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PGA of Canada Inducts Its 64th President

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2016 05:54 Monday, 23 May 2016 05:46

Steve Wood and Constant PriondoloMONTREAL, Québec (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — Steve Wood of Winnipeg was officially made 46th President of the PGA of Canada at the association’s recent Annual General Meeting.

A PGA of Canada member since 1994, Wood has served on the National Board or Directors’ since 2008. In his eight years on the national board, he has chaired numerous committees including the Membership, Education and Finance Committees. Prior to becoming a member of the national board, Wood was a member of the Manitoba Board of Directors’ from 2000-2007, serving as zone president from 2006-2007.

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PGA of Canada, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Extend and Expand Partnership

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:14 Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:11

PGA of Canada flagACTON, Ontario — The PGA of Canada is pleased to announce an extension and expansion of its national partnership with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada.

The extensive national partnership includes the company remain presenting sponsor of the PGA Championship of Canada thru 2020; assume the lead role in specific TaylorMade-adidas Golf championships in each of the PGA of Canada’s nine zones; increase PGA of Canada member benefits; and add special exemptions into the PGA Championship of Canada.

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Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada Website Goes Live

Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 00:58 Friday, 29 April 2016 00:52

Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada(Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — The Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada’s new website is now up and running.

Visitors to the website — www.hyundaipgascramble.com — can easily locate and register for local qualifiers across the country. Currently there are more than 100 local qualifying sites from B.C. to Newfoundland.

The Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada is a new national series of events taking place across the country beginning this June.

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Lookout Point Country Club to Host Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada National Final

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 01:57 Wednesday, 20 April 2016 01:49

Lookout Point Country ClubFONTHILL, Ontario — Situated on the highest point in the Niagara region overlooking Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, the Niagara River and the city of Niagara Falls, Lookout Point Country Club is an impressive venue unto itself.

The 1922 Walter Travis designed gem is home to World Golf Hall of Fame member Marlene Streit; two-time PGA Women's Championship of Canada winner, Cathy Sherk; five-time PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada winner Bill Kozak; and PGA TOUR Champions winner Rod Spittle.

And later this year, Lookout Point Country Club will also become home for the inaugural Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada national final.

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Stage Set for Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 March 2016 02:29 Wednesday, 09 March 2016 02:25

Turtle Hill Golf ClubSOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — The stage is set for the 2016 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship at the Turtle Hill Golf Club in Bermuda.

The 36-hole championship, which takes place March 11-12 at the Turtle Hill Golf Club at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda, features former Ryder Cup members; PGA and European Tour winners; European Senior Tour winners; a Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada winner; WEB.com, Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada and PGA Tour LatinoAmerica players; PGA of Canada national championship winners and a Golf Channel personality.

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