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Team Canada’s Étienne Papineau Commits to West Virginia University

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 21:13 Tuesday, 04 August 2015 21:08

Étienne Papineau(Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Men’s Development Squad member Étienne Papineau has committed to play golf for West Virginia University beginning in the fall of 2016.

Papineau, the lone remaining member of the Men’s Development Squad yet to commit to a post-secondary school, made the announcement just days following his amateur championship win in his home province of Québec.

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Four Tied After Opening Round of 2015 Canadian Junior Boys Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:57 Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:53

Charles-Éric BélangerVAUDREUIL-DORION, Quebec (Michaela DiMarcantonio/Golf Canada) — Four competitors shot 1-under-par 71 to take the opening round lead in the 77th Canadian Junior Boys Championship being contested at Summerlea Golf & Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que.

Two 16-year-olds, Charles-Éric Bélanger of Québec City, Que., and A.J. Ewart of Coquitlam, B.C., are co-leaders in both the Junior and Juvenile divisions.

The pair are joined at the top of the Junior leaderboard by 18-year-old Kevin Gordon of Whitby, Ont., and 17-year-old Henry Lee of Coquitlam, B.C.

While Summerlea Golf & Country Club was not affected by the heavy rainfall in the area, the competitors were challenged with gusty winds throughout the day.

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Volunteers Urgently Required for CP Women’s Open at Vancouver Golf Club

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:42 Tuesday, 04 August 2015 07:37

altThe CP Canadian Women’s Open is taking place at the Vancouver Golf Club this August 20 to 23, and there is a need for Volunteer Course Marshals.

We are inviting groups to participate in marshalling a portion or an entire hole during the tournament.

The Canadian Women’s Open Championship is one of the ultimate tournaments for the members of the LPGA Tour as it always draws the top 100 players in the world. Volunteers will have an opportunity to get close up to the world’s best women golfers.

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Canadian Junior Girls Championship Heads to Deer Park Golf Course

Last Updated on Sunday, 02 August 2015 07:17 Sunday, 02 August 2015 07:11

Deer Park Golf CourseYORKTON, Saskatchewan (Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — The nation’s top junior female golfing talents will be on display at the Canadian Junior Girls Championship, August 3-7, at Deer Park Golf Course in Yorkton, Sask.

The 61st edition of the championship will showcase over 100 of Canada’s top juniors.

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Canadian Cancer Society Talks Progress with Golf Fore the Cure

Last Updated on Sunday, 02 August 2015 07:00 Sunday, 02 August 2015 06:52

Golf Fore The CureTen years ago, Golf Canada began their partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society to support breast cancer research and support programs while increasing women’s participation in the sport. Since then, Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru has raised more than $4 million toward the Society’s mission work.

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