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British Columbia Golf – From The Editors January 15th, 2019

In this first edition for 2019 of your British Columbia Golf newsletter you’ll find these interesting stories from our province as well as from around the world of golf:

– British Columbia Golf is seeking a replacement* for longtime, revered Manager of Field Operations & Tournament Director, Susan White. If you are interested, best hurry as today is the last day for applying.

(*We sincerely hesitate to use the term ‘replacement’ as there likely isn’t one. However, we are also very sincere in offering the opportunity for someone new)

–  Canada’s Brooke Henderson headlines a 2018 Year To Remember for Canadian golfers as related by Golf Canada’s John Gordon

– Also, Brooke will be playing for more money in more places around the world this year according to the new LPGA 2019 schedule

– Video: PGA TOUR host Teryn Gregson brings us The Good, The Bad & The Unusual highlights from the PGA TOUR’s Sentry TOC including ‘new rules’ issues

– Speaking of New Rules issues, ModGolf Podcaster Colin Weston sat down to talk with Victoria, BC’s rules Guru, Dale Jackson, on that very subject

–  As long as we’re on the topic of golf’s New Rules, we may as well show you a video that explains some of the more pertinent ones

– Learn how your golf facility can register for free to be a host for the 2019 Women’s Golf Day, a global event happening on June 4th. There’s also a link in the story to a great interview with Women’s Golf Day founder, Elisa Gaudet, by ModGolf host Colin Weston

– BC’s Roger Sloan is one of the latest members of Team RBC as he makes his return to the PGA TOUR

 As always, if you have any thoughts or suggestions on topics you’d like to see appear going forward in your newsletter please send a message via the “Contact Us” button located on the top right of the BC Golf website home page.

The British Columbia Golf Editors

 

Video: New 2019 Rules Of Golf Explained

Some of the new Rules of Golf appear to have confused people. This may help, a video highlighting the main changes with the new 2019 Rules of Golf. WATCH VIDEO

 

Dale Jackson – Revealing The Process Behind Creating The New Rules of Golf

  On January 1st the New Rules of Golf were released by the USGA/R&A. Golf Canada Board Member & Joint Rules Committee representative Dale Jackson sheds some light on the process. READ MORE

 

Major Job Opportunity With British Columbia Golf

 British Columbia Golf is seeking candidates for the position of Manager Field Operations / Tournament Director. READ MORE.

 

BC’s Hadwin Aiming For Presidents Cup Spot, Return To Major Championships

With the Presidents Cup in his sights and high hopes to return to major championship fields, Adam Hadwin knows a strong start to 2019 is essential. READ MORE

 

Register Your Golf Facility To Host A 2019 Women’s Golf Day For Free

Women’s Golf Day is a 4-hour experience happening globally on June 4th in 2019 and facilities can register for free to host an event by signing up through February 28th. READ MORE

 

Merritt, BC’s Roger Sloan Among Four New Canadians To Join Team RBC Golf Brand

RBC has welcomed its newest Team RBC golf brand ambassadors including BC’s Roger Sloan. READ MORE

 

BC Sport Leadership Conference Happens January 19th In New Westminster

The BC Sport Leadership Conference brings together a diverse collection of organizations, teams, and individuals with the singular purpose of improving their craft. READ MORE & REGISTER HERE

 

Video: PGA Tour Good, Bad And Unusual With New Rules In Play

In this first 2019 version of The PGA TOUR’s The Good, Bad & Unusual, Teryn Gregson recaps the Sentry TOC where players tried to navigate the new rules changes with some pretty unusual moments. WATCH VIDEO

 

LPGA Tour Announces 2019 Schedule And Increased Purses

The 2019 LPGA Tour schedule includes 33 official events, plus the biennial Solheim Cup. The Tour will visit 12 countries with a record $70.55 million in official prize money. READ MORE

 

2018 Canadian Golf Review

What a year it was for Canadian golf. Our pros won literally around the world, our amateurs made Canada proud at home and abroad and off the course, there were many significant moments. READ MORE