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Team Canada’s Maddie Szeryk Sets School Record 63 At Schooner Classic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 01:23 Wednesday, 28 September 2016 01:17

altNORMAN, Oklahoma (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Amateur Squad member Maddie Szeryk carded a school record 63 (-8) at the Belmar Golf Club to climb 13 spots into a tie for third at the Schooner Fall Classic.

The 20-year-old Allen, Tex., product reeled off five straight birdies en route to a bogey-free round to break the school record of 7-under par—one in which she had previously tied in 2014. Szeryk also became the first Texas A&M athlete to record a 63 in a round.

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Jack Westover Receives PGA of BC Lifetime Achievement Award

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:55 Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:47

Jack WestoverRevered for his contributions to the game of golf in British Columbia as both a coach and teacher, Jack Westover received the PGA of BC Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremonial dinner at Quilchena Golf & Country Club.

Jack’s son, Keith, acted as master of ceremonies – guiding the room of friends, family, and golf industry peers through a celebration of Jack’s career and life. Attendees shared their memories and experiences of Jack and his impact of their lives, including touching words from former student Doug Roxburgh.

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Rory McIlroy Wins Tour Championship, Becomes FedEx Cup Champion

Last Updated on Monday, 26 September 2016 00:36 Monday, 26 September 2016 00:08

Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship and FedEx CupCanadian Press

ATLANTA, Georgia (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake that made him a most unlikely FedEx Cup champion on Sunday.

The first one he didn’t even see go in.

Three shots behind with three holes to play at the Tour Championship, McIlroy holed a pitching wedge from 137 yards for eagle that gave him the spark he needed to close with a 6-under 64 and join a three-way playoff with the FedEx Cup title riding on the outcome.

“I knew I was right back in the golf tournament,” he said.

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Driver vs. Driver Finalists Competing For Largest Grand Prize In Golf Channel Series History

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:49 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:40

Driver vs. DriverORLANDO, Florida — Wilson Golf issued an open call and declared an unprecedented challenge – develop a concept that can be transformed into golf’s next cutting-edge driver – in a first-of-its-kind television series airing on Golf Channel. The reward: a life-changing grand prize of $500,000 and a Wilson Staff driver inspired by their concept hitting retail stores nationwide on Black Friday, Nov. 25, three days after the season finale. Driver vs. Driver presented by Wilson premieres Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. ET.

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Gary Player’s Major Goal To Raise $100 Million For Charity

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:31 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:20

Gary PlayerThe Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola, South Africa’s most successful charity golf tournament, will continue to receive support from The Coca-Cola Company and Sun International by partnering with The Player Foundation in their commitment towards raising $100 million for charity worldwide.

The continued support of Coca-Cola and Sun International for a further three years is a resounding endorsement of a tournament that first teed off in 2000 as part of Gary Player’s vision to raise funds for underprivileged children in South Africa. The tournament has since grown to include a global series of six tournaments worldwide raising more than $62 million for charity.

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