Vancouver Island Chapter
Upcoming Events

Hello Everyone,

Friendly reminder that 2021 association membership renewal dues are due on March 15th 2021. 
For more information please visit the following link:

Looking forward to a fun 2021 golf season!


Hello All,

One of our BC Based LPGA Pros, Jody Jackson, is offering a free Introduction To Mindfulness session Monday March 8th from 6 - 7 pm. If you are interested in this awesome learning opportunity here is the zoom link for the session:

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Chapter News and Announcements
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    British Columbia Golf hosted a 'virtual launch' Wednesday, June 17th for its 3 new LPGA Amateurs chapters - Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley & Okanagan/Kamloops/Shuswap.

    Special guests included LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan, 4-time LPGA winner Lorie Kane, LPGA Professionals VP Mary-Lee Cobick and a recorded message from current Canadian LPGA star, Brooke Henderson.

    To view a recording of the webinar click on the link below. For anyone interested in becoming an LPGA Amateur member in one or all of BC's 3 chapters go to and click on become a member. Just follow the prompts to join a BC chapter.

    BC Golf LPGA Amateurs Chapter Launch Webinar
  • One of British Columbia Golf's newest Board Members, Shayain Gustavsp, boasts an incredible resume:
    Aside from being a certified LPGA Teaching and Club Professional since 2018, Shayain has nine years of experience providing corporate sponsorship, premium sales & hospitality, customer service and specialized event planning for high net worth individuals in the United Kingdom, Spain, the U.S. and Canada. She is a specialist with a proven track record in a variety of sport industries including EPL, LaLiga, NBA, NFL, NHL & USTA.

    She has put together some instructional videos to help introduce basic elements of the game to women of all ages, check them out below: 

    Video 1
    Video 2
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    The Ridge Course At Cordova Bay GC - courtesy facility

    Here at Cordova Bay we offer many options for women to improve their games. Use the link below to get more information.

      Book your next lesson HERE

    Practice Intensely, Play Calmly.

    "Focus on the fixes, not the faults" - Jack Nicklaus

    Your final goal is to convert your athletic swing to pure instinct rather than conscious thought.

    Rule 25 - Enjoy the Game!
    Doug Mahovlic
    Class A - Teaching Professional
    Cordova Bay Golf Club


    Jody Jackson Golf to Offer Cowichan Valley Development Leagues and
    Remote Coaching in Response to Soft Re-Opening of Golf Courses


    LPGA Coach, Jody Jackson, will be launching a Development League for Cowichan Valley golfers, along with an optional remote coaching program.  Anyone who has approved playing access to their golf course can join their preferred golf league and/or combine their league membership with a play-based coaching program with former BC Provincial Coach and LPGA Global Education Instructor, Jody Jackson.


    1. Golf Developmental Leagues powered by Operation36©Golf
      1. Adults, Women Only and Youth
      2. Weekly 9-hole Challenges (at your own golf course)
      3. Progress tracked online (Mobile App or Desktop)
      4. Points Leaderboard (not score), Achievement Recognition and Support
    1. Remote or Digital Coaching
      1. Weekly 9-hole Challenges (at your own golf course)
      2. Weekly Coach Chat via Zoom Conferencing (Household – Private or Family)
      3. Weekly Video Training Drills/Exercises (Mobile App or Desktop)

    The Golf Development League aims to support those who want to continue to improve their golf skills through weekly 9-hole challenges. For more information go to 

    During the weekly online Coach Chats, participants will reflect on their 9-Hole results and Coach Jackson will provide insight into improvement strategies.  The video training will address training elements such as Hold (Grip), Posture, Alignment, Putting, Green Reading, Playable Ball Flight, Power, Performance and more.

    It is of the utmost importance that all participants abide by the Covid-19 guidelines provided by their local facility, province and federal authorities. The Safety Guidelines that will be in place are:

    1. Social distancing of 6'(2m) or more during 9-hole matches.

    2. The student is the only person to touch their clubs, bags and golf balls.

    3. Recommendation to play in twosomes and/or only those that live in the same household.

    4. Playing Data and coaching will be uploaded and delivered digitally on the Operation36 App

    For more information please email, call or register using this link below:

    Jody Jackson Golf Academy
    Powered by Operation 36©Golf



Association News and Announcements
  • Scramble Open Recap: We were thrilled to welcome 264 LPGA Amateurs members at Pinehurst Resort on May 28-29 to participate in the 2021 Scramble Open. As is the norm at LPGA Amateurs events, there was no shortage of fun as shown in the photos from the event at these two links. Link #1 (click on the photo tab) and Link #2. Congratulations to all the winners - the results can be found at this link(click on the results tab)
    A special shout out to The Buckeye Birdies (from Columbus, OH) who defended their title as the Scramble Open Champions in 2019 and 2021.
  • PGA Tour Superstore Exclusive Member Discount Weekend is June 25-27: Be sure to take advantage of this exclusive offer for LPGA Amateurs members to receive a 15% discount  on purchases made on June 25-27  (IN STORE ONLY). Members must show LPGA Amateurs ID card to cashier at time of purchase to receive the discount. (Digital or printed ID cards are sufficient). 
  • 2021 Women on Par Scholarship applications available now! These scholarships are intended for women, ages 30 and older, who are attending a college or university for the first time, or returning to school after an absence to complete their technical/vocational, Associate, or Bachelors degree.  In 2021, two (2) scholarships will be awarded: One (1) $2,000 Women on Par scholarship and one (1) $1,000 Women on Par scholarship. The scholarship application will remain open until 200 applications are received or April 1, 2021,  whichever occurs first. Click here to read more about Women on Par Scholarship. Please share the scholarship information with women you know who meet the eligibility requirements!
Member Benefits

The LPGA Amateurs offers a welcoming golf community for all women to learn to play, play better, have fun and make friends.  Highlights of LPGA Amateurs member benefits include:

  • Organized golf: leagues, outings, regional & LPGA Amateurs competitive events, golf experiences and trips
  • Golf education, instruction and clinics
  • Social and networking events
  • Free entrance (member plus one guest) to all LPGA, Symetra, and LPGA Legends Tour events in the US and Canada
  • Discounts on apparel, equipment, travel, greens fees and more

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Access the Member Clubhouse to view benefit details (members only)