George Spare, a 25-year honourary member of the PGA of Canada and a renowned rules official, passed away last week. His obituary is here … The Canadian All Abilities Championship begins Tuesday at the Essex Golf and Country Club in Windsor, Ont. The 36-hole competition will include four championship divisions, including women’s gross stroke play, women’s net Stableford, men’s gross stroke play and men’s net Stableford … Tuesday is Thank A Super Day … Brooke Henderson heads to Portland this week in second place to Minjee Lee in Race to CME Globe season points (2,405.291) and Player of the Year points (129) and third in scoring average (69.492) and on the money list ($2,267,004). Henderson’s eight top-10 finishes leave her tied for fourth in that category. She is also fifth in greens in regulation (76.5%) … Maude-Aimee Leblanc is seventh in tour driving distance stats, with an average of 273.185 yards … This week’s GNN Poll asks readers if rising interest rates/inflation have caused the golf business where they work to delay a major capital expenditure that was being considered for 2023. As of this writing, 57 per cent of respondents voted yes, with 43 per cent saying no. If you haven’t already, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.