Bryn Parry of Seymour Creek won the TaylorMade and adidas Golf PGA of British Columbia title on Tuesday at Fairview Mountain Golf Club in Oliver, marking the third time he has won that title. Parry beat Capilano’s Dave Zibrik by one. For the story and final results, click here … Darryl James of the National Golf Academy @ Shaganappi won his first PING Canada PGA of Alberta Club Professional Championship on Tuesday at the Edmonton Country Club. James finished at two under. The results are here … The deadline for submitting nominations for 2015 PGA of Alberta awards is Sept. 1. For information and a nomination form, click here … Brian Hadley of the Thames Valley Golf Club won the head professional division, while David Banks of the David Banks Simply Golf Academy took the head teaching professional division at the TaylorMade adidas PGA of Ontario Club Professional Championship. Hadley got a $500 bonus as the overall champ … Galvin Green has been selected as the official team supplier of outerwear to the 2016 European Ryder Cup teams. “Our ambition is to create a thoroughly modern, standout rain suit in stretch fabric that offers superb playability in a wide range of conditions,” said Mats Lundqvist, lead designer for Galvin Green. “It will be a little bit different in appearance to anything seen before at the Ryder Cup, but we know the captains, players and caddies will be thrilled with the playing experience it offers.”… A partnership between the Golf Association of Ontario and the St. Kitts Tourism Authority will include a St. Kitts 2-ball Shootout in conjunction with the GAO, Dec. 5-12. The event will feature two-person teams in a 54-hole gross and net better ball competition at the Royal St. Kitts Golf Club. Participating GAO golfers will travel to St. Kitts on a seven-night package that includes accommodations at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, meals, receptions, tournament play, awards, among other things … The Canadian Junior Golf Association will team up with the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada for this week’s event, the Great Waterway Classic in Kingston, Ont. This week’s event will mark the debut of dual citizen Austin Connelly, who was ranked 18th in world amateur rankings before turning pro earlier this week. Just short of his 19th birthday, Connelly will be the youngest player in this week’s field, which includes 40 Canadians … Toronto’s Albin Choi, who won the Bayview Place Island Savings Open, is the youngest winner on tour this year at 23 … Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ont., is one of only two players to make the cut in every event in 2015 … Connelly is playing this week on a sponsor’s exemption, along with Cam Burke of New Hamburg, Ont., Derek Gillespie of Oshawa, Ont., Mark Hoffman of Thornhill, Ont., Andrew Jensen of Ottawa, David Markle of Shelburne, Ont., Matt McQuillan of Kingston and Danny Sahl of Sherwood Park, Alta. … Monday qualifiers include Toronto’s Turner Southey-Gordon, Tony Gil of Vaughan, Ont., David Sheman of Newmarket, Ont., Daniel Kim of Newmarket, Sean Bozuk of Burlington, Ont., and Jonathan Kim-Moss of Mississauga, Ont. … The majority of respondents to the current GNN Poll feel late August and early September are traditionally slower times than earlier in the summer at the golf operations where they work. As of this writing, 57 per cent said it usually slows down just before the kids go back to school. You can still vote at the GNN home page.
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