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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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PGA of Canada Partners on New Occupational Standards Research Initiative

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 February 2016 19:20 Sunday, 28 February 2016 19:14

Canadian flagThe Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of Canada, National Golf Foundation (NGF), and the National Golf Course Owners Association Canada (NGCOA Canada) recently met to lay down the groundwork for the creation of the Occupational Standards Research project.

The research project—which is the first of its’ kind for PGA of Canada professionals—looks to identify skills, competences and role descriptions for PGA of Canada professionals. The research will also include identification of expectations of golf facility owners and operators.

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PGA of Canada Announces Launch of Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 February 2016 02:03 Saturday, 13 February 2016 02:01

Hyundai PGA Scramble of CanadaACTON, Ontario (PGA of Canada) — The PGA of Canada is proud to announce the launch of its newest national event, the Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada.

The Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada is a new national series of events taking place at more than 200 golf facilities around the country in 2016, culminating with regional finals and a national final later this year.

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Maple Downs and Banff Springs Host Mr. Lube Tournament for Life Pro-Ams

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 February 2016 02:00 Saturday, 13 February 2016 01:52

Mr. Lube Pro Am TournamentMaple Downs Golf & Country Club and the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Club will play host to the Mr. Lube Tournament for Life Pro-Ams this June and July.

The annual events, which support Prostate Cancer Canada, takes place on the morning of Monday, June 6th at Maple Downs G&CC and the morning of Monday, July 18th at the Fairmont Banff Springs GC.

“Mr. Lube is strongly committed to helping advance the work of Prostate Cancer Canada and our continued partnership with the PGA of Canada, together with presenting sponsor, Mobil Lubricants, will provide an incredible experience for our guests at both Maple Downs and Banff Springs,” said Mr. Lube Canada President & CEO Stuart Suls.

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