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Dawson to Retire as Chief Executive of R&A

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 04:40 Wednesday, 23 April 2014 04:34

Peter Dawson

Canadian Press

ST ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf and organizing the British Open.

The R&A says that Dawson will step down in September 2015.

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Alyssa Getty Wins Second Female Golfer of the Year WESPY Award

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:30 Friday, 18 April 2014 00:27

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WINDSOR— Alyssa Getty of the Golf Association of Ontario’s (GAO) U19 Team Ontario has won the 2014 Windsor-Essex Sports Person of the Year (WESPY) Award for Female Golfer of the Year. It is the second year in a row that she has won the award.

Getty was named the winner at the ninth annual awards ceremony on April 15 at the Cabota Club in Windsor. Last year, Getty was both the youngest nominee and winner of the award.

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Louis Tomlinson and Paula Grant Win R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014 21:08 Tuesday, 08 April 2014 21:01

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The annual R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament drew to a close on Tuesday afternoon with Louis Tomlinson of Myerscough College winning the men’s division and Paula Grant of Ulster clinching her second consecutive women’s division victory in a play-off.

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Wildstone Golf Club Set to Open April 18th for Fourth Season in Sparkling Condition

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:28 Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:23

Wildstone Golf Course

CRANBROOK, British Columbia – Whether you’re a local teeing it up in one of its signature events or passing through the Kootney Rockies and looking for a great place to play golf, Wildstone GC offers one of the most exceptional golf experiences in the land.

It has only been three years since the one-and-only Black Knight Design in Canada first wowed British Columbia golfers, but in that time Wildstone has established itself as a premier golf property where regular guests and travellers have been warmly welcomed and embraced in a remarkable world-class setting.

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iG’s Lisa Vlooswyk Wins Golfweek Magazine’s Golfest Entertainer Of The Year

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:26 Wednesday, 26 March 2014 23:21

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by Lisa Vlooswyk (iG)

What a day!

I competed in The Villages GolfWeek Magazine Golfest Entertainer of the Year competition in Florida recently.

I was honored to be with such esteemed trick shot artists as Rocky Shipes and the Godfather of trick shots, Ben Witter - what an inspiration he is.

The judges said what a close competition it was... but I won! Blown away!

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