2022 Newsletter: The Spring Swing
2022 NEWSLETTER: THE SPRING SWING
Alberta Golf tournament registration is one week away and golf courses across our province are preparing to open soon. There was great interest in the game in 2021 and that should continue this year. There is certainly excitement that golf will continue to play a big role in boosting the economy and creating positive mental and physical health for people across the province. Please enjoy the following look at what Alberta Golf has been up to the past few months as we prepare up for the season.
APRIL 1 CHAMPIONSHIP AND JUNIOR TOUR REGISTRATION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
Our Championship registration opens at 9am on April 1 with The McLennan Ross Alberta Junior Tour registration opening 3 hours later at noon. Golf Genius centralized registration for all events will be used again in 2022. Please ensure your Golf Canada Score Centre profile is updated in order to register for events. Please read the following story for more on the April 1 registration.
ALBERTA GOLF’S NEW RECREATIONAL BRAND UPSWING LAUNCHES MARCH 28
On March 28 Alberta Golf will launch it’s new recreational brand UpSwing. For more details on UpSwing and to register for an event please visit the Upswing website.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTED, ANNUAL REPORT RELEASED
The Annual General Meeting of the Voting Members of the Alberta Golf Association was held virtually on Wednesday March 23 with the election of the 2022 Board of Directors and the release of the 2021 Annual Report.
ALBERTA GOLF ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the Voting Members of the Alberta Golf Association Foundation was held virtually on Wednesday February 23 with the election of a new president and the 2022 Board of Directors.
ALBERTA GOLF FOUNDATION WEBSITE
The Alberta Golf Association Foundation was established in 1994 and is focused on supporting students on their path to pursue a post-secondary education. Please check out our new website, your support goes a long way.
35 GOLFERS ASSISTED BY THE 2022 ALBERTA GOLF ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Alberta Golf is assisting 35 golfers across the province in 2022 in the Athlete Development Program. The program is designed to help golfers throughout Alberta reach their competitive goals in the sport.
SAFE SPORT: PLAY TO YOUR POTENTIAL
Alberta Golf is once again aligned with Golf Canada and Respect Group to create a Safe Sport environment where our competitors can reach their full potential free of Bullying, Abuse, Harassment and Discrimination.
SEASONAL INTERN APPLICATION
Alberta Golf is currently looking for a seasonal intern to assist with the 2022 Championship and Junior Tour season.
The Calgary Ladies Golf Association is gearing up for a full event program in 2022 including all amateur tournaments for ladies, senior ladies and junior girls. The event season kicks off in early May with the 38th annual Rileys Best Ball Ladies Classic, the longest running best ball tournament in Canada.
For more information on all events and programs visit the CLGA website.
The Calgary Golf Association has a full schedule planned this season including the CGA Calgary Junior Boys Championship being held at Elbow Springs Golf Club June 29-30.
The Champion will be exempt for the 2022 Alberta U19 Championship, and the CGA U18, U16, U14 age group winners will qualify for the 2022 Alberta Golf McLennan Ross Junior Tour Championship at Wolf Creek Golf & RV Resort on Aug 29.
Registration opens on April 1, more info on the CGA website below.
The Edmonton Golf Association has announced their 2022 event calendar. The main events include:
Edmonton BMW Open – July 7-8: Northern Bear Golf Club
Jiffy Lube Edmonton Junior Championship – July 17-18: Glendale Golf & CC
Crystal Glass Men’s Amateur – July 24-25: The Ranch Golf Club
Vickey’s Homes Amateur, Senior and Super Senior Tournament – Aug 7-8: Stony Plain Golf Course