October 6, 2014
After more than two decades operating Ottawa-based GAL (Golf-Around League), owner Marie Seabrook-Fleming is handing off her business and putting it in the control of another.
November 1st marks a transition of the operation she founded in 1996 as a women's-only golf league and network, into the ownership of Rob Knights, a familiar face in the National Capital golf scene.
With so much time invested, Seabrook-Fleming has developed the league and its related events greatly over the years and she feels confident that will continue in the hands of Knights, a former golf professional who is currently the Vice-President of Operations for TMSI Sports Management. TMSI is a multi-facility operator in the region. He will continue to work with them.
“Over the last couple of decades, I have enjoyed meeting, playing and working with these incredible women to bring GAL to where it is now," said Seabrook-Fleming in a media release. "It’s more than just a business, it’s a family to me and I feel it’s being passed on to someone with the experience, knowledge and passion to continue to improve and add value to the GAL leagues for years to come.”
That value looks like it will be a…
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