Toronto – Golf Ontario announced today that they have added 2 new partners to help bring more value to the Association and its’ members. Modern Golf joins as the ‘Official Club Fitting and Repair’ partner of Golf Ontario, and Dormie Workshop joins as the ‘’Official Custom Headcover Provider’ of Golf Ontario. These exciting new partnerships have been designed to add value to Golf Ontario members through the addition of unique offers and opportunities to take advantage of the premium products that these brands offer.
Mike Kelly, Executive Director of Golf Ontario is ecstatic to be welcoming both of these great brands to the Golf Ontario list of partners. “One of the core pillars of our Strategic Plan is providing Leadership in the form of growing our membership base. One key way of doing this is to add more value to the membership equation for our members, and we believe that Modern Golf and Dormie Workshop are a perfect fit for this opportunity”, said Kelly.
Modern Golf currently has locations in both Toronto and Vaughan and offers premium fitting and repair services across a variety of brands, including TaylorMade, another Golf Ontario partner. This partnership deal will allow Golf Ontario to offer up unique fitting experiences to our members and key stakeholders at any of Modern’s first-class facilities.
“Golf Ontario is extremely excited to welcome Modern Golf as a key partner for our organization.” said Mike Kelly, Golf Ontario Executive Director. “The Modern Golf facilities are able to create an amazing fitting, building, and repair experience that we look forward to sharing with our members. We also look forward to having our Team Ontario members utilize this facility to further their training efforts”
“Modern Golf is also thrilled to partner with Golf Ontario”, said Paul Fisher, Managing Director, Modern Golf. “Golf Ontario is known as a change agent in the golf world, and we look forward to creating opportunities for Golf Ontario members to utilize our facilities”
Dormie Workshop is a high-end provider of premium leather handcrafted golf headcovers, based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Recently featured in Golf Digest as one of their seven emerging golf brands that caught their eye at the 2020 PGA MerchandiseShow. Dormie was created by brothers and PGA Canada professionals Jeff and Todd Bishop, who wanted to bring fellow golfers really cool covers. The basis of the sponsorship will see Dormie provide custom headcovers to all of the winners of Golf Ontario’s amateur championships as well as to the winners of the Junior Golf Drive.
“I have long admired the quality and craftmanship of Dormie Headcovers from afar” said Mike Kelly, Executive Director of Golf Ontario. “Now, with Dormie joining us in partnership, I can admire these amazing products as we present them to the winners of our key Championships throughout the year”, said Kelly.
“Dormie Workshop is very excited to be partnering with Golf Ontario as they run some of the most prestigious championships in the country. We think our custom Dormie Headcovers will provide a perfect addition to the prizing that will be presented to the winners of each of these Championships”, added Todd Bishop, Co-Founder, Dormie Workshop.
About Golf Ontario
Golf Ontario is Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization focused on enhancing participation, elevating performance and supporting the passion of golfers in Ontario. With over 100,000 individual members and 450 member clubs, Golf Ontario is one of the largest golf associations in the world. From rating courses and keeping the integral rules of the game intact, to growing the game at the grassroots level and getting the game of golf into our school systems, to keeping the Ontario golf community aware of all relevant issues and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, Golf Ontario is a passionate group dedicated to making golf better for everyone in Ontario. We share a love and passion for golf, while preserving its past, fostering its future, and championing golf’s best interests for everyone who enjoys the sport.
About Modern Golf
With multiple locations across Canada, Modern Golf performance centers offer golfers of all abilities club fitting, instruction, and practice options. Modern Golf offers top technology from Trackman, a PGA Tour level build shop and retail partnerships with all major golf brands giving customers 30,000+ different club fitting options. Modern Golf’s team is composed of PGA of Canada and elite golf industry professionals.
About Dormie Workshop
Dormie Workshop is an innovative leather accessory business, specializing in hand-made golf products. Brothers, and PGA Professionals, Jeff and Todd Bishop created Dormie Workshop in the Fall of 2014 based upon three principles: innovative design, highest quality craftsmanship and industry leading customer service. Allowing golfers to express themselves through customization and fresh original design while fostering Junior golf initiatives has established Dormie Workshop as a grassroots golf innovator in a global marketplace.