Canadian PGA offers its thanks and best wishes to Stephen Ross

ACTON, ON (March 9, 2007)—The Canadian PGA expressed its gratitude to Stephen Ross and best wishes following the announcement today that he is leaving the Royal Canadian Golf Association. 

As Executive Director of the RCGA for 18 years, Ross provided leadership that led to a number of programs conducted in partnership with the Canadian PGA such as the CN Future Links junior development program and the recent Long Term Player Development Guide, as well as the granting of an exemption into the Canadian Open for the winner of the Canadian PGA Club Professional Championship, and much more. 

“On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Canadian PGA, I would like to wish Steve all the best in his future endeavours and to thank him for his inspired and tireless efforts in leading the RCGA,” said Warren Crosbie, President of the Canadian PGA. “Stephen was instrumental in developing key programs conducted in partnership with the Canadian PGA, and he provided leadership in growing the game as a sport and an industry.” 

Canadian PGA Executive Director Steve Carroll said: “In his successful role as Executive Director of the RCGA, Stephen Ross brought great intellect, passion and effectiveness to establishing programs and providing leadership that has helped Canadian golf grow stronger over his tenure.  

“The Canadian PGA would like to offer its thanks to Stephen for his important contributions that have helped golfers in Canada and Canadian PGA Members, and to wish him well in his future plans.”