Blogs

The 19th Hole

A look at the sport of golf, from the course to the clubhouse.

Malaysian golfer records rare ace on par-4

August 27, 2014

The 30-year-old picked up his second career hole-in-one with a driver on the 289 yard hole.

This week’s Global Golf Post

August 26, 2014

Check out what's in this weeks Global Golf Post.

Canada’s Craziest Golfer Contest winners

August 22, 2014

Plus, a gallery of some of the fantastic entries we received.

Nike Golf unveils Vapor Iron Franchise

August 22, 2014

Nike Golf has launched Vapor franchise golf irons - Vapor Pro, Vapor Pro Combo and Vapor Speed.

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Gordon on Golf

John Gordon shares his views on the world of golf.

Equipment innovation… Necessity or hoopla?

August 29, 2014

John Gordon examines golf equipment technological advancements, and whether or not they live up to the hype brought on by massive marketing budgets.

Canadian Pacific Women’s Open will be a major event

August 11, 2014

Canadian Pacific to donate $100 to Children’s Health Foundation for each ticket purchased before August 18th.

Par. What is it good for?

August 07, 2014

Match play offers faster rounds, is less intimidating and is more forgiving. Could it be one of the game's saviours in the sport's trying times?

Is golf really too expensive?

July 08, 2014

John Gordon tackles the irresponsible myth that golf is an elitist sport, too costly for the average Canadian.

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Inside Golf House

Scott Simmons, Golf Canada's Executive Director, and other Golf Canada staff share their thoughts on the state of the game in Canada.

Scott Simmons does Ice Bucket Challenge

August 23, 2014

Golf Canada CEO Scott Simmons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge during the 2014 Canadian Pacific Women's Open at London Hunt and Country Club.

Leaving Hoylake

July 20, 2014

Golf Canada CFO, Dave Lafleur, discusses the charter flight bringing PGA Tour players from the 2014 Open Championship to Montreal.

Maclean’s got it wrong

July 14, 2014

Golf Canada CEO, Scott Simmons responds to a Maclean’s article which suggested golf in Canada is dying.

A dream pursued is a dream fulfilled

April 15, 2014

Remembering Rick Sovereign.

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Rules and Rants

Our rules officials share their insight into the Rules of Golf, Handicapping, Amateur Status and Championships.

Disputes on the golf course… There’s a Rule for that

August 26, 2014

How the Rules of Golf can help you when a dispute arises in Match Play – and how you can avoid some other conflicts.

Hosting Golf Canada’s National Championships

June 09, 2014

Recognizing Golf Canada member clubs who have committed to host future Canadian Men’s and Women's Amateur Championships.

Bell Bay to host new Atlantic Golf Championship

June 05, 2014

Inaugural event to be held August 15th-17th at Bell Bay Golf Course in Cape Breton.

Need help with an outside agency?

May 30, 2014

This past weekend a spectator got involved with play, in a situation akin to a Hollywood golf classic…

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Checking in with Team Canada

Team Canada staff share their insights on everything to do with Team Canada.

Teeing up the Summer Youth Olympics

August 18, 2014

Maddie Szeryk and Tony Gil begin individual stroke play on Tuesday.

Earning their keep

July 22, 2014

Team Canada’s Conners, Pendrith, Svensson and Hemmerich look forward to RBC Canadian Open

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

July 08, 2014

Plus, fast facts for the busy week ahead for Team Canada.

An infographic: Brooke Henderson’s week to remember

June 25, 2014

And other Team Canada fast facts.

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From the Archives

Everything related to the game, past and present.

Golf Canada’s big secret is in a basement in Oakville

August 05, 2014

The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is home to the world's largest collection of golf books and magazines.

Legends and legacies

June 15, 2014

Legendary dads and the kids who followed in their competitive golf footsteps.

Golf Historical Society of Canada Show and Auction goes this Sunday

March 27, 2014

Get your golf collectibles appraised for free on Sunday, March 30th at the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum in Oakville, Ont.

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On the Road

Club to club, coast to coast with Golf Canada Regional Directors Blair Armitage, Remi Bouchard and Christine Dengel.

The similarities between golf and skating

June 09, 2014

Golf Canada's Blair Armitage writes about the similarities between golf and skating.

Busy start to season in Nova Scotia

May 26, 2014

The Nova Scotia golf season is picking up quickly after a long and cold winter.

A harsh winter has left it’s mark

April 30, 2014

Cooperation among the golf industry is needed as we recover from a most challenging winter.

Doug Campbell honoured with Hall of Fame nod

November 26, 2013

Campbell becomes eighth member inducted into Westfield Wall of Fame.

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