Wednesday marked the beginning of GNN’s 14th year of operation. We sincerely appreciate your readership and support … David Hearn will be in the first group off the 10th tee in Thursday’s opening round of the Fortinet Championship in Napa, Calif. Hearn starts at 7 a.m. local time. Taylor Pendrith begins his first start as a PGA Tour regular at 2:11 p.m. local time. All of the tee times are here … Alena Sharp also has an early rise for Thursday’s first round of the Cambia Portland Classic. Sharp tees off at 7:11 a.m. Pacific time. Brooke Henderson, a two time champion in Portland, starts at 8:06 a.m. Click here for those tee times … Golf Canada is seeking a program manager for its First Tee program in Atlantic Canada. For more information, click here. … This week’s GNN Poll asks readers, as people who work in the golf industry, if they have played less, more or the same number of rounds in 2021 as they would in a normal year. At last look, 53 per cent of respondents said less, 30 per cent said the same and 17 per cent said more. If you haven’t done so, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.