Hundreds of golf courses across Canada will offer free golf to youth under 16 who are accompanied by a paying adult during the Take A Kid to the Course program beginning next Tuesday . In addition to free golf, many courses will offer additional programs such as junior clinics, free range balls, free junior club rentals and parent/child […]
Ontario golf courses began the New Year with news that the provincial government in that province will freeze fees for the tourism-oriented directional (TODS) blue highway signs. Many operators were caught off guard in December when receiving their annual invoice showing fees had more than doubled for blue highway signs and reached out to the […]
The National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada named Lesley McMahon of Balmoral Golf Course in Red Deer, Alta., as its new president on Saturday at its annual general meeting in Calgary. “I am so very proud to be the new president of this great association and am especially proud to be the first female […]
General manager positions are available at Glasgow Hills in Hunter River, PEI, Lone Wolf Golf Club in Taylor, B.C., Hinton Golf Club in Hinton, Alta., and Royal Regina Golf Club in Regina. Meanwhile, a superintendent is required at Carnoustie Golf Club in Port Coquitlam, B.C., and Moncton Golf and Country Club in Riverview, N.B. For […]
General manager positions are available at the Royal Regina Golf Club in Saskatchewan and the Brightwood Golf and Country Club in Dartmouth, N.S. For more details, click here for the National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada website.
The National Golf Course Owners Association Canada has announced that Ryley Scott has been named director of business development and Golfmax. Scott will lead the NGCOA Canada management of all Golfmax supplier programs, sponsorship opportunities, Golf Business Canada/GreenMaster advertising and trade show exhibitor sales. “I’m thrilled to take over responsibility for this dynamic department. The […]
The National Golf Course Owners Association Canada will host its Golf Business Canada Conference and Trade Show his weekend at the Westin Ottawa and Shaw Convention Centre and the NGCOA is reporting a new attendance record. “We surpassed our previous attendance record three weeks ago and we’ll continue getting more delegates right up until the […]
The National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada and Canadian Golf Superintendents Association have strengthened there ties even more. After Jeff Calderwood, CEO of NGCOA Canada, became executive director of the CGSA in late September, it was announced Monday that Golf Business Canada and GreenMaster Magazines will be combined and distributed to both association’s members. […]
Erica Beck, British Columbia regional director for the National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada, chats about the continuing fires in the B.C. interior, poor air quality on the Lower Mainland and a golf course and its employees that are pulling together to raise funds for people affected by the fires. Click Play below to […]
Steve Young, director of golf at the Fairmont Banff Springs, writes in the Crag and Canyon that he took a lot out of a recent National Golf Course Owners Association conference in Whistler, B.C., including points on positive thinking and tourism. You can read that here.