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July 30, 2015


Our Activities, Programs and Services

NAGA report positive news from annual meeting
Representatives from Canada’s six National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA) met Friday during tournament week of the 2015 RBC Canadian Open. Much of the discussion revolved around the positive impact of golf in Canada and an overall increase in rounds played over the past three years. Read more...

Nivo Sport Welcomes Sligo Wear
Lanctôt Ltée, the sister company of Nivo Sport, a Montréal brand that creates style-driven apparel for active women, is proud to announce the recent acquisition of Sligo, a Canadian brand specialized in men's golf attire. Read more on MonGolf.ca (in French)...
 
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.

Sport Development

VIP and PRO-AM - LPGA Clinic at Golf Le Mirage
By popular demand, the VIP and PRO-AM - LPGA Clinic will be back at Golf Le Mirage on August 23. Golf Québec teams up with Debbie Savoy Morel and her group of professionals to present “The Scoring Game”, the Last 100 Yards. (For more information - For registration)

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...
Download the complete information kit (PDF file) 
View the story of Yvan Cournoyer, Honorary Co-President of the 9th edition of the Golf Québec Fundraiser Tournament.

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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.

Our Regional Associations and Volunteers

Eastern Townships | Hat's Off to Our Volunteers
Our services are provided by over 250 volunteers who contribute to promoting amateur golf programs. This week, again, we were fortunate to depend on the motivation and dedication of a very dynamic group of volunteers. To all, THANK YOU! Discover how you could join the great family of Golf Québec volunteers.
 
A course to discover 
Their contribution enabled us to conduct a superior quality Men's Provincial Amateur Championship at Club de Golf Royal Estrie. What a great course! We truly recommend that you discover this facility in one of your next golf trips.

Montréal | Le Blainvillier Announces its Revitalizing Plan
When they hosted the recent Provincial Junior Championship, Club de golf Le Blainvillier took the opportunity to unvail its revitalizing plan. In terms of developing their superior facilities, the Club President, Robert Raymond, explained that they would like golfers of the region to enjoy the Héritage and Royal courses in top-notch conditions while maintaining them amongst the best 5 courses in Québec. To ensure the long-term sustainability of the Basses-Laurentides golf club, new membership categories were created along with advantageous rates that will enable the club to adapt to new demographic trends and propose exciting offers to occasional golfers.

Our Competitions and Athletes

Raphaël Lapierre-Messier and Céleste Dao Crowned
The provincial junior golf universe now has two new champions who were crowned at Le Blainvillier. From July 19 to 23, the club was host to the 79th edition of the Girls’ Provincial Junior Championship and the 86th edition of the Boys’ Provincial Junior Championship presented by Caisse Desjardins De l’Envolée. Read more... (Photo credit by Golf Québec: Raphaël Lapierre-Messier, Céleste Dao, Marie-Pier Lefrançois, Jared Dandy)
 

Another Undisputable Victory for Étienne Papineau
Crowned at the Alexander of Tunis, Étienne Papineau earned a second provincial men’s amateur title. At 18 years old, the junior player finished the 98th edition of the Men’s Provincial Amateur Championship on a high note as he unequivocally captured the victory of the last leg of the Men’s Triple Crown.
(Photo credit by Golf Québec)

Québec vs Ontario Challenge
The Golf Québec junior team measured up to the GAO delegation at the  Smuggler's Glen Golf Course in Gananoque, Ontario. Leading after the first day, our team had won the "Best Ball" competition with a score of 4-2. The Ontario juniors caught up in the indivudual round and, ultimately, the 2015 Challenge was a tie. Get the complete results...

Marc Étienne Bussières Sets a New Record
Marc Étienne Bussières of Club de golf LongChamp played an outstanding round of 63 (-8) and set a new course record at Club de golf Lac Etchemin as he competed in the Tournoi annuel des Maîtres presented by caisses Desjardins.

Coming Up

Upcoming Events
July 28-31: Canadian Women's Amateur Championship, Riverside CC (Saskatoon, SK)
July 30-August 2: Sani Marc Canada Cup, Victoriaville
August 3: Provincial Mixed Championship, Elm Ridge
August 3-6: Canadian Junior Boys Championship, Summerlea
August 4-7: Canadian Junior Girls Championship, Deer Park GC (Yorkton, SK)  

Golf Fore the Cure Events
We’re almost half-way through another busy golf season, but it’s not too late to register your Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru event! Add value to your ladies league night by supporting a cause that’s close to women everywhere – the fight against breast cancer. View the promotional video.  
 
Upcoming events:
  • August 1st - Triangle d'Or
  • August 4 - Club de golf Le Du Moulin
  • August 4 - Country Club de Montréal
  • Help us reach our nationwide goal of $500,000 raised for vital breast cancer research and support to those who are sick and their families. Together we can help create a future without breast cancer. Join us by registering your event today. It's free! Whitney Gorges, Golf Fore the Cure Coordinator, Golf Canada, wgorges@golfcanada.ca,  1 800 263-0009 x495.



     

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