The historic Briars Golf Club announces free pre-junior golf initiative in an ongoing effort to support the future growth of the game The Briars Golf Club is dedicated to doing their part to 'grow the game' by introducing golf to future generations. The continued growth of the industry is dependent on introducing kids to the game through fun, entertaining and educational programs. The Briars has developed junior and pre-junior programs targeting kids age 5 - 18 years old wi
(PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF.) — Youth on Course — the non-profit organization providing young people with subsidized golf, college scholarships, caddie programs and paid internships, in partnership with Golf Canada and Alberta Golf – breaks international ground and brings affordable junior golf to Canada.
Initially, Youth on Course will be launching as a two-year pilot in the province of Alberta and will be recognized under the umbrella of Canada’s National Junior Golf Program –
Six athletes selected to represent Canada at biennial competition being hosted near Dublin, Ireland OAKVILLE, Ont. – Golf Canada is pleased to announce the six individuals selected to represent Canada at the 2018 World Amateur Team Championship, conducted by the International Golf Federation. The World Amateur Team Championship—featuring both a women’s (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1) and men’s (Sept. 5-8) competition— will be contested at Carton House (Montgomerie and O’Meara Courses) in
Champion earns exemption into 2019 RBC Canadian Open and 2018 U.S. Amateur Championship DUNCAN, B.C. – The world’s best amateur golfers are set to compete in the 114th Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship in British Columbia at both Duncan Meadows Golf Course and Pheasant Glen Golf Resort from Aug. 6-9. The championship was first held in 1895, making it one of the most storied sporting events in Canada and third oldest amateur championship in the world. Duncan Meadows will pla
Affordable Golf Program Eclipses 41,000 Members, 900-Plus Courses In 26 States (PEBBLE BEACH, CA) — Youth on Course — the organization renowned for its record-breaking national growth to provide affordable golf access – continues remarkable growth with state and regional golf association partnerships increasing 120 percent in the last 18 months.
In 2018, more than 41,000 members are on pace to complete 115,000 rounds at 900-plus golf courses nationwide. Now in 26 states, t
Gregoire Vincent and Taylor Cormier receive exemptions into local Future Links regional championship in 2019 OAKVILLE, Ont. – Golf Canada is pleased to announce the six champions of Saturday’s Future Links, driven by Acura Junior Skills Challenge National Event at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. The National Event, running for the 10th consecutive year, crowned female and male champions from three age groups (9-11, 12-14 and 15-18). Among the 24 participants from acros
World No. 1 and No.2 amateurs highlight the international field VANCOUVER, B.C. – Marine Drive Golf Club is prepared to host the world’s premier female amateur golfers from July 23-27 for the 105th playing of the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship. The top-two ranked players on the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) headline the 156-player field as Marine Drive hosts the Women’s Amateur Championship for the first time. World No. 1 and defending champion Jennifer Kupcho he
Final regional junior tournament concludes the 2018 Future Links championship season PORT BLANDFORD, N.L. — Golf Canada concludes its 2018 Future Links championship season as the Future Links, driven by Acura Atlantic Championship is ready to take place at Terra Nova Resort on the award-winning Twin Rivers Golf Course from July 17-19. With support from Golf Newfoundland and Labrador, the Future Links, driven by Acura Atlantic Championship is the final regional junior champio
Scottsdale, Ariz. – July is “Troon Family Golf Month” at Troon-managed facilities around the world. Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, manages 280+ golf courses in 35 states and 30 countries. Throughout July, many Troon facilities will be increasing their family golf programming with family-oriented instructional programs, clinics, events and tournaments. Examples of Troon Family Golf Month activities include: Abu Dhabi Golf Club - Abu D
Grand Strand Golf Community Unites To Introduce Next Generation of Players to Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach, S.C. – With the start of summer just days away, the Myrtle Beach golf community is offering families a reason to pack golf clubs along with sunscreen and surfboards when they head to the beach. More than 50 Grand Strand courses, including some of the area’s most prominent, are again allowing kids to play for free when accompanied by a paying adult. While the Kids Play Free