600 Plus Lessons Taught at Toronto Golf Show


Canadian PGA Professionals Conduct 600 Plus Lessons at Toronto Golf & Travel Show

(Pickering, Ont., March 1, 2009) - Canadian PGA Professionals from the Ontario Zone of the Canadian PGA conducted over 600 lessons this past weekend at the Toronto Golf & Travel Show. Golf Professionals from across
Ontario conducted lessons to show goers and additionally a number of Golf Professionals from Ontario golf courses conducted lesson seminars for attendees.

2009 marked the 17th year that the Ontario PGA had been conducting lessons at the show which celebrated its 20th anniversary. Thanks to the following Ontario Zone professionals who helped teach the 600 plus lessons:

J.J. Alexander, Kyle Davey, Mark Dozzi, Tyler Fitzgerald, Ron Glasgow, Darren Godden, Ben Gross, Mike Gunson, Jason Hill, Eric Hui, Gary Jeffrey, Bert Kea, Bob Kennedy, Derek Kovacs, Eddie Maunder, Craig Mills, Carl Penfold, Bill Stewart, Ryan Tracy, Andrew Trotman and Mike Weber

The Ontario PGA would also like to thank Second Skin and Hollas for donating the uniforms for all of the professionals.

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About the

The roughly 1300 men and women who belong to the Ontario PGA Zone, are located at 350 facilities throughout the province, and have chosen the game of golf as a career, promoting the game each and every day to Ontario’s 1.2 million golfers. The organization builds programs to train and educate golf professionals to learn and adapt to the ever changing industry. This includes various teaching workshops, accreditation programs and industry seminars, each designed to help ensure that golf professionals remain current within the golf industry and are able to provide the expertise expected of them in their day to day functions. Canadian PGA Members  in Ontario work in a number of capacities within the golf industry ranging from administrators, chief operating officers, teachers, sales representatives, expert club fitters, tournament directors, special event coordinators and tireless promoters of the game to name a few.

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