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Brandon’s Wheat City Golf Course Closing for the Season

Brandon’s Wheat City Golf Course Closing for the Season

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Brandon’s Wheat City Golf Course will close for the season on October 15. (@CITYBRANDON / TWITTER)

Brandon’s Wheat City Golf Course is calling it a season after the last round of 18 holes later this week.

The course will close for the season, weather permitting, on Sunday, October 15.

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Southwood Playing Host to 2018 Players Cup

Southwood Playing Host to 2018 Players Cup

Players CupWINNIPEG — Southwood Golf & Country Club will play host to the Players Cup in 2018.

The south Winnipeg golf course has hosted several provincial and national championships, most recently the 2017 Canada Summer Games, 2014 Canadian National University/College Championships and the 2014 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship, as well as Players Cup Open Qualifying.

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Mark Scheifele Golf Classic, Hockey Camp Raise $190K for KidSport

Mark Scheifele Golf Classic, Hockey Camp Raise $190K for KidSport

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Mark Scheifele tees off at his annual golf classic in support of KidSport Winnipeg. (JETS TV)

An annual golf classic presented by Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele helped raise $190,000 for KidSport Winnipeg earlier this summer.

The 2017 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic at Niakwa Country Club combined fundraising efforts with an annual two-day Hockey Camp at Bell MTS Iceplex.

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Scheifele Leading Annual KidSport Golf Classic

Scheifele Leading Annual KidSport Golf Classic

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) celebrates his overtime winning goal against Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby during NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, December 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele is returning this season to host the golf tournament bearing his name.

The 2017 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic supports KidSport Winnipeg, with all proceeds going to pay registration fees for kids from financially disadvantaged families participate in sport.

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Women’s Golf Makes a Return to Bison Sports Program

Women’s Golf Makes a Return to Bison Sports Program

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Manitoba Bison women’s golf coach Bri-ann Tokariwski and men’s coach Garth Goodbrandson (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — After a seven-year absence, the University of Manitoba will have a women’s golf team again.

Starting up next fall, the Bisons will have five women on the team after shuttering the program in 2010 due to a lack of female golfers in the province. It was originally formed in 2001.

“We are confident that there will be lots of interested young girls who would like to play golf on the Bison women’s golf team for quite some time,” said men’s head coach Garth Goodbrandson.

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Winnipeg Golf Courses Opening for the Season

Winnipeg Golf Courses Opening for the Season

Golf BallA trip to the links may be in store for many Winnipeg golfers this weekend, with most of the city’s courses opening to the public.

Harbour View Golf Course and Recreation Complex (9 holes) and Kildonan Park Golf Course (18 holes) both open on Sunday.

Windsor Park Golf Course opens on Monday, April 18, with Crescent Drive Golf Course opening on Tuesday.

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