Blogs

The 19th Hole

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

Doors set to open on Whistle Bear Golf Club’s new clubhouse

July 29, 2014

Whistle Bear will officially open it's new clubhouse with a special reception for members.

This week’s Global Golf Post

July 29, 2014

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

Shaw announces new program to support children’s charities

July 24, 2014

Shaw Birdies and Eagles for Kids program will benefit the Graham and Ruby DeLaet Foundation.

Weir to swing for arthritis at RBC Canadian Open

July 23, 2014

A donation of $1,000 per birdie, $2,000 per eagle and $10,000 for a hole-in-one will be made to The Arthritis Society of Canada.

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Gordon on Golf

John Gordon shares his views on the world of golf.

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.

Live longer, play golf

July 02, 2014

Want to be healthy, lose weight and have a longer and happier life? The answer is simple... Play golf.

Don’t be intimidated by golf

June 19, 2014

An open letter from John Gordon to those thinking about taking up golf.

Green doesn’t mean better

June 12, 2014

John Gordon pays kudos to Pinehurst No. 2's new look and feel for the 2014 U.S Open.

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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.

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.

And now a word from our president

February 09, 2014

We share the acceptance speech given by incoming Golf Canada president, Douglas Alexander during our 2014 Annual General Meeting.

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Rules and Rants

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

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…

P.E.I. Golf Association appoints new chief rules official

May 20, 2014

Charlottetown's Bob Irwin has been named the association's new chief rules official.

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Checking in with Team Canada

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

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.

The case for choosing CCAA schools

June 09, 2014

Team Canada's Men's Head Coach Derek Ingram looks back on his time at the University of Manitoba.

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From the Archives

Everything related to the game, past and present.

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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