July 16, 2015
|Our Activities, Programs and Services
“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
Out of Bounds Podcast | Which Super Power Would You Like to Have?
Golfers are not immune against a bad day or the unpredictability of nature. If only they could have more control on trivial little details... In this new Out of Bounds
lifts the veil on super powers that our golfers would like to have on the course.
The Rules of Golf According to Édouard | Playing Your Ball From the Wrong Place
Playing from the wrong place is a frequent mistake and, most of the time, it is simply due to ignorance of the rules. Unfortunately, it results in penalties of 2 strokes in stroke play or the lost of the hole in match play.
Read more in Édouard's blog on the Rules of Golf
on Golf Martial Lapointe (in French)...
To contact our Rules of Golf Chairman, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Club Is a Member? So Are You!
Your club is a member of Golf Québec and Golf Canada? Did you know that you are automatically a member too and should have received your membership card? If your club did not distribute them this spring, it is still possible to order your personalized membership card. You simply have to answer a few questions when you will input your first rounds in the Golf Canada Score Centre or GGGolf. If you already inputed scores and skipped these questions, this is not a big deal. Simply click on the button specifically designed for this purpose in your Handicap System.
Golf Facilities in Canada 2015 Report
Golf Canada, in partnership with the PGA of Canada, has released Golf Facilities in Canada 2015
—the definitive report on golf facilities and development in Canada. Read more
... Download the Golf Facilities in Canada 2015
29th Annual Golf Tournament of the QTRF
In order to continue to support turf research projects at both the Provincial and National levels, the QTRF would like to invite you to participate in its 29th annual golf tournament. Read more and register
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.
Choose the Right Path Towards University
At first glance, the selection process to choose a teaching establishment (prep school, cégep, college, Canadian or American university) seems to be fairly simple. After all, isn’t it sufficient to let them recruit you and sign their contract? Unfortunately, this is not how things really happen for most students-athletes. For more information, you could attend the conference presented by Entourage Sports Management
, on July 20, at Le Blainvillier. To reserve your place, contact Michèle Raymond by e-mail email@example.com
Team Québec Gets Prepared for the Canadian Junior Championship
Golf Québec is organizing, on Thursday, July 30, at the Summerlea Golf and Country Club a preparation meeting
for junior boys who will be forming the Québec delegation
for the 2015 Canadian Junior Championship. Their personal coaches are also invited and we strongly suggest that they attend this event to ensure a better support to all in preparation for the Canadian Championship.
Golf Canada Supports the Provincial Coach, Fred Colgan
Golf Canada, the National Sports Organization and governing body for golf in Canada, renews its support of the Québec Junior Golf Development structure. This spring, the national sport federation awarded a grant to our Provincial Coach to support the numerous golf development programs and initiatives of the province. Read more
The Festival Chasse-galerie Showcased Golf
CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event sets the stage for 2015 RBC Canadian Open
The RBC Canadian Open won’t be the only national golf competition taking place this coming week at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. CN, Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada will play host to twenty-two competitors from across Canada at Glen Abbey on Saturday, July 18 for the seventh annual CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event. Read more
Birdies for Charity Coming Up at the 2015 RBC Canadian Open
Birdies for Charity
is a fundraiser based on the number of birdies made by the golf professionals at the 2015 RBC Canadian Open
. Donors will commit to making a donation for each birdie made by the golf professionals at the tournament during the four rounds (Thursday through Sunday) of the tournament. As a result, they will contribute to supporting youth programs and initiatives through the Golf Québec Sport Development Program. Read more
|Our Regional Associations and Volunteers
Meet Our Course Raters | Marg McCornock
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 Marg McCornock
who is in charge of the course rating team in the Ottawa Valley Golf Association (OVGA). Enjoy reading! (Photo
: Marg McCornock (centre) with Pat Hayes and Marjorie Graham when the OVGA Ladies' Team won the 2013 Match Play.)
Montréal | Lise Chamberland Honoured at the Country Club of Montréal
During the NIVO Women's Provincial Championship held at the Country Club of Montréal, Head Professional, Francis Bergeron, and golf legend, Jocelyne Bourassa, took the opportunity to honour Lise Chamberland. A member since 1987, she was active on the Women's Committee for 19 years as Secretary and as the go-to-person for the intersectional matches during 4 years. Ms. Chamberland is very dedicated and always ready to help and represent her club. Energetic and renown for her brisk pace, she participates in every activity. Respectful of the rules of golf and etiquette, of her partners and competitors, she truly embodies genuine sportsmanship. (Photo credit by Golf Québec)
Québec City | Go Les Filles Presents the Big Break
The BIG BREAK
is a special event gathering girls of 7 to 18 years old in a friendly and collaborative environment. Skills competitions will be supervised by some of the best golfers in the province. Young participants will benefit from their knowledge and valuable advices to master various challenges. Families and friends are invited to come along and support our young girls.
|Our Competitions and Athletes
Vincent Blanchette Proudly Wears the Plaid Jacket as He Wins the 81st Duke of Kent
Vincent Blanchette captured his first major victory at the Alexander of Tunis in 2014. This Saturday, the member of the Runnin’ Bulldogs at Gardner-Webb University on the NCAA Tour dominated the provincial men’s amateur stage to win the 81st
edition of the Duke of Kent. Read more
Josée Doyon Earns the Highest Recognition
Josée Doyon and the 90th
edition of the NIVO Women’s Provincial Amateur Championship share the same history. The Beauceville golfer delivered a flawless performance in the final round of the event to capture her very first Québec Amateur title which is, according to her, the highest recognition one could get. Read more
Photo album of the event on Facebook
My Story | Valérie and Anne-Catherine Tanguay
The only thing they share is their last names and great passion for the game of golf. Discover the story of these two young women who will most likely make the headlines for a long time to come. #GolfQuebecMedias
Two Québec Players at the US Junior Amateur
Congratulations to Brandon Lacasse and Charles-Éric Bélanger who qualified for the US Junior Amateur
to be held at the Colleton River Plantation Club, Bluffton, S.C. from July 20 to 25.
Joey Savoie Qualified for the US Amateur
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu resident, Joey Savoie, will take part in the prestigious U.S. Amateur hosted from August 17 to 23 at the Olympia Fields Country Club, IL. He won the qualifying round held in Maine
with scores of 69-71 (-4).
July 19-23: Boys'
Provincial Junior Championship, Blainvillier
Golf Fore the Cure Events
July 22 - GreyHawk Golf ClubJuly 25 - Golf Municipal DallaireAugust 1st - Triangle d'Or
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.