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Golf Canada

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Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada, which is home to the third-most courses of any country in the world.

Representing almost 319,000 golfers at more than 1,400 member clubs, the organization’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. Golf Canada actively conducts championships, including the nation’s most prestigious events, as well as developmental programs and services that help shape the present and future of golf in Canada.

A member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game.

Golf Canada actively conducts championships, programs and services to help shape the present and future of golf in Canada. It also invests in the growth of the sport and is focused on introducing more participants of all ages to the game through a series of initiatives (National Golf in Schools, Golf Fore the Cure, Canada’s national junior golf program) in conjunction with the provincial and other national golf associations.

As the authority for golf in Canada, the association also administers the Rules of Golf, amateur status, handicapping and course rating.

In addition, Golf Canada conducts Canada’s most prestigious golf championships. The RBC Canadian Open and Canadian Pacific Women’s Open attract many of the best professional golfers in the world, while regional junior and national amateur championships provide world class competitive opportunities for Canada’s top golfers to showcase their talents.

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