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Kenny Perry Officially Ends PGA Tour Career

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 19:33 Tuesday, 09 June 2015 19:29

Kenny PerryCanadian Press

DUBLIN, Ohio (Doug Ferguson/AP) — One more putt would have given Kenny Perry two extra days on the PGA Tour, though it wouldn’t have changed a thing.

He wanted the Memorial to be his final PGA Tour event, and whether that ended on Friday or Sunday was irrelevant.

The Memorial was the first of his 14 career victories in 1991, and it proved that he belonged among the best players. Even so, he never imagined playing nearly 30 years without ever losing his card until he was on the Champions Tour.

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Nicklaus Talks Tiger, But Questions Change to What’s Wrong

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 19:07 Tuesday, 09 June 2015 18:58

Jack Nicklaus and Tiger WoodsCanadian Press

DUBLIN, Ohio (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Jack Nicklaus gets asked more about Tiger Woods than he ever did about the golf ball.

The only difference is the nature of the question.

For the longest time, it used to be, “Do you think Tiger will break your record in the majors?” Now it has become, “What’s wrong with Tiger?”

The answer is the same. Nicklaus really doesn’t know.

Woods might not, either.

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Portland: A Great Weekend Getaway for British Columbia Golfers

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 07:01 Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:50

altPORTLAND, Oregon (Alfie Lau/iG) — Drive to the Tulalip Outlet Mall 50 kilometres north of Seattle and you’d think you were in Canada because the majority of the licence plates are from British Columbia.

But if you want even better deals without having to fight other Canadians for them, don’t mind driving another three hours south, and pack your golf clubs, then Portland, OR, should be your next weekend getaway.

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Choi Wins Bayview Place Island Savings Open

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015 03:44 Monday, 08 June 2015 03:31

Albin ChoiVICTORIA, British Columbia (Brian Decker/Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada) — With a final round 4-under 66, Toronto’s Albin Choi captured his first Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada victory on Sunday at Uplands Golf Club, claiming the Bayview Place Island Savings Open presented by Times Colonist.

The 23-year old came out of the gate hot on Sunday, making birdie on four of his first five holes to separate himself from the field, then held on down the stretch to win by three over North Vancouver, British Columbia’s Eugene Wong, Surrey, British Columbia’s Adam Svensson and Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s Jason Millard.

The win moves Choi to the top of the Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit, in position to earn full status on the Web.com Tour for 2016.

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‘Canadian Ninjas’ to Compete on Altered Course Reality Golf Series

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015 02:58 Monday, 08 June 2015 02:49

Kyla Inaba and Eileen KellyORLAND, Florida (British Columbia Golf) — Golf Channel recently announced a new reality competition series, Altered Course, that combines golf, speed, fitness, teamwork, and decision-making as teams navigate re-imagined and extreme golf holes in excess of 700 yards, traversing the natural obstacles and challenging terrain as fast as possible.

Altered Course’s inaugural season will take place in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Of particular interest to Canadians, and British Columbians specifically, is the team of Eileen Kelly and Kyla Inaba, calling themselves the #Canadian Ninjas.

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