The Stanley Thompson Society’s inaugural regional event (above) was held at Whirlpool Golf Course in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Wednesday. Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member Sandra Post played along with golf course architect Doug Carrick, while another Hall of Fame member, Cathy Sherk, was guest speaker. The next event is July 5 at Banff Springs in Banff, Alta., with special guest speaker Steven Young, director of golf at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel …Mackenzie Hughes has made it into this year’s Open
Championship to be played July 15-18 at Royal St. George’s as one of the highest-ranked non-exempt players in the Official World Golf Ranking as of June 30. Hughes is currently 65th in the world rankings … David Morland IV of Aurora, Ont., is playing this week’s PGA Tour Champions stop, the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in Endicott, N.Y. Morland gets underway on the first tee at 9:25 a.m. local time Friday morning, followed a few minutes later at 9:47 a.m. by Stephen Ames. All the tee times are here … This week’s GNN Poll asks readers if they expect this summer to be more like 2019 (pre-pandemic) or 2020 (during the pandemic)? At last glance, 78 per cent voted 2020 (during the pandemic) and 22 per cent said 2019 (pre-pandemic). If you haven’t done so, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.