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From the Fringe: ‘Faces of Golf’ Sculpture on Display at PGA National Resort & Spa

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:28 Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:15

PGA National Resort & SpaPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — PGA National Resort & Spa announces it recently placed a renowned “Faces of Golf” sculpture on display.

It was created by acclaimed British-American sculptor and West Palm Beach resident Lawrence Holofcener.

“I’ve long been a fan of professional golf and felt inspired to celebrate the careers of the remarkable people who have contributed to this wonderful game,” says Holofcener, whose best known work is the London landmark Allies, showing Churchill and Roosevelt in conversation on a park bench on Bond Street.



From the Fringe: Ledgeview Picking Up the Pieces After Devastating Clubhouse Fire

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 April 2016 22:16 Sunday, 24 April 2016 18:52

Ledgeview Golf ClubABBOTSFORD, British Columbia (Brad Ziemer/British Columbia Golf) — The clubhouse is gone, but 18 holes that have helped produce so many wonderful players over the years remain at Ledgeview Golf Club. The members of the Abbotsford course are still trying to come to grips with the April 19 fire that completely destroyed the top floor of their clubhouse. They know the club faces some hard work over the next number of months, but are hopeful that something positive will emerge from this.



From the Fringe: Visit Us at the Golf Historical Society of Canada’s Trade Fair & Auction

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:00 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 01:53

Golf Historical Society of Canada's Trade Fair & Auction(Meggan Gardner, Curator, Canadian Golf Hall of Fame) — The successes of reality TV shows like Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and Canadian Pickers could be attributed to the lure of great fortune. People often find exhilaration in possibly having – or finding – that single needle in a haystack that might be worth a great deal.

The thought of dusty old clubs which haven’t been touched in years generally doesn’t excite too many people, but some see value in age and potential with the passage of time.



BC’s Rachelle Nielsen Wins Premier’s Award for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 01:27 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 01:22

Rachelle NielsenPremier Christy Clark gave out awards to six men and six women whose athletic accomplishments were as extraordinary as their commitment to their community and future aspirations.

Among those honoured was Summerland, B.C.’s Rachelle Nielsen who attends Texas A&M Kingsville playing as a freshman on the women’s golf team.



PGA of America, Bon Appétit Continue “Champions of the Course” Partnership

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:55 Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:50

Champions of the CourseNEW YORK, New York — The PGA of America and Bon Appétit are teeing off with presenting sponsor, Chase Sapphire Preferred®, to bring food and golf together in the kitchen and on the green. The program, “Champions of the Course,” shares tips and personal rituals from top PGA Professionals and world-class chefs Masaharu Moriomoto, Susan Feniger, Jose Garces and Seamus Mullen.

“Golf and food have always gone together, whether you’re grabbing a bite or a drink at the turn, or sitting down for lunch after a hard-won 18 holes,” says Bon Appétit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport. “This partnership takes this delicious tradition to an entirely new level.”



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