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GARRY BEATTIE RE-ELECTED AS 63rd PRESIDENT OF THE NOVA SCOTIA GOLF ASSOCIATION

GARRY BEATTIE RE-ELECTED AS 63rd PRESIDENT OF
THE NOVA SCOTIA GOLF ASSOCIATION
Garry Beattie has been re-elected as the President of the Nova Scotia Golf Association at the Annual Fall Meeting held on October 21st at the Glen Arbour Golf Club. Mr. Beattie will serve as the NSGA President until the end of the 2018 season.
Garry is the eighth president of the NSGA from the Ashburn Golf Club. Mr. Beattie joined the NSGA in 2010 and served as the Director of Player Development until 2014 when he became the second vice president. Mr. Beattie is also a volunteer with Partners for Care at the QEII.
Born and raised in Woodstock, NB, Garry graduated from Acadia with a Degree in Business Administration and is a Partner with Baass Business Solutions. He and his wife Lori Duggan have been together for 25 years and live in Bedford with their cat Buster and dog Clyde.
New to the board of the Nova Scotia Golf Association as Second Vice President is Wendy Sentner, who is a member of the Nova Scotia Public Players Club. Wendy is an Investment Specialist with Scotiabank in Halifax. She is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University and has served on a number of boards including United Way, Opera New Brunswick, Relay for Life, YMCA, Saint Mary’s Alumni Council and Soccer Nova Scoita.

Also joining the board is Jim Ogilvie from the Brightwood Golf and Country Club. Jim has been employed with Brightwood for the past 29 years. After graduating from Golf Club Management at Georgian College, he began his career at Brightwood in 1989 when he was hired as the Assistant Golf Professional. In 1994 he was promoted to Head Golf Professional. He has served as the General Manager and Executive Head Professional since 2007. In 2013, Jim was named PGA Atlantic Golf Professional of the Year. He has served on the board of the PGA Atlantic since 2006 and served as President in 2013-2014. Jim has also coached High School Hockey for the past 10 years at Dartmouth and Auburn.
The following members will comprise the 2017-2018 NSGA Board of Directors:
President – Garry Beattie, Ashburn
Vice President – David Acker, Ken Wo
2nd Vice President – Wendy Sentner, Public Player
Past President – Ernie Muise, Clare
Secretary/Treasurer – Matt Golding, Ashburn
Director – Jim Ogilvie, Brightwood
Director – Bill MacMillan, Hartlen Point
Director – Doug McEwan, Greenwood
Director – Rob  Collins, Clare
To view the 2017 NSGA Annual Report please  CLICK HERE