Barrie ON - The Great Lakes Tour will be visiting Barrie ON this Thursday and Friday May 12-13 for the Barrie Classic Hosted by Tangle Creek Golf Club.
This is the first of four 36 hole Championships on the current schedule and the field is shaping up to be one of the strongest in recent years.
The field will feature one of Canada's top professionals as the #2 ranked PGA of Canada player Dave Levesque will be coming to Barrie. Levesque was the 2014 PGA Championship of Canada Champion, 2015 Hawkesbury Invitational Champion, 2015 Promutuel Insurance Quebec Open Champion and the 2015 PGA of Quebec Player of the Year. Levesque enters the field as one of the hottest players in the country over the past 12 months just behind the remarkable year by another Great Lakes Tour member Danny King...
North Waterloo ON - The Great Lakes Tour returned to the par 71 Grey Silo Golf Course after a short absence for the first of seven GolfNorth Series events on the schedule.
Grey Silo Golf Course, a property of GolfNorth, hosted the LPGA Tour's Manulife Classic from 2012 to 2014 and was a long time host facility for the Great Lakes Tour for many years previous to that. The golf course was in pristine spring condition with firm and fast conditions throughout.
The field of 50 competitors were treated to some dry, cool and breezy conditions for most of the day and some of the biggest names in Ontario professional golf were present...
Burlington ON - The 15th season of the Great Lakes Tour began Thursday April 28th on the par 71 Hidden Lake Golf Club Old Course in Burlington, Ontario for the Annual Shootout.
Play began at 8am in near freezing temperatures that did not recover much throughout the day. Overcast and windy conditions persisted for every player in the field.
The event featured 38 professionals and 3 amateurs competing for entry fees on the Great Lakes Tour 2016 schedule. First prize for the winner would receive all eleven Great Lakes Tour events which holds a face value of $2795...
Hamilton ON - The Great Lakes Tour is pleased to confirm the 2016 Circuit Canada Pro Tour (CCPT) schedule.
In January the Great Lakes Tour and CCPT announced a relationship that will see 30 Great Lakes Tour National Members gain access to each of their events. The CCPT will have $555,000 minimum purse at stake over the seven events.
Hamilton ON - The Great Lakes Tour and GolfNorth Properties have formed a relationship for 2016 that will see the creation of the GolfNorth Series on the current Great Lakes Tour schedule.
The new GolfNorth Series will be replacing the old Regular Series 18 hole stroke play events. The series will be contested over seven events that will be exclusively contested on GolfNorth facilities. It will feature stops at Grey Silo GC, Batteaux Creek GC, Oliver's Nest GC, Mystic GC, Rebel Creek GC, Foxwood CC and the GolfNorth Headquarters Conestoga G&CC...
Hamilton ON - The Great Lakes Tour (GLT) is excited to announce a 3 year partnership with the newly formed (Quebec based) Circuit Canada Pro Tour (CCPT). The CCPT is being lead by Tour President Jean Trudeau who previously held the Chief Executive Officer position for the PGA of Quebec the past 25 years...
Hamilton ON - The Great Lakes Tour is excited to announce new ownership. Jim Kenesky and Colin Murray, both of Hamilton, Ontario, will become the majority co-owners of the Great Lakes Golf Tour Limited. The purchase includes shares of the GLT and the Southern Ontario Open.
Jim Kenesky and Colin Murray, PGA of Canada members, recently joined forces and began Kenesky Murray Golf Services (KMGS) in November 2015. The company was recently awarded the contract of services to conduct and manage the PGA of Ontario Player of the Year Series events. KMGS will oversee all Great Lakes Tour (GLT) operations...
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Gormley ON - Station Creek Golf Club in Gormley ON was host course to the Great Lakes Tour (GLT) Regular Series Event #5 on Monday July 6. The course was a true test for the Tour's largest field of the season which also saw the beginning of a wonderful relationship with the PGA of Quebec. On the line for the event was 10 exemptions into the very historic Promutuel Insurance Quebec Open presented by Baton Rouge with the top 2 finishers receiving their entry fee paid.
Leading the way at Station Creek was Drew Nesbitt (Oro-Medonte) who earlier won the GLT Shootout at Wyndance GC to earn paid entries for the season into all Great Lakes Tour Events. Nesbitt started his day with a bogey on the first hole but followed it up by making birdies on four of the next five holes. He made the turn at 2 under par and had 4 birdies on the back nine including a great 3 on the tricky par 4 18th finishing hole to secure the victory...
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Brantford ON - Great Lakes Tour (GLT) Players will have a little more to play for at Station Creek Golf Club for Regular Series Event #5 on Monday July 6, 2015. The GLT is pleased to announce a relationship with the PGA of Quebec and the Promutuel Insurance $100,000 Quebec Open. This relationship will see the GLT receive a minimum of 10 exemptions into this very historical and traditional event just outside Quebec CIty QUE...
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Bond Head ON - The Great Lakes Tour made a stop recently at The Club at Bond Head near Alliston ON. The beautiful Clublink facility was playing difficult but many players commented on the fast, pure greens and mentioned the surfaces were the best the GLT experienced so far this season.
Brett Nymeyer (Stratford) took advantage of his extraordinary distance and the great putting surfaces to post a round of four under par 68. His round featured six birdies and two bogies. Nymeyer caught fire in the middle of his round making five birdies on holes 6 through 11. He made a late bogey on the difficult par 3 15th, but his lead was safe as he went on to win by four shots.
There were five players tied for second place at even par 72. Brett Cairns (Courtland), Drew Nesbitt (Oro-Medonte), Matt Hoffman (Thornhill), Mitch Sutton (London) and Stephen Gonko (Sudbury) couldn't break the deadlock in the runner up position. Most notably...
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