The Canadian Golf Superintendents Association is accepting nominations for the CGSA/Foley Company Equipment Technician of the Year Award. Deadline for nominations is Dec. 31. For details, click here … Mackenzie Hughes will be in the first group off the first tee, beginning at 9:50 a.m. local time at the Zozo Championship at Sherwood in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Click here for tee times… Alena Sharp will be the first Canadian off the tee, starting at 8:44 a.m. local time on the 10th at the LPGA Drive On Championship in Greensboro, Ga. Tee times are here … This week’s GNN Poll asks if the growth in golf participation this year make equipment bifurcation imperative, no matter what the R&A and USGA decide at the pro level. As of this writing, 64 per cent of respondents voted no, with 36 per cent saying yes. If you haven’t done so already, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.