2020 Education Series #4 - Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Monday, April 27, 2020

Please note that this event has been cancelled due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. Thank you for your understanding. 


Presented By:


Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
5225 Fairmont Resort Rd 
Fairmont Hot Springs, BC V0B 1L1

Registration Fee:

PGA OF BC Members: $19.00 + GST
NON-Members: $49.00* + GST *Please note that all Guests must be sponsored by a Class "A" PGA of BC Member in order to attend.

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, April 23 (4:00 p.m. PT)

Available PDP Points:

4 Points for in-region members
6 points for out-of-region members

Dress Code:

Golf Casual


9:30 a.m.: Registration Opens
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Presentations
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Served
1:00 p.m.: Kootenay Pro Tour event tee times begin
**Order of speakers TBD


TREVOR SIMKINS; Head Professional, Bootleg Gap Golf Course, &
SIMON JONES; Head Professional, Kimberley Golf Club


Topic: Effective Tourism: Leveraging & Maximizing Available Grants

Simkins and Jones will discuss the history of the Golf Kimberley/Cranbrook marketing consortium that they've been actively involved with in recent seasons, explore the consortium's funding model, and look at how golf courses working together to leverage grant applications and marketing spend can help facilities in close proximity. 


    1.  JASON GIESBRECHTHead Teaching Professional, The Golf Performance Project

    Topic: Taking Advantage of Technology

    Recognized as an industry expert in the use of technology to optimize player performance, Giesbrecht strives to innovate new strategies to simplify complex ideas about the game of golf and communicate these ideas in simple and easy to understand terms. In this session, he will share some of these strategies and how they can benefit Golf Professionals and their clients alike. 


    1. Trevor Simkins, Bootleg Gap Golf Course
    2. Simon Jones, Kimberley Golf Club
    3. Jason Giesbrecht, The Golf Performance Project
    4. Scott McClain, Copper Point Golf Club
    5. Lee J.H. Lee, GolfTec Richmond