Do you think you and your three friends have what it takes to be RBC PGA Scramble National Champions? Now is your chance to try your luck.

Okanagan golfers are invited to participate in a local qualifier for the RBC PGA Scramble at Shadow Ridge Golf Club in Kelowna on May 23.

The scramble is a series of national events where the winner of each local qualifier is invited to one of 11 regional finals later in the summer. There are 153 local qualifiers across the country, including 22 in British Columbia.

Black Mountain Golf Club is also hosting one of the qualifying events on June 29 and will also host the Eastern BC Regional Finals on August 11.

Other Okanagan (BC East) courses that also host qualifying tournaments include Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (June 12), Overlander Golf (Armstrong, June 25), Purcell Golf (Kimberley, June 26), Bighorn Golf and Country Club (Kamloops, July 3), Revelstoke Golf Club (July 10), St. Eugene Golf Resort (Cranbrook, July 13 and 17) [July 13 – women’s only]Talking Rock Golf Course (Chase, July 17), Eagle Ranch Resort (Invermere, July 18), Shuswap National (Salmon Arm, July 31).

The 11 winners of the regional finals will face off for the national championship in Cabot Links, Nova Scotia.

Each team must require four amateur golfers to be 19 years of age or older with an updated Golf Canada Handicap. There is one place reserved in each regional final for an all-female team.

Registration for Kelowna’s first local qualifier at Shadow Ridge must be due by Monday, May 16 (one week before the event). There is a maximum of 36 teams for the event. The June 29 event at Black Mountain has 46 spots available.

To register, see the list of local qualifiers, or for more information, visit

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