Canada requires member clubs to certify at least one handicap official and have
a handicap committee in place. Handicap certification should be renewed every 4
years. Handicap training seminars are being offered at the following times and
locations. You may attend any seminar regardless of your club’s provincial
affiliation. Public players are also welcome.
Handicap seminar is at Loyalist Golf Club (west of Kingston in Bath) on
Saturday April 30 starting at 8 am. Cost $35. Register at www.gao.caand follow the link “support the
game”. Registration deadline is April 15th.
Quebec Handicap seminar is at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club on Friday May 27
starting at 5:30 pm. Cost $25. Register
at www.golfquebec.org and follow the link “services”. Registration deadline is May 25th. This seminar will be presented in English.
For French language seminars check the list on the Golf Quebec website.
Canada will have online handicap certification available soon. It can be
accessed through the provincial websites.
Lunch: Caesar Salad | Spring Mix Salada | Penne Rosé Sauce and Sautéed Vegetables | Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce, served with herb-roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables | Rolls | Sweets Tray $27.00 per person
Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) Invites Applications to be Part of new Golf Advisory Teams
The new GAO Golf Advisory Team (GAT) model will aim to: support GAO's goal of becoming the Best Provincial Sport Organization in Canada; innovate golf; drive more people to the game; encourage play; support golf clubs and facilities; and ensure that golf remains the most popular support in Ontario. The teams will provide input and feedback on tactics outlined in GAO's strategic plan. There will be six GATs: Golf Communities; Golf Services: NextGEN; Communication; Championships; and Course Rating and Handicapping.
policy - OVGA vouchers are redeemable in participating pro shops at OVGA member
clubs and at certain participating practice facilities. Tournament participants
should be advised that vouchers are not redeemable at independent or chain
Eagle Creek's Dwight Reinhart captured the Men's OVGA
Tournament of Champions with a 6-under 66, the Senior Men's title went to
Kanata's Ron McWade. On the women's side of the draw, Lise Jubinville, of Carleton Golf & Yacht Club, captured
the Women's OVGA Tournament of Champions title while Camelot's Francine
Beauchamp won the Senior Women's crown. For complete results from the men's
draw click here and for all the results in the women's draw click here.
Host club Rivermead captured the 2015 OVGA Senior Men's
Intersectionals, presented by GolfOMax, with a victory over Outaouais, Hylands
and the Ottawa Hunt. Click here for results from all divisions and six point
Royal Ottawa captured the 2015 OVGA Senior Women's A
Division Intersectionals sponsored by GolfOMax with a victory over Smiths
Falls, Carleton Golf and Yacht Club and Camelot Golf and Country Club. Click
here for results from all the divisions and a list of six point winners.
Jean-Luc Theoret of Camelot Golf and Country Club and
Joseph Mariutti captured the 2015 OVGA Men's Ryder Cup with an 11-under par 61. Complete results available online. The 2015 Women's Ryder Cup was won by Kristin Rainieri of RideauView and Kate
Burnett-Isaacs of Carleton Golf and Yacht Club. Results from all divisions are
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