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McIlroy Wins PGA Tour Player of the Year

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 07:38 Wednesday, 01 October 2014 07:30


Canadian Press

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Doug Ferugons/AP) — One incredible month of golf was enough for Rory McIlroy to be voted PGA Tour player of the year.

The award surprised no one. McIlroy won the award, which is a vote of PGA Tour members, for the second time in three years.

He joined Tiger Woods, Greg Norman and Nick Price as the only multiple winners of the Jack Nicklaus Award since it began in 1990.



Troon Launches the 2015 Troon Card

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:34 Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:31

Troon CardSCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Troon® is proud to announce the launch of the 2015 Troon Card, offering golf fee discounts of up to 50 percent at more than 50 participating facilities. The 2015 program offers many affordable options with regional and state-specific cards that include "bonus states" and even international locations - all at value pricing. With the National Card option, cardholders enjoy preferred rates at all participating locations, including properties across the United States including Hawaii, and international facilities.



Canadian Pairs Sees First Successful Title Defence

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 20:09 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 20:04

altCOURTENAY, British Columbia — The 2014 Canadian Pairs Presented By WestJet is in the books and the team from Sunnydale will once again represent the competition at Pebble Beach later this year.



Canada’s 2-Time WLD Champ Sadlowski in Final ‘Las Vegas 8’

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:55 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:46

altMESQUITE, Nevada — The longest eight golfers on Earth were determined following three days of grueling competition of the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship at the Mesquite Sports and Event Complex. The eight golfers, known as the Las Vegas 8, will compete in the Finals for the world title and a first-place prize of $250,000. The Finals will be televised live on Golf Channel Nov. 4 from the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. The Las Vegas 8 Finalists are: Daniel Beckman, Jeff Crittenden, Jeff Flagg, Matt Hanger, Joe Miller, Connor Powers, Jamie Sadlowski and Adam Smith.



What’s Hot: Nicklaus Awarded Honorary Life Membership

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 03:02 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:45

altJack Nicklaus, the 18-time Major winner considered by many as the greatest golfer in the history of the game, has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of The European Tour.

The American was presented with a silver membership card by George O'Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour, at the announcement outside the Gleneagles Hotel in advance of the final day of The 2014 Ryder Cup, played over the PGA Centenary Course Nicklaus designed.



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