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GJAC, Freedom 55 Financial Awards 2017 Journalism Scholarship

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 20:50 Sunday, 19 February 2017 19:10

altTORONTO, Ontario — The Golf Journalists Association of Canada (GJAC) and Freedom 55 Financial have awarded this year’s Freedom 55 Financial GJAC Journalism Scholarship to Hailey Salvian, a fourth-year journalism student at Ryerson University.

Salvian, who works for Rams Live as a colour commentator/sideline reporter for the men’s volleyball team, is also a part-time editorial assistant at the CBC, and previously worked at the London Free Press.

The varsity athlete and academic All-Canadian at Ryerson was thrilled to receive the news.

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BC’s Nick Taylor Makes The Biggest Gain In The Weekly Rankings

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017 06:07 Friday, 17 February 2017 05:47

Nick TaylorMEN’S TOP 10

Nick Taylor made the biggest gain among the Top-10, picking up 72 spots after finishing in a tie for 10th at the PGA’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am event. It was his first top-10 result of the year and it was worth 6.50 world ranking points. Taylor has two world ranking points finishes in his last five consecutive tournaments.

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CP Names CHEO Charity Beneficiary For 2017 CP Women’s Open

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017 08:01 Friday, 17 February 2017 05:32

CP Women's Open​​February is Heart Month and Canadian Pacific (CP) announced two major charity partnerships that will benefit the beautiful hearts of children and adults in Ottawa through the 2017 CP Women’s Open and CFL regular season, playoffs and Grey Cup.

The overall campaign, titled “Beautiful Hearts,” will support the refurbishment of facilities that patients use every day at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and University of Ottawa Heart Institute and celebrate the resiliency and spirit of the human heart.

CHEO is the official beneficiary of the 2017 CP Women’s Open at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club, August 21-27. The University of Ottawa Heart Institute will benefit from all funds raised through our partnership with the CFL throughout 2017.

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Golf Canada Announces 2017 Schedule

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:36 Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:22

Golf CanadaOAKVILLE, Ontario — Golf Canada is pleased to announce its competition schedule including host clubs and dates for the 2017 championship season.

A total of 25 professional and amateur championships, as well as qualifying events into Canada’s two National Open Championships—the RBC Canadian Open and the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open—will be conducted in 2017.

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RBC Canadian Open Launches New Cabana Corporate Hospitality Offering

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 February 2017 18:55 Sunday, 05 February 2017 18:47

altOAKVILLE, Ontario (Terry Lenyk/Golf Canada) — The RBC Canadian Open has launched a new VIP corporate hospitality offering for this year’s championship, which runs July 24-30, 2017 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. The Courtyard Cabanas, located between No. 16 and 17 fairways and adjacent to the new Courtyard Games area, are all-inclusive private cabanas featuring alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as full lunch and afternoon hors d’oeuvres.

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