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Our Activities, Programs and Services
Out of Bounds Podcast | What Is Your Foundest Memory?
NIVO Will Remit 15% of Sales to Support Golf in Schools
Handicap Verification

Sport Development
9th Edition of the Golf Québec Fundraiser Tournament
Reminder: Golfmobile Part of the Panamerican Games' Torch Relay
Mega Success of the “Technology and Full Swing” Golf Day
CPGA of Canada | New Equipment Fitting Workshop Launched

Our Regional Associations and Volunteers
“From School to the Golf Club” Fundraiser
Meet our Course Raters | Carl Desbiens
Montréal | Regional Women's Tournaments
Montréal | Ronald Bégin Honoured by Civitas
Eastern Townships | Sani Marc Canada Cup

Our Competitions and Athletes
37 Young Hopefuls Will Represent Golf Québec at the Optimist International
New Category Added to the Jocelyne Bourassa Series
The Men's Provincial Amateur Championship Is Coming Soon!
My Story | Mathieu Perron
Étienne Papineau: Canadian Leader at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup
PGA Tour | Travelers Championship

Coming Up
Upcoming Tournaments
Golf Fore the Cure Events
Handicap Seminar

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June 25, 2015


Our Activities, Programs and Services

Out of Bounds Podcast | What Is Your Foundest Memory?
Golf is more than just a sport. For us, avid players, it is a source of everlasting memories. Golf Québec is bringing to you the first of many Out of Bounds podcasts. Discover the stories and foundest memories of many Québec golfers on GolfQuebecMedias.

NIVO Will Remit 15% of Sales to Support Golf in Schools
Golf Québec and NIVO are proud to announce the commencement of their two-year partnership in which NIVO will renew its status as Title Partner of the Women’s Provincial Tour. NIVO will also support the “From School to the Golf Club” fundraising initiative. Read more... 
 
From School to the Golf Club 2015 fundraiser: The NIVO line of women’s golf attire, which has been affiliated to our Women’s Provincial Tour for many seasons, will remit 15% of the sales made in the NIVO online boutique by members of Golf Québec and its readership.
 
View the Golf in Schools with Graham DeLaet video clip:

Handicap Verification
It’s the time of year when golf tournaments, member-guest events and leagues are starting up and the Handicap Factor of your members and guest golfers will need to be checked. The recommended way for you to check the current Handicap Factor of a golfer who is not a member of your club is to use the Handicap Verification tool on the Golf Canada website.

Sport Development

9th Edition of the Golf Québec Fundraiser Tournament
Under the Theme “From School to the Golf Club”
The 9th edition of the Golf Québec Fundraiser Tournament will take place on September 30, 2015, at the prestigious Club de golf Le Fontainebleau. Two members of the club, Réjean Delisle and Yvan Cournoyer, will be Honorary Co-Presidents of the event. This traditional golf happening will focus on the theme of our current fundraiser, “From School to the Golf Club”. Read more...
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Reminder: Golfmobile Part of the Panamerican Games' Torch Relay
On June 28, Alexandre Bilodeau will carry the torch of the Panamerican Games as they will make a stop in Montréal through Parc La Fontaine. The Sports Montréal team will be there to conduct a Golfmobile activity introducing visitors to the game of golf. Come and see us! Let's have fun and drive some balls in the inflatable boom room!

Mega Success of the “Technology and Full Swing” Golf Day
On June 4, Golf Le Mirage was host to a women's clinic discussing the impact of technology on your full swing. This was a huge success! We even had to open our doors to more participants then planned! The photo album of the day is now available on Facebook.
 
Our next activity, the VIP and PRO-AM - LPGA Clinic, will take place on August 23 and will cover "The Scoring Game", the Last 100 Yards. For more information - For registration.

CPGA of Canada | New Equipment Fitting Workshop Launched
 The PGA of Canada’s new equipment fitting workshop is now available to all Class “A” members and Candidates for Membership. This full day workshop includes an array of group work, outdoor club fitting, individual self-discovery learning, sharing experiences, debate and outdoor practical equipment fitting work. Read more...

Our Regional Associations and Volunteers

“From School to the Golf Club” Fundraiser

This year, Golf Québec is promoting a fundraiser called “From School to the Golf Club”. Our objective is to raise the required moneys to pursue our golf development initiatives specifically designed for children and families. Support Golf Québec. Make an online donation!

Meet our Course Raters | Carl Desbiens
In the spring, we introduced to you some of our Regional Junior Representatives. Beginning this week, we would like for you to meet other volunteers who are very active in the delivery of our services, but often go unnoticed. Without further ado, please discover the story of Carl Desbiens, Course Rater in the Montréal region.

Montréal | Regional Women's Tournaments
Ladies, please note that the Championship to be held on July 27 at Hillsdale has been modified. It is now a 4-Ball Tournament. You can register online until July 17.

Montréal | Ronald Bégin Honoured by Civitas
Ronald Bégin, the Superintendant of Le Blainvillier, was honoured by Civitas for his work and major discovery on grass protection and reduction in water consumption. As his course is not connected to city services and local wells only supply a high saline content that cannot be used, he probably is the only one in Québec to water his fairways and greens with collected rainwater. Always looking for new technics to save water, he noticed that using Civitas prevented grass transpiration. This way, water stays in the plant and evaporates more slowly. Ingenious!

Eastern Townships | Sani Marc Canada Cup
The Chairman of the Sani Marc Canada Cup organizing committee, Mr. Jerry Séguin, is proud to announce that the presale of 4-day passports has begun for those who want to attend the event to be held at Club de golf Victoriaville from July 30 to August 2, 2015.

Source:
Alain Danault, General Manager, Club de golf de Victoriaville
adanault@golfvictoriaville.com 819 752-4907 ext. 223 

Our Competitions and Athletes

37 Young Hopefuls Will Represent Golf Québec at the Optimist International
The Glendale Ancestral and Élite courses were quite a challenge to most of the golfers who took part in the 8th edition of the Assante Optimiste Classic. Yet, it did not seem to bother Céleste Dao of Summerlea and Félix Normand of Beloeil as they both stood out of the crowd and brilliantly reaped the honours of their respective competitive divisions on Tuesday. Read  more...
(Photo de Golf Québec : Jean-Philippe Parr, Vasily Konachenkov, Malik Dao)

New Category Added to the Jocelyne Bourassa Series

For the NIVO Debbie Savoy Morel Cup, the Golf Québec team is proud to announce the creation of a new participation category for senior players. It is still time to register online (deadline: June 29). In this category, you will play from the same tees as the senior competitive golfers, but you will not be matched with those who want to earn a place on the Golf Québec team for the Canadian Women's Senior Championship. The same participative category will be offered in the NIVO Women's Provincial Amateur and Senior Championship.

The Men's Provincial Amateur Championship Is Coming Soon!
Gentlemen, don't forget to register online before June 4 for the Men's Provincial Amateur Championship. There are still some places available for this major event ot be held at Royal Estrie. Don't miss it!

My Story | Mathieu Perron
Former hockey player, Mathieu Perron became a member of the Université de Montréal Carabins golf team. In 2013, he etched his name on the famous Duke of Kent trophy by making five birdies and one eagle in the 79th edition of the event. For St-Jean Baptiste, ‪#‎GolfQuébec‬ presents to you the story of one of the most promising golf professional in Québec! ‪#‎golfcanadagolf‬ ‪#‎MonHistoire

Étienne Papineau: Canadian Leader at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup
Étienne Papineau can come back from Japon with the satisfaction of having done his duty at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, held in Toyota City. During the 4-day event, the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu young star has been the leader of Team Canada. Reade more on MonGolf.ca (in French)...

PGA Tour | Travelers Championship
Jean-Philip Cornellier, a member at Club de golf Cowansville, has gotten us all excited as he qualified for the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship this week! Cornellier, a former member of the Université de Montréal Carabins, fired a 4-under-par 68 to earn the medal, punching his ticket to Thursday's opening round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn.

Coming Up

Upcoming Tournaments
June 29-30: NIVO Debbie Savoy Morel Cup, Ki-8-Eb

Golf Fore the Cure Events
Golf Fore the Cure drives and promotes women’s participation in golf while supporting initiatives of the Québec Breast Cancer Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society. View the promotional video.  
 
Events of the month:
  • June 26 - Club Saguenay Arvida
  • June 30 - Como Golf 
  • Our member-clubs are invited to register their events online. It's free! All sites registered by June 26 will be entered into the grand prize draw to win a Fitbit Flex and Golf Canada Prize Pack! For more information, contact Whitney Gorges, Golf Fore the Cure Coordinator, Golf Canada, wgorges@golfcanada.ca,  1 800 263-0009 x495 or visit the official website.


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