Laurier partners with GMIC to offer MBA specialization in Golf and Resort Management
WATERLOO – Wilfrid Laurier University’s School of Business & Economics and the Golf Management Institute of Canada (GMIC) are introducing a new specialization within Laurier’s MBA program: Management in the Golf and Resort Industry, beginning in fall 2013.
Michael Putnam takes Mexico Championship for second Web.com Tour win
LEON, Mexico – The weather was benign most of the day at El Bosque Country Club. It really started to pick up at the end of Michael Putnam’s round when he was facing maybe the most important shot of the tournament. He had 220 yards from the middle of the 18th fairway thinking he needed birdie to win the Mexico Championship presented by Banamex. The wind started to pick up as he approached his ball which made the shot over water that much harder.
Ihlee Lee captures rain plagued Bahamas LPGA Classic on 12-hole course
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (May 26, 2013) - The golf course flooded, and then was closed for two days. The only way to hold the Bahamas LPGA Classic was to use 12 holes over three rounds. No one played the par-5 18th hole in competition until Sunday. It was a week like no other on the LPGA Tour, especially for Ilhee Lee.
Jim Kenesky captures PGA of Ontario Assistants Spring Championship
UXBRIDGE (May 22, 2013) - Jim Kenesky has been a fan of Greg Norman designed golf courses for years and he made his first visit to Wyndance Golf Club a memorable one.
Legends on the Niagara opens Rick Smith Golf Academy
Niagara Falls, ON (May 23, 2013) – The Niagara Parks Commission’s (NPC) Legends on the Niagara Golf Complex is pleased to announce the launch of the Rick Smith Golf Academy (RSGA) for the 2013 season.
Ronald McDonald House selected at official charity for 2013 RBC Cdn Open
TORONTO (May, 21, 2013) — RBC and Golf Canada today announced that Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada (RMHC Canada) has been selected as the charity partner for the RBC Canadian Open.
Governing bodies adopt Rule 14-1b to prohibit anchored putting strokes
Far Hills, NJ and St Andrews, Scotland (May 21, 2013) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) and The R&A, golf’s governing bodies, today announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b of the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke. The new Rule will take effect on January 1, 2016, in accordance with the regular four-year cycle for changes to the Rules of Golf.
Mark Anderson nabs BMW Championship for first Web.com Tour win
Hall of Famer Ken Venturi dies at age 82
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Samantha Richdale wins CN Canadian Women's Tour season opener
Tsawwassen, BC (May 16, 2013) – Samantha Richdale of Kelowna, B.C., carded a final round 1-over-par 73 to capture the season-opening event on the 2013 CN Canadian Women’s Tour at Beach Grove Golf Club in Tsawwassen, B.C.
Wildfire Invitational added to 2013 PGA Tour Canada schedule
Peterborough, ON (May 14, 2013) – PGA TOUR Canada has added a ninth tournament to its 2013 schedule, it was announced Tuesday. The Wildfire Invitational, a new event featuring 128 professionals and 64 amateurs, will take place August 26th to September 1st at Wildfire Golf Club in Peterborough, Ont.
National Team amateurs to receive exemptions to PGA Tour Canada events
Oakville, Ont (May 7, 2013) – PGA TOUR Canada announced today that Golf Canada National Amateur Golf Team members and alumni will receive exemptions to compete in 2013 PGA TOUR Canada events, and that the top three players on the PGA TOUR Canada Order of Merit will earn exemptions in to the 2013 RBC Canadian Open.
The PGA of Ontario says "Cheers" to Warsteiner Brewery
PICKERING, ON (May 2, 2013) - Warsteiner Brewery is now the official beer partner of The PGA of Ontario.
Titleist launches interactive photo-sharing experience for fans
FAIRHAVEN, MA (May 3, 2013) – Providing a showcase for golf’s daily moments, Titleist announces the launch of #MyTitleist, an interactive photo-sharing experience for avid golfers and Titleist brand fans around the world.
Celebrities lined up for Anne Murray Charity Golf Classic in support of Colon Cancer Canada
Toronto, ON (May 2, 2013) – The 5th Annual Anne Murray Charity Golf Classic in support of Colon Cancer Canada, being held on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 at Angus Glen Golf Course in Markham, ON, announces its celebrity lineup.
PGA of Canada partners with Canadian Club
ACTON, ON (May 3, 2013) - The PGA of Canada is excited to announce a new partnership with the one of the world's finest premium Canadian whiskies, Canadian Club.
Another Georgia Bulldog wins rain shortened Stadion Classic
May 4, 2013 - Brendon Todd became the third straight former University of Georgia player to win the Stadion Classic when steady rains forced the cancellation of the final round Sunday.
Brett Rumford wins in back-to-back weeks on European Tour
TIANJIN, China - Brett Rumford became the first Australian in 41 years to win back-to-back European Tour titles with Sunday’s victory at the China Open.
PGA Tour clears Vijay Singh in deer antler spray doping case
Ponte Vedra, FL (April 30, 2013) - The PGA TOUR Anti-Doping Program, which has been in effect since July 2008, closely follows the International Anti-Doping Standard set forth by the World Anti-Doping Agency (“WADA”) particularly as it relates to the interpretation and application of the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods.
Pacific Links International and Annika Sorenstam announce partnership
ORLANDO, FL (April 30, 2013) – Pacific Links International, one of the world’s foremost golf course owners and operators, and LPGA legend Annika Sorenstam have agreed to a three-year partnership.