PGA of BC Releases 2023 Championship Schedule



JANUARY 24, 2023

RICHMOND, BC (PGA of British Columbia) – The PGA of BC is proud to announce its 2023 tournament schedule. After returning to a full schedule slate for the 2022 season, all eight of the Association’s traditional championship events will be held again this year. We are excited to return to the Kootenays for both the Pro-Assistant Championship, as well as the PGA of BC Championship. This will mark the first time since 2019 that the region has hosted an Association tournament event.

Dean Jackson, Executive Professional at Revelstoke Golf Club, is thrilled to be hosting the PGA of BC Championship: “I’m super stoked, I definitely can’t wait for August.”

“It’s an honour to be able to host the best professionals in the province at my facility,” said Jackson. “I’m really looking forward to showcasing the property to the professionals who have never been here."

Last year saw the successful return of the Jack McLaughlin Memorial Pro-Junior Championship after a two-year hiatus. The PGA of BC Administration Team is currently working to finalize the format of this year’s event with the Tournaments & Captain’s Committee and anticipates providing further details for this year’s tournament in the coming weeks.

Also in 2022, the PGA of BC Women’s Championship enjoyed incredible hospitality at Victoria Golf Club. The event’s first round was played in conjunction with the prestigious Barb Doell Memorial Pro-Am. We are incredibly excited to be finalizing details for this year’s Women’s Championship as we work to grow the event further. Details regarding the dates and venue are anticipated to be announced by the Administration Team in short order.

The Tournament of Champions, hosted by Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club, will kick off this year’s championship events providing Club Professionals a chance to play alongside the club champion from their facility of affiliation.

Additionally, the Lower Mainland is scheduled to host two events: the Assistants’ & Seniors’ Championship at Chilliwack Golf Club, and the Club Professional Championship at Point Grey Golf & Country Club.

The 2023 PGA of BC championship schedule is as follows: 

Tournament of Champions presented by PING Canada
May 29 – Gallaghers Canyon Golf Club
Format: Two-person teams (Club Professional & Amateur designate); 18 holes best-ball
2022 Champions: Dave Zibrik & Jeff Dagg (Point Grey Golf & Country Club)

Assistants’ & Seniors’ Championship
June 19-20 – Chilliwack Golf Club
Format: 36 holes individual stroke play
2022 Assistants' Champion: Zach Olson (Chilliwack Golf Club)
2022 Seniors' Champion: Doug Morgan (Richmond Country Club)


G&G Brands and Callaway Golf Pro-Assistant Championship
July 3-4 – St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino
Format: Two-person teams; 18 holes best-ball, 18 holes scramble
2022 Champions: Ryan Tofani & Zach Olson (Chilliwack Golf Club)

Jack McLaughlin Memorial Pro-Junior Championship presented by Cobra Puma Golf
Mid-July – TBD
Format: Four-person teams (one Golf Professional & three juniors), 18 holes two-net best-ball
2022 Champions: Jeff Hallborg, Gavin Giesbrecht, Nathan Freer, and Levi Hallborg (Birdies & Buckets Family Golf Centre)

PGA of BC Championship presented by Axis Insurance
August 14-15 – Revelstoke Golf Club
Format: 36 holes individual stroke play
2022 Champion: Nate Ollis (Cordova Bay Golf Club)

Srixon/Cleveland Golf Club Professional Championship presented by Oakcreek Golf & Turf LP and Nike Golf
September 18-19 – Point Grey Golf & Country Club
Format: 36 holes individual stroke play
2022 Champion: Mark Kitts (Shadow Ridge Golf Club)

PGA of BC Women’s Championship
Late September – TBD
Format: 36 holes individual stableford play
2022 Champion: Ashley Zibrik (Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club)

Registration for all events will open on Monday April 3 at 9 a.m. PST. Please be advised that spaces in each field are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for those meeting all eligibility criteria. Those who do not meet all eligibility criteria are welcome to register but may be moved to a priority-order waiting list should the field reach capacity with fully eligible players. Member eligibility may be determined at the discretion and interpretation of the PGA of BC Captain’s Committee. 

Please also be advised that the PGA of BC will implement changes to tournament registration policies as it relates to fee structures, withdrawals, and cancellations. All such changes will be available for review in the 2023 PGA of BC Tournament Manual at the time of registration opening.

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Graham Abraham
Communications & Marketing Manager, PGA of BC
604-303-6766
graham@pgabc.org

Doug Titterington
Membership & Events Manager, PGA of BC
604-303-6766
doug@pgabc.org