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PGA Club Professional Championship Of Canada Heads To Florida

Last Updated on Friday, 15 November 2013 00:22 Friday, 15 November 2013 00:06


The PGA of Canada's best return to the PGA Golf Club's Ryder Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla., for the Titleist and FootJoy PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada.

The final PGA of Canada national championship of 2013 features one of the deepest fields in the championship's 39-year history.
Highlighted by nine past champions and 40 of the top 100 players from the PGA of Canada Player Rankings presented by RBC, the championship promises to be a thrilling affair from start to finish.



PGA of Canada Announces Hall of Fame

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 October 2013 23:21 Sunday, 20 October 2013 23:17


The second oldest and third largest professional golf association in the world is proud to announce the creation of the PGA of Canada Hall of Fame.

Launching in January 2014 as part of Canada Night at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla., with the induction of the inaugural class, the virtual hall of fame will celebrate PGA of Canada members-both past and present.



From The Fairway: Victoria GC Names Bernakevitch As New Head Pro

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 05:21 Monday, 14 October 2013 22:53


Lindsay Bernakevitch has been named the Victoria Golf Club’s 10th head professional in its 120-year history.

Bernakevitch had been serving as associate professional at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club.
Chair Valerie Fitzpatrick said the club received over 85 qualified resumes from around the world, but “it was Lindsay, the local choice, who showed the most playing and teaching ability and was the only one currently working in a private club environment very similar to ours.



Jack McLaughlin: A Consummate Professional Is Honoured

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 07:07 Sunday, 06 October 2013 15:16


Jeff Sutherland (iG)

Canadian Golf Icon Jack McLaughlin Honoured at Hall of Fame Dinner at Shaughnessy G&CC in Vancouver

When you talk about PGA of Canada Professionals in Canada, it would be hard to find anyone who has had the impact of Jack McLaughlin.

As an instructor and consummate club professional, his reputation is almost legendary. Even after his untimely death more than twenty years ago, there are more than a few Head Pros today who still ask the question, "WWJD… or What would Jack do?"



2013 PGA Of Canada Assistants Championship - An Insider's Perspective

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 September 2013 23:01 Sunday, 15 September 2013 22:36

by Mark Corrigan

altI’ve always felt that playing in any national championship is a privilege.

At any age, any sport. It’s always going to be a great experience, not always successful, but always meaningful.

This year's PGA of Canada Assistants Championship was played at the Willows in Saskatoon. A really fun, playable, public facility, open to anyone.



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