National: Canadians Worldwide / LPGA

Canada’s Brooke Henderson Awarded Special Exemption By Championship Committee As Entries Close For Star-Studded 2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 13:31 Wednesday, 01 July 2015 13:14

alt

(Scotland) July 1, 2015 - The 2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open field is set to be strongest and most international Major of the year as entries have now closed for this year’s Championship at Trump Turnberry Resort, Scotland, July 30 to August 2.
 
Seventeen year old Canadian Brooke Henderson, who turned professional at the end of 2014 and, with only limited playing rights, has had an impressive professional debut year and stormed up the rankings, currently sitting at No.46 on the Rolex Rankings.
 
All this has led to the Championship Committee awarding her a special exemption into the 2015 Championship.

Read more...

   

This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:34 Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:02

The Greenbrier ClassicCanadian Press

All Times EDT

PGA TOUR

THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC

Site: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Greenbrier Resort, The Old White TPC (7,287 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.7 million. Winner’s Share: $1,206,000.

Read more...

   

Choi’s Fairway Eagle Leads to NW Arkansas Championship Win

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:53 Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:44

Na Yeon ChoiCanadian Press

ROGERS, Arkansas (Kurt Voigt/AP) — Even Na Yeon Choi wasn’t sure if it was the time for her ninth career LPGA Tour title as she struggled throughout much of her round at Pinnacle Country Club.

The South Korean couldn’t make putts, was off with her irons and heard the roars in front of her as local favorite and defending champion Stacy Lewis surged past her and into the lead.

A double dose of timely 8-iron magic, however, fueled a shocking and sudden late victory for Choi — whose dramatic eagle on the par-4 16th sparked her two-shot win in the NW Arkansas Championship.

Read more...

   

This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 08:15 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:56

Travelers ChampionshipCanadian Press

All Times EDT

PGA TOUR

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cromwell, Connecticut.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC River Highlands (6,841 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.4 million. Winner's share: $1,152,000.

Read more...

   

Qualifying is Complete; Who is Headed to the U.S. Women’s Open?

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015 07:55 Monday, 22 June 2015 19:44

Paula CreamerLANCASTER, Pennsylvania (Amy Rogers/LPGA) — Qualifying for the more than 1,800 applicants into this year’s U.S. Women’s Open wrapped up around the world Monday, with the final qualifier held in Japan.

Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania makes its debut as host of the U.S. Women’s Open on July 6–12, 2015.

Read more...

   

Page 1 of 131