National: What's New

Ottawa Hunt Welcomes Henderson Sisters as New Members

Last Updated on Friday, 01 April 2016 00:48 Friday, 01 April 2016 00:44

Brittany and Brooke HendersonOTTAWA, Ontario (Golf Canada with files from the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club) — The Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club board of directors has given honorary full memberships for Smiths Falls golfing sensations, sisters Brittany Henderson and Brooke Henderson.

Eighteen-year-old Brooke is a full-time member of the LPGA Tour and currently ranks 7th in women`s world golf. Brittany, her accomplished older sister, has full-time status on the Symetra Ladies Tour and plays several LPGA events annually. She is also currently acting as Brooke’s caddie on tour.

Recently, Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club President Allan Bulloch caught up with Brooke and Brittany to personally welcome them to The Hunt.



Laurier Offers First MBA with Golf and Resort Management Specialization

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2016 23:26 Thursday, 31 March 2016 22:42

altWATERLOO, Ontario — This new, one of a kind, specialization is being offered in partnership with the Golf Management Institute of Canada (GMIC), a leader in golf management education and training that has served Canada’s $13 billion golf industry since 1999.

“We are excited to be working with our golf and resort industry partners to be the first in Canada to offer this kind of specialization in an MBA program,” said Dr. Hugh Munro, Director of Laurier’s MBA program. “Our goal is to develop managerial talent to enhance the performance of those firms operating in this challenging global industry, and to provide exciting career opportunities for our graduates in the golf and resort sector.”



Cobra Announces New KING Utility Iron

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2016 19:57 Thursday, 31 March 2016 19:52

altCARLSBAD, California — Cobra Golf has introduced its KING Utility Iron, the brand’s first adjustable hollow body utility iron that offers multiple loft settings in a single club. The KING Utility is available in a 3-iron, featuring a large sole with a hollow head, and is packed with COBRA Golf’s game-changing metalwood technologies including MyFly8 that allows golfers to seamlessly adjust the loft to best fit their games.



CJGA Mourns the Passing of Its Co-founder, Larry Ungerman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 04:08 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 04:03

Larry UngermanLarry Ungerman passed away during his time in Florida. Larry was a true friend. He was a true inspiration and helped found the Canadian Junior Golf Association in 1992.

Being a Canadian Junior Golf Association Board member, Larry was a outstanding supporter.



Meet Alex Wulfeck, 2016 Arnold Palmer Invitational Winner of the PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:47 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:43

Alex WulfeckORLANDO, Florida — Alex Wulfeck has been named the winner of the 2016 PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge sponsored by Myrbetriq® (mirabegron). Wulfeck presented a $10,000 check to Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation on behalf of Astellas Pharma US, Inc. on Championship Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The charity was chosen by Wulfeck from a list provided by the tournament.

The PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge is a friendly competition, which raises funds for charity while recognizing the talent, passion and commitment of the more than 100,000 annual PGA TOUR tournament volunteers nationwide who dedicate extensive time to helping tournaments raise funds for local charities.



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