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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.”



CN Future Links Hits Road with Mobile Clinics Presented by Acura

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:45 Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:40

alt(Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Whether in a gym, a community centre or a park, Mobile Clinics presented by Acura is dedicated to making CN Future Links programming accessible any time, anywhere.

Equipped with the latest Acura MDX model, PGA of Canada teaching professionals conducted CN Future Links lessons to over 63,000 juniors in 2015. With a trunk full of golf equipment, teaching professionals travel all over Canada to deliver best-in-class programming, regardless of the setting.



Hit N.I.C.K.’s CAMP Balls and Help Kids Battling Cancer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:29 Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:07

NICK's CampEach year, more than 15,000 kids and young adults are diagnosed with cancer. The Chiera Family Foundation has teamed up with Bridgestone Golf, so now, by playing golf with a special golf ball, you can make a difference. By purchasing a N.I.C.K.’s CAMP golf ball, you can help kids who are battling cancer attend a special summer camp called NICK’s CAMP, send young adults who have beaten cancer to college, and even teach young cancer patients life lessons and golf through The First Tee of Broward.



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