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The Peter Jackson Tour

CPGA PETER JACKSON TOUR The Carling of Canada Golf Tour certainly sowed the seeds to fulfil a long time desire of the Canadian Professional Golfers Association (CPGA). Starting in 1966 Carling established the roots to create a national golf tour … Continue reading

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1970 Carling Golf Records

1970 CARLING GOLF TOUR 1970 ONTARIO OPEN   June 26-28 1970                          Host: Cutten GC Champion: Bill Wright 1 Wright, B                                       … Continue reading

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1969 Carling Golf Records

1969 CARLING GOLF TOUR 1969 ONTARIO OPEN    June 19 – 21, 1969              Host: St Catherines G&CC Champion: Nick Weslock 1 Weslock, N (A)                                 … Continue reading

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1968 Carling Golf Records

1968 CARLING GOLF TOUR 1968 ONTARIO OPEN  June 7-9 1968   Host: Pine Valley GC Champion: Gary Cowan 1 Cowan, G (A)                                       … Continue reading

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1967 Carling Golf Records

1967 CARLING GOLF TOUR 1967 MILLAR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP June 23-25 1967              Host Richmond Hill CC Champion: Wilf Homenuik. x Homenuik, W                                     215 2 Clayton, D                       … Continue reading

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1966 Carling Golf Tour Records

1966 CARLING GOLF TOUR 1966 Tour included provincial championships in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. The Millar Cup and the Canadian Professional Golfers Championship concluded the summer events. NOTES: To compile these records we first searched the local newspaper … Continue reading

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Carling Golf Tour 1966 – 1970

CARLING GOLF TOUR – 1966 – 1970 In 1953, John Jay Hopkins, President of the General Dynamics Corporation, began a movement to use golf as a mechanism for players to create better international relations through golf.  He started by hosting … Continue reading

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The Graphite Shaft Story

THE GRAPHITE SHAFT STORY Introduction Until Frank Thomas conducted the research in 1967 golf equipment inventors spent little time researching and identify controllable features of the golf shaft.  This fact seems somewhat strange when you consider the fact the player’s … Continue reading

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Willingdon Cup and RCGA Team Trophy winners

Recently the Museum received the following inquiry. Do you know which provincal teams have won the Men’s Willingdon Cup Trophy and which Women’s RCGA Team Trophy?   After doing the research the Museum is posting the results to assist other … Continue reading

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Northern Golf Association

After the formation of the Prince George G.C. in 1925 and the opening of clubs in Quesnel and Williams Lake in 1930 the Northern Golf Association formed in 1934. The Cariboo open Championship was held from 1934 – 1966. The … Continue reading

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