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Lyle to Take Break from PGA TOUR

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:54 Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:37

alt(Australian AP via PGATOUR.COM) Dual cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle will take the rest of the PGA TOUR season off after failing to make significant inroads this year.

Lyle, who returned to the TOUR after beating leukemia for a second time in his life, has made the decision to pull the plug and better prepare himself for another crack in the 2015-16 season.

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PGA of BC Announces New Marketing Manager

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 06:35 Sunday, 24 May 2015 06:31

Katrina OwensFresh after finishing her degree in Communication Studies at McMaster University, where she graduated with Honours, Katrina joins the PGA of BC team with a wealth of education and experience in the field of public relations, communications, and marketing. In 2014, she spent the summer working with Golf Canada as their Media & Public Relations Intern, which saw her active at many national championship events throughout the season.

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Golf Channel, East Lake Golf Club, and East Lake Foundation Create the East Lake Cup

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 07:48 Friday, 22 May 2015 07:44

altGolf Channel, East Lake Golf Club, and the East Lake Foundation announced the creation of the East Lake Cup, a new collegiate two-day match-play championship featuring top-performing teams from the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships. The East Lake Cupwill take place at historic East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, and air live on Golf Channel on Monday, November 2, and Tuesday, November 3, 2015.

“We are thrilled about this partnership and the opportunities it presents to highlight the best of college golf and the work of the East Lake Foundation,” said Tom Cousins, Founder, East Lake Golf Club. “As home course of legendary golfer Bobby Jones, East Lake Golf Club provides the ideal venue for showcasing the next generation of golfers.”

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Six Ways to Use Your Phone at the BMW PGA

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:41 Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:31

altSURREY, England (Will Pearson and Jamie Kennedy/EuropeanTour.com) — This year’s BMW PGA Championship promises to be the most interactive and immersive experience in the flagship event’s history. With more ways than ever for fans to get involved digitally, EuropeanTour.com recaps the key do’s and don’ts with mobile phone use at Wentworth Club.

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Rory McIlroy Puts Innovation and Inspiration on Display at Niketown London

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:26 Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:17

altStraight off a commanding win and record-setting victory at the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina, Rory McIlroy greeted an energetic crowd at Niketown London. The World’s No. 1 golfer spoke passionately about inspiring a new generation of golf athletes as well as the journey he’s taken to the top of the golf world.

The 26-year-old was joined on stage by footballer-turned-broadcaster Chris Kamara, who fulfilled the role of emcee just days before McIlroy defends his title at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

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