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The Year in Pictures

Members of the Alberta Golf board of directors and staff at the 2017 spring launch event in Sundre.

Team Alberta Head Coach Randy Robb keeping a close eye on the action at the Alberta Junior at Coal Creek Golf Resort.

The Power of Pink! Participants pose for a shot on the range at Stewart Creek G&CC prior to teeing off in the Alberta Ladies Team Classic.

The Alberta contingent at the Alberta / Montana Ryder Cup at Desert Blume GC cheering on the final matches on the eighteenth hole.

To the victor go the spoils… Sabrine Garrison receiving the Ladies Amateur trophy from Sun Life Financial sponsor Carl Taylor.

Brett Hogan teeing off in the rain soaked playoff at the Ponoka Community GC. The conditions couldn’t keep the spectators away from witnessing a thrilling finish.

What we love about the game… even in the heat of the moment Brian Laubman congratulates his fellow competitor Frank Van Dornick on his playoff victory at the Alberta Senior at Henderson Lake GC.

Volunteers don’t just do the work. They make it work.

A place in history. The Alberta Boys get a close up look at the previous teams after capturing the Alberta/ Montana Ryder Cup.

The unsung heroes. Superintendents and turf care employees are instrumental in conducting a quality tournament. Thanks to these two from the Edmonton Petroleum G&CC at the Alberta Senior Ladies.

The summer of 2017 brought smoke from wildfires into the province but it didn’t hinder the golfers spirit. Here a team at the Alberta Interclub plays a par 3 at the Canmore G&CC. Unfortunately, the usual breathtaking mountain views were obstructed by the smoke.

Community events like the Calgary Food Fest are an opportunity to introduce newcomers to the game. Just watch out for Golfzilla!

Marilyn Palmer O’Connor (center) was inducted as a golf athlete into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 2017 class. Congratulations Marilyn!

The Canada Summer Games is the pinnacle of sport for many junior aged athletes. Taylor Stone and Ethan Choi took full advantage of the opportunity, even rubbing shoulders with Canadian icon Ron MacLean.

All hands on deck. The venue, sponsor, staff, committees and host club volunteers are a few of the essential ingredients to a successful championship. Thanks to this crew at the Alberta Ladies Amateur at the Red Deer G&CC for all of their hard work.

The Alberta Interprovincial Boys Team (left to right: Max Sekulic, Chandler McDowell, Matt Bean) captured first place at the Canadian Junior Boys Championship.


The Year in Pictures

This article was originally published in the 2018 edition of The Alberta Golfer Magazine. To view the full magazine, click here.

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