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Juli Inkster Selected Next Solheim Cup Captain

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 22:49 Wednesday, 19 March 2014 22:45

Juli Inkster

Canadian Press

PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) — Juli Inkster, the most prolific American in Solheim Cup history, has been selected captain of a team that has lost the last two times to Europe.

Inkster is to be introduced Tuesday night at the JTBC Founders Cup, the first domestic event of the LPGA Tour season. She holds the U.S. record for most Solheim Cup appearances (nine), most points won (18½) and most matches won (15).

The Solheim Cup will be in September 2015 at St. Leon-Rot in Germany.



Freedom Golf Association Announces Adaptive Golf Training Workshop

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 22:34 Wednesday, 19 March 2014 22:27


CHICAGO, Illinois — Freedom Golf Association (FGA), an organization founded in 2012 with a primary goal of advancing the delivery of grass roots golf instruction to those with special needs, announces its Adaptive Golf Training Workshop, schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday, April 8-9, 2014.

The workshop is open to PGA professionals, physical therapist, golf coaches, and other professionals servicing the needs of disabled people. The training is part of FGA's Certified Professional Process that develops Certified Adaptive Golf Coaches to take special need golfers from the practice range and onto the golf course.



Mizuno Canada Renews CJGA Partnership

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 04:04 Friday, 14 March 2014 04:01


RICHMOND HILL, Ontario — The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce Mizuno Canada will continue its sponsorship of the CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship, an agreement that will extend through 2015 with the option for 2016.

The CJGA’s national stroke play championship, through the dedication and support of Mizuno Canada, has grown to be one of the premier junior golf events in the country, pitting some of Canada’s best young players in a championship setting and environment.



PGA TOUR Fan Favourite Matt Kuchar to Headline ‘Team World’ in Inaugural Canada Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 22:28 Wednesday, 12 March 2014 22:15


HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Six-time PGA TOUR champion, two-time United States Ryder Cup member, and two-time Presidents Cup member Matt Kuchar will team with two other PGA TOUR players and one Tour player to represent the World at the inaugural Canada Cup Match, to be held on Monday, June 30, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at Ashburn Golf Club - New Course.

The Canada Cup is part of GOLFest Nova Scotia, a week-long celebration of national pride and all things golf in Canada that will also feature a Tour event, the Nova Scotia Open, from June 29 to July 6, 2014.



John Randle Appointed to PGA of BC Board of Directors

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014 23:37 Monday, 10 March 2014 23:34


In accordance with PGA of BC bylaws, the Board of Directors have unanimously appointed John Randle (Teaching Professional, Bear Mountain Golf Resort) to fill the casual vacancy until the next Annual General Meeting. The results of the recent Board election showed the membership's confidence in John's ability to be a leader.



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