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Josh Persons Wins Bayview Place Island Savings Open Presented by Times Colonist

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014 01:19 Monday, 09 June 2014 01:13

Josh Persons

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Fargo, North Dakota’s Josh Persons held steady with an even par 70 at Uplands Golf Club to win the Bayview Place Island Savings Open presented by Times Colonist, his first PGA TOUR Canada victory.

The 30-year old University of Minnesota graduate converted a tricky two-putt on the 18th green at Uplands to win by one over 2010 winner Brock Mackenzie of Washington and PGA TOUR Canada rookie Tim Madigan of New Mexico. The win moves Persons to no. 2 on the Order of Merit behind PC Financial Open champion Joel Dahmen.

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Eugene Wong of North Vancouver Top Canadian as PGA TOUR Canada Launches in Vancouver

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 04:29 Wednesday, 04 June 2014 04:24

Eugene Wong

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Eugene Wong of North Vancouver, B.C., was recognized as Canadian Player of the Week by Freedom 55 Financial, as PGA TOUR Canada’s season-opening PC Financial Open ended here Sunday.

“As a Canadian organization that focuses on supporting individuals in achieving their goals and dreams, it’s a privilege for us to help up-and-coming Canadian golfers pursue their own aspirations,” said Freedom 55 Financial Vancouver Regional Director Reid McGruer.

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Dahmen Claims First PGA TOUR Canada Win at PC Financial Open

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 03:07 Monday, 02 June 2014 02:59

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Brian Decker (PGATOUR.COM)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With a furious back nine charge and a clutch birdie at the 72nd hole, Clarkston, Washington’s Joel Dahmen shot a final round 68 on Sunday at Point Grey Golf and Country Club to win the PC Financial Open, the first event of PGA TOUR Canada’s 2014 season.

Dahmen claimed his first victory in his five seasons on PGA TOUR Canada, narrowly edging British Columbia natives Eugene Wong and Brad Clapp by a shot. The win moves Dahmen to the top of the Order of Merit and the race for The Five, who will earn Web.com Tour status for 2014.

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Wong Upbeat for Final Round Chances After Up-and-Down Day

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:28 Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:21

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Brian Decker (PGATOUR.COM)

North Vancouver’s Eugene Wong struggled to reproduce the magic that earned him the outright lead through 36 holes on Saturday, but the 23-year old was upbeat about his chances to try and win heading into Sunday’s final round.

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PGA TOUR Canada Storylines: PC Financial Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 02:21 Wednesday, 28 May 2014 02:04

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2013 PC Financial Open Pre-Tournament Notes

Dates: May 26-June 1, 2013
Where: Point Grey Golf and Country Club
Par/Yards: 36-36—72/6,801 yards
Field: 156
2013 champion: New event
Purse: $150,000/$27,000 (winner)
Format: 72-hole stroke play
Website: pcfinancialopen.com
Facebook: pcfinancialopen
Twitter: @pcfinancialopen / #PCFO

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