Americans are well-aware of the significance of July 4, but to our friends up north, July 1 is a special day.
The Dominion of Canada was created by an act of confederation on July 1, 1867. And Canada Day is the celebration of that event.
So what does golf have to do with Canada Day? Well, Tim Hortons -- which to Canadians is as obiquitous as McDonald's is to Americans -- posted this tweet of a Timbit on a tee, which sums up the holiday perfectly:
Happy birthday, Canada. Have a coffee and a doughnut on us today.