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The Redwoods Tree of Hope

Last Updated on Monday, 05 December 2016 19:41 Monday, 05 December 2016 19:33

Redwoods Tree of HopeLANGLEY, British Columbia — The Redwoods Golf Course has something full of holiday spirit to brighten up the long, dark winter days ahead: the Redwoods Tree of Hope. Standing tall beside the Redwoods Golf Course Clubhouse, this blue and white beauty cannot be missed.

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Video: NAGA Talks Tax Fairness For Golf At Parliament Hill

Last Updated on Monday, 05 December 2016 13:11 Monday, 05 December 2016 13:01

altOTTAWA – The National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA) paid a visit to Parliament Hill recently conducting their National Golf Day and meeting with Parliamentarians to discuss the business of golf in Canada.
 
“Golf is one of Canada’s most beloved sports with more people playing the game than any other sport,” said Scott Simmons, NAGA Chair and Golf Canada CEO. “There are an estimated 5.7 million Canadian golfers and there are 2,400 golf courses and practice ranges in Canada and the industry contributes more than $14 billion to the GDP per year.”
 
While golf continues to be a favourite pastime for Canadians, it’s important to note that the small businesses involved in the golf industry have felt the impact of the weak economy over the past several years. Both participation rates and employment have significantly decreased.
 
The outdated federal tax legislation ‎that places all golf businesses at an unfair competitive disadvantage can no longer be sustained.

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Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream Flavor Profile: Homemade Vanilla

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:28 Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:23

altWhen golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his wife, Barbara, began the process of developing their very own line of premium ice cream pints, they knew vanilla was a must-have on their list of core flavor offerings.

Vanilla is the most popular flavor among ice cream fans (worldwide? In the United States?). The flavor’s versatility allows it to be easily combined with a multitude of toppings; paired with desserts; and even wedged between cookies and wafers.

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Puma Golf’s Spring Summer 2017 Collection Offers The Brand’s Lightest, Innovative And Most Comfortable Designs Ever

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:16 Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:10

Rickie FowlerCARLSBAD, California — PUMA Golf introduced its new Spring Summer ’17 Collection showcasing the brand’s lightest, most cutting-edge offerings to date for both men and women. The line boasts re-imagined essentials, next-gen materials, sophisticated, yet fun detailing and an evolved color palette that is sure to suit the style and performance preferences of a wide range of golfers.

PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ’17 Collection is grounded in an innovative material story called Ultralite. Ultralite product is up to 30% lighter than prior generations ensuring a new level of comfort. The fabric used is extremely breathable, offers excellent moisture management and is minimally constructed for a cleaner look. Consumers will find Ultralite used in both PUMA Golf’s men’s, and women’s selections in polos, bottoms, and outerwear for Spring Summer ’17.

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Nicklaus Urges Golf Industry To Seize Worldwide Potential And Current Opportunities

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 December 2016 07:08 Thursday, 01 December 2016 06:44

Jack NicklausPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Jack Nicklaus, the winner of a record 18 Major Champion titles and a global icon of the game, challenged the golf industry to show the right leadership and seize its opportunity to be an ‘enormous worldwide game,’ while addressing the 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum at the Marriott Sawgrass Resort and Spa.

Speaking to the annual gathering of the golf industry’s most prominent figures—hosted in the United States of America for the first time—Nicklaus described how he believes golf can gain momentum following a watershed year in 2016, which featured golf’s return to the Olympics, Asia’s first winner of a World Golf Championship at the WGC-HSBC Champions, and maiden winners of all four majors in the men’s game.

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