FireRock, Gallant Honoured Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

by Jeffrey Reed, Editor, LondonOntarioGolf.com

Sunday morning at FireRock Golf Club in Komoka, Golf Canada will officially honour junior coach Brian Gallant with the 2018 Future Links Facility of the Year Award.

FireRock hosts the 2019 Canadian University and College Golf Championship May 27-31.

Brian Gallant

The Future Links Facility of the Year Award ceremony will kick off the week’s festivities. Gallant, 41, operates Performance Golf London at his Oxford Street West indoor centre, and is head coach of the London Junior Golf Development Centre (LJGDC) which calls FireRock home.

Adam Hunter, senior manager of Golf Canada’s junior programs, as well as representatives from Golf Ontario and PGA of Canada – Ontario Zone will also be on hand Sunday when FireRock’s director of golf, Amanda Cosentino, officially welcomes the best university and college golfers in Canada to the Thomas McBroom-designed club.

Gallant will lead a junior skills challenge prior to receiving his award.

Read my earlier story on Gallant here, and my previously-published story on FireRock here.

Follow the University/College golf tournament here.

Future Links, driven by Acura is Canada’s national junior golf program conducted by Golf Canada, the PGA of Canada and Canada’s provincial golf associations. Proudly supported by Acura, Puma, The R&A, NGCOA Canada, ClubLink and Sport Canada, the program is designed to forge a link between Canada’s youth and golf to ensure the future of the game in Canada. The program features three core areas of focus—in-school programming, facility programming and community outreach—including elements such as Golf in Schools, Learn to Play, Girl’s Club, Mobile Clinics, Junior Skills Competition and Community Golf Coach, along with six regional Future Links Junior Championships.  Since the inception of the program in 1996, more than 1.3 million young Canadians have taken part in Future Links.  For more information, visitgolfcanada.ca/futurelinks.

Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing over 319,000 golfers at more than 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our goal is to be relevant to and respected by all Canadian golf enthusiasts from coast to coast. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visitwww.golfcanada.ca.

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