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Fox to Televise Greg Norman’s Tournament

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014 21:49 Monday, 05 May 2014 21:45


LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — Fox Sports gets its first experience broadcasting golf in America by taking over the Franklin Templeton Shootout at the end of the year.

The 54-hole team event in Florida will be the debut of Fox Sports in golf ahead of its 12-year deal to televise the U.S. Open starting in 2015. Fox announced last week that Joe Buck would be its lead golf announcer and Greg Norman the main analyst.



Trump Buys Famed Turnberry Course in Scotland

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014 21:44 Monday, 05 May 2014 21:39

Donald Trump

Canadian Press

NEW YORK, New York (AP) — Donald Trump expanded his golf empire with his biggest acquisition yet — Turnberry.

Trump announced that he has agreed to buy the picturesque links course and resort on the west coast of Scotland, which has hosted the British Open four times. The most recent was in 2009, when Stewart Cink won a playoff over 59-year-old Tom Watson. The most famous was in 1977, the "Duel in the Sun" that featured Watson defeating Jack Nicklaus.



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.



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