The RBC PGA Scramble is a national series of events taking place at more than 170 golf facilities around the country in 2023, culminating with Regional Finals and the RBC PGA Scramble National Championship in October.

The series of events expects to draw more than ten thousand amateur golfers—who will form their own team of four players— from across the country. Teams will look to make it through local qualifying with the ultimate goal of playing in a Regional and hopefully National Championship in October with a PGA of Canada professional playing on their team at some of Canada’s finest golf courses.


Over 170 local qualifiers will be held throughout the year across Canada, with winners progressing to Regional Finals held at some of Canada’s finest golf courses.

Each team at the Regional Final teams up with the PGA of Canada Professional from their qualifying site with the winners progressing to the RBC PGA Scramble National Championship.

The Championship is the golfing experience of a lifetime, with three days of golf, social activities, a gala/awards event, and the opportunity to play with a PGA of Canada Professional.

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Stage 1 – Local Qualifiers (approx. April 15th – August 15th)

  • 18-hole scramble format
  • Teams of four eligible amateurs
  • All players must have an up-to-date Golf Canada Handicap
  • One or more teams will qualify from each Local Qualifier – additional teams may be eligible to qualify from Local Events and will be notified in advance of the event
  • Must be 19 years of age or older

*Once a player has qualified for a Regional Final he/she is no longer eligible to compete at another local event

Prizes for the top teams at each Local Qualifier will be provided by our partners.

Stage 2 – Regional Finals (approx. August 15th – September 4th)

  • 18-hole Ambrose (elimination) scramble format
  • A PGA of Canada Professional from each Local Qualifying site joins each qualifying team to form a five-player team that will compete at specific courses around Canada
  • All players must have an up-to-date Golf Canada Handicap
  • The winning team from each Regional Final qualifies to attend the Championship Final
  • Multiple teams may be eligible to qualify for the National Championship at some Regional Final locations

Stage 3 – Championship Final (October 5th – 9th)

  • Location – Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs – Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 54-hole Ambrose (elimination) scramble format
  • Five-player teams that qualified through Regional Finals 


The RBC PGA Scramble is open to anyone with an official Golf Canada Handicap. For more details on team eligibility click here.

*It is every player’s responsibility to make themselves aware of all Rules, Policies and Eligibility for the RBC PGA Scramble. Details are available by clicking here. 


Entries are open for select Local Qualifiers Online through the Local Qualifiers section of this website.


Local Qualifiers

The entry fee for an RBC PGA Scramble Local Qualifier is $34.95 CAD per participant (plus applicable taxes). This is a Local Entry Fee. Should the club you participate at decide to charge a green fee, that fee would be in addition to the RBC PGA Scramble Local Entry fee. Green fees will be collected by the golf club on the day of the Local Qualifier. Prizes awarded to the top teams at each Local Event.

Regional Final

  • Entry Fee – $144.95 per person (plus applicable taxes)
  • Golf, cart and one meal included
  • Prizing provided to top teams at each Regional Final.

National Championship Final

  • Return airfares from your nearest Major Airport to Halifax
  • Round Trip transportation from Halifax airport to Cabot Cape Breton
  • 3 rounds of golf (RD 1 @ Cabot Links, RD 2 @ Cabot Cliffs, RD 3 @ Cabot Links)
  • 4 nights’ accommodation at Cabot Cape Breton
  • Welcome gifts
  • Contests
  • Daily meals
  • RBC Kitchen Party / Closing reception