Future Links Facility of the Year Award

Future Links, driven by Acura Facility of the Year Criteria

Future Links, driven by Acura Mission: To deliver best in class, developmentally appropriate, programming and initiatives to positively impact the growth and retention of Canadian youth in the sport of golf.

The Future Links, driven by Acura Facility of the Year Award is presented to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of a golf facility in Canada with respect to delivering on the Future Links, driven by Acura Mission and through their efforts in growing junior golf through Future Links, driven by Acura.  As ‘Canada’s Junior Golf program’, the Future Links, driven by Acura Facility of the Year Award is meant to recognize Golf Canada member clubs who are delivering the mission of Future Links, driven by Acura.

The Future Links, driven by Acura Facility of the Year Award will be presented to a Golf Canada member club that best represents the mission and values of the Future Links, driven by Acura program.  This facility must be in good standing with Golf Canada and have demonstrated themselves as a leader among the golfing community.

 Eligibility Criteria 

- The facility must have at least one PGA of Canada professional on staff 
- The facility must be ‘active’ in at least the Learn to Play and one other Future Links, driven by Acura programs (Junior League, Junior Skills Challenge, Girls Club)
- The facility must have ‘graded’ a minimum of 20 junior participant progress reports in the Learn to Play program
- The facility must have been registered for the Future Links, driven by Acura program for a minimum of one year prior to consideration
- The facility must have (a minimum) of one visit to a school that is registered in the GIS program or hosted a school registered in the program
- The facility has demonstrated innovative and creative methods to enhance junior golf practices at their facility

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Selection Process
a. All Future Links, driven by Acura sites which meet the eligibility criteria and who submit an application form before the deadline will be considered Facility of the Year nominees.

b. Facility achievements over the past five years will be taken into consideration.

c. Submissions must be received by Golf Canada by 5pm, October 31st.

d. Golf Canada’s Sport Development committee will make final decision annually, prior to December 31st.

Ineligible Categories

a. Facilities cannot receive the award in consecutive years.

Award Presentation
a. The Facility of the Year Award will be presented as a recognition plaque. 
b. Golf Canada will provide signage that the golf course can display symbolizing the achievements of the winning facility.
c. Future Links, driven by Acura Facility of the Year plaque will be presented to the PGA of Canada pro and club representatives of the winning facility at an arranged media day in winning facility community.  Location and date to be agreed upon by Golf Canada, PGA of Canada and the facility.  All expenses of media event will be covered by Golf Canada.
d. Winning facility will also be featured in Golf Canada Magazine and PGA of Canada ‘Profiles’ magazine.