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Remembering Ken Duggan

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 03:28 Wednesday, 23 April 2014 03:24


Golf Canada is deeply saddened by the passing of Ken Duggan, an important member of the Canadian golf community who passed away peacefully April 17, 2014 at the age of 78 after a brief fight with pulmonary fibrosis.

In addition to being a great family man – devoted husband, father and grandfather -Ken was an integral asset to Canadian golf.



Ben Sharpe Named CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:46 Friday, 18 April 2014 00:43

Ben Sharpe

CARLSBAD, California — The adidas Group has appointed TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO Mark King as President of adidas Group North America effective June 1, 2014.

In his new role, King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market.



Revival of the Golf Canada Calgary Centre

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:43 Friday, 18 April 2014 00:31


(Golf Canada) The 2013 flooding of the Greater Calgary Area had the city fighting to get back on its feet. Among the thousands of citizens and local businesses affected include the top-ranked facilities at the Golf Canada Calgary Centre.

Following three days of flooding, insurance agents estimated the damage to the 15 acre property at $2.3 million. The driving range was fully submerged. The mini-putt course was deemed unrecoverable. The 500 square foot irrigation was destroyed. The list goes on.



Team RBC Golfers Launch Campaign to Support Children’s Charities

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 23:40 Thursday, 17 April 2014 23:35


Proving it’s not just their play on the course, but what they do off the course that makes them good, 10 PGA Tour members gathered in Hilton Head, S.C. to launch #RBCGolf4Kids, a new online challenge designed to raise money and awareness for several children’s charities.



Canadian Pacific Names Lorie Kane Golf Ambassador

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:10 Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:05


Canadian Pacific has named LPGA Tour veteran Lorie Kane as its ambassador for the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.

Kane will represent CP and the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open over the course of the railroad’s three-year partnership with Golf Canada as title sponsor of Canada’s National Women’s Open Championship.



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