About

About

Who We Are
The PGA of Canada was established in 1911 and is the second oldest and third largest professional golf association in the world. The PGA of Canada is a non-profit Association comprised of 3,700 golf professionals across the country. The PGA of Canada develops, promotes, and supports members in living a better life and earning a better living. The Association consists of the National Office located in Acton, Ontario and nine Zone Offices across the country.

The PGA of Manitoba are golf professionals and golf leaders in the community committed to preserving the well-being of the game within the province of Manitoba.

Vision Statement
The PGA of Canada is a recognized world-leading association of golf professionals valued for our contribution to the global golf industry in shaping golf’s future in Canada through innovation and collaboration with the National Sport Organization, Golf Canada.

Mission Statement
The PGA of Canada develops, promotes, and supports its members in living a better life and earning a better living while growing participation, excellence, and passion for the sport of golf.

Through the PGA of Canada, the PGA of Manitoba is Driven to Make a Difference – and committed to preserving the well-being of the game within our province.   As leaders of golf in Manitoba, we are responsible for teaching, managing and promoting the growth of the sport.

 

Board of Directors

Kris Ehnes Breezy Bend Golf & Country Club
Wade Nybakken Niakwa Country Club
Matt Lorenz Elmhurst Golf & Country Club
Andrew Steep Southwood Golf & Country Club
Brian Guenther Steinbach Fly-In Golf Club
Terry Reilly  Niakwa Country Club
James Chapman Glendale Golf & Country Club
Deb Pritchard  Portage Golf Club
Walt Keating Whitewater Golf Club
David Borowski PGA of Manitoba Member 

 

Past Presidents 

YEARS PRESIDENT
Current President Kris Ehnes
2017-2019 Wade Nybakken
2014-2016 Jason Ludke
2012-2013 Cory Kartusch
2010-2011 Barry Gibson
2008-2009 Geoff Kehler
2004-2005 Rob Guthrie
2003-2004 Jason Duncan
2001-2002 Peter Ewert
1999-2000 Tom Kinsman
1997-1998 Mike Gottfred
1995-1996 Al Scott
1993-1994 Dave Rhodes
1991-1992 Ben Smirnov
1990 Laurie Pierce
1988-1989 Jim Steep
1987 John Isaac
1985-1986 Harry Brotchie
1983-1984 Sandy Paterson
1981-1982 Dale Esopenko
1979-1980 Randy Brekke
1977-1978 Barry McWha
1975-1976 Jim Mayer
1973-1974 Jimmy Roy
1971-1972 Jim Collins
1970 Steve Cikaluk
1968-1969 Alan Patterson
1966-1967 Gerald Morrissey
1964-1965 Jim Collins