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Nova Scotia Adds Two New Schools to Golf in Schools

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014 23:46 Monday, 15 December 2014 23:40

altGolf Canada with files from the Nova Scotia Golf Association

Golf Central and HBM Integrated, two Nova Scotia owned and operated businesses, have teamed up to donate National Golf in Schools kits (NGIS) to two deserving schools in Nova Scotia.

Hebbville Academy was the recipient of a National Golf in Schools Kit donated by HBM Integrated. This school has over 500 students from grades primary to nine and won the Golf in Schools kit via winning a draw from all entries of schools attending the Sport Nova Scotia Milk Sports Fair held in in Bridgewater. PGA Professional Andrew Noseworthy assisted in delivery of the program by conducting classes for 100 students.

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Fritsch Opens Six-Shot Lead at Web.com Q-School

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 23:43 Sunday, 14 December 2014 23:38

Brad FritschPALM BEACH, Florida (Dave Kaplan/Golf Canada) — Brad Fritsch carded his third consecutive round of under par golf at Web.com Q School, firing a 6-under 65 in Round 4 to stretch his lead to six strokes.

The Ottawa resident took up where he left off after a 65 in the previous round, birdying three of his first four holes before adding five more on the back nine, including a pair on 17 and 18.

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Fritsch Leads Web.com Q-School by Two Shots

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:49 Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:42

altPALM BEACH, Florida (Dave Kaplan/Golf Canada) — Brad Fritsch is the overall leader thru 54 holes at Web.com Q School, after carding a 7-under 65 at PGA National on Saturday.

The Ottawa resident made six birdies and an eagle on the day to back up his second-round 64. Fritsch’s only bogey was on the 11th hole. He currently sits alone atop the leaderboard at -14, two strokes ahead of Americans Rick Cochran III and Matt Fast.

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Head Coaches Weigh In on Remarkable Year for Team Canada

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:41 Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:35

Tristan Mullally

Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada

The 2013/14 season was arguably the best year in Canadian amateur golf history. Canada obtained the world's No. 1 ranked female amateur spot (Brooke Henderson), a 2nd place finish in both the men's and women's World Amateur Team Championship and both a male (Corey Conners) and female (Henderson) finalist in the prestigious U.S. Amateur.

That's just the beginning.

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Fritsch 1 of 7 Canadians Shooting for Web.com Tour Status

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:32 Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:21

altPALM BEACH, Florida (Dave Kaplan @davykap/Golf Canada) — Seven Canadians will tee-it-up when the final stage of Web.com Q-School begins on Thursday.

The 150 players in the field will hope to secure spots on the 2015 Web.com Tour over the course of six days at PGA National's Champion and Fazio courses.

The overall winner of Q-School earns full status for 2015, while spots 2-10 are awarded status for the first 12 events of the Web.com season. Those who finish between 11th and 45th earn entry into the first eight events of 2015, while players finishing 46th or higher earn conditional status.

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