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PGA TOUR Canada Qualifying Resumes in British Columbia

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:39 Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:34

Crown Isle Resort and Golf CommunityCOURTENAY, British Columbia (Brian Decker/Golf Canada) — PGA TOUR Canada qualifying resumes this week with the final of three Qualifying Tournaments taking place at the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Courtenay, B.C. for the second straight year.

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CN Future Links Pacific Championship Set to Open 2015 Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:30 Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:21

CN Future Links ChampionshipsQUALICUM BEACH, British Columbia (Herb Fung/Golf Canada) — Golf Canada’s 2015 competitive season will begin with the Pacific edition of the CN Future Links Championships. Hosted at Pheasant Glen Golf Resort in Qualicum Beach, B.C., the competition featuring a field of the nation’s top junior-aged golfers will be held May 7-10.

The CN Future Links Pacific Championship is the first in a series of six junior competitions presented in partnership with CN. The 54-hole stroke play tournament will begin on Friday, May 8 following the previous day’s practice round. Set amongst expansive meadows, lush woodlands and the snowy peaks of Mount Arrowsmith, Pheasant Glen showcases the natural beauty and prestige of Vancouver Island.

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Mackenzie Hughes Finishes 4th at NGA Tour’s Savannah Lakes Village Classic

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:20 Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:18

Mackenzie HughesMcCORMICK, South Carolina (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Canada’s Mackenzie Hughes could not hold onto his third-round lead, slipping to 13-under par with a 2-over 74 for a fourth-place finish at the NGA Tour’s Savannah Lakes Village Classic.

Despite an eagle on the par-5 3rd hole, the 24-year-old Team Canada Young Pro Squad member struggled with six bogeys on the day. American Chas Narramore jumped on the opportunity, winning the tournament for a second time with a 5-under par 67.

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Brooke Henderson Qualifies for NT Shootout

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 05:19 Wednesday, 29 April 2015 05:14

Brooke HendersonIRVING, Texas (Terry Lenyk/Golf Canada) — Team Canada Young Pro Squad member Brooke Henderson had little time to reflect on her third place finish at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic – a result that had Canadian golf fans glued to their television sets reeling with pride from coast-to-coast.

Just a few hours after recording her career best finish on the LPGA Tour, the Smiths Falls, Ont., native was on a plane leaving San Francisco, headed to Texas so she could attempt to “Monday qualify” for this week’s Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC.

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Freedom 55 Financial Signs Lineup of Rising Canadian Golfers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 02:06 Wednesday, 29 April 2015 02:01

Matt HillLONDON, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Freedom 55 Financial has signed four young Canadian golfers as brand ambassadors, including rising golf stars Albin Choi of Toronto, Matt Hill of Brights Grove, Ont., Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Adam Svensson of Surrey, B.C.

The four will join current Freedom 55 Financial golfer and brand ambassador Mackenzie Hughes on #TeamFreedom, a group of young Canadian athletes striving to reach the pinnacle of their athletic dreams.

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