Emma de Groot’s interest in golf started with the cart. While she would hit a few shots when her family played few holes, it was driving the cart and the post-round milkshake that first drove her passion.
The little town of Carman, Manitoba may only have a population of 3,000 - but five of its residents helped put it very squarely on Canada’s golfing map after the team from Carman Golf & Curling Club captured the 2019 RBC PGA Scramble.
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The agreement provides PGA of Canada members access and pricing to NoSweat product and sees the creation of an innovative on-course contest at all national championships.
Sometimes in life the student becomes the teacher – and since golf often reflects life, it’s not surprising to hear that a handful of Paul Horton’s top-tier pupils have started to coach another generation of golfers, too.
The PGA of Canada is pleased to announce a renewed and enhanced national partnership with Golf Avenue, the Quebec-based global retail trade-in giant.
Cathy Burton was about 10-years old when she discovered the game of golf. Living two hours outside of Brandon, Man., in a small town called Binscarth, Burton decided to give the six-hole sand-green golf course down the block a try. It cost her 25 cents.
Alan Palmer may have one of the most well-traveled resumes of any PGA of Canada professional currently working in Canada.
The PGA of Canada is pleased to announce a new two-year national partnership with Lightspeed, a leading provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms tailored for the golf business.
For members who are aspiring to become an Executive Professional or a General Manager of a golf club, or existing Executive Professionals who are often asked to provide counsel to fellow members, the PGA of Canada has published Understanding Career Transitions: An Investigative Look at Career Paths Of PGA Executive Professionals.
For most of five decades, Joe Robinson has been synonymous with golf in Cape Breton. Having caddied in a group with Gene Sarazen, set course records, and welcomed tens of thousands to Canada’s friendliest island, Robinson remains Cape Breton’s golf ambassador.
One day in 1999, Muncie Booth, the head professional of Vancouver’s McCleery Golf Course, was on a supply run driving through the city’s notorious Downtown Eastside when he had a premonition.