Ontario News & Events

  • 2011 PGA Show; Better Days Ahead?

    The golf industry might still have a ways to go to reach back into the glory days of a decade long ago, but if the tone, energy and excitement of the 2011 PGA Show was any indication, it’s a journey that is well underway. Buoyed by a sense of optimism, some exciting new products and a refocus on the core of the game, this past January’s sh ...

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  • Ontario PGA Golf Merchandise Show Set for Late October

    Ontario PGA Members and golf buyers will be able to experience product sourcing, testing and comparison from the very best brands of golf and attend a myriad of new education and networking programs at the 2010 Ontario PGA Golf Merchandise Show, Oct. 26-28 at the International Centre in Toronto. Ranging from industry newcomers to market leaders, more th ...

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  • TeeTimeSavings.com Adds Canadian Courses to Growing Online Directory

    Wooden Sticks Golf CourseTeeTimeSavings.com has added five Ontario golf courses to its online marketplace, making it possible for Canadian golfers to save money on their next round of golf. The Canadian expansion incorporates courses in Greater Toronto, Niagara Falls and Georgian Bay. The first, Lionhead Golf and Country Club, is the crown jewel of the ...

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  • Ontario's finest Golf Courses and Resorts

    Well, it’s official! Ontario’s Finest Golf Courses and Resorts is now a permanent fixture in Golfer’s Guide Canada thanks to our readership comments and response from our golf course partners. The concept was simple – profile leading clubs and resorts which have gone above and beyond in offering services or amenities that disti ...

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  • Golf Town Debuts The Aqua Caddy

    HBO's Entourage brought you Vincent Chase as Aquaman, now Canada's largest golf retailer brings you Aqua Caddy, a portable club head cleaning device available at the company's superstores. Part of Golf Town's expansive range of game play accessories, Aqua Caddy is manufactured and distributed by Fall River, Nova Scotia-based Pure Brand Management Inc., ...

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  • Study Finds Golf Generates More Than $11 Billion for Canadian Economy

    The Canadian Golf Industry generated $11.3 billion in economic benefits across the nation, according to a recent economic analysis conducted by Strategic Networks Group, Inc. on behalf of the National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA). The Canadian Golf industry employs the equivalent of 341,794 people through direct and spin-off effects, generating more ...

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  • Canada's Nick Taylor Wins The Mark H. McCormack Medal

    Canada's Nick Taylor will become the third recipient of the Mark H. McCormack Medal, the award given by The R&A to the top-ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of the amateur season and following the European and US Amateur Championships. The 22-year-old from Abbotsford, British Columbia, has had a truly outstanding season. Tay ...

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  • John Daly to Compete in 2009 RBC Canadian Open

    The Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) in partnership with title sponsor RBC, announced today that John Daly has accepted an exemption to compete at the 2009 RBC Canadian Open, July 20-26 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. Daly, whose last appearance in Canada came in 2007, has competed in seven Canadian Opens throughout his PGA Tour care ...

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  • Vancouver Golf Course to Host 2011 RBC Canadian Open

    The PGA Tour's RBC Canadian Open is headed back to Western Canada in 2011. Thursday April 16, officials at the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) and RBC confirmed that the historic Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in Vancouver, which last hosted the event in 2005, will host the tournanament again in two years time. ...

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  • GreenFinder Golf GPS: Find out how far, on your Phone

    On the golf course, a few feet can be the difference between finding a hazard and landing in a safe spot with a good angle to attack the pin, and club selection is often an integral component in reducing distances to the cup if you're able to find the putting surface. GreenFinder Golf GPS , a system that utilizes already-exisiting global positioning sys ...

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