A quick, easy and fun way to get ‘the gist’ of what’s going on in the sports world.

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Only ‘the gist’ of what you need to know, when you need to know it.

 
 

Sharon Fichman is the 87th ranked doubles tennis player in the world and a GIST athlete ambassador. After hanging up the racquet for two years from 2016-2018 after suffering some serious injuries, she decided to get back on the court and now has a new perspective and appreciation for the sport. Keep reading.

The GIST: With the CP Women’s Open, Canada’s only LPGA golf tournament, teeing off on August 19th, we’ll finally have the chance to watch Canada’s best-ever golfer, Brooke Henderson, play on home soil.

Tell me about Brooke: We’d love to. Brooke came surging onto the professional golf scene in 2014, at the ripe age of 17, and was a contender from the minute she stepped into the tee box. Since then, she’s won nine LPGA tournaments. Read more.

We’re incredibly excited to have Rosie MacLennan on board as a GIST Athlete Ambassador. Rosie is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, two-time World + Pan-Am Games Trampoline champion, and two-times the awesome of the rest of us. But, her advocacy for women in sport and her work with Right To Play really make her the perfect partner to level the playing field with us. Read more.

The GIST: The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open is the only LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) tournament played in Canada and is Canada’s national open! The tournament is taking place from August 19th to 25th at the stunning Magna Golf Club in Aurora, Ontario.

Tell me about the tournament: The first Women’s Open held in Canada tee’d off in 1973 and has grown in viewership each and every year. Keep reading.

 

The GIST in the Press

 

Sometimes, you just need your funny, sports-obsessed girlfriend to give you #theGISTofit

 
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