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Blick Extends Lead to Two at Q-School

Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 00:52 Friday, 29 April 2016 00:44

altSANTEE, California (Brian Decker/PGA TOUR) — Calif. California’s Cody Blick managed a 3-under 69 in breezy conditions at Carlton Oaks Country Club to take the solo lead through 36 holes at Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada qualifying school.

The 22-year old recent graduate of San Jose State University carded five birdies and two bogeys to reach 8-under par and lead by two shots over California’s John Chin and fellow Californian Colin Featherstone with two rounds remaining in the quest to earn Mackenzie Tour status for 2016.

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OEG Tees Up Hall of Fame Goalie as Their Honorary Chairman

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:28 Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:15

Grant FuhrEDMONTON, Alberta (Gord Montgomery/iG) — It is, as they say in the world of golf, a “dead solid perfect” way to tee up fan interest in the upcoming Oil Country Championship.

It was announced on April 27 by the Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG), the major sponsoring body of the new Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event that will be played at Edmonton’s Glendale Golf and Country Club, that ex-Oiler and Hall of Fame goaltender Grant Fuhr will serve as their honourary chairman.

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Things On Track for First-Ever Oil Country Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:15 Thursday, 28 April 2016 02:30

Oil Country ChampionshipEDMONTON, Alberta (Gord Montgomery/iG) — Thanks to a mild winter and a spring full of warm temperatures, things are already beginning to heat up for the initial Oil Country Championship, a new stop in Edmonton for the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada.

Hosted by the Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG), the tournament will be held in late July featuring young golfers looking to make their way to the big stage. And in helping them do that, OEG has seen everything falling into place as they move forward.

“It is going well. We’re in the market from the sponsorship side of things and we are always looking for additional sponsors,” Darcy Enick, the tournament director said of present-day undertakings. “We are always looking for volunteers and we’ve had good response so far from the volunteers,” something that Edmonton is well known for.

“We expect about 350 volunteers will step forward for event week. We are still in in the recruitment stage there; there is more space available.”

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Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Storylines: USA West Q-School

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 05:38 Tuesday, 26 April 2016 05:28

James LoveMackenzie Tour Q-School resumes this week with the third of four qualifying tournaments, heading to the Carlton Oaks Country Club in Santee, California.

Who: 132 players
What: Qualifying tournament for the 2016 Mackenzie Tour
When: April 26-29
Where: Carlton Oaks Country Club, Santee, California

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132 players will compete at the first of four qualifying tournaments for the 2016 Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada.

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Three Regional Qualifiers Set for 2016 RBC Canadian Open

Last Updated on Monday, 18 April 2016 06:57 Monday, 18 April 2016 06:50

Heron Point Golf LinksOAKVILLE, Ontario (Terry Lenyk/Golf Canada) — Golf Canada, in partnership with title sponsor RBC, is pleased to announce the qualifying format for the 2016 RBC Canadian Open, scheduled for July 18-24 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont.

A two-stage qualifying procedure for Canada’s National Open Championship will feature three regional qualifying competitions in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, followed by a final qualifying event on Monday, July 18.

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