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Currie Becomes First Canadian To Win Duke Of York Young Champions Trophy

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:11 Thursday, 15 September 2016 19:23

altSOUTHPORT, England (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada Development Squad member Chloë Currie made history at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club, shooting up the leaderboard at the Duke of York to leapfrog the competition on her way to becoming the first Canadian to capture the Young Champions Trophy.

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Golf Fore The Cure Presented By Subaru Celebrates Raising $270,000 For Breast Cancer Research At National Event

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:29 Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:24

Golf Fore the CureBURLINGTON, Ontario (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Laughter and cheer could be heard for miles across Lake Ontario at the annual Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru National Event at the Burlington Golf & Country Club.

Over 100 ladies were greeted with sunny skies at one of Canada’s many stunning golf courses to celebrate raising more than $270,000 for breast cancer research through individual Golf Fore the Cure events run coast to coast in 2016.

The National Event, running for the thirteenth consecutive year, featured 18-holes of golf packed with raffles, prizing, and games, followed by an awards dinner to thank the many fundraising efforts put forth by Golf Fore the Cure participants across Canada.

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Alberta Golf Announces $54,000 In Scholarship Funds

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:24 Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:17

altCALGARY, Alberta (Alberta Golf) — Many golfers will be heading back to school with a scholarship this year, after Alberta Golf announced the 2016 scholarship recipients.

The successful applicants include past Team Alberta members, past Interprovincial Team members, Alberta Junior Champions, Alberta Amateur Champions, as well as students who simply enjoy the sport.

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Jason Day Leads In Bid For PGA Player Of The Year Award & Vardon Trophy

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 05:32 Monday, 12 September 2016 05:24

Jason DayPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (PGA of America) — Jason Day, the World No.1-ranked player and a three-time winner this season, holds a narrow lead in the race for the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy. The season-ending awards are presented by the PGA of America for excellence by a PGA TOUR professional.

Day, 28, owns a 80-76 point lead over reigning U.S. Open Champion Dustin Johnson with two weeks remaining in the 2015-16 season. Both players have yet to win a PGA Player of the Year Award or a Vardon Trophy. They are trailed by two time winners Adam Scott, with 48 points and Jordan Spieth, the 2015 PGA Player of the Year/Vardon Trophy winner, who has 46 points.

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Lorie Kane Headlines PGA Women’s Championship Of Canada

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 04:46 Wednesday, 07 September 2016 04:39

Lorie KaneMISSISSAUGA, Ontario (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — Lorie Kane headlines the field for the PGA Women’s Championship of Canada at Credit Valley Golf and Country Club.

Kane, who was recently inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, looks to win her record sixth PGA Women’s Championship of Canada but will face fierce competition from a contingent of players including Nicole Vandermade, Lisa Ferrero and Kylie Barros.

“It’s going to be a fantastic championship this week at Credit Valley,” said PGA of Canada president Steve Wood. “Our field is headlined by Canadian golf legend Lorie Kane who has a chance to win an amazing sixth PGA Women’s Championship of Canada.”

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