The Stanley Thompson Society played its third regional event last week at Kawartha Golf and Country Club in Peterborough, Ont. General manager Jamie Carter and superintendent Jennifer Pendrith addressed the group. Carter covered the history of the club and its future with architect Ian Andrew constructing two new holes. A new clubhouse is also planned for the near future. Pendrith discussed the challenges of balancing the integrity of golden era golf courses, while also managing member expectations. The next event is Sept. 27 at Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto in Thornhill, Ont. where special guest will be World Golf Hall of Fame member Marlene Stewart Streit. For more information, click here … With his T2 finish at the Wyndham Championship, Roger Sloan ascended from 313th to 200th in the world rankings … The final major of the LPGA Tour season goes this week at Carnoustie, where Brooke Henderson is the lone Canadian in the field … Click here for the Canadians playing the Northern Trust, the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs, and the Albertsons Boise Open, the first of three tournaments in the Korn Ferry Tour Finals … PGA Tour Champions stops in Snoqualmie, Wash., this week for the Boeing Classic, where Stephen Ames and Mike Weir are in the field … The Symetra Tour is off until next week’s Circling Raven Championship in Worley, Id. … Last week’s GNN Poll asks readers if a fourth wave of COVID-19 this fall will force the golf operations where they work to abide by the same tough restrictions of earlier in the pandemic? The majority, or 61 per cent of respondents said yes, with 39 per cent voting no … This week’s poll asks how readers would score the summer weather for golf this year in the area where they work/play. At last look, 56 per cent scored it a bogey, 22 per cent said eagle and another 22 per cent said birdie. If you haven’t done so, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page
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