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Latrobe Field House Named for Alumnus Arnold Palmer

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 01:31 Friday, 12 September 2014 01:23

altArnold Palmer was honored again in his hometown with the placing of his name on the field house at the new athletic complex at the Greater Latrobe Junior/Senior High School.

The ribbon-cutting, attended by family, friends, community and academic leaders and citizens and the 1,400 students of the high schools, took place on Palmer's 85th birthday Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

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World Golf Hall of Fame to Present Inaugural World Golf Village Golf Festival

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 00:33 Friday, 12 September 2014 00:16

altST. AUGUSTINE, Florida — The inaugural World Golf Village Golf Festival is a day-long event celebrating what makes the game great. It will feature interactive activities throughout the day, with something for golf fans of all ages including appearances by Hall of Fame members, a Demo Day at Slammer & Squire, unique playing experiences and golf movies at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater. The entire event is free to the public and will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. throughout World Golf Village.

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Happy Birthday! Arnold Palmer Turns 85

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 22:25 Wednesday, 10 September 2014 22:18

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer, a 62-time PGA TOUR winner and seven-time major champion, celebrates his 85th birthday, September 10, 2014.

In a two-decade stretch from 1955 through the mid-70s, Palmer amassed his 62 titles, 55 more top-3 finishes and 242 total top-10 showings. Palmer added 10 Champions Tour titles in the 1980s including five senior majors.

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Burlington’s Michael Gligic Awarded Canadian Player of the Week for Second Time

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 September 2014 06:01 Wednesday, 03 September 2014 19:59

Michael GligicPETERBOROUGH, Ontario — Michael Gligic of Burlington, ON, was recognized for the second time in two weeks as Canadian Player of the Week by Freedom 55 FinancialTM as PGA TOUR Canada's Wildfire Invitational Presented by PC Financial ended. Gligic finished second in the tournament.

"As a Canadian organization that focuses on supporting individuals in achieving their goals and dreams, it's a privilege for us to help up-and-coming Canadian golfers pursue their own aspirations," said Mike Murphy, Regional Director, Freedom 55 Financial, Durham/Peterborough.

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Schniederjans, Lee Win McCormack Medals As World's Leading Amateurs

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 22:24 Tuesday, 02 September 2014 22:14

Ollie Schniederjans

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (USGA, R&A) — Oliver Schniederjans has won the Mark H McCormack Medal as the number one-ranked player in the 2014 World Amateur Golf RankingTM.

The 21-year-old from Powder Springs, Georgia has enjoyed an excellent season, amassing five wins in his third year in college golf. The Georgia Tech student also finished second in the NCAA Championship and NCAA Raleigh Regional.

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