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Rolling Hills to Host Season Opener for Ontario Junior Linksters

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014 00:20 Monday, 05 May 2014 00:18


RICHMOND HILL, Ontario — Ontario Junior Linksters are getting ready to start their season off with a bang. They are polishing off their shoes, laying out their uniforms and dusting off their clubs for this weekend’s upcoming tournament that is being hosted at Rolling Hills Golf Club on May 4, 2014.



Golf Québec Picks Up Sport Federation of the Year Award

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00 Sunday, 04 May 2014 23:56


The Québec Golf Federation — known as Golf Québec — was presented with the Sport Federation of the Year Award by Sports-Québec during the 41st edition of Gala Sports-Québec held at Sheraton Laval.

Other finalists included the Fédération de gymnastique du Québec and Plongeon Québec.



McIlroy Tired of Top-10 Finishes, Wants Wins

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 May 2014 23:54 Sunday, 04 May 2014 23:41

Rory McIlroy

Canadian Press

Steve Reed (AP)

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Rory McIlroy is getting a little bored with "back-door" top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour.

He wants more.



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.



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


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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