July 9, 2015
|Our Activities, Programs and Services
Out of Bounds Podcast | What Was Your Most Important Victory?
This week, we are meeting with many Québec golfers to find out what was their most important victory. Discover their history in this new Out of Bounds
podcast, on GolfQuebecMedias
Danial Caza Meets Diane Barabé in Au 19e
This Friday, July 10, at 5:30 pm, do not miss the Au 19e
show aired on RDS as Daniel Caza will meet with our volunteer and Rules Official. Diane Barabé. This winter, she was honoured by Golf Canada as 2014 Volunteer of the Year in Canada. Do not miss it! (In French)
Golf in Mexico with e-Golf Québec and Merit Travel
From June 1, 2015, to September 30, 2015
, subscribe to e-Golf Québec, our electronic newsletter, and get the chance to win a fabulous golf trip
for two at the Iberostar Paraíso Maya in Mexico. An approximate value of C$4,000.
Rules and Rant | What's Your Handicap?
When asked for my ‘Handicap’, how should I answer? Have you ever been asked on the golf course: “what’s your handicap?” Responses vary. Some say: “a bad 8,” or “a happy 14,” or joke, “my whole game.” My personal favourite is the following reply: “I’m a 22.9 and willing to engage in any friendly wager”! Read more on golfcanada.ca
Team Québec Is Getting Prepared for the Canadian Junior Championship
As part of its Excellence Development program, Golf Québec and its Provincial Coach, Fred Colgan, will conduct a Performance Camp
, to help players composing the provincial delegation get prepared for the 2015 Canadian Junior Championship. Read more
Athletic Achievement, a Focal Point of Development
Through the establishment of a network of Junior Golf Development Centres (JGDC) across the country and in collaboration with Golf Canada, Golf Québec is looking forward to bringing juniors and their parents in golf facilities that feature the appropriate development tools to support them throughout their personal itinerary, from discovering the game to competing at the highest levels. Read more
9th Edition of the Golf Québec Fundraiser Tournament
Under the Theme “From School to the Golf Club”
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
Take a Kid to the Course Week Is In Full Swing
edition of the Take a Kid to the Course
week is back from July 6-12. The program, developed by the National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada, offers parents an added opportunity to introduce their children to the sport. How better to grow the game than playing alongside the next generation of golfers? Read more on golfcanada.ca
My Story | Debbie Savoy Morel
Trailblazer in the Québec golf industry, Debbie Savoy Morel was the first woman to ever become Head Professional of a 36-hole facility in Canada. "Playing golf with my children and my husband; these days are as important to me as winning championships." Discover Debbie Savoy Morel's
story in this French video clip on GolfQuebecMedias
. #golfcanadagolf #MonHistoire
Community Coach Training
On July 4 and 5, a Community Golf Coach seminar was conducted at Le Boisé. Louis Bourgeois had the opportunity to train nine participants as part of the community flight of the PGA of Canada NCCP. None of them were golf professionals. These Phys. Ed. teachers, club members, junior reps, and young staff of a golf facility are now qualified to support PGA Professionals in the delivery of their junior programs. View the video clip in which Louis Bourgeois
talks about the impact of a Community Coach training (in French)...
|Our Regional Associations and Volunteers
Meet our Course Raters | Louise Dubé
As part of our interviews with some of our volunteers who are very active in the delivery of our services, this week we are introducing to you Louise Dubé
who is in charge of the course rating team in the Eastern Townships. Enjoy reading!
ERRATUM | Last week, we introduced to you Pierre-André Neault
. A mistake was made in the e-mailed version of our newsletter. You should have read that Mr. Neault is a volunteer in the Mauricie area.
Eastern Townships | 37 Juniors at the Sani Marc Canada Cup
Only 37 places were reserved for junior players. At 14 years old, Thomas Vallières of Victoriaville (see picture) surely earned his spot as he played 72, the lowest score of the amateur qualifyier. Also from Victoriaville, Bryan Gardner, 15, will compete in the event as well.
Québec City | Win a Week at the Girls' Golf Camp
Presented at Club de golf de Stoneham from July 20 to 24, this golf camp is designed for girls of 9 to 16 years old who want to play golf, perfect their skills, and improve their knowledge of golf etiquette and rules. During five days, these girls will play 18 holes a day and benefit from three hours of specialised teaching on each practice area. GO Les Filles is proud to give away 3 registration packages to girls who would like to attend this camp. The draw will be made on July 15
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|Our Competitions and Athletes
Étienne Papineau Re-Writes the History of Golf… Once Again!
Provincial Junior Champion of the past two years, Étienne Papineau of the Pinegrove Country Club did not wait for his junior years to be over before winning the Alexander of Tunis and stepping up on the men’s Provincial Amateur podium. Read more
A Few Junior Spots Open at the Men’s Provincial Amateur Championship
The Men’s Provincial Amateur Championship is coming up
soon. The 2015 edition of the event will take place at Royal Estrie, in
Asbestos, from July 26 to 29, just a few days after the Provincial Junior
Championship. We have great news for you!! A few places are now
available for junior players. This is a great opportunity for you
to participate in an exciting event and experience firsthand what your amateur
years have in store for you.
Sara-Maude Juneau Is Back!
Sara-Maude Juneau's hard work and patience finally paid off last weekend as the Symetra Tour
was visiting Michigan. She tied for 5th at the Tullymore Classic
. Read more on mongolf.ca
July 10: Qualifying round 3
for the Boys' Provincial Junior Championship, Drummond St-Majorique
Golf Fore the Cure Events
July 10 - Le Maitre de Mont Tremblant
July 11 - Club Sports Belvédère
July 14 - Club de golf Hemmingford
July 14 - Club de golf Municipal de Dorval
July 15 - Club de golf le Continental
July 15 - Club de Golf Baie Missisquoi
Our member-clubs are invited to register their events online. It's free! For more information, contact Whitney Gorges, Golf Fore the Cure Coordinator, Golf Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1 800 263-0009 x495 or visit the official website.
Certify on the Handicap System: August 5 - L'Empress