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Wes Homan Wins Staal Foundation Open Presented by Tbaytel

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 23:34 Tuesday, 22 July 2014 23:21


THUNDER BAY, Ontario (Brian Decker/PGATOUR.COM) — With a crucial up-and-down for birdie at the 72nd hole, Cincinatti, Ohio’s Wes Homan claimed the inaugural Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel, his first PGA TOUR Canada win.

The 30-year old prevailed in a dramatic fight to the finish over rookie Greg Eason of England, who made a clutch birdie of his own at the last to force Homan’s hand. Homan calmly stepped up a drained a 6-footer, punctuated with a pump of the fist, to secure his first win in four seasons on TOUR.



Tim Madigan Wins The Players Cup for First PGA TOUR Canada Title

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:36 Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:31


With a late chip-in birdie and a clutch three-footer for par at the 72nd hole, Rio Rancho, New Mexico’s Tim Madigan claimed victory at The Players Cup, securing his first PGA TOUR Canada win. Madigan’s even par 71 at Pine Ridge Golf Club gave him the title by a shot over Sarnia, Ontario’s Matt Hill and Edmonds, Washington’s Ricky McDonald.

With the win, the 25-year old PGA TOUR Canada rookie moved up to second on the Order of Merit with $53,460 and secured a spot in the top three through next week’s Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel, earning a spot in the 2014 RBC Canadian Open.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 22:14 Tuesday, 08 July 2014 21:46


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Site: Southport, England.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Royal Birkdale Golf Club (6,458 yards, par 72).

Purse: $3 million. Winner's share: $456,818.



Matt Harmon Captures First PGA Tour Canada Victory

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 July 2014 21:46 Sunday, 06 July 2014 21:40


SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Grand Haven, Michigan’s Matt Harmon kept the field at bay to capture his first PGA Tour Canada victory, firing a final round 6-under 66 at Dakota Dunes Golf Links to win the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open presented by SaskTel.



Brad Fritsch to be Forces and Families Open Golf Ambassador

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 19:03 Wednesday, 02 July 2014 19:01


OTTAWA, Ontario — John Randolph, Tournament Director is pleased to announce that Ottawa native and second-year PGA TOUR member Brad Fritsch will be supporting the FORCES & FAMILIES OPEN as its first Professional Ambassador of Golf.

Brad, 36, continues to have roots in Ottawa — even being sponsored by the Ottawa Senators — and is excited to be returning to his hometown to help support such an important event.



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