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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.



CCAA Names All-Canadian Golfers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 19:05 Wednesday, 15 October 2014 18:36

CCAARodney Wilson/CCAA

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association has announced the 2014 CCAA Golf All-Canadians.

The student-athletes, who are selected by their conference based on performance and contribution to the sport and their team, were honoured at a banquet during the 2014 PING CCAA Golf National Championships in Quebec City.



The R&A Needs Your Help

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 00:48 Friday, 10 October 2014 00:43

altAdam Helmer/Golf Canada's Director of Rules and Competitions

One of the hot topics in golf at the moment is pace of play.

Pace of play is affected by many factors, including player ability and behaviour, management practices and course difficulty and set-up. Many commentators argue that golf nowadays takes too long, that slow round times are driving people away from the game and that something needs to be done.



Participants Confirmed for 2014 PING CCAA Golf National Championships

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 00:33 Friday, 10 October 2014 00:28

altOne hundred student-athletes will compete in the 2014 PING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championships, which take place October 14-17, 2014, at the Club de Golf Lorette in Quebec City. For the second straight year, the tournament will be hosted by Champlain College St. Lawrence.



GAO Announces New Youth (U13) NXTee Program

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 05:59 Thursday, 09 October 2014 05:48

altUXBRIDGE, Ontario (Darren Matte/Golf Association of Ontario) — The Golf Association of Ontario (GAO), Golf Canada and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport are proud to announce the implementation of a new junior golf initiative: the NXTee youth (U13) golf x-perience.

The NXTee pilot program has been created to increase the development and engagement of junior golfers, aged 8-13 in the York Region, by providing them with an opportunity to continue to practice and increase their skills throughout the winter. The program prepares participants for the golf season in a fun and friendly environment.



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