGA of Canada national awards where applicable, if eligible.

For a full list of the 2022 honourees, please click below.
Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club Head Professional Ashley Zibrik played a near flawless final round on her way to capturing her third title at the 2022 PGA of BC Women’s Championship presented by adidas Golf at Victoria Golf Club on Wednesday.

Zibrik began the final round in third place, just three points back of defending champion Kattereya Kennedy (Simon Fraser University) and two back of Christine Wong (University Golf Club). But birdies on the opening 1st and then the difficult Par 4 7th hole quickly made up ground for her to catch the leaders. From there, Zibrik did not look back.

Her 39-point effort on Wednesday was equivalent to a gross 3-under par 69 and in addition to her 34-point total on Tuesday, finished the event at 73 points to win by four. Zibrik’s two previous victories came in 2012 at Vernon Golf & Country Club and at Point Grey Golf & Country Club in 2018.

Please click below for a full event cap.
With Regional recipients having just been announced, PGA of BC members now have an opportunity to vote for their preferred candidate in each category to assist in identifying this year’s provincial recipients.

The results of the membership vote will be considered alongside determinations made by a Final Selection Committee consisting of past PGA of BC provincial award recipients.

To cast your vote, please click on the link below. Members are asked to please take the time to read each nominee's listed accomplishments prior to voting. Note that PGA of Canada membership ID will be cross-referenced for verification, prior to recording submissions.

This year's regional award recipients will be honoured during the 2022 PGA of BC Awards Celebration presented by Replay Golf Supplies & Tribal taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 6:00 PM PT at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, BC.
Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 PGA of BC Awards Celebration presented by Replay Golf Supplies & Tribal.

Please be sure to join us in honouring the incredible efforts and accomplishments of our members and partners throughout the 2022 season. The celebration will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 6:00pm until approximately 8:00pm in the Whistler Ballroom at the River Rock Casino Resort.

Limited tickets are available and are offered on a first-come, first-served for $35 inclusive of tax. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres are included with your admission.
The PGA of BC has a number of volunteer opportunities available for member Professionals at upcoming Association events and is looking for interested individuals to fill those roles accordingly.
In particular, the Association will be seeking scheduled member assistance at the upcoming Buying Show and Awards Celebration. Shifts of various duties range in length from two to four hours and provide a great opportunity to meet fellow Association members and industry leaders. Members can earn one (1) PDP point per hour volunteered at these events. 
All interested members are asked to contact Executive Director Donald Miyazaki at [email protected] to discuss available opportunities.
The PGA of BC is pleased to announce that attendee registration is open for all attendees wishing to attend the 2022 PGA of BC Buying Show.

The event will take place October 12-13 at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Richmond, BC. Complimentary attendance is extended to members of the PGA of BC, as well as all delegates from the facilities in which they are employed. Please click here to register a PGA of BC member or facility.

Additionally, members of the NGCOA, CMAC and PGA of Canada members outside of the BC Zone are also invited to attend at no cost. Please click here for registration of invited guests.

All other Golf Retail Buyers at facilities not included in the above are welcome to attend at the regular registration rate. Please find this form by clicking here.
Victoria Szoo's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and she becomes an Apprentice Professional at Lakepoint Golf & Country Club

Krik Chen's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he becomes an Apprentice Professional at GolfTEC Coquitlam

Maxwell Sobczuk-Fisher's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he becomes an Apprentice Professional at Modern Golf (Vancouver)

Anica Yoo's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and she becomes an Apprentice Professional at Eaglequest Golf Centre at Coquitlam

Jessica Claggett's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and she becomes an Apprentice Professional at Two Eagles Golf Course & Academy

Jake Rose has transferred from the Ontario Zone and joins Modern Golf (Vancouver) a Teaching Professional
Sales & Event Coordinator - Olympic View Golf Club
Head Professional, The Falls Golf & Country Club

Member Since: 1992

Why did you become a PGA of Canada Professional?
I always played golf as a kid, loved it. After finishing my Bachelor's Degree I was unsure what I wanted to do next. One thing led to another and I was working at Marine Drive and an opportunity came up to turn Pro and I jumped at it.

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of the PGA of BC?
I would have to say it comes down to the people. The Member's and guests doing what they love; it’s their leisure time. Being able to facilitate that for them is a nice feeling.

What career path led you to where you are today?
Early on, like all Assistant Pros I was able to try a little bit of everything from teaching to working in the Golf Shop, to conducting events. I seemed to gravitate towards the Admin side and enjoying Managing a Golf Shop to start as a Head Professional and later as a GM/ Executive Professional.

What is your favourite golf course in British Columbia, and why?
Nicklaus North – just love being in Whistler, great people there and a place I look forward to playing every year.
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PGA of Canada Buying Show Professional hiring opportunity
Thinking of hiring a PGA of BC Professional for the 2023 season? Statistics have proven that autumn is the most desirable time to post open positions at your facility.
Knowing this, the PGA of BC will once again feature a Careers Board at the upcoming Buying Show and all active opportunities will be posted near the entrance of the Show floor.
Many great success stories have started with positions advertised and interviews being conducted at the Buying Show. Should you wish to ensure your opening is featured, please send your posting to Programs Manager Dan Czerwenka by Thursday, Oct. 6 at 2pm. PT - [email protected].
Please ensure any submissions adhere to our Career Posting Guidelines. 
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