The Prince Edward Island Golf Association has appointed Mr. Bob Irwin of Charlottetown as it’s new Chief Rules Official . As Chief Rules Official, Mr. Irwin will oversee officiating at provincial tournaments and will promote the development of new rules officials in the province . He will also coordinate the Associations Course Rating program. Mr. Irwin has officiated at a number of Provincial Championships .
“We are fortunate to have Bob accept this position. He has been a competitive golfer for many years and has a keen interest in officiating. The Rules of Golf can be challenging for golfers and it is important for the sport to have someone that understands and promotes them . Golfers at all levels ,especially juniors , can benefit from a better understanding of the rules “, said the Association’s Executive Director , Ron MacNeill.
The Prince Edward Island Golf Association is the governing body for golf in the province. In addition to overseeing the Rules of Golf the Association delivers a number of programs for competitive golfers , seniors and juniors.