Golf Canada will host its 2022 Annual Meeting this week (March 2-3) utilizing a virtual format as the National Sport Federation looks ahead to the 2022 season.
The Annual Meeting brings together Golf Canada’s Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers as well as representatives from Canada’s provincial golf associations and other industry stakeholders.
The opening day session of the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 2nd runs from 1-3 p.m. with feature presentations that include:
- Golf Canada’s 2022 Outlook & Operational Plan – presented by Golf Canada CEO Laurence Applebaum
- Keynote Address: Fireside Chat with International Golf Federation President & World Golf Hall of Fame Member, Annika Sörenstam – hosted by Golf Canada President Liz Hoffman
- Canadian Golf High-Performance Strategy – presented by Golf Canada Chief Sport Officer Kevin Blue
- Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Safe Sport – Introduced by Golf Canada Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Safe Sport, Laura Wilson
The event continues on Thursday, March 3rd with the association’s virtual Annual General Meeting beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET which will include the release of the 2021 Annual Report & Financial Statements.
Golf Canada will also introduce its 2022 Board of Directors including the re-election of Liz Hoffman of Wasaga Beach, Ont., a member of both Mad River Golf Club and The Thornhill Club, to serve a second term as the association’s President.
In addition, Golf Canada will celebrate outstanding contributions to the game of golf including a presentation of the 2021 Bruce Mitchell Volunteer of the Year Award to co-recipients Ken Casey of St. John’s, N.L. and David Atkinson, formerly of Vancouver, B.C. and now Goderich, Ont.
Golf Canada will also announce the 2022 recipients of Golf Canada’s Distinguished Service Award. The honourees will be celebrated in person later this summer during the week of the 108th playing of the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship, July 19-22 at Westmount Golf & Country Club in Kitchener, Ont.
To watch a live stream of Golf Canada’s Annual Meeting, click the links below: