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Patriot Golf Day Canada Kicks Off
Patriot Golf Day Canada officially kicked off Friday in North Bay, Ont., with a ceremonial tee shot by General André Deschamps, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Also on hand for the special event at the famed Stanley Thompson designed North Bay Golf & Country Club, was PGA of Canada CEO, Gary Bernard; Jay Aspin, MP for Nipissing-Timiskaming; Victor Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing; North Bay Mayor, Al McDonald; past PGA of Canada President (and North Bay, Ont., native), Glenn Cundari; a number of Honourary Colonels and numerous Royal Canadian Air Force members from 22nd Wing— North Bay. Read more
Alena Sharp makes it three
in Niagara Falls, Ont. Read more about Sharp’s win
Alena Sharp captured her third PGA Women’s Championship of Canada presented by Nike Golf Thursday at Legends on the Niagara-Ussher’s Creek Course
Canadian Tour Honours PGA of Canada Professionals Mike Weir and Daniel Talbot were named as Life Members, while Ken Tarling, Tom Jackson and Wilson Paterson were all awarded Honourary Life Membership. Learn more
The PGA of Canada is creating a team of Class “A” members to be involved in the evaluation process of Instructor of Beginner Golfers (IB) and Instructor of Intermediate Golfers (II) evaluations. This is an opportunity for members to be a part of a world-leading teaching & coaching program and to support the growth and development of Candidates for Membership. As a PGA of Canada National Evaluator, your role is to evaluate IB and II portfolio and video evaluations. Complete the short application HERE to be a PGA of Canada national evaluator. Any questions can be directed to Matt Allen at (800) 782-5764 x236.
PGA of Canada members are reminded that when paying for 2013 dues by cheque, please make payable to PGA of Canada *** PGA of Canada members are encouraged to complete the 2012 Compensation & Benefit Survey. All members who fill out the survey have a chance to win a PGA of Canada Club Glove trave case Check out the survey
The 2012 PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada presented by Titleist & FootJoy takes place Sept. 16-19 at Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alta. Have a look at the championship’s Fact Sheet and see who has registered to play.
*** With the offseason quickly approaching, members are reminded about the Randstand offseason employment opportunities Check them out
The Summer 2012 issue of Pro:Files has arrived with pages upon pages of great content aimed at you, the PGA of Canada Professional. This summer’s issue features the improbable story of Eric Laporte, who won this year’s PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf. Plus, read features about using social media to grow your brand; how to make money by hosting a national open; and the battle between the two major buying groups in this country. Don’t wait any longer, become engaged with some of the best editorial content in any golf magazine, anywhere. Period. PRO:Files--The official magazine of the PGA of CAnada
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