Southern Alberta: Local News / Calgary & Area

Alberta Golf Shows A Sure Sign Of Spring

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 23:28 Monday, 21 April 2014 17:49

by Jim Claggett
 

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Another long winter in Alberta is over, we hope... and a sure sign apart from robins, geese and snow disappearing were the PGA of Alberta golf shows in Edmonton and Calgary.
 
The events are a great opportunity for golfers to get their hands on the newest in clubs, shoes and of course grab a deal or two in the discount centre.
 
As far as the Calgary show went, there were plenty of courses showing what they are all about ranging from Southern Alberta, southeastern B.C., Montana, Mesquite, Nevada as well as newcomers from the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

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Golfweek Releases 2014 Best Canadian Courses List

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:44 Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:30

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ORLANDO, Florida — Following the March 21 release of its annual rankings of America's top modern and classic courses, Golfweek continues its celebration of great golf architecture in the April 18 issue with the unveiling of the 2014 Golfweek's Best Canadian Courses list.

Recognizing perennial favorites and must-play newcomers from both the classic and modern eras, this year's list will serve as a go-to guide for both golf architecture fans and travelers when the greatest courses of The Great White North begin their spring season later this month.

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From The Fringe: The Season of Change?

Last Updated on Monday, 31 March 2014 15:42 Monday, 31 March 2014 15:19

by Mark Corrigan
 

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2014 is the season of George or Jim or whoever you want to be.
 
More importantly it’s the summer to let go and put the wagon before the cart.
 
Yes you heard it right. Practice? Overrated. Preparation? That’s for suckers.
 
This summer is about getting to your tee time late, talking to your playing partners during your pre-shot.

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Eaglepoint Golf Resort Unveils New HD Simulators

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:58 Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:41

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Eaglepoint Golf Resort has recently purchased two HD GOLF SIMULATORS.  
 
It's not to often when the snow is on the ground and golf courses stay open.
 
This is a great opportunity for keeping your swing over the winter and to have families, friends and co- workers spend time together.
 

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Matt Williams, The Canadian Contingent & Project 17

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 12:26 Tuesday, 19 November 2013 11:06

by Mark Corrigan

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Signing a letter of intent to go play golf at an NCAA school, I can only imagine is an extremely memorable moment in any junior's golf career.

It signifies a long and dedicated journey to a new challenging chapter of their sporting life.

Matt Williams, one of the juniors at Pinebrook G&CC, signed his letter on Wednesday, Nov.13th. He’s off to the University of Houston next August.
 
Matt’s drive for improvement is insatiable and his goals aren’t limited to college, he dreams big and bold dreams but for now, golf as a U. of H. Cougar is where he’ll continue to sharpen his skills and test his metal.

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