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Kent Canine Named 2014 Volunteer of the Year

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 23:54 Monday, 24 November 2014 23:51

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Champions Tour) — The Champions Tour announced that Kent Canine has been named the 2014 Champions Tour Volunteer of the Year for his loyal service to the Champions Tour. As the recipient of this award, Canine directed a $5,000 donation from the PGA TOUR to a charity of his choice, Open Arms of Minnesota, an organization that provides meals for those with serious illness or children of ill parents who live in the Twin Cities metro area.

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McIlroy Eyes a Slice of Australian Open History

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 01:03 Monday, 24 November 2014 00:58

Rory McIlroy

Canadian Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won back-to-back Australian Open titles when the world No. 1 tees off in Sydney.

Having finished the DP World Tour Championship with a share of second place, McIlroy will arrive in Sydney on Monday for the event at The Australian Golf Club.

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Canada Finishes Sixth at the Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 00:58 Monday, 24 November 2014 00:52

Aaron Baddeley International Junior ChampionshipYANGJIANG, China (CJGA) — The final round of Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship took place at Yangjiang Lake Facing Golf Club in China. It was a week of sunshine filled with great golf on a tough golf course layout. Chun-An Yu of Chinese Taipie took home the Boys division shooting a 278 (-10) total while teammate Ching-Tzu Chen took home the Girls division shooting a 285 (-3). For the fifth straight year Australia (1453) took home the team title.

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Canadian Seann Harlingten Wins Nevada Open and $20,000 First Prize

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 00:36 Monday, 24 November 2014 00:30

altMESQUITE, Nevada — Seann Harlingten, a professional from West Vancouver, BC, made his second appearance in the Nevada Open memorable when he won the 2014 title with a three-round score of 17-under par. He finished tied after 54 regulation holes with Tom Whitney, a 2010 United States Air Force Academy Graduate. Harlingten made quick work of the former cadet when he made a 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole of CasaBlanca Golf Club, one of two Mesquite golf courses used during the tournament. The Palms Golf Club was also played during the first two rounds. Both Harlingten and Whitney recorded final round scores of 67.

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Baldwin Kick Starts DP World Tour Championship Charity Birdie Pledge

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 17:41 Thursday, 20 November 2014 17:36

altA quick start from Matthew Baldwin has seen the DP World Tour Championship Charity Birdie Pledge account opened in support of this year's Official Charities - Friends of Cancer Patients and the Special Needs Families Group.

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