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Our Activities, Programs and Services
The Golf Summit… Don’t Miss It!
$72,000 in Bursaries for Rising Golf Stars
Contest | Robert Demchuk Will Golf in Mexico
The Rules of Golf According to Édouard | Fall Weather, Leaves, Water...

Sport Development
2015 Bourse Lola
This Winter, Develop Your Golf Swing
Stay Motivated With the Défi Santé Golf
Training During the Whole Year Is Now Possible in Québec City
Workshop | Training Girls: Create a Successful Structure

Our Regional Associations and Volunteers
Mauricie | Fall Clinics
Québec City | A Wind of Change Sweeps Over the Regional Association
Lower St. Lawrence/Côte-Nord | The Association Is Welcoming a New President

Our Competitions and Athletes
Champlain St. Lawrence Reaps All Honours
Provincial University Championship
The Eastern Townships Win the Inter-District Competition
Côté Captures His First Victory on the Professional Tour

Coming Up
Upcoming Events

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October 15, 2015


Our Activities, Programs and Services

The Golf Summit… Don’t Miss It!
All the provincial golf associations and golf club managers will get together for the very first 3-day Québec Golf Summit to be held at Château Bromont from December 8 to 10, 2015.
 
Visit the official Golf Summit website to discover its extensive programme and register today. More information will also be shared in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for news on the event's Facebook page. View the promotional video clip featuring Bruno Hamelin.

$72,000 in Bursaries for Rising Golf Stars
Golf Québec and Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (FAEQ) distributed a total of $72,000 in individual bursaries to 26 highly promising golfers aged between 13 and 19, as part of the 2nd edition of the Golf Québec/FAEQ Bursary Program. Read more... Photo credit by Golf Québec

Contest | Robert Demchuk Will Golf in Mexico

Congratulations to Mr. Robert Demchuk, a member of the Como Golf Club, who subscribed to our e-Golf Québec this summer and became eligible to win a fabulous golf trip for two at the Iberostar Paraíso Maya in Mexico. Many thanks to our partner, Merit Travel, that made this contest possible with an amazing prize of approximately C$4,000.
 
From School to the Golf Club 2015 fundraiser: Where you planning to take a trip this winter? Voyages Merit, a long-standing partner, will also remit 10% of the sales made on various vacation promotional offers.
 

The Rules of Golf According to Édouard | Fall Weather, Leaves, Water...
When a ball goes towards a water hazard and that we are almost sure that it landed in it, we can chose to look for it, and a few precautions must be taken. But how should we proceed when a bridge or a path cross this water hazard? And what about the multitude of leaves that cover the ground, bunkers, and even line the limits of a water hazard? Read more in Édouard's blog on the Rules of Golf on Golf Martial Lapointe...

To contact our Rules of Golf Chairman, please send an e-mail to erivard@golfquebec.org.

Sport Development

2015 Bourse Lola
To encourage and pay tribute to education and physical activity among young women, Fondation Lola invites girls who live in the Laurentians, attend school, and participate in a sport to apply for one of the bursaries that are available. Information on the 2015 Bourse Lola (in French)... Application form for the 2015 Bourse Lola (in French)...

This Winter, Develop Your Golf Swing
The indoor golf at Tennis 13 allows you to get an introduction to the game of golf and pursue your passion during the winter. At the T13 Fitness Golf Academy, you will find group and private lessons as well as practice sessions that will allow beginners and experts players to prepare for their next summer season. For more information, contact Sylvain Lauzon by e-mail at sylvain.lauzon@tennis13.com.

Stay Motivated With the Défi Santé Golf
For the past ten years, Sylvie Schetagne and her students have been participating in the Défi Santé Golf which is a great complement to her three (3) Golf-Tonus sessions. Too many golfers lose their skills during the cold season. As a result, they must rebuild their technical memory every year to get back in shape to play golf.

Training During the Whole Year Is Now Possible in Québec City
This year, the b2golf team thought outside the box and reviewed the way golfers are training in the winter as well as in the active season. What came out of it? They are inviting you to discover Club b2golf, the first indoors golf center that is open year-round in Québec City. Golf fans will be able to meet in a friendly atmostphere to learn, practice, and share tips.

Workshop | Training Girls: Create a Successful Structure
All coaches will be interested to know that Égale Action is planning a workshop called "Training Girls: Create a Successful Structure" that will be held at the Olympic Stadium on November 18, from 6 to 9 pm. Topics of discussion will include the importance of providing the proper learning and training structures to female athletes, from their first steps in a sport activity throughout their development. A successful structure should contribute to reducing the number of teenager girls who quit playing. We were also confirmed that this workshop is eligible for NCCP creditsRegistration will end on November 11, 2015.

Our Regional Associations and Volunteers

Mauricie | Fall Clinics
Taking advantage of the splendid fall weather, two golf clinics were given to students of 7th and 8th grades at École secondaire Val-Mauricie in Shawinigan-Sud. This was made possible with the help of their Phys. Ed. teacher, Jean Turbide. These two clinics were conducted  by head professional of Le Mémorial, Luc Richard, in collaboration with Gilles Bourassa, retired senior PGA of Canada member. Our young participants loved their experience which will be most likely reconducted in 2016. Photo credit by Gilles Bourassa

Québec City | A Wind of Change Sweeps Over the Regional Association
After dedicating five years as a volunteer of the Québec City Regional Association, three of which as President, it is now time for Jacques Bédard to pass the torch. For now, the regional Vice-President, Denise Mazerolle, will serve by interim until a new President is appointed in the coming weeks. This also applies to the Treasurer position as Marielle Rodrigue is retiring after many years of loyal services. Photo credit by Golf Québec: Jacques Bédard

Lower St. Lawrence/Côte-Nord | The Association Is Welcoming a New President
A member of Club de golf Revermont in the Lower St. Lawrence area, Rolland Côté has been President of the Regional Association since 2008. At the last Board of Directors' meeting held at the end of September, he passed the torch to Jean-Marc St-Pierre to fully concentrate on his duties as Regional Treasurer. The regional team is welcoming Mr. St-Pierre, a representative of the Ste-Marguerite golf club located in the Côte-Nord area. Photo credit by the AGEQ/CN: Rolland Côté

Our Competitions and Athletes

Champlain St. Lawrence Reaps All Honours

The last provincial Collegiate Championship held at Club Verchères can be summarized by one name: Champlain St. Lawrence. Name any playing category, chances are that the Québec City establishment captured the victory. Read more on MonGolf.ca (in French)...


Provincial University Championship
The Rouge et Or men's team and the Carabin's women's team were both crowned at the last Provincial University Championship presented by UQAM at Club de golf de l'Île de Montréal. But their success stories are completely different. Read more on MonGolf.ca (in French)...

The Eastern Townships Win the Inter-District Competition
"I'm not surprised at all, we had a great team! I'm very proud of our senior members who played very well." Patrick Cassin is the Player Representative on the Eastern Townships Regional Association's committee. He accompanied his team at the Inter-District Competition held at Club de golf Royal Québec and truly cherished their victory. Read more on Golf Martial Lapointe (in French)... Photo credit by Golf Martial Lapointe: the Eastern Township Inter-District Team

Côté Captures His First Victory on the Professional Tour
Charles Côté registered a scorecard of 69 (-2) to capture the honours of the 63rd Ernie-Findlay Championship presented at the Beaconsfield Golf Club. For this 24-year old golfer, affiliated with La Tempête in Lévis, this was a first victory since he joined the professional mini-tours of Florida, two years ago. Read more on Golf Martial Lapointe (in French)... Photo credit by MonGolf.ca: Charles Côté

Coming Up

Upcoming Events
October 20: Annual General Meeting of the PGA of Québec, Le Mirage
November 1st: Change of time, return to Standard Eastern Time 
December 8 to 10: Golf Summit, Domaine Château Bromont
December 9: Golf Québec's semi-annual meetings, Domaine Château Bromont

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