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AUR Is All About The Science Of Looking Good

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 11:04 Monday, 13 July 2015 10:50

by Jim Claggett


When it comes to clothes many of us do our level best to make a fashion statement about who we are and sometimes what we do.
In the world of golf back in the 70’s that statement may have been along the lines of “I’m fashion blind.”
The gaudier the better it seemed and oh my, did it get gaudy! As things progressed some fashion-wise people decided to step in, a sort of a clothing intervention, if you will, to prevent the garment version of the Titanic from hitting the iceberg.
AUR is one of those companies who saw the future when it came to golf shirts. The group, based out of Quebec, has been around the apparel market in one form or another for almost a half century.



Mackenzie Investments Becomes Umbrella Sponsor Of PGA TOUR Canada

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 May 2015 13:59 Saturday, 30 May 2015 13:44

via press release



PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., and TORONTO (May 27, 2015) – The PGA TOUR and Mackenzie Investments announced today a six-year agreement making the investment management firm the umbrella sponsor of PGA TOUR Canada.
The Tour is being renamed the Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada, effective immediately with this week’s season-opening event in Vancouver.



GolfTEC’s Proven Path And Proven Results

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 21:18 Sunday, 14 December 2014 20:34

by Alfie Lau, Inside Golf



Coquitlam native Bob McDonald has a plan to be ready for the beginning of his spring golf league at Burnaby Mountain Golf Course.
He’s signed up for a 10-lesson golf improvement plan at GolfTEC’s Vancouver location and working with his head teaching professional Norman Baufeld, McDonald has set up reasonable and achievable goals.
“I’m slicing the ball too much and I’m losing too much distance,” said the young-at-heart golfer who’s turning 80 very soon.
“I play about 20 to 25 rounds a year and I’m part of the senior’s men’s club at Burnaby Mountain and I want to continue to get better.”



Fletcher Sport Brands Announces Corporate Name Change to Sunice

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:02 Monday, 24 November 2014 23:56

SuniceMONTREAL, Canada — Fletcher Sport Brands has announced that it will now operate around the world under the iconic name Sunice, effective immediately. The goal of the name change is to align its corporate and product identity to better focus on a singular brand platform.

“This change gives us a platform to continue the commitment around driving the Sunice brand,” said Conrad Tappert, President of Sunice. “Combining a heritage dating back to 1976 with the current momentum that the brand is enjoying in the marketplace, it is the right time to make this change.”



Video: New Liquor Laws To Benefit Golf And Ski Resort Businesses

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:20 Monday, 24 November 2014 23:43


A major announcement was made this Monday in Victoria with respect to the modernizing of liquor laws and how they are applied to the businesses of golf and ski resorts in British Columbia.

The Province of BC unveiled a more streamlined licence application process for golf and ski resorts wanting to host special events.

Resorts currently must apply for individual licences every time they want to host an event beyond what their regular licence covers. Now they can apply for one licence that will cover up to 26 events.



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