There’s been plenty of chatter on social media about an impending announcement of a PGA World Alliance Championship for club pros to be played next year at Mission Hills in China, but nothing official as of noon on Thursday. Stephanie Wie of Wei Under Par was apparently the first out with this news. The word is that Canada would have a 10-player contingent. The World Alliance includes PGAs from several countries/regions, including the PGA of Canada … About two-thirds of golf operations would not consider establishing child care facilities, according to the latest GNN Poll, where 66 per cent of respondents said no, and 34 per cent said the operations where they work would be open to child care facilities. You can still vote on the GNN home page. Would child care work in bringing more women and families to the golf course? Let us know your thoughts in the Comments section below … PING chairman and CEO John Solheim was inducted recently into the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame for his business leadership and contributions to golf over the years in that state. He follows his dad Karsten and mom Louise into the hall of fame … Simon Bevan and Curtis Pitre were recently added to the PGA of Ontario board of directors. For backgrounders, click here … The PGA of British Columbia has released a tentative 2014 education seminars schedule. For more, click here … Muskoka Lakes Golf and Country Club in Port Carling, Ont., will host the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association 2014 Fall Field Day, which includes the national golf championship for superintendents. That event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 23 … Just a reminder that applications/nominations for the CGSA Student Scholars award, Equipment Technician of the Year Award and Environmental Achievement Award is coming up on Nov. 30, while applications for the Gordon Witteveen Award can be submitted until Dec. 31 … Nominations are being accepted for CGSA president, vice president and board of director positions. For more information, click here.
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