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Brooke Henderson Continues Top-10 Streak, Lands in Top Spot in Weekly Rankings

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:09 Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:02

altBrooke Henderson continued her streak of Top-10 results on the LPGA Tour, finishing in a tie for sixth at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. It was her eighth straight Top-10 finish this year – nine if you count the Ladies Masters event in Australia, which was a European Tour event back in February. The result moved the Smiths Falls, Ont., golfer up to a career-best No. 5 in the world. She is currently eighth on the Tour’s money list, fourth in scoring average and second on the Tour in birdies with 152 to date.

Making the biggest move inside the Top-10 was Sara-Maude Juneau, who climbed 24 places in the world rankings, up to No. 9 in Canada, after finishing in a tie for fifth at the Symetra Tour’s Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay in Florida. It was her first Top-10 result in four tournaments this year

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The Rules of Golf Goes Online

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 19:34 Tuesday, 26 April 2016 19:29

Diane Barabé(Dan Hyatt/Golf Canada) — Golf Canada is proud to release our new Rules Education platform. An online portal for golfers looking to learn the details of golf etiquette, rules basics and commonly encountered situations.

Whether you’re interested in becoming a referee or just want to learn more about the game, our new rules platform offers plenty of great content including a fun and interactive way to learn the rules of golf.

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Learn to Compete: Golf Canada’s Guide to Competitive Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:11 Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:03

Brooke HendersonThe Learn to Compete Program is a framework that PGA of Canada members can use to foster the development of competitive junior aged athletes through a three-stage program that aligns with the various stages of Long-Term Player Development.

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Conners Ties for Second at PGA Tour Latinoamerica Event in Guatemala

Last Updated on Monday, 25 April 2016 23:55 Monday, 25 April 2016 23:47

Corey ConnersANTIGUA, Guatemala (Golf Canada) — Team Canada Yong Pro Squad member Corey Conners finished in a tie for second at the Stella Artois Open.

Conners shot a 6 under 66 in his final round to move up three spots on the leader board and tie Puma Dominguez for second place at 13-under for the tournament.

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BC’s Du Toit Continues to Top Amateur Weekly Rankings

Last Updated on Friday, 22 April 2016 01:08 Friday, 22 April 2016 01:02

Jared Du ToitAustin James gained 20 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for second at the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational. It was the No. 3 ranked amateur in Canada’s seventh straight Top-10 result and his third consecutive Top-5 showing. His 10-under 206 total was the third lowest in school history.

Alistair Docherty picked up 19 places in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational, just three strokes behind the winner. The result moved the senior at Chico State up to No. 5 in the Canadian rankings. The New Brunswick native, currently the top-ranked Division II golfer, was also one of 10 collegiate golfers selected to represent the U.S. in the 2016 Palmer Cup – the collegiate version of the Ryder Cup.

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