PGA of BC Awards: Nomination period now open

JULY 17, 2019

RICHMOND, BC (PGA of British Columbia) -- We are pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 PGA of BC Awards Program.

Nominations can be submitted by members of the PGA of BC and the general public in recognition of excellence on the part of a member Golf Professional, Facility or Sales Representative.

Please see below for both the categories of awards and a link to the nomination form.

Nominations are accepted for awards in the following categories:

  • Dick Munn Golf Professional of the Year
  • Fred Wood Class "A" Professional of the Year
  • Jock McKinnon Candidate for Membership (CFM) of the Year
  • Cec Ferguson Executive Professional of the Year
  • Golf Facility of the Year
  • Alvie Thompson Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Shop of the Year
  • Jack McLaughlin Junior Golf Leader of the Year
  • Herb Paterson Sales Representative of the Year
  • Jack Westover Coach of the Year
  • Davie Black Professional Development Award

Please click here to access the nomination form and make your submissions.

More detailed information and criteria are available on the PGA of BC Awards Program page

Nominations for all awards will close Friday, Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. PT.

Four other awards are determined by the PGA of BC Administration and Board of Directors:

  • Stan Leonard Player of the Year 
  • Jim Gibson Patron of the Year
  • Dunc Sutherland Distinguished Service Award
  • Arv Olson Media Personnel of the Year   

As in previous years, the BC Zone will be defined by four geographic regions:

  • Lower Mainland
  • Vancouver Island
  • Interior
  • Kootenays/North   

Regional Nominating Committees will consider all nominations in each category and select a Regional Recipient in each to be put forward as provincial finalists.

The names of the finalists, along with supporting information, will be forwarded to a Final Selection Panel consisting of previous award winners. The Panel's vote, along with a formulated calculation with the membership's votes, will determine the Provincial Recipient in each category. 

These recipients will be British Columbia's nominee submitted for corresponding PGA of Canada National Awards where applicable. 

The 2019 PGA of BC Awards Celebration presented by Replay Golf Supplies will take place following the first day of the PGA of BC Buying Show on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond. 

We encourage all members and friends to nominate a candidate in each category, and wish the best of luck to all members and facilities. 


For more information, please contact:

Eric MacKenzie
Communications & Marketing Manager
PGA of British Columbia