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Edmonton’s Goplin Named As CPGA’s Murray Tucker Award Winner

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 11:05 Sunday, 13 January 2013 10:53

by Gord Montgomery

 

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While Trevor Goplin was given the Murray Tucker Award as the country’s Golf Professional of the Year for 2012, the honour may have just as easily been referred to as the Mentor of the Year Award.
 
You see Goplin, the head professional at the Derrick Golf and Winter Club in Edmonton, doesn’t just run a golf pro shop and the staff therein.

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Edmonton Golf Pro Named As Canada’s Top Teacher

Last Updated on Monday, 07 January 2013 06:56 Monday, 07 January 2013 06:46

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by Gord Montgomery

To Cam Martens, there is no cut and dried method in teaching someone how to golf, or helping someone refine the golf game they already have. That philosophy, coupled with an outstanding ability to work with any player from a rank amateur to a seasoned pro, resulted in the Edmonton professional being named recently as the CPGA’s George Knudson Teacher of the Year for 2012.

Martens became a national finalist after winning the Alberta honour in the same category in October for the second time, but this was his first national title.

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PGA Of Canada Names 2012 Award Winners

Last Updated on Friday, 28 December 2012 02:04 Friday, 28 December 2012 01:51

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The PGA of Canada has announced its 2012 national awards, which will be presented during Canada Night at the PGA Merchandise Show on January 25th, 2013 at the Orange Country Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

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The Ranch G&CC Tops All As Best Golf Course Retailer In Canada

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2012 22:33 Thursday, 27 December 2012 22:19

 

by Gord Montgomery
 

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When you come right down to it, successful golf businesses of today are the ones that aren’t afraid to try something different – step outside the box, if you will.
 
By going above and beyond the expected in customer service and offerings, the Ranch Golf and Country Club, located just west of Edmonton’s city limits, was recently honoured by both the Alberta PGA and the Canadian PGA as the 2012 Retailer of the Year.

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Hutton's Patience Pays Off

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:57 Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:51

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Fifty-three year old Brian Hutton of Southbrook Golf & Country Club comes from behind to win the 2012 Titleist & FootJoy PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada

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