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Top 10 Rory McIlroy Shots on the PGA Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 March 2015 19:36 Sunday, 01 March 2015 19:29

Rory McIlroyHere’s a look at some of Rory McIlroy’s best shots on the PGA Tour (excluding majors) courtesy of the PGA Tour.

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Conners Receives Exemption Into Puerto Rico Open

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 07:42 Friday, 27 February 2015 07:38

Corey ConnersTeam Canada’s Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont. has received a sponsors exemption into the Puerto Rico Open.

The tournament, a PGA Tour event, will be played March 5-8 at Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, opposite the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

“I am so pleased to have been given this opportunity in Puerto Rico,” said Conners. He will use this event as a tune-up for the Masters.

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From the Fringe: A Trip of a Lifetime to the Home of Golf

Last Updated on Monday, 23 February 2015 23:12 Monday, 23 February 2015 23:00

altJustine Decock/Golf Canada

It’s true what they say about St. Andrews, Scotland — it really is the Home of Golf. The feeling of walking through town, past the clubhouse and over Swilcan Bridge is like none other. The Home of Golf truly lives up to the hype. I was fortunate enough to experience these things first hand by attending the R&A Tournament Administrators and Referees School (TARS) with our Vice-President, Roland Deveau. We had the chance to represent Golf Canada and to see the mecca of golf in-person.

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Canadian Brooke Henderson Loving Life as a Full-Time LPGA Tour Pro

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 February 2015 18:12 Sunday, 22 February 2015 18:08

Brooke HendersonCanadian Press

Dan Ralph/The Canadian Press

Brooke Henderson finished tied for 33rd in her first tournament as a pro and faces having to qualify for many of the LPGA Tour events she wants to play this season, but the Canadian teen couldn’t be happier.

Just over two months after declining a golf scholarship at Florida to play full-time on the LPGA Tour, the 17-year-old native of Smiths Falls, Ont., is relishing her decision.

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Blomidon Golf and Country Club Wins CN Future Links Facility of the Year Award

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 02:34 Tuesday, 17 February 2015 02:26

altOAKVILLE, Ontario (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — CN and Golf Canada are pleased to recognize the Blomidon Golf and Country Club with the CN Future Links Facility of the Year award for the 2014 season.

Blomidon, nestled in the heart of Corner Brook, Nfld., earned the award for its marked performance and delivery of CN Future Links, Canada’s junior golf program. Under the direction of head PGA of Canada professional Wayne Allen, Blomidon instilled the fundamentals and values of golf through CN Future Links to over 280 juniors—all of whom graduated stages of the Learn to Play program.

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