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The 19th Hole

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

This week’s Global Golf Post

April 21, 2015

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

PING signs Corey Conners

April 17, 2015

As part of the multi-year agreement, Conners will wear a PING hat, carry a PING staff bag and play a minimum of 11 PING clubs.

Australian golfer bitten on leg by crocodile says it’s his fault for hitting ball in the water

April 15, 2015

John Lahiff, 75, is expected to make a full recovery after being bitten by a 1.2-metre (4-foot) saltwater crocodile.

Fire destroys Montreal-area golf ball recycling facility

April 07, 2015

Four million golf balls were lost in the blaze.

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Gordon on Golf

John Gordon shares his views on the world of golf.

Doing the right thing at the right time

April 22, 2015

Timing and progression are key to Long-Term Player Development 2.0.

The building blocks of a golf community

April 20, 2015

Golf Canada Golf campaign links golfers across the country through their stories with the game.

Grow the game, coach in the community

March 27, 2015

Join the Community Golf Coach program and help share the sport.

One nation; One Vision

March 18, 2015

Examining Golf Canada's strategic plan.

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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.

Federal Budget – Mea culpa

April 22, 2015

Golf Canada CEO Scott Simmons shares further comments on the release of the 2015 Federal Budget and its multi-faceted impact on Canadian golf.

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.

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Rules and Rants

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

TARS 2015: The start of something good

April 21, 2015

First Tournament Administration and Rules Seminar proves to be a success.

Teaching to learn

March 30, 2015

A look at rules education from an instructor’s perspective.

What’s new in the 2015 Championship season

March 23, 2015

Previewing this year’s upcoming changes

An ace up your sleeve: the validity of a hole-in-one

March 16, 2015

Taking a closer look at the elusive perfect shot.

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Checking in with Team Canada

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

It’s all about timing: A lesson from Derek Ingram

April 23, 2015

Men’s Head Coach sums up the Masters week that was.

Snapshot: Conners at the Masters

April 08, 2015

A few interesting facts before Corey Conners tees off at Augusta National.

Guiding Grace

February 26, 2015

Team Canada coach Ann Carroll speaks to working with one of Canada's brightest young talents.

For what it’s worth

February 04, 2015

Women’s Development Squad returns from Australia hungry for more.

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From the Archives

Everything related to the game, past and present.

Two-timers: winners of the Canadian Open and the Masters

April 01, 2015

Only a dozen players have hoisted the Canadian Open trophy and donned the Green Jacket.

Digging for gold

March 24, 2015

Golf Historical Society of Canada’s annual Trade Show and Auction coming April 19.

Visit us at the Golf Historical Society of Canada’s Trade Show and Auction

March 24, 2015

Get your golf collectibles appraised for free on Sunday, April 19th at the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum in Oakville, Ont.

Sandra Post to chair Hall of Fame Selection Committee

March 04, 2015

Sandra Post becomes first honoured member and first female to chair the committee.

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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.

Time to start thawing out

April 10, 2015

Masters Week means the golf season is around the corner.

To throw or not to throw

March 20, 2015

Breaking down Rory McIlroy’s club toss.

History on the course: when golf meets archeology

March 03, 2015

Blair Armitage recounts a recent trip to the Ritz Carleton Kapalua Resort and Golf Course in Maui.

Golf is a game for everyone

January 30, 2015

Golf Canada's Chris Dengel discusses why the golf industry should work together to promote the fun in the game.

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