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Bubba Watson Has Game, and It Even Travels

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 01:32 Tuesday, 11 November 2014 01:28

Bubba Watson

Canadian Press

SHANGHAI, China (Doug Ferguson/AP) — A television crew from the European Tour asked players to participate in a quiz about China before the start of the HSBC Champions.

This was never going to end well for Bubba Watson.

The two-time Masters champion went along with the promotion and even guessed right on a couple of questions. But it all went wrong when the host asked Watson to name an animal on the Chinese calendar.

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Canada Wins Tailhade Cup in Argentina

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 01:21 Tuesday, 11 November 2014 01:09

altBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Dave Kaplan/Golf Canada) — Canada won its first ever Tailhade Cup at the Los Lagartos Country Club, defeating defending champion Spain by 19 strokes.

The two-man team of Austin Connelly and Corey Conners played solid golf in the final round to add to an already insurmountable lead heading into the day.

Connelly, a dual citizen who resides in Nova Scotia and Texas, shot a 2-under par 69 on Sunday, while Conners, a 22-year old native of Listowel, Ont., carded a 68.

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Canada’s Svensson Ties for Fourth in Elite NCAA Showdown

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 01:05 Tuesday, 11 November 2014 01:00

altEL PASO, Texas (Dave Kaplan/Golf Canada) — Canada's Adam Svensson finished tied for fourth place at the Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic, shooting a 6-under par 207 on the week.

The 20-year-old native of Surrey, B.C. represented Barry University at the El Paso Country Club in a 19-player field that featured some of the NCAA's top players.

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Race to Dubai Still Alive

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:51 Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:46

altThe Race to Dubai is still alive heading into the penultimate event of the season with four players still in the running to finish European Number One as the Final Series enters its third week.

While Rory McIlroy is still very much the favourite to win The Race to Dubai for a second time in three years with a lead of 2,943,536 points and just two tournaments on The 2014 European Tour International Schedule remaining, Jamie Donaldson, Sergio Garcia, and Marcel Siem can all still catch the World Number One.

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Jack Nicklaus and Son Jack II Headline a Hall of Fame Field at the 2014 PNC Father/Son Challenge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:46 Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:37

altORLANDO, Florida — Jack Nicklaus and his son Jack II headline a field full of World Golf Hall of Fame members, golf legends and their children when the PNC Father/Son Challenge tees off for the 17th time, December 11–14, 2014, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes in Fla.

Nicklaus, who will play in his 12th PNC Father/Son Challenge this year, will be joined by Jack II for the seventh time. Charles Schwab Cup winner Bernhard Langer, who won five tournaments on the Champions Tour in 2014, will also return to the PNC Father/Son Challenge with daughter, Christina. They will be joined by defending champions Stewart and Connor Cink, NBC Sports analyst Johnny Miller and son, Andy, and a field of greats who have amassed 452 worldwide victories and 59 major championships.

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