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#NationalCoachesWeek Profile: Daniel Langevin
#NationalCoachesWeek Profile: Daniel Langevin

Nobody was more excited, proud, nervous and anxious tracking scores from the final round of the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada’s recent Canada Life Series Championship than Daniel Langevin. “Three players that you coach in a professional Canadian event, one, two and three? I was more than happy. It’s tough to describe.”

#NationalCoachesWeek Profile: Jennifer Greggain
#NationalCoachesWeek Profile: Jennifer Greggain

Touring professionals rarely contemplate their retirement plans. As many will tell you, if you’re on the road going from tournament to tournament thinking about your next job, you’re probably not going to perform very well in your current one. Jennifer Greggain was no different.

#NationalCoachesWeek Profile: Carla Munch-Miranda
#NationalCoachesWeek Profile: Carla Munch-Miranda

Fate often has a way of shaping people’s lives. For a teenaged Carla Munch-Miranda, it was a contract her family’s construction company landed to renovate the clubhouse at Cambridge, Ont.’s Puslinch Golf and Country Club that placed her on the path from non-golfer to — nearly three decades later — the PGA of Canada’s national coach of the year. 

Team Talking Rock captures RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company national title
Team Talking Rock captures RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company national title

With the national final cancelled because COVID-19, finalists from coast-to-coast were competing for titles in their own region as well as the overall title, awarded to the team with the greatest score differential*.

PGA of Canada cancels final two national events of the year
PGA of Canada cancels final two national events of the year

The decision was made in consultation with playing members and partners and comes as a result of ongoing domestic and international restrictions on travel, as well as safety concerns caused by the pandemic.

NCCP workshops cancelled for the remainder of 2020
NCCP workshops cancelled for the remainder of 2020

The PGA of Canada will continue to monitor COVID-19 developments across the country and advise of plans for reinstating NCCP workshops when travel restrictions lessen and it becomes safe and responsible to conduct face-to-face sessions again. 

2020 PGA Championship of Canada presented by TaylorMade Golf Canada and adidas Golf cancelled
2020 PGA Championship of Canada presented by TaylorMade Golf Canada and adidas Golf cancelled

The PGA of Canada and its partners now look to 2021 to deliver an exceptional experience for members at the 99th-playing of the historic national championship. 

Smith Captures Seniors Championship
Smith Captures Seniors Championship

Smith Captures Seniors Championship Gordie Smith, GM at Ashburn Golf Club, won a play-off to capture his second PGA Atlantic Seniors Championship at the Ken-Wo Golf Club.

Rookie Wins Assistants Championship
Rookie Wins Assistants Championship

Rookie Wins Assistants Championship First year Apprentice Professional Calvin Ross, JH Sports, captured his the PGA Atlantic Assistants’ Championship at the Ken-Wo Golf Club.

Golf Canada and PGA of Canada launch Women in Coaching program
Golf Canada and PGA of Canada launch Women in Coaching program

Female PGA of Canada members who have shown an interest and/or involvement in coaching are encouraged to apply. Learn more and apply by Sept. 7.

RBC PGA Scramble moves forward with alternative finale plans
RBC PGA Scramble moves forward with alternative finale plans

Participants will enjoy an enhanced regional final experience featuring over $150,000 worth of gifting and prizing

Golf Canada partners with First Tee to establish First Tee – Canada
Golf Canada partners with First Tee to establish First Tee – Canada

Global youth development program will launch in 2021 with a goal to open regional chapters across Canada through 2023. PGA of Canada to lead the national training of coaches to introduce First Tee youth development curriculum; Golf Canada Foundation will drive the advancement of the First Tee – Canada local chapters