David Bolton elected 66th President of the NSGA

David (Dave) Bolton, of Ken-Wo Golf Club, has been elected as the 66th president of the Nova Scotia Golf Association (“NSGA”) for the 2021 season. The election took place on Wednesday, April 28th at the NSGA’s virtual Annual General Meeting.  

Dave is an experienced leader with an extensive career in the Royal Canadian Air Force and NATO. He is skilled in Government, Business, Strategic and Operational Planning. Having spent many years working in Nova Scotia, Dave, and his wife Debbie, retired in 2016 to Wolfville to be close to their five children and grandchildren.

Dave has been an active member of Ken-Wo Golf Club since 2011 and currently sits on the club’s Board. Over the past four years, Dave has volunteered with the NSGA chairing the NSGA Rules Committee, the NSGA Handicap and Course Rating Committee, and sits on the National Handicap and Course Rating Committee. He has worked many Provincial and National tournaments as a Referee starting in 2014, and became a Course Rating Team Leader in 2019.

“I am excited to be elected the President and look forward to guiding an amazing and dedicated group of volunteers and staff as we prepare the Association for the next decade,” remarks Bolton.

“Covid-19 continues to present its challenges to the golf industry and we remain focused on safety. As Covid restrictions allow we will move from our current cautious approach to reengagement and elevating services to our members and member facilities.”

The following is the newly elected Board of the NSGA:

President – David Bolton (Ken-Wo GC)

Vice President – Geoff Baker (Ashburn GC)

Second Vice President – Cathy Beaton (Antigonish GCC)

VP Finance – Sean Stuart (Ashburn GC)

Past President – Wendy Sentner (NSPPC)

Directors at large:

Bill Macmillan (Hartlen Point Force GC)

Rob Collins (Clare GCC)

Bruce Smith (Ashburn GC)

Jim Oglivie (Hartlen Point)

Karla Wilms (River Hills GCC)

Duan Ash (Grandview GCC)

Alix Digout (NSPPC)

Kent Rodgers (Brightwood GCC)

Kathy Powers (Bluenose GC)

For more information please contact Jason Lohnes (Executive Director – NSGA) at (902) 468-8844 or jason@nsga.ns.ca.