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Father’s Day: Suggestions for the Golfing Dad

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016 02:01 Monday, 30 May 2016 01:25

alt(Dr. Barry Lotz/iG) — It’s that time of year again when you are trying to figure just what to give Dad. This becomes a really easy decision, if you simply go the gift card route, but it is rather impersonal to say the least.

Here are some intriguing suggestions:



KitchenAid Expands Its Relationship with the PGA Through 2024

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016 01:10 Monday, 30 May 2016 01:00

Senior PGA ChampionshipBENTON HARBOR, Michigan — KitchenAid, a premium brand of Whirlpool Corporation), has expanded its partnership with the PGA of America to become the title sponsor of the Senior PGA Championship, the most historic and prestigious event in senior golf. This eight-year title sponsorship extends through 2024, and will bring the relationship between KitchenAid and the PGA of America – which began as a presenting sponsorship in 2011 – to 14 years.

This change deepens the ties between the PGA of America, KitchenAid, NBC Sports and Golf Channel. It provides the resources to launch this Championship into the future, keeping it at the forefront of senior golf and pushing the envelope for innovative player, fan, volunteer and community experiences.



CBS Sports to Air Features on Jack Nicklaus

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 22:20 Tuesday, 24 May 2016 22:13

Nicklaus' MasterpiecePONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The PGA TOUR announced that an hour-long feature titled PGA TOUR 2016: Nicklaus’ Masterpiece presented by Nationwide will air Sunday, May 29, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. ET on CBS, prior to the network’s final-round coverage of the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational. The feature, produced by PGA TOUR Entertainment, will look at the 40 years of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.

The site of the annual Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, Muirfield Village Golf Club, has been home to the U.S. Amateur and is the only golf course in history to have hosted the Ryder Cup, the Solheim Cup and The Presidents Cup.



Ford of Canada Sponsors Hole-in-One Competition on Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:46 Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:33

MJT Hole-in-OneVANCOUVER, British Columbia — It’s a first for junior golfers in the country: Ford of Canada have stepped up to offer the unprecedented opportunity for them to win Ford vehicles on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s number one played junior golf tour.

Ford, already a Premier Partner of the MJT, has added to their valued sponsorship of the non-profit program with an exciting Hole-in-One Competition at each of the MJT Ford Series events in 2016, where the prize is a brand new 2016 Ford Focus SE vehicle valued up to $25,000. This fantastic prize is available at each of the following tournaments this season:



PGA Junior League Launches New Canadian Website

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 19:05 Tuesday, 24 May 2016 18:59

PGA Junior League(Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — To mark the arrival of the golf season, Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada are pleased to launch the new website for PGA Junior League delivered by CN Future Links.

Structured in a team vs. team format, PGA Junior League builds on the fun, social aspect of golf through its welcoming environment. Led by team captains, each squad hosts 9-hole matches against neighbouring facilities in their community throughout the summer.



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