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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 WEB.com players, a PGA Championship of Canada winner and a Golf Channel personality.

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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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Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship Seeks Competitors

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 March 2015 15:43 Sunday, 01 March 2015 15:38

Fairmont SouthamptonACTON, Ontario (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — With most of Canada in a deep freeze, the prospects of green grass, warm winds and championship golf seem like a fantasy.

However, the Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship hosted at Turtle Hill Golf Club at The Fairmont Southampton in Southampton, Bermuda, is a golfer's dream reprieve from the cold and snow.

Now in its sixth year, the championship takes place March 27-29 and is expected attract participants from 15 different countries, including a number of players from the PGA of Canada Player Rankings presented by RBC.

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PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada Headed to Nation’s Capital

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:06 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 21:54

altChris Fry/PGA of Canada

This year’s PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada is headed to the nation’s capital.

Located in Cumberland, Ont., just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, Camelot Golf and Country Club, will test some of the country’s finest golfers September 8-11.

“The PGA of Canada is extremely delighted to visit our nation’s capital of Ottawa and the outstanding Camelot Golf and Country Club this September,” said PGA of Canada president Constant Priondolo. “I am very confident those who participate in this national championship will not only enjoy the golf course, but the entire area as well.”

Designed by Thomas McBroom, Camelot opened for play in 1992 and was awarded second best new golf course in Canada and rated fifth in North America by Golf Digest.

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PGA Women’s Championship of Canada Heading Back to Burlington

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 February 2015 20:33 Sunday, 08 February 2015 20:29

altACTON, Ontario (Chris Fry/ PGA of Canada) — The PGA Women’s Championship of Canada will return to Burlington Golf and Country Club this July.

The national championship makes its return to Burlington for the first time since 2010 from July 20-22, 2015.

“The PGA of Canada is very excited to be returning to Burlington Golf and Country Club for the first time in five years,” said PGA of Canada president Constant Priondolo. “There was tremendous support for this championship back in 2010 and I expect the same to be true this time around.”

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