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2018 Golf In Schools Program

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (Golf NL) would like to welcome Chris Whelan as the 2018 Golf In Schools Coordinator/Instructor for the central/eastern and Avalon regions. Chris has begun scheduling visits to schools in these regions and will begin visitations starting January 15th. The Golf in Schools program is very unique in that it has been designed

Being a Member Has Its Privileges

As a member of Golf Newfoundland Labrador/Golf Canada individuals will receive a host of benefits including: Window Protection – the only thing feeling worse than an offline drive or a shanked shot, is when it is followed by a loud smash sound of broken glass. Members are now covered up to $1,000 towards the cost

2018 Championships Announced

Golf NL and its Competitions Committee are pleased to confirm the dates and locations for the 2018 Royal LePage Provincial Junior and Amateur Championships, the Future Links Atlantic Championships driven by Acura and the Tely Tour Championships.  Royal LePage Provincial Junior Championships July 1st to 4th Terra Nova Resort & Golf Community Royal LePage Amateur

Golf NL host Annual Meeting – Hall of Fame & Awards Dinner

St. John’s, NL….. On the weekend of Novemebr 24th and 25th,   Golf Newfoundland Labrador (Golf NL), held its Annual General Meeting, workshop sessions and Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner at Bally Haly Country Club. The Annual Meeting included the tabling of annual reports, the financial report for the fiscal year ending September 30th, 2017

GNL Launches 2017 Golf Passport Program

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), in partnership with participating member courses is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Golf Passport Program. The program will begin on Monday May 29th and run until October 6th , 2017 and is limited to individuals who are members of a participating golf course or hold a current Golf

The Drive…..Growing the Game – Celebrating Success

Golf NL invites you to help celebrate what was certainly our most successful year ever. Golf NL will be hosting our third annual fundraising event. This year’s fun and games will take place at Clovelly on Saturday June 3rd with an afternoon of competition and a night of food and celebration. The event will be

2017 National Order of Merit

Canadian golf’s Order of Merit gets a refresh by Golf Canada The most reliable rankings in golf are based on merit—best on best athletes competing over the course of a season offers a definitive snapshot of performance consistency. In addition to improving on the accuracy of Canada’s Amateur and Junior Orders of Merit, the evaluation

2017 Royal LePage Provincial Championships Registration Opens

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), Competitions Committee in partnership with title sponsor Royal LePage and contributing supporters Taylormade-adidis, Old Dutch, Molson, Wedgwood Insurance and Jackson-Triggs is pleased to announce on-line registration for the 2017 Royal LePage Provincial Championships begins Monday April 3, 2017 at 8:00 AM NST   The competitions are open to amateur players. Provincial

GNL to Host Rules of Golf Seminar

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL) in conjunction with Golf Canada will be hosting Level III and Level IV Rules of Golf Seminar that will be held at “Bally Haly Country Club” from April 21st to 23rd, 2017.   The schedule of activities include the following:   Friday, April 21st 8:15 to 5:30 P.M. Rules of Golf

GNL TaylorMade-Adidas Formalize Partnership

Golf Newfoundland Labrador(GNL) and TaylorMade-adidas Golf are pleased to announced a formal partnership to become the official clothing and equipment provider for the association and teams representing the province at regional, atlantic and national championships. For the past few years, GNL has identified and secured a number of types and styles of apparel to outfit

GNL Launches She Swings-She Scores Program

St. John’s, NL….Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL) with the support of Golf Canada Foundation is excited to launch the nationally recognized She Swings She Scores program. This program was originally created by the Golf Association of Ontario and designed to introduce girls aged 6-14 to the sport of golf.She Swings She Scores focuses on girls currently

Browning Harvey Ltd. Continues Sponsorship with Golf Newfoundland Labrador

St. John’s, NL….Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), is pleased to announce that Browning Harvey Ltd bottlers of Pepsi products in Newfoundland and Labrador will be continuing its support of grassroots and elite golf in the province for the coming year. Blair Patrick, Director of Marketing, said “Browning Harvey Ltd. is very pleased to continue our relationship

Willingdon Cup Team Finalist for City of St. John’s Team of the Year

The 2016 Willingdon Cup Championship Team has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2016 City of St. John’s Molson Coors Team of the Year Award. Provincial golf history was made in August when Newfoundland and Labrador won the Willingdon Cup Canadian amateur men’s team competition for the first time at the Royal

GNL Honors Willingdon Cup Team

On December 21st, at the clubhouse at Pippy Park Golf Course, Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), finally had the opportunity to acknowledge and recognize the winning team of the 2016 Willingdon Cup for Newfoundland and Labrador. Blair Bursey, Chuck Conley,and Nathan Peters won the prestigious Willingdon Cup earlier this year in Ottawa, but this was the

Ken Casey Elected President of Golf Newfoundland Labrador

Ken Casey was elected President of Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), at the Annual General Meeting held on November 25th at the Bally Haly Country Club via Adobe Connect. Mr. Casey will serve as GNL President until November, 2018. Ken was initially involved in the previous provincial sport organization (NLGA) in 1994 and served as President.

Bursey and Gillam lead 2016 Golf Newfoundland Labrador Annual Awards Program

St. John’s, NL….Blair Bursey of Gander Golf Club and Judy Gillam of Humber Valley Resort lead the list of recipients of the 2016 Golf Newfoundland Labrador Annual Awards Program. Bursey, a member of the Utah Valley University Golf Team, captured the Royal LePage Provincial Amateur Championship, placed 5th at the Canadian National Amateur Championships, won Individual

Halliday Wins Inaugural Golf Passport Program

Clayton Halliday , a resident of Gander Bay and member of the Gander Golf Club is the winner of the 2016 GNL Golf Passport program. The draw was held at the Bally Haly Country Club on Monday October 31st with the Executive Director, Greg Hillier and Membership Committee member Mike Wills in attendance to witness

2017 Championships Information

2017 Provincial Championships Venues Announced Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), in partnership with title sponsor Royal LePage and contributing sponsors Pepsi, Wedgwood Insurance and Old Dutch is pleased to announce the location for the provincial junior and amateur championships for the coming year. The 2017 Royal LePage Provincial Junior Championships are set for Grande Meadows Golf

GNL Announces Call for Hall of Fame and Annual Awards Nominations

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL) is pleased to announce that it is presently accepting nominations from member courses, individual members and golf enthusiasts for the 2016 Hall of Fame and Awards Program.   GNL, through the Hall of Fame Committee has reviewed and revised the program. Beginning in 2017, the Hall of Fame inductions will take

Raising Champions Fund-raising Event

Golf NL is striving to offset the increasing costs of organizing and presenting high caliber competitions, increase participation, coaching and travel necessities to aid competitive athletes who earn the right to represent Newfoundland and Labrador at Atlantic and National Championships. Proceeds from this Fund-raising event will help GNL achieve our goal of hosting “Best in

2016 Amateur Championships

Jean Wins Triple-Crown, Conley A Double Winner and Bursey Retains Amateur Title at 2016 Royal LePage Amateur Provincial Championships Port Blandford, NL….The weather conditions at the 2016 Royal LePage Provincial Amateur Championships at Terra Nova Resort proved to be the underlying story as players were faced with extreme cold and windy conditions to start the

2016 Royal LePage Provincial Championships Registration Opens

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), through its Competitions Committee, is pleased to announce that registration for the 2016 Royal LePage Provincial Junior and Amateur Championships is now open on line . The Junior Championships will be hosted by the Gander Golf Club from July 3rd to 6th while the Adult Championships will be hosted by the

Bursey Takes Bandon Dunes Championship

Gander, NL native Blair Bursey recorded a three day total of 5 under par 208 to claim to the Individual Medalist title at the 2016 Bandon Dunes Championship played March 6-8 in Bandon Oregon. Bursey, a Utah Valley University sophomore, shot rounds of 71-68-69 in the 54 hole event to lead the way finishing 2

GNL Prepares for 2016 Royal LePage Provincial Championships

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), through its Competitions Committee is pleased to announce that the locations and dates for the 2016 Provincial Junior and Adult Championships have been confirmed. The Junior Championships will be hosted by the Gander Golf Club from July 3rd to 6th, 2016 The Adult Championships will be contested over the Twin Rivers

The Drive… Growing the Game – Celebrating Success

Golf NL invites you to help celebrate what was certainly our most successful year ever. Golf NL will be hosting our third annual fundraising event. This year’s fun and games will take place at Clovelly on Saturday June 3rd with an afternoon of competition and a night of food and celebration.

2017 Royal LePage Provincial Championships Registration Opens

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL), Competitions Committee in partnership with title sponsor Royal LePage and contributing supporters Taylormade-adidis, Old Dutch, Molson, Wedgwood Insurance and Jackson-Triggs is pleased to announce on-line registration for the 2017 Royal LePage Provincial Championships begins Monday April 3, 2017 at 8:00 AM NST

Golf NL to Host Rules of Golf Seminar

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL) in conjunction with Golf Canada will be hosting Level III and Level IV Rules of Golf Seminar that will be held at “Bally Haly Country Club” from April 21st to 23rd, 2017.

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