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Levesque Shoots to the Top of PGA of Canada Player Rankings

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 20:16 Tuesday, 28 June 2016 19:03

Dave LevesqueThe PGA of Canada Player Rankings presented by RBC saw a major shakeup following the PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf.

By virtue of his T9 at Victoria Golf Club at the PGA Championship of Canada, Dave Levesque of Club de golf La Vallee du Richelieu overtook Billy Walsh for the No. 1 spot.

“Being the No. 1-ranked player in the PGA of Canada is something I’m very proud of and I’ll remember it for the rest of my life,” Levesque said. “I’ve put in a lot of hard work, as well as had a lot of confidence, discipline and focus over the past number of years.”

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Victoria Golf Club Set to Host PGA Championship of Canada

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 18:13 Thursday, 09 June 2016 18:04

Victoria Golf ClubACTON, Ontario — The PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf begins at one of the country’s most beautiful golf settings.

Sixty-four of the PGA of Canada’s best players tee it up June 13-16 at Victoria Golf Club in Victoria, all vying for the association’s most prestigious championship and historic P.D. Ross trophy.

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PGA Women’s Championship of Canada Headed Back to Credit Valley G&CC

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:10 Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:07

Credit Valley Golf & Country ClubThe PGA of Canada is headed back to Credit Valley Golf & Country Club this September.

On September 6-8, the famed Mississauga, Ont., golf course will host some of the world’s best female golfers for the PGA Women’s Championship of Canada.

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Rod Spittle Names as 2016 Hyundai PGA Scramble Ambassador

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:24 Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:15

Rod SpittleThe Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada has forged a partnership with one of Canada’s most well respected golfers.

PGA Tour Champions player Rod Spittle will be the event’s official ambassador for 2016 and as part of the partnership; Spittle will wear the Hyundai PGA Scramble logo on his hat for the duration of the PGA Tour Champions season. The 60-year-old Niagara native will also be on-site for the entire week at the Hyundai PGA Scramble of Canada national final held at Lookout Point Country Club in Fonthill, Ont., September 29-October 1.

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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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