RCGA Golf Centre at Four Seasons Named To Top 100 Golf Ranges List

02/23/2009

- Calgary Facility grabs honours for seventh straight year -

Calgary (RCGA) - The RCGA Golf Centre at the Four Seasons in Calgary was named one of the “Top 100 Golf Ranges in America” by Golf Range Magazine for a seventh consecutive year.

Golf Range Magazine has recognized golf ranges for their contribution to developing and maintaining golf practice facilities available for everyone in their community.

“We are delighted to be recognized by Golf Range Magazine for a seventh straight year,” said Chad Rusnak, Director of Operations for the RCGA Golf Centre. “It is always an honour to be selected as one of the top 100 golf range facilities in North America. The RCGA Centre is dedicated to making our facility a friendly venue for all golfers and families using it.”

Established in 1992, Golf Range Magazine is the official magazine of the Golf Range Association of America and since 1995, the magazine has awarded the top golf learning centres across North America.

“The Top 100 Golf Ranges in America are selected by Golf Range Magazine based on the following criteria:  professionalism, community outreach and dedication to growing the game of golf,” says Steve di Costanzo, president of the trade magazine.  

A full listing of the award winners is available online by clicking here.

ABOUT THE RCGA GOLF CENTRE AT THE FOUR SEASONS
The RCGA Golf Centre at Four Seasons is open to the public and provides a variety of quality golf products, services and programs targeted to families and golfers of all age groups and skill levels. Beginners can enroll in one of our introductory programs, which cover the basics of the swing and an introduction to the golf course. Experienced golfers can participate in one of our golf leagues or sharpen their skills at Calgary's finest practice facility and teaching academy. The RCGA Golf Centre acts as the RCGA's Training Centre for Alberta. The facility provides free coaching and access to the best young players in the province in an effort to help them develop their games and compete against the best golfers in the world. The RCGA Golf Centre also offers all elements of the CN Future Links program providing affordable access to children. The RCGA works in conjunction with the Alberta Golf Association on all youth development initiatives. For more information please visit www.rcgagolfcentre.org

ABOUT THE ROYAL CANADIAN GOLF ASSOCIATION
The Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) is the governing body of golf in Canada, representing 377,000 members at 1,600 clubs across the country. Recognized by Sport Canada as the National Sports Organization (NSO) for golf in this country, the RCGA’s mission is to grow participation in and passion for the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. The RCGA conducts programs and services to help shape the future of golf in Canada. High performance athlete development, Rules of Golf and amateur status, handicapping and course rating, turfgrass and environmental research, the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum and CN Future Links, Canada’s national junior golf program, are only some of the initiatives the association leads for golf in Canada. In addition, the RCGA conducts Canada’s most prestigious golf championships. The RBC Canadian Open and CN Canadian Women’s Open attract the best professional golfers in the world, while regional junior and national amateur championships showcase the best in Canadian golf.

For further information on what the RCGA is doing to support golf in your community please visit www.rcga.org.  

For more information contact:

Dan Pino
Director, Media and Public Relations
Royal Canadian Golf Association
(t) 905-849-9700 ext. 406
(c) 416-434-5525
(e) dpino@rcga.org

Terry Lenyk
Coordinator, Media and Public Relations
Royal Canadian Golf Association
(t) 905-849-9700 ext. 335
(c) 416-407-3893
(e) tlenyk@rcga.org