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Baha Mar, TPC Network Announce TPC Baha Mar

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:44 Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:23

altNASSAU, The Bahamas (PGA TOUR) — Baha Mar, the $3.5 billion integrated gaming resort opening in the Spring of 2015 in Nassau, The Bahamas, has partnered with the PGA TOUR's TPC Network to announce TPC at Baha Mar. The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course is the TPC Network's first Caribbean golf course and will be a complement to the resort's elite collection of hotel brands – The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, Grand Hyatt and SLS LUX – as well as an ESPA spa and a myriad of other remarkable experiences.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 01:12 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:44

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Site: Naples, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Tiburon Course (6,540 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2 million. Winner's share: $500,000.



Amateur Jin Holds On, Wins Nine Dragons Open

Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 22:38 Monday, 17 November 2014 22:35

Cheng JinJIAXING, China (PGA TOUR) — Amateur Cheng Jin, who had come close to winning in his previous PGA TOUR China start, didn't let a second chance slip away. Jin made a late birdie at the Nine Dragons Open and watched as Lucas Lee, who had led for most of the final round, finished with three consecutive bogeys. That opened the door to history as Jin became the first amateur to win a PGA TOUR China event. He defeated Sam Chien by a shot.

"I'm just so excited. I didn't really think about winning before the week, but I played really well; especially my putting," said Jin, who turned 16 in March. "This really gave me a lot of confidence and is a turning point for myself and for my future in golf."



Charley Hoffman Rallies to Win in Mexico

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 November 2014 21:31 Sunday, 16 November 2014 19:47

Charley Hoffman

Canadian Press

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Charley Hoffman began to wonder if he would ever win another PGA Tour event. Even after he rallied to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, he was reminded of how long it had been when his wife and two young daughters joined in the celebration.

"My last win was when Claire was in my wife’s stomach," Hoffman said with a smile.

That would be his oldest daughter, who just turned 4.



Berger Makes Five Early Birdies, Finishes in Six-Way Tie for Lead at OHL Classic

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 19:30 Thursday, 13 November 2014 19:19

Daniel Berger

Canadian Press

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Daniel Berger had five birdies in a seven-hole stretch for a share of the lead in the OHL Classic.

Making his sixth PGA Tour start, Berger birdied Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7 and finished with two pars to match Will MacKenzie, Robert Garrigus, Steve Wheatcroft, Hudson Swafford and Tony Finau at 6-under 65 on Mayakoba's El Camaleon course.

"This is what we work so hard for, so it's great to get off to a good start, but got to keep it going," said Berger, the 21-year-old Florida State player who earned a PGA Tour card last season on the Tour.



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