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Your chance to play with a pro at the GolfBC Championship

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April 25, 2017 - 10:58 AM

The upcoming GolfBC Championship at Kelowna’s Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club is now accepting team entries for the Pro-Am Tournament to be played on Tuesday, June 13. 

This exciting opportunity is open to amateur players who enter a team of three to be paired with a professional from the Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada.

Golfers will have the opportunity to play the golf course conditioned for the pros.

Tournament Director Hugh Vassos comments; “This is a great experience for the amateurs as they play golf with a rising star in the world of golf. They learn a lot about how to play the game from young professionals trying to work their way onto the PGA TOUR.” Vassos adds; “Opportunities like this do not come along often and many participants have developed a real friendship with players currently playing in tournaments at the highest level. Here is a chance for amateurs in the Okanagan to rub shoulders with the pros and pick up a tip or two to help improve their own game.”

The Pro-Am includes pre and post tournament meal functions, great tee gifts and prizes, and invitations to the Wine around the Okanagan Player Pairings Reception at the Gallagher’s Canyon Clubhouse on Monday evening before the tournament, where you will meet your professional.

The GolfBC Championship Pro-Am is one of a number of special events that run throughout tournament week, June 12 -18 at Gallagher’s Canyon in Kelowna.

For more information on how to enter a team in the Pro-Am go to the tournament website at

There are a limited number of team openings so check it out today and get your golf buddies together for a professional golf experience you will never forget.

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