2020 PSAC Working Energy Golf Classic
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club
As we continue to deal with the impacts of a global pandemic the likes of which have not been seen for generations, we must all come to terms with navigating our ‘new normal’ including which activities are, and are not, possible. For our industry, we face even greater headwinds – not only COVID-19, but also the collapse in commodity prices which has exacerbated an already challenging environment for PSAC and its members.
In light of all this uncertainty, PSAC has had to re-evaluate its planned activities and events for the year including our 2020 PSAC Working Energy Golf Classic. We have given consideration to how likely it would be to host a successful tournament and BBQ dinner in July given social distancing restrictions as well as the financial state of the industry. We have also considered the optics of holding such an event at a time when members have been laying off employees, implementing furloughs, and cutting all possible costs simply to remain in business.
It is with all these considerations in mind that we have reached the unfortunate decision to CANCEL the 2020 PSAC Working Energy Golf Classic, planned for July 23. This is not a decision we have arrived at lightly, but we believe it to be the right one given the circumstances, and we trust you will agree.
PSAC remains committed to the goals of the Tournament: to celebrate Canadian energy and the contributions of the 450,000 Canadians working energy in the services and manufacturing sector across the country; to raise the awareness of all Canadians of Canada’s responsible energy development, and to encourage young people to pursue careers in this innovative, high tech industry that continuously improves environmental performance. Since 2001, more than $660,000 has been raised. We look forward to a successful Tournament in 2021 to continue to raise funds for a Canadian Energy Identity.
PSAC will begin planning for the 2021 event in January and we look forward to welcoming you in Summer 2021.