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Canucks Autism Network (CAN) Supporting Individuals With Autism In Sport

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:10 Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:03

altThe Canucks Autism Network (CAN) provides year-round, high- quality sports, recreational, arts, and social programs for individuals and families living with autism, while increasing awareness and providing training in communities across British Columbia.

The Canucks Autism Network team consists of a diverse group of trained staff, experienced support workers and dedicated volunteers who administer programs for families and individuals living with autism in our province.



FTF Video: The European Tour Brings Us ‘The Awkward Reporter’

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:02 Sunday, 22 January 2017 17:54

The Awkward ReporterThe European Tour has been great over the years putting together some very entertaining videos showcasing their willingness to have a good time and enjoy themselves while promoting the game at the same time.



FTF Video: Celebrities In Golf Carts – Kunal Nayyar (Raj From The Big Bang Theory)

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 January 2017 17:53 Sunday, 22 January 2017 17:44

altMost of us are pretty interested in seeing how public figures, especially celebrities, handle themselves on the golf course.



From The Fringe: Blind Date For Pampling Leads To Wife, Mother, Psychologist

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:29 Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:10

Rod PamplingCanadian Press

KAPALUA, Hawaii (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Rod Pampling stood on the second tee at Kapalua, eyes forward and shoulders square.

So he passed the first test.

Posture was among the problems his clinical psychologist first noticed when he asked for her help. Now, as she stood some 50 feet away in the gallery, she provided a play-by-play of how his mind was working from when he pulled the club to when he hit the shot.

“Right now, he’ll be discussing his shot so he can commit to the type of shot,” she said as Pampling stood next to his caddie.



From The Fringe: Brad Clapp Making Moo-ves This Offseason

Last Updated on Monday, 16 January 2017 02:42 Monday, 16 January 2017 02:36

Brad ClappYou’ve probably heard all about the glamorous life of a professional golfer, right? The big pay-cheques, the courtesy cars, the five-star hotels.

Well, Brad Clapp would like to welcome you to his world.

Clapp, a regular and past winner on the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada circuit, is spending the winter working on a dairy farm. And man, will he have some stories to tell on the driving range when the Mackenzie Tour tees off its 2017 season this spring.



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