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Daniela Darquea Wins Medalist Honors At Stage I Of LPGA Qualifying Tournament

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 18:40 Tuesday, 30 August 2016 18:37

Daniela DarqueaRANCHO MIRAGE, California (Symetra Tour) — Daniela Darquea (Quito, Ecuador) carded a 2-under, 70 to earn medalist honors at Stage I of LPGA Qualifying Tournament with a four-day total of 10-under, 278. She was the only player, in a field that started at 347, to post four straight under-par rounds. Princess Superal (Dasmarinas City, Philippines), the 2014 U.S. Junior Girls’ Amateur champion and Sarah Schmelzel (Phoenix, Ariz.), a Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American at South Carolina, finished in a tie for second at 9-under, 279. The youngest player in the field, 17-year-old Nasa Hataoka (Japan) finished fourth at 8-under, 280.



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Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 18:34 Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:58

Deutsche Bank ChampionshipCanadian Press



Site: Norton, Mass.

Course: TPC Boston. Yardage: 7,214. Par: 71.

Purse: $8.5 million (First Prize: $1.53 million).



Ariya Jutanugarn Wins In Canada For 5th LPGA Title

Last Updated on Monday, 29 August 2016 01:38 Monday, 29 August 2016 01:32

Ariya JutanugarnCanadian Press

CALGARY, Alberta (Donna Spencer/ The Canadian Press) — Ariya Jutanugarn ran away with the CP Women’s Open at chilly Priddis Greens for her LPGA Tour-leading fifth victory of the year – all in the last 10 events.

Nine days after withdrawing from the Rio Olympics because of a left knee injury, the 20-year-old Thai player made a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a 6-under 66 and a four-stroke victory.



Alberta Kids Win Big At 2016 CP Women’s Open

Last Updated on Monday, 29 August 2016 01:20 Monday, 29 August 2016 01:13

Canadian Pacific's $2 million donation to the Alberta Children's HospitalCALGARY, Alberta — Ariya Jutanugarn topped one of the deepest fields on the LPGA tour, including dozens of recent Olympians, to win the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open title, with local kids also winning big thanks to CP’s $2 million donation to the Alberta Children’s Hospital in support of pediatric cardiac care and research.



Henderson Arrives In Calgary For 2016 CP Women’s Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:48 Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:39

Brooke HendersonCanadian Press

PRIDDIS, Alberta (Bill Graveland/The Canadian Press) — Canadian golf sensation Brooke Henderson spent well over an hour hammering balls on the driving range at Priddis Greens on Monday as veterans and rookies alike marvelled at her amazing year heading into this week’s CP Women’s Open.

Henderson, just back from the Summer Olympics in Rio, signed a couple of autographs before retiring to the driving range – working out the kinks as rain started to fall and a blustery west wind continued to blow at her back.

Her success and work ethic have not gone unnoticed.



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