The Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame and Museum has named its 2017 inductees, with the ceremony to be held Monday, Oct. 2, at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg. Click here for more on the new members.
The PGA of British Columbia has announced the regional recipients in 10 categories for the 2017 PGA of BC Awards. The regional award recipients listed below for the Lower Mainland, Kootenays/Northern BC, Interior and Vancouver Island, respectively, were selected following an open nomination period and deliberations by regional nomination committees. Each of the regional award […]
Oakdale Golf and Country Club in Toronto has announced that John Caven will be its new general manager, effective Monday. He is replacing Herb Pirk, who is retiring after leading Oakdale for 14 years. Caven is coming to us from Glasgow, Scotland where he was the general manager of Glasgow Golf Club. His experience in […]
The University of Florida Gators, coached by Canadian J.C. Deacon, has added a new member of the coaching staff from Brampton, Ont. Click here for the official announcement.
John Handrigan of Bracebridge, Ont., has been named head men’s golf coach at the University of Notre Dame. For the announcement, click here.
The Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame has announced its four individuals and one team as its 2017 inductees. Lorie Boyle of Moose Jaw and Tom McNall of Regina will be inducted through the Players Category, while Arne Peterson of Prince Albert goes in through the Distinguished Service Category. The late Peter Cushner of Lloydminster will […]
Renowned Canadian architect Robert Moote, who once worked with Stanley Thompson, died last week at the age of 92. Golf Course Industry has more here. For an obituary and details of the service, click here.
The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) has announced the passing of past president and longtime member, Sid Puddicombe on Thursday at the age of 85. Puddicombe has been a CGSA member since 1967. He served on the CGSA board of directors from 1970-1975 and was the association’s president in 1974. He was the first CGSA […]
Cutten Fields in Guelph, Ont., has announced the selection of Jeff Mingay as consulting architect. Mingay has been commissioned to conduct a review of the golf course and provide a long range master plan. The Course and Grounds Committee initiated a master plan review at the end of 2016. Upon completion of the review, it […]
May moves by PGA of Ontario members include a new executive professional at the Club at North Halton and a new teaching professional at Otter Creek, among several others. Click here for an update.