January 2016

GAO Partners With Bauder Media Group

UXBRIDGE— The Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) and media partner Bauder Media Group are excited to announce the launch of the new Ontario Golf News (OGN) newsletter and website. The new publication, titled OGN Digest,…


Australia Awaits For Brooke Henderson

On the eve of her first LPGA start in the Bahamas it was revealed today that Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ontario will get a start on the Ladies European Tour in Australia next month….


Preview: New Scotty Cameron Select Putters

Orlando, Florida – One of constants here at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando is the parade of celebrities manufacturers bring out to endorse their products and attract a little attention to their booth. Among a place…


Staal Foundation Open Announces 2016 Plans

Thunder Bay, ON, January 22, 2016 – Executives from The Staal Foundation Open and the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada today announced the return of the incredibly successful tournament for a third year. The 2016 Staal…


Golf Barrie Program Officially Underway

January 20th saw the official launch of the Golf Barrie initiative. It’s a grass roots project designed to get the community involved in a deeper level. The kick-off included two events, a stakeholders meeting and…


Eastern Ontario Loses Mackenzie Tour Event

It was a big day for the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada on Thursday as they announced a new event for Northern Alberta in partnership with the Oilers Entertainment Group. It’s a five year…


GAO Releases 2016 Championship Schedule

The 2016 championship schedule has been released by the Golf Association of Ontario. The venues hosting the 37 big events spans the southern part of the province from The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa, to the…


Throwback – St. Andrew’s Golf Club

Toronto’s St. Andrews Golf Club began in 1925 with an 18 hole layout designed by Stanley Thompson. It was later expanded to a 27 holes. Located in the York Mills area, the land on which the…


New Ownership in Place At The Great Lakes Tour

With their 15th season of operation looking ahead the southern Ontario-based Great Lakes Tour has revealed new majority owners. PGA of Canada members Jim Kenesky and Colin Murray have come the majority co-owners of the…