Canadian golf legend Mary-Jane Hall is no stranger to travelling unmarked tracks. Hall broke barriers to become the first female Head Professional in Canada in 1981 and continues to be an inspiration to aspiring female professionals.
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.”
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.
Powered by SCOREGolf. Originally from Saskatoon, Wiggins has been the director of golf and head professional at Whitehorse’s Mountain View Golf Club for close to a decade.
Powered by SCOREGolf It takes guts, opting for unemployment to advance your education in your 50s. Especially when that higher learning might not lead to a substantial pay raise in your next job.
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.
All it takes is a spark. Thanks to a small act of kindness from PGA of Canada member Jacklynn Miller, over 250 golf industry professionals from across the country made donations to Food Banks Canada this week.