Tag Archives: Golf

Trump plays golf on Christmas Eve as coronavirus relief bill up in the air – National

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After tossing a grenade that threatens to blow up a massive COVID relief and government funding bill and force a government shutdown in the midst of a pandemic, President Donald Trump spent his Christmas Eve golfing in Florida. Failure to agree on the bill could deny checks to millions …

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Bobbi Uhl and Neel Soni capture Manitoba Golf Awards for 2020 – Winnipeg

Bobbi Uhl and Neel Soni capture Manitoba Golf Awards for 2020 - Winnipeg

In any other year, Golf Manitoba would have honored its outstanding volunteers for achieving significant milestones and it’s top performers on the links at the Annual Awards Reception. But as has been the case for pretty much all things since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, alternate methods have …

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Golf Manitoba announces the finalists for 2020 awards – Winnipeg

Rhonda Orr, Bobbi Uhl, Veronica Vetesnik and Crystal Zamzow.

Despite a pandemic that resulted in all kinds of first-time COVID-19 protocols and playing on empty courses, the 2020 golf season went off without a hitch in Manitoba. And the players who delivered many of the standout performances are among the finalists for Female and Male Golfer of the …

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Halifax group Family SOS puts fundraising in the ‘fore’ front with golf adventure raffle – Halifax

Halifax group Family SOS puts fundraising in the ‘fore’ front with golf adventure raffle - Halifax

Due to COVID-19, Halifax-based non-profit Family SOS has had to cancel its biggest annual fundraiser, the Courage to Give Back Awards. The in-person fundraiser celebrates those who give back to the community while inspiring others to do the same. Hundreds of supporters attend the gala event and in past years, …

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Golf legend Jack Nicklaus reveals he was diagnosed with coronavirus in March – National

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus reveals he was diagnosed with coronavirus in March - National

DUBLIN, Ohio — Jack Nicklaus revealed Sunday during the CBS telecast of the Memorial that he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus at the onset of the pandemic. Nicklaus and his wife, Barbara, turned 80 a month apart at the start of the year. He said his wife …

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Youth on Course giving Ontario kids a shot at golf

Youth on Course giving Ontario kids a shot at golf

There aren’t many options for kids to be active and play sports right now because of coronavirus pandemic restrictions. But a new program is making golf more accessible for families across the province. James Dixon might hit the links five times in a given summer, but the 12-year-old has already …

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Coronavirus: Three weeks after reopening, Saskatchewan golf courses are above par – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: Three weeks after reopening, Saskatchewan golf courses are above par - Saskatoon

It’s been three weeks since golf courses in Saskatchewan have been allowed to open and the early report card has the industry passing with flying colours. “The golfers have adapted very well and that’s only arriving 10 minutes before their tee time, not touching the flag, not having ball washers, …

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Coronavirus: Saskatoon’s mini-golf course hopes to open soon – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: Saskatoon’s mini-golf course hopes to open soon - Saskatoon

The Putt N’ Bounce mini-golf course has been open for 59 years and it wants to keep the streak alive well beyond 60. But that requires opening this year, and due to restrictions put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the business is still waiting for clearance from the …

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Manitoba Open pro golf tournament joins growing list of sports cancellations due to pandemic – Winnipeg

Manitoba Open pro golf tournament joins growing list of sports cancellations due to pandemic - Winnipeg

For the first time in close to a century, there’ll be no major professional golf tournament in Manitoba this summer. The Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada announced they’ve cancelled their entire 2020 season on Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Mackenzie Tour’s official statement: pic.twitter.com/YL7jrdsF6G — Mackenzie Tour (@PGATOURCanada) May …

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Rick Zamperin: Some sports return, but the clock is ticking on the NHL and NBA – Hamilton

Rick Zamperin: Some sports return, but the clock is ticking on the NHL and NBA - Hamilton

Several weeks after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the sports world to shut its doors, I find myself with mixed emotions as some leagues and events wake up from their hibernation. The UFC started the trend with live fights in Florida without fans in attendance earlier this month, and over the …

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