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Golf Canada set for 2018 Annual Meeting in Calgary

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CALGARY – Golf Canada’s 2018 Annual Meeting is set for this week (January 25-27) at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino in Calgary, Alta.

The event brings together Golf Canada’s Board of Directors, staff and volunteers as well as representatives from Canada’s provincial golf associations and other stakeholders including international partners from the R&A, USGA, LPGA Tour and PGA TOUR. The group will assemble for three days of meetings, presentations and discussion in preparation for the upcoming golf season.

Golf Canada’s Annual Meeting will culminate with the appointment of Leslie Dunning of Calgary, Alta. to serve as the National Sport Federation’s 114th volunteer President.

The formal appointment of Dunning as President along with the release of the association’s 2017 financial statements will take place during Golf Canada’s official Annual General Meeting on Saturday, January 25th at 5:00pm MT.

As part of the Annual Meeting, Golf Canada will also celebrate outstanding contributions to the game of golf in Canada with the presentation of its 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award as well as Golf Canada’s Distinguished Service Award(s).

A full schedule of activities and presentations taking place during Golf Canada’s Annual Meeting is available here.

Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing over 319,000 golfers at more than 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our goal is to be relevant to and respected by all Canadian golf enthusiasts from coast to coast.