Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada, offers its new Youth Golf and Adventure Programs for youth ages 7 to 14 years old. The three-day retreat gives youths the opportunity to learn golfÌ¢?å¬from CPGA professionals, and experience the wilderness with B.C. Rockies Adventure guides. … Organizers for next week’s U.S. Senior Open announce Claire Bruns a second grader at Mohawk Trails Elementary School in Carmel, Ind., as the poster contest grand-prize winner. To view Bruns’ winning entry, visit www.2009ussenioropen.com/kids-in-free.php. … PGA.com reports 85 million page views and 624,000 daily uniques for coverage of the Open Championship. The figures represent 44 and 48 percent increases over last year. … The Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owner’s Association names Shaftesbury Glen Golf and Fish Club as the 2009 Myrtle Beach Golf Course of the Year.
The University of Michigan hires Cheryl Stacy as head women’s coach. Stacy becomes the fourth head coach in the 34-year history of the Wolverines’ women’s golf program. … Duke University hires Emily Bastel as assistant women’s coach effective immediately. Bastel, who is currently a professional golfer on the Duramed Futures Tour, replaces Jan Dowling, who took the head coaching position at the University of Florida.
The Disabled British Open, scheduled for Aug. 24-25 at Old Thorns Golf and Country Estate in Liphook, Hampshire, England, seeks volunteers for the tournament. To volunteer, visit www.disabledbritishopen.org or call Henry Alliss at 08700.330550. … Clint Jensen earns an exemption into the Nationwide Tour’s Price Cutter Charity Championship via his win at the eGolf Tour’s Southern Open. … Reigning champion Seon Hwa Lee will return to the LPGA’s P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship, set for Sept. 11-13 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark. Also, the tournament will offer a $1.8 million prize purse, up from $100,000 last year, and a course that completed a $6.2 million re-design on June 1. … The Aloha Section PGA announces the 2009 Pro-Pro Championship is set for July 25-27 at the Ka’anapali Golf Resort in Ka’anapali, Hawaii.