Vancouver Island PGA News

The latest on PGA of Canada members who are on the move plus news, the PAT schedule, plus first event results from the Vancouver Island’s Professional Golf Tour...

PGA Members On The Move

New Head Professionals

Callum Ashby becomes Head Professional at Highland Pacific Golf
Gordie Scutt has become Director Of Golf At Royal Colwood (see story HERE)
Jesse Moussa joins Saratoga Beach Golf Course as Executive Professional
Aaron "Fuji" Grice moves to Cottonwood GC as Head Professional and Assistant GM

Members On The Move

South Island
Tyler Stene has joined Bear Mountain Golf Resort as a Class "A" Professional
Sienna LeWarne has transferred from the Alberta Zone and joins Victoria Golf Club as an Apprentice Professional
Christof Appel’s application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he becomes an Apprentice Professional at The Golf Performance Project
Dylan Johnstone has transferred from the Alberta Zone and joins Golf Town (Victoria) as an Apprentice Professional

Mid Island
Brayden Eriksen has successfully completed the National Training Academy and becomes a Class “A” Professional at Pheasant Glen Golf Resort
Roman Slabej transfers from the National Zone and becomes an Associate Professional at Pheasant Glen Golf Resort
Zachary Anderson's application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he has become an Apprentice Professional at Nanaimo Golf Club
Mitch Taylor has left Ledgeview Golf Club and joins Beban Park Golf Course & Driving Range as an Apprentice Professional

North Island
Shayne Simpson’s application to the PGA of Canada has been approved and he becomes an Apprentice Professional at Glacier Greens Golf Club

The VI Club Pro Tour

The Vancouver Island Club Pro Tour is a professional golf tour for PGA of BC members on Vancouver Island. The tour awards Order of Merit points for five events and the Tour Championship. The Order of Merit points are allocated to allow Vancouver Island professionals to be eligible for the PGA of BC Player of the Year Award.

Stay up to date on the VICPT HERE
Follow them on Instagram HERE

 2024 Schedule

Victoria GC VICPT Event #1 Mar 12
Highland Pacific VICPT Event #2 Apr 16
Royal Colwood VICPT Event #3 (Vegas Baby Format) May 22
Bear Mountain VICPT Event #4 (2-Man Devil Scramble 6-6-6) Jun 25
Gorge Vale VICPT Event #5 Jul 16
Crown Isle VICPT Event #6 Aug 6
Cordova Bay VICPT Event #7 Aug 13
Ardmore VICPT Event #8 (2-Man Scramble) Sep 10
TBD VICPT Event #9 Oct 8


 Results From Event #1 - Victoria GC March 12th



Pos. Player Stableford Points Purse OoM Points
1 Mark Bicknell Gorge Vale Golf Club 37 CAD774.00 50
2 Benjamin Griffin Uplands Golf Club 35 CAD645.00 42
3 Jayme Young Arbutus Ridge Golf Club 34 CAD516.00 38
T4 Nate Ollis Cordova Bay Golf Course 33 CAD387.00 34
T4 Scott Kolb Fresh Golf 33 CAD387.00 34
T4 Jamie Moran Crown Isle Resort 33 CAD387.00 34

 See Full Results HERE


VI Stop for The PAT's Set To Go At Cowichan GC In Late July

Every PGA of BC prospective member must pass the Playing Ability Test. The 2024 Playing Ability Test schedule has been finalized, with four opportunities for prospective professionals set for the upcoming season.

Playing Ability Tests will take place on the following dates at these locations:

    May 8: GreenTee Country Club, Langley, BC
    June 13: Summerland Golf & Country Club, Summerland, BC
    July 31: Cowichan Golf Club, Duncan, BC
    September 10: Kings Links, Delta, BC

For more information, please contact Membership & Events Manager Doug Titterington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..