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The NSGA to host the first annual Junior Golf Summit – Nov 23, 2019

Junior Golf Summit
Building a plan for 2020 and beyond
 
The NSGA will be hosting the its first ever Junior Golf Summit on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Future Inns in Halifax.
 
The Association will bring together industry professionals from across Nova Scotia to discuss junior golf and to share the best practices to help attract new junior golfers into the game. The object of the program will be to help develop a roadmap to grow participation in our sport.
 
“There are a lot of success stories in junior golf right here in Nova Scotia. We want to showcase them and pull together the innovators in our province so that we can all learn to develop a province wide strategy to keep growing the game of golf. Juniors are the key to our future as well as to our long-term success, we must work together to grow the game.” said David Campbell, Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Golf Association.
 
What: NSGA Junior Golf Summit
Where: Future Inns, 30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax
When: Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: FREE – Space is limited to 40 people so REGISTER today!
 
Sessions include:
 
Coaching: The future of golf. From grassroots to high performance.
Discussion with Jeff MacDonald, Director of Instruction at Ashburn Golf Club and NSGA Provincial Head Coach.
 
Safe Sport: Creating and developing policies to create a safe environment at your club. Mike Hudson, Sport Consultant with the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.
 
The life cycle of Future Links: Presentation by Brian Affleck, Director of Golf, Antigonish Golf Club and owner of Brian Affleck Golf Academy.
 
Girls and golf. What can we do? Panel discussion with four golf professionals who will share their experience from growing up as a junior golfer to working in the golf industry.
  • Sara Wilson, PGA Professional Oakfield and owner of Metro Ladies Golf
  • Laura Reid, PGA Professional Ken Wo
  • Daria Leidenius, PGA Professional Glen Arbour
  • Anne Balser, NSGA Technical Director
Moving forward:
Round table discussion concerning junior golf in Nova Scotia focused on sharing ideas and best practices as to what our next steps should be?
 
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