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PGA of Canada Launches the Nike Golf PGA Team Championship of Canada

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 01:33 Monday, 11 May 2015 01:29

Nike Golf PGA Team Championship of CanadaThe PGA of Canada announced the creation of a new PGA national championship, the Nike Golf PGA Team Championship of Canada.

This unique championship sees two PGA of Canada professionals pairing up with the partner of his or her choice. The pair competes together in their respective PGA of Canada Zone Qualifier with hopes of landing one of the coveted spots in the $90,000 purse Nike Golf PGA Team Championship of Canada.



PGA Junior League in ‘15

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015 09:30 Friday, 01 May 2015 09:23

PGA Junior LeaguePGA Junior League is set to have a big summer.

As part of CN Future Links programming, PGA Junior League Golf was launched in Canada in 2014 and is in full swing this year for PGA members to run at their facilities.

With a goal of introducing a structured team environment to foster an enjoyment of the game among junior golfers, PGA Junior League is delivered through a low-stress, two-player scramble format accommodating juniors of all skill levels. Each event consists of a 9-hole match that is divided into three 3-hole segments known as flags, allowing PGA of Canada professionals to ‘substitute’ players at each flag throughout from their team of 10-12 juniors.



PGA of Canada and ECCO Announce National Partnership

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015 09:23 Friday, 01 May 2015 09:20

ECCOThe PGA of Canada is pleased to announce a new national partnership with ECCO.

The agreement sees the innovative Danish shoe manufacturer come on board as an official partner of the PGA of Canada and become a strong supporter of the association’s highly successful digital publication, PRO:FILES.

“The PGA of Canada is very excited to be starting a new relationship with ECCO,” says PGA of Canada CEO, Gary Bernard. “ECCO is an international player in the shoe manufacturing world and their commitment to the PGA of Canada and our PGA professionals is something we greatly appreciate.”



International Field Set for Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015 06:32 Friday, 27 March 2015 06:28

altSOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — While the winds promise to be strong this week in Bermuda, the competition for the Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship will surely be stronger.

The 36-hole championship, which takes place March 28-29 at Turtle Hill Golf Club at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda, features former Ryder Cup members, European Tour winners, European Senior Tour winners, a PGA Tour Canada winner, former players, a PGA Championship of Canada winner and a Golf Channel personality.



National Coaching Certification Program Workshop Series

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015 19:11 Monday, 09 March 2015 19:02

altThe PGA of Canada’s 2015 National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) workshops series is now available for registration.

The workshops, which are in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada and Golf Canada, are open to Candidates for Membership (CFM) who are required to take Instructor of Beginner Golfers and Instructor of Intermediate Golfers as part of his or her requirements. As the NCCP workshops are competency based on the level of golfers an instructor works with, Class “A” members who have a large clientele of beginner or intermediate golfers are also encouraged to register for these workshops. CFMs and Class “A” professionals who are interested in taking Coach of New Competitors or Coach of Developing Competitors workshops are also encouraged to register.

The workshops begin in April and run through September.



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