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The PGA of Alberta Golf Show Preview

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015 07:58 Friday, 06 March 2015 07:25

altAre You Getting the Golf Itch?

Bring the whole family to the PGA of Alberta Golf Shows in Edmonton and Calgary! Whether you’re looking to buy a membership, find somewhere new to play, book a vacation, or pick up your free Kidz Zone giveaway, there is something for every member of the family!

Edmonton Golf Show
March 7-8, 2015, at the Edmonton Expo Centre, Hall H

Calgary Golf Show
March 21-22, 2015, at the BMO Centre, Hall B



FTF Video: Nike Golf Tells Golfers to Embrace Change

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 March 2015 19:46 Sunday, 01 March 2015 19:39

altNike Golf takes a humorous look at the factors golfers of all skill levels face when deciding to change their driver. Centered on the new Nike Vapor drivers, the 30-second television spot highlights the resistance to change and the process of constant improvement. Five Nike athletes – Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie, Charles Barkley and Bo Jackson – appear in the spot while comedian Keegan-Michael Key provides the voiceover. When each athlete is asked about changing their driver, Key reminds them there is reason to upgrade, even if they have already achieved major success.



Top 10 Rory McIlroy Shots on the PGA Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 March 2015 19:36 Sunday, 01 March 2015 19:29

Rory McIlroyHere’s a look at some of Rory McIlroy’s best shots on the PGA Tour (excluding majors) courtesy of the PGA Tour.



The Els Center of Excellence to Welcome First Students in August

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 07:11 Friday, 27 February 2015 06:51

The Els Center of Excellence Lower SchoolJUPITER, Florida — Els for Autism confirmed that The Els Center of Excellence, a state-of-the-art autism center being built in the heart of the Limestone Creek area of Jupiter, FL, will welcome its first students in August this year when it opens the first components of the Center – The Lower School and The Els Center of Excellence Auditorium Building.

Groundbreaking took place for the Lower School and Auditorium Building in March 2014. These are the first components that are being delivered of a 26-acre campus that, once complete, will include an Upper School, extensive sports and outdoor recreational facilities (including a gymnasium, swimming pool, golf practice facilities, athletics field, and play courts), a cafeteria, a medical and professional services building and an adult services component.



Jonas Blixt Makes a Young Cancer Survivor’s Dream Come True

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 06:49 Friday, 27 February 2015 06:39

altPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Amanda Herrington/PGA TOUR Staff) – Batman. Spiderman. Superman. Jonas Blixt.

To six-year-old Christian Backhouse, they are all superheroes.

It was just three years ago Christian was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, an illness that kept him in the hospital for most of his young life. Now in remission and with less than a five percent chance of relapse, Backhouse has begun life as a normal kid – if normal means spending the day side by side TOUR professionals at one of the biggest golf events in the world.

Christian arrived at PGA National, home of The Honda Classic, wearing his favorite Batman hat. He left in head-to-toe COBRA-PUMA GOLF, with some tips from two-time PGA TOUR winner Jonas Blixt and memories to last a lifetime.



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