The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Clare Golf and Country Club would like to thank all of our volunteers throughout this last season. Your help was greatly appreciated for various efforts throughout the year (ie: storm clean-up; tournaments; fish night etc…).
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Check out this video, taken the day after Post Tropical storm Arthur.
A SPECIAL THANK YOU NOTE GOES OUT TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS WHO CAME OUT YESTERDAY TO HELP WITH THE CLEANING UP OF OUR GOLF COURSE.
FALLEN TREES, JUST ABOUT, ON EVERY HOLE AND ESPECIALLY BETWEEN #6 AND # 7 WHERE WE LOST ALL THE TREES EXCEPT FOR THREE TREES LEFT STANDING.
A THANK YOU, TO MARIETTE AND LORETTA FOR BRINGING WATER TO DRINK AND A FRICOT AT LUNCH TIME FOR THE VOLUNTEERS.
FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT COULDN’T COME OUT AND HELP, YOU STILL CAN. DROP BY THE PRO SHOP OR SEND A CHEQUE C/O CLARE GOLF TREE FUND WHERE YOUR DONATION WILL HELP US TO RE-PLANT, ESPECIALLY BETWEEN #6 AND #7 AND MANY OTHER AREAS ON THE COURSE.
THANKS AGAIN TO THE VOLUNTEERS, WITHOUT YOU IT WOULD HAVE TAKEN US” DAYS” TO CLEAN UP TO OPEN THE COURSE . THE MAJOR CLEAN UP IS DONE BUT IF SOMEONE IS AVAILABLE WE STILL HAVE SECONDARY CLEANING TO DO. FOR THOSE AVAILABLE JUST COME TO THE PRO SHOP OR MAINTENANCE SHED AND ASK FOR ANDREW.
TO OUR MAINTENANCE CREW A” HIGH FIVE” FOR SHOWING ONCE AGAIN THAT WE HAVE A GROUP OF VERY DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS, SECOND TO NONE.
THANK YOU ANDREW FOR COMING TO THE GOLF COURSE DURING AND AFTER THE STORM SO THAT WE COULD BE READY TO REACT THE NEXT DAY.
DUGAS INDUCTED INTO NOVA SCOTIA SPORT HALL OF FAME
Dugas, one of Nova Scotia’s most decorated golfers to be inducted in November ceremony
Kevin Dugas can now add the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame to a long list of accomplishments the Clare native has accumulated in his very successful golf career. Dugas was announced as an inductee with 7 other entrants during a press conference in Halifax on Monday. The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held November 1, at the World Trade and Convention Centre.
Dugas has won both the NSGA Junior and Amateur Championships, while also winning a Canadian Junior title in 1981 at St. Georges in Toronto. After back to back runner up finishes in 1980 and 1981, Dugas won the provincial junior at Oakfield in 1982. The year before he had won the Canadian Championship in a three hole playoff helping the province to a second place finish in the team event. In 1983 at the Amateur held by Ashburn Golf Club he finished second to Gerry MacMillan, the following year he was dominant winning the Amateur by 8 strokes while setting a competitive course record at Truro Golf Club.
After winning the Amateur title Dugas turned professional and the winning continued. Dugas has an amazing 16 Atlantic Canadian PGA titles including various other professional championships through the course of his career. Dugas still plays competitively and recently won the Cobra-Puma Spring Pro-Am at Cabot Links, an event which is part of the PGA of Canada Atlantic Tour.
Dugas accepting his trophy at St. Georges Golf and Country Club in Toronto following his 1981 Canadian Championship
The board of directors has approved a long term tree placement plan as proposed by the greens committee in conjunction with the tree development committee. The following is the hole by hole description of the tree planting and tree removal to be done in the next few years.