Golf Canada has unveiled a new development program, with the goal of increasing the number of athletes on the PGA and LPGA Tours to 30 by 2032.
The organization said in a press release that the plan will include the creation of a national infrastructure to identify and develop promising young golfers, with women’s head coach Tristan Mullally moving to the new position of national director of talent identification. talents.
Golf Canada says the program was shaped in part by a global benchmarking analysis of how countries produce top-level players.
“Canada has made significant progress in developing world-class golfers over the past decade and is poised to take another leap forward,” Golf Canada Athletic Director Kevin Blue said in the communicated.
“Over the past year, we have undertaken an in-depth analysis of global golf, consulted with many stakeholders involved in high-performance golf in Canada, and created the framework for an updated strategic plan for Canada to further develop world class golfers. “
Mullally will step into her new role over the next few months as Golf Canada begins the search for a new female head coach.
Golf Canada says it received $13.5 million in initial donor contributions to fund the program.
Canadian golfers are currently enjoying significant global success, led by Brooke Henderson on the LPGA Tour and Corey Conners and Mackenzie Hughes on the PGA Tour.