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CN Future Links Jr. Skills Challenge Brings Out the Best In Kids, On and Off the Course

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:39 Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:35

CN Future LinksSURREY, British Columbia (Gino Cutri/British Columbia Golf) — CN Future Links is Canada’s junior golf program allowing kids from the ages of 6-18 the opportunity to learn and play the game of golf through affordable and accessible programs. Eaglequest at Coyote Creek were proud to host their first ever CN Future Links Jr. Skills Challenge over the June 4-5 weekend.

The organizers and volunteers were pleased to have very positive feedback from the parents and kids alike, saying, “They really enjoyed the whole experience, and think it really motivates more young kids to get into golf and I think more of these events are going to be great for us in BC.”

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Instruction: Sports Fitness Expert Katherine Roberts Provides Yoga for Golfers Instructor Training and Certification in Vancouver, BC

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 20:41 Friday, 13 May 2016 20:36

altYoga for Golfers® (YFG) Founder and Nike Swoosh Elite Athlete Katherine Roberts will present a certified teacher training program to interested fitness professionals, PGA & LPGA golf professionals, yoga instructors, performance coaches, and medical professionals. Level 1 certification training is set for June 8-11, 2016 and Level 2 is June 12-15, on the Sunshine Coast (just north of Vancouver) British Columbia.

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Lisa Longball Tip: Tips & Tricks On and Around the Green

Last Updated on Friday, 06 May 2016 08:39 Friday, 06 May 2016 08:23

Lisa Vlooswyk TipsChange Your Putting Swing Thought.

Often when I play with golfers that roll their putt way past the hole they say, “I hit it too hard.” If the putt stops way too short, in addition to major ribbing from their playing partners I hear “I hit it too soft.”

This is a terrible putting stroke swing thought. It is very subjective to judge how much “harder” or how much “softer” you need to roll a putt.

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Learn to Compete: Golf Canada’s Guide to Competitive Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:11 Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:03

Brooke HendersonThe Learn to Compete Program is a framework that PGA of Canada members can use to foster the development of competitive junior aged athletes through a three-stage program that aligns with the various stages of Long-Term Player Development.

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Golf Channel Airing “National Instruction Day” in Partnership with PGA of America

Last Updated on Friday, 22 April 2016 00:09 Friday, 22 April 2016 00:02

National Instruction DayGolf Channel, in partnership with the PGA of Americ, announced its plans for the inaugural “National Instruction Day,” airing on Wednesday, May 4, and featuring a dedicated day of live programming devoted to helping golfers improve their game. National Instruction Day will bring together several of the most respected and recognized PGA Professionals in the game – a culmination of a 100-day campaign celebrating the PGA of America’s Centennial – staging live clinics on Golf Channel, originating from golf courses around the U.S., and spanning across four time zones, beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET.

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