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Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:23 Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:17
After the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial was captured by Vancouver, British Columbia's Ryan Williams, Joel Dahmen wrapped up PGA TOUR Canada Player of the Year honours at the 2014 season's final event. The 26-year old Dahmen, who led the Order of Merit wire-to-wire and finished the season with $80,992 in earnings, is one of five players who earned status on the Web.com Tour in 2015.
Dahmen, who won two of the first three events on PGA TOUR Canada this season at the PC Financial Open and the Syncrude Boreal Open presented by AECON, finished $20,873 ahead of No. 2 Matt Harmon and will be fully exempt on the Web.com Tour next season.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 22:31 Wednesday, 10 September 2014 22:26
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Kevin Prise/PGATOUR.COM) — Nick Taylor's professional career didn't get off to the quickest start. The former No. 1-ranked amateur the world, Taylor developed his game on PGA TOUR Canada and other smaller tours for a few years, after graduating from the University of Washington in 2010 with a degree in economics.
It wasn't the rapid rise to the top of the game that many might have expected, as Taylor's inconsistencies off the tee kept him from advancing to final stage of the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament in his first few years as a professional.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:16 Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:43
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Course: East Lake Golf Club (7,319 yards, par 70).
Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:41 Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:33
"From a property that offered every variety of terrain for golf holes, Stanley Thompson, in his element, was naturally able to produce ... a plan that will provide for every requirement of present day golf."
Those words were written in 1934 in Canadian Golfer, but it turns out the writer's author's remarks about Sunningdale Golf and Country Club ring true to this day.
The London, Ont. private club, which includes two 18-hole designs, one by Thompson and one by his associate, Robbie Robinson, will host the Tour Championship for PGA Tour Canada this week. The tour's Top 60 players will test a throwback course from another era, but the variety and the interest of its holes have kept it relevant in an era of titanium drivers and ProV1 golf balls.
Last Updated on Sunday, 07 September 2014 20:09 Sunday, 07 September 2014 19:56
BEON EOIN, Nova Scotia (Brian Decker/PGATOUR.COM) & mdash; Savannah, Georgia's Mark Silvers defeated Grand Rapids, Michigan's Matt Harmon in a playoff to win the Cape Breton Celtic Classic presented by PC Financial, securing his first PGA TOUR Canada victory.
Silvers, who began the week 89th on the Order of Merit, turned his season around with the win, carding a final round 6-under 66 at The Lakes Golf Club to reach 15-under par for the week and move all the way to the 10th spot on the season-long money list with one event to go.
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