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Welcome to the Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto news and media resource centre for media professionals and other interested parties. Here you will find information about Ladies’ as well as media materials and relevant articles.

Recent News

Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto named PGA of Canada’s National Retailer of the Year  December 20, 2018

Each year, a national selection committee evaluates application submissions from zone award winners and recognizes winners in each of the categories. Following Ladies’ PGA of Canada – Ontario Zone retailer of the year award, Ladies’ was recognized as PGA of Canada’s “National Retailer of the Year”. This is a huge accomplishment for our Head Golf Professional, Padraig Kelly, his team, and the Club as a whole. We couldn’t be more proud! Read more here.

Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto recognized as PGA of Ontario’s Retailer of the Year  October 19, 2018

We are extremely proud to announce that our Head Golf Professional, Padraig Kelly, has been recognized as “Retailer of the Year” within the PGA of Ontario for the 2018 season. Read more here.

“2018 was a transformational year for retail at Ladies’. By stepping out of our comfort zone to try new things, and by applying retail best practices, we have achieved success in surpassing our goals.” – Paddy

Ladies’ Participates in Women’s Golf Day  June 6, 2017

It is fitting that on Tuesday June 6, 2017, Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto – the only private golf club owned and governed by women – is participating in Women’s Golf Day, celebrating girls and women playing golf and learning the skills that last a lifetime. Registered participants will receive free instruction and lessons or 9 holes of play at a reduced rate, followed by a cocktail party with FUN, socializing and networking guaranteed! Click here for details of this day at Ladies’.

Intermediate Ladies’ Member Wins National WGA Event  March 22, 2017

Ladies’ is proud of junior member and Canadian amateur Selena Costabile who shot a final round, even par 70 to win a National Women’s Golf Association event at Dubsdread Golf Course in Orlando March 22, 2017. Selena, who opened with scores of 65 – 69, finished the three-round event at six under par.

For more info click here golfnewsnow.ca/news-now/canadian-wins-nwga-event-in-orlando

Ladies’ Golf Club Toronto Recognized for Environmental Excellence  July 1, 2016

Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto recently achieved designation as a ‘Certified Audobon Cooperative Sanctuary’. Ladies’ is one of 56 golf courses in Ontario and 910 worldwide to hold this title. Course superintendent John McLinden,is responsible for initiating the application, and has been recognized for environmental stewardship by Audobon International.

Ladies’ Golf Club is a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property. Close to 100 birds have been sited on the course, native plant species have been introduced, and vital food and habitat for bee and butterfly species are provided by the many gardens and naturalized areas. Click here for more on this achievement.

May 1 Open House a Huge Success in spite of inclement weather!  May 1, 2016

More than 100 people, ladies, young women and men, came by to see just what Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto is all about. Although the day was rather cool and wet outside, it was warm and hospitable in the Clubhouse for those who visited. Many purchased Ladies’ Golf Academy programs and lesson packages, and guests in all categories signed up on the spot for the type of membership package that suited her or him best. More information here.

Ryan Hendriks joins Ladies’ as Associate Teaching Professional  February 1, 2016

Ryan Hendriks’s passion is teaching golf and caters to all teaching levels. More information here.

Jamie Steedman hired as new Head Teaching Professional at Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto  January 15, 2016

Jamie Steedman joined Ladies’ Golf Club January 15, 2016, as Head Teaching Professional of the Ladies’ Golf Academy. She joins the team at Ladies’ with a wealth of teaching experience. More information here.

Media Articles & Features

Zoomer TV  May 27, 2017

Things you need to know, featuring Head Teaching Professional Jaime Steedman – May 27, 2017

Head Teaching Professional Jaime Steedman was featured on the Zoomer TV Spring-2017 show May 27, describing the things you need to know to start golfing for the season. Click here (starting at 8min.40sec. through 14min.10sec. segment) for some tips. for some tips. 

Golf Vacation Insider  March 7, 2017

Ladies’ Golf Courses: A Rare Golf Trip Treat

Thornhill Liberal/York Region Media Group  July 14, 2016

THE PRO’S TOUR: Thornhill’s Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto a real gem

St-Andrews-on-the-Green #9 Newsletter  May 8, 2016

Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto – a Sanctuary for Women for more than 90 Years

Womens.golf.com  March 3, 2016

Courses: Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto

WestJet Magazine  June 27, 2013

Women rule at Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto

Markham Economist  April 3, 2013

York chefs tee up skills for Masters tournament

Canadian Golfer  September 7, 2012

Course Review: Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto

East York Mirror  July 19, 2011

Golf tourney to support Massey Centre for Women

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