Ratcliffe named coach of the year

Crown Isle mentor honoured by PGA of BC at recent awards

The Professional Golfers’ Association of British Columbia has announced the recipients of the 2012 PGA of BC Golf Awards, with the Comox Valley featured in several categories.

Over 60 PGA of BC members were nominated for the nine awards, with regional winners announced in early October.

Coach of the Year is Robert Ratcliffe of Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community. Teacher of the Year is Phillip Jones of Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club. Bill Kelly of Glacier Greens Golf Club was a finalist. Golf Facility of the Year was The Vancouver Golf Club. Crown Isle was a finalist.

The award winners listed above (with the exception of Golf Facility of the Year) will be the PGA of BC’s nominees for the PGA of Canada National Awards.

A celebration to honour the award recipients and finalists will be held Feb. 18, 2013 at Point Grey Golf & Country Club, in conjunction with the PGA of BC Spring Education Seminar. The PGA of BC will also award the recipients of two newly added award recognitions, the Forestar Golf Community Leadership Bursary and the Jim Gibson Scholarship.

The Professional Golfers’ Association of British Columbia is an association comprised of more than 650 golf professionals who work at and operate golf courses, driving ranges and other facilities across the province.

Their mandate is to promote and advance the game of golf, serving the needs of both its membership and the golf public through professional and junior golf development programs and high-caliber competitive events. The zone office is located in Richmond.

For more information, visit www.pgabc.org.

– PGA of BC

 

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