Education Series Archive

The PGA of British Columbia is proud to provide virtual access to select Education Series presentations via Vimeo. To view videos, members must create a valid Vimeo account, and pay a nominal fee via credit card or PayPal. Click on a video of your choice below to get started and follow the prompts to create an account and complete the purchase process. 

Members who view videos from the archive are eligible for PDP points, one (1) point for each video. To recieve credit, members must submit purchase reciepts to Executive Director, Donald Miyazaki.

For Education Series presentations recorded prior to 2016, please click here to visit our past video library

2017 Education Series #1 - Byron Cook & Paul Batchelor, "Hosting an LPGA Tour event, from the club’s perspective"

Byron Cook and Paul Batchelor, organizing committee co-chairs when the Vancouver Golf Club hosted the CP Women's Open in 2012 and 2015, shared their experiences with attendees at our 2017 Education Series event #1 on Jan. 23 at the Richmond Country Club. The duo detailed some of the successes, challenges and logistics of running the LPGA Tour event before moving into an open Q&A session.

2017 Education Series #1 - Doug Hastie, "How to enhance learning, not just teach"

Bear Mountain Golf Resort's Doug Hastie addressed attendees of our 2017 Education Series event #1 on Jan. 23 at the Richmond Country Club. His session included group discussion work in which participants came up with different strategies to impart learning on students of various experience levels.

2017 Education Series #1 - Norman Baufeld, "Building a Fact-based coaching case for improvement"

Norman Baufeld of GolfTEC Vancouver - Terminal Ave. addressed attendees of our 2017 Education Series event #1 on Jan. 23 at the Richmond Country Club. He discussed using motion measurements and video to demonstrate cause and effect and help build a factual coaching case for improvement, and how this allows players to see where they are in various spectrums so they can better understand what has to change and why, for them to improve.

2016 Education Series #1 - Jen Walker, "Fuelling your body for peak performance, on and off the ice"

Are you helping or hurting your body with your diet and nutritional choices? Holistic nutrition coach Jen Walker shares strategies to ensure our member Professionals are getting the nourishment they need during our 2016 Education Series event at the Vancouver Golf Club.

2016 Education Series #1 - Samantha Wayland, "Retail marketing strategies for your golf shop"

Samantha Wayland, merchandise and marketing coordinator for The North Face (Canada), shares strategies to drum up business at pro shops, including how to use promotions, people, events and social media to the benefit of your bottom line.

2016 Education Series #1 - Mark Strong, "Advanced statistics & analytics in golf"

Advanced statistics and new ways of using numbers to measure performance are becoming more and more commonplace in sport. Golf is no exception, and Richmond Country Club Executive Professional Mark Strong discusses how they're making an impact.

2016 Education Series #2 - Derek Orr, "Promotional strategies for your golf shop"

Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club's retail manager presents key concepts to drive pro shop sales.

2016 Education Series #2 - Scott Kolb, "Mapping out your career goals"

The Victoria Golf Club's general manager gives advice on how to set direction and achieve your ambitions as a Professional in the golf industry