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Brooke Henderson Shortlisted for Ontario Athlete of the Year Honours

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014 02:25 Friday, 31 October 2014 02:22

altBrooke Henderson's standout season on the golf course has her in the running to be named the 2014 Ontario Athlete of the Year.

If the Team Canada member and Smiths Falls, Ont. native is successful in receiving the Syl Apps Award, she will become only the second golfer to receive the honour and the youngest award winner in its 16-year history. The only other golfer to earn the honour is Mike Weir, who received the award in 1999, 2000 and 2003.



Shirley M. d’Entremont Elected President of Nova Scotia Golf Association

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 01:42 Tuesday, 28 October 2014 01:34

altGolf Canada with files from the Nova Scotia Golf Association

Shirley d'Entremont was elected as the 61st President of the Nova Scotia Golf Association (NSGA) at the Annual Fall Meeting held on October 26th at the Glen Arbour Golf Club.

Mrs. d'Entrenmont will serve as the NSGA President until the end of the 2015 season. She is the first member from West Pubnico Golf Club to serve as president of the NSGA and the third female president to assume the office since amalgamation in 2006.



Golf Canada Foundation Honours Athletic and Academic Excellence for 2014

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 02:57 Friday, 24 October 2014 02:46

altOAKVILLE, Ontario (Golf Canada Foundation) — The Golf Canada Foundation has announced the 2014 scholarship recipients for their Canadian University/College Support Program.

A total of $66,000 in scholarships has been awarded by the Golf Canada Foundation in 2014 to 17 scholar-athletes this year.



Nickerson, Maxwell Earn NSGA Player of the Year Awards

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 02:46 Friday, 24 October 2014 02:37

Ruth Maxwell

Golf Canada with files from the Nova Scotia Golf Association

The Nova Scotia Golf Association (NSGA) has announced their 2014 NSGA Player of the Year Award winners.

The NSGA Player of the Year (POY) is a ranking system that assigns points to players from their finishes in various tournaments throughout the golfing year. It is designed to promote the development of golfers in Nova Scotia through a points system based on their competitive accomplishments. Player of the Year Awards will handed out during the NSGA Annual General Meeting that takes place Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Glen Arbour Golf Club.



CTRF Gets Donation from Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:42 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:34

altThe Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation (CTRF) has announced it has received a $12,000 donation toward turfgrass research in Canada from the Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation (ATRF). The monies will be used for turfgrass research aimed at improving the quality and sustainability of turfgrass sites including golf courses, sports fields and turf uses generally.



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