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PGA of Canada and Under Armour Enter New Partnership

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015 07:56 Thursday, 28 May 2015 07:53

altThe PGA of Canada and Under Armour announced a new multi-year partnership designating the performance and innovation brand become directly linked with the association’s world-class national education program.

Under Armour will outfit PGA of Canada instruction stream national learning facilitators, as well as some coaching stream facilitators.

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PGA of Canada and Golf Canada Launch Community Golf Coach Program

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 05:00 Wednesday, 27 May 2015 04:50

Community Golf Coach ProgramOAKVILLE, Ontario (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — The PGA of Canada, in partnership with Golf Canada and the Coaching Association of Canada, are pleased to introduce the Community Golf Coach supported by CN Future Links program, a community stream context within the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) designed strictly for junior golf volunteers.

The initiative is backed by extensive research into Canada’s volunteer training curriculums for sport across the country. Industry experts implemented the program to address the gap between PGA of Canada professionals and available volunteer support from family and friends.

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Top 10 Confirmed for PGA Championship of Canada

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:44 Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:32

altWhen Cabot Links was announced as host venue this year’s PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf the golf world took notice.
 
And now with just a little more than a month before the start of the championship, anticipation continues to build with each of the top 10 players from the PGA of Canada Player Rankings presented by RBC committing to play. 

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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.

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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.

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