Mike Weir begins Friday’s first round of the SAS Championship in Cary, N.C., at 11:03 a.m local time. Stephen Ames is in the next group on the first tee, with his round starting at 11:13 a.m. local time at the PGA Tour Champions event. All tee times are here … The deadline to submit a nomination for the PGA of Canada’s Warren Crosbie Community Leader of the Year Award is Nov. 15. The award, named after PGA of Canada past president and life member Warren Crosbie, is presented annually to a member of the association who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and gone above and beyond to make a meaningful and lasting impact within that person’s community. For more information and to submit a nomination, click here … Applications for the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association Student Scholarship Award is Nov. 30. Click here for more information and to make an application … This week’s GNN Poll asks readers how rounds in September compare to the same month last year where they work. As of this writing, 44 per cent of respondents said less than in 2021, 32 per cent said about the same and 24 per cent said better than in 2021. If you haven’t already, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.