National: What's New

Chad Scott Named PGA of BC President

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 07:51 Wednesday, 22 February 2017 07:45

Chad ScottRICHMOND, British Columbia — The PGA of British Columbia Board of Directors is proud to introduce Chad Scott, Head Professional at The Rise Golf Course in Vernon, as the Association’s 39th President.

Serving the board with stints as Vice President of Administration and Vice President of Finance over the past two years, Scott, a resident of Lake Country, was selected by the Board of Directors for the role. He succeeds Glacier Greens Golf Course Head Professional Bill Kelly, who previously held the position since 2015. Kelly will remain on the PGA of BC Board as Past President.



New Balance Golf Introduces New Styles For 2017

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 22:00 Tuesday, 21 February 2017 21:41

NBG2004BOSTON, Massachusetts — New Balance Golf adds two new styles for men and one for women to the 2017 Footwear collection. The new styles feature lightweight, athletic-style designs with a waterproof microfiber upper and performance technologies that provide the ultimate in comfort.



True Temper Project X Hzrdus T1100 Shaft Now Available

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 21:32 Tuesday, 21 February 2017 21:27

Project X HZRDUS T1100MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Project X HZRDUS T1100 is now available to the public through True Temper Performance Fitting Centers.

HZRDUS T1100 is the lowest spinning and lowest launching shaft in the HZRDUS family.

“We used T1100G fiber, the strongest fiber available, to build a shaft with a stiff bend profile throughout so that it is the ultimate spin killer for players with the most aggressive tempo,” Don Brown, director of golf innovation and product strategy for Project X said. “HZRDUS T1100 is also counter-balanced which allows for players to add more club length or head mass to achieve more ball speed.”



Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Launches Collegiate Division

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:50 Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:42

altVANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, is introducing a new competitive opportunity for players who are 19 to 23 years of age – the MJT Collegiate Tour.



What’s New: AJGA Partners With Symetra Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 21:00 Sunday, 19 February 2017 20:51

AJGABRASELTON, Georgia — The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) has partnered with the Symetra Tour to provide select AJGA Invitational champions with exemptions into Symetra Tour events.

"We’re excited to align with a premier amateur golf organization like the AJGA to provide opportunities for young stars to get a taste of professional golf,” said Symetra Tour Chief Business Officer Mike Nichols. “The AJGA has been the pathway for so many current and former Symetra Tour stars and we look forward to welcoming AJGA champions to these two Symetra Tour events this year."

The 2017 champions of the ANNIKA Invitational and KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational will qualify for a Symetra Tour exemption.



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