Entries are being accepted for the Pro-Am Tournament for the GolfBC Championship at Kelowna’s Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club June 13. Submitted photo

Play with a pro

Amateur entries are being accepted for the Pro-Am Tournament Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club.

Entries are being accepted for the Pro-Am Tournament for the GolfBC Championship at Kelowna’s Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club 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.

“This is a great experience for the amateurs as they play golf with a rising star in the world of golf,” said tournament director Hugh Vassos in a press release. “They learn a lot about how to play the game from young professionals trying to work their way onto the PGA TOUR. 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 golfers their pro.

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. For more information on how to enter a team in the Pro-Am go to the tournament website at www.golfbcchampionship.com. There are a limited number of team openings.