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Golf Journalists Announce Winners 8th Annual Writing & Photography Awards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 18:40 Tuesday, 19 July 2016 18:31

altHAMILTON, Ontario (Adam Stanely/Golf Journalists Association of Canada) — From the most pressing issues in Canadian golf news, to thought-provoking profiles and jealously-inducing travel logs, the best in Canadian golf writing and photography was showcased Monday at Beverley Golf and Country Club in Hamilton, Ontario as the Golf Journalists Association of Canada (GJAC) held its annual general meeting and awards banquet.

First, second and third prizes were handed out in the following categories: Feature, Profile, Editorial/Column/Blog and Travel. Three prizes for Photography were also awarded.



FTF Video: Brooke Henderson Demonstrates One of Many Life Skills Lessons

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 17:37 Tuesday, 28 June 2016 17:31

Brooke HendersonIn 2015, Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada partnered with the University of Ottawa to develop a Life Skills model for junior programming, designed to place added focus on core values learned through golf, and their relevance to social and peer-to-peer environments.



Golf Channel to Televise PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Presented by CastleOak Securities Highlight Show Beginning June 29

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016 18:07 Monday, 27 June 2016 18:01

30th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf ChampionshipPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (PGA of America) — Golf Channel will broadcast highlights of the 30th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by CastleOak Securities, starting Wednesday, June 29, at 11:00 p.m. ET.

Contested each May at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the 2016 Championship featured a rare Men’s Division I playoff between Bethune-Cookman and Tennessee State, as well as a record-setting fifth straight title by Bethune-Cookman’s women’s team.



GolfNow Releases New TV Campaign, Forging Special Connection with Real Lives of Golfers

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 June 2016 21:43 Thursday, 16 June 2016 21:35

GolfNowORLANDO, Florida — Understanding golfers’ passion and connection to the game provides the theme of GolfNow’s newest television campaign titled “I GolfNow.” Beginning with a series of spots created for television (spot premiering on Golf Channel can be seen HERE,) the campaign also will extend to print, digital, outdoor, as well as events and social media.



Flowers and Chocolates for Hit Spectator

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 05:49 Wednesday, 01 June 2016 05:26

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DUBLIN, Ohio (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tony Finau is not the first player to hit someone in the gallery with an errant tee shot. However, he took an extraordinary step by showing up at his victim’s house the next day to check on her well-being and bring flowers and chocolate.

Finau’s shot hit a woman in the head on the 11th hole Saturday at the Colonial, and she was still on the ground and bleeding when he arrived.



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