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HELLO OKANAGAN

2021 SEASON UPDATE

A NOTE FROM YOUR LOCAL GOLF & TACOS COMMITTEE

Golf & Tacos is rolling into the Okanagan and ready to kick things off with our first season in 2021. Whether you’ve played for years, or picking up a club for the first time, there’s a place here for you.

New for 2021 we welcome Kelowna Driving Range, Gallagher’s Canyon/The Pinnacle, Black Mountain, and Sunset Ranch to our host family. Be sure to confirm which location you’ve selected when checking out, as certain programs (I.e. League Nights) may alternate venues each week to keep things spicy!

REGISTRATION | Each season will open in phases to ensure we can adapt to any changes in provincial guidelines over the coming months and ensure safety remains our top priority. The following are anticipated registration open dates: Spring & Early Summer (opens April 20 at 10 a.m. MST),  Mid-Summer, Late Summer, and Fall (TBC).

COVID-19 | We continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic and are working closely with our partner golf courses and teaching professionals to ensure the safety of participants, staff, and volunteers. We ask for your patience and understanding should Golf & Tacos programs and events require further adaptations over the season to ensure compliance, but most importantly, safety for all.

If you haven’t already, explore the site to learn about what Golf & Tacos is all about, make sure you’re familiar with our values and golden rule, check out the format and contents of our programs and events, and figure out what your spicy level is. Please check out the FAQ page for some answers to common questions and if you don’t see what you’re looking for, contact us using the email below.

Alright 2021–let’s do this!

GOLF & TACOS OKANAGAN

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EARLY SUMMER | LEAGUE NIGHTS | Thursdays (June 3, 10, 17, 24)

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EARLY SUMMER LEAGUE NIGHTS THURSDAYS | June 3, 10, 17, 24 Alternating Locations: Black Mountain Golf Club + Sunset Ranch Golf Club SPICY LEVEL: MEDIUM+ Thursday League Nights at Black Mountain Golf Club + Sunset Ranch Golf Club are geared […]

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COACHES

CHRIS TRUNZER

Kelowna Driving Range

Chris had an outstanding amateur career followed by 12 years playing professional golf all over the globe. On his journey, he has collected triumphs like the 2009 National PGA Championships in Germany, many scars during failures at Q-School for the PGA Tour, mentors who have coached National Teams and world-class pros, experiences like playing a practice round in the 2010 BMW Open with Sir Nick Faldo.

He knows what it means to be the one holding the club, having to make the shot, and knows that things are easier said than done. As much encouraging as a golfer needs, he believes a healthy dose of honesty can go a long way. The only way we can really improve is if we are truly aware of what we need to work on, a role Chris is ready to play for those who are serious about becoming the best golfer they can be.

COACHING

PGA of Canada Teaching Professional

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LOCAL LAUNCH COMMITTEE

BRITT

OKANAGAN LEAD

Brittney works in fin-tech sales with JP Morgan Chase out of Kelowna, BC. She is an Eastern Washington University Alumni where she played division 1 NCAA volleyball.  Brittney had an extensive 10 year professional volleyball career with Team Canada and professional clubs in Europe and Asia. A highlight for Brittney was being named Captain of Team Canada from 2012-2016. 

Upon retiring from sport, she returned to the Okanagan in 2017 where she took up golf, first to pass the time, only to discover a love for the game. She also immersed herself in the community by volunteering with various non profits and co-founding her own paddleboard fundraiser, “Stand Up For”.  Community involvement is a passion for Brittney and to pair it with sport made Golf & Tacos a natural fit.  As Chapter Lead, Brittney brings her community focus, talent for event management and understanding of women in sport to Golf & Tacos Okanagan.

 In her spare time you can find Brittney embracing the Okanagan lifestyle through hiking, paddleboarding and enjoying the local wineries

CHRISTIE

SPECIAL EVENTS

Christie is a born and raised Okanagan girl. True to form, she grew up spending her summers on the lake, camping, and playing rep softball. After highschool, Christie moved to Calgary where completed her post secondary education. She ultimately seized an incredible opportunity to move abroad where she embraced her love for travel. She resided primarily in Holland and Sweden, but her favorite memories involve hopping on trains to explore new cities as often as she could. Christie returned to her Okanagan roots in 2017.  She now works for a private periodontal surgeon in Kelowna, BC.

 Outside of work Christie never shies away from a day on the golf course, being on the water or planning social events.  Executing intimate gatherings such as birthdays, baby showers, engagement parties, and family holidays is a talent and passion for Christie. The joy it brings to those around her is what motivates her to curate a thoughtful, memorable experience.  Her attention to detail, efficient nature and passion for an active lifestyle make her the perfect fit for the Events Committee with Golf & Tacos Okanagan.

CHELSEA

MARKETING

Chelsea is the co-founder of GLO Anti-aging Youth Lab where she also works as a Registered Aesthetic Nurse. She shares her time between the Calgary and Kelowna GLO clinics. Chelsea has been a Registered Nurse for 6 years and started her career in addictions and mental health, working 3 years in acute psychiatric wards and in correctional facilities.

 

 Chelsea was born and raised in the Kootenays, where she first took up golfing at the age of 7. Through her Dad’s persistence, she grew to love the game and kept up with the boys! Recognizing the gap in women’s golf, Chelsea continues to promote and grow the game of golf through her enthusiasm and excitement.

KRYSTEN

PARTNERSHIPS

Krysten has been golfing since she was a young girl and knows just how vital communities like Golf & Tacos are to ensuring young females continue to step into the game. When she heard that G&T was coming to the Okanagan she was thrilled to offer her support to this new and growing chapter. Originally from the Okanagan, Krysten spent the better part of a decade completing her post-secondary education and starting a career in policy and economic development in Edmonton, Alberta. In 2018 she returned to the Okanagan where she now enjoys spending time with her two beautiful girls and fiancé.

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