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Ko Among Past Champions Confirmed for LPGA Stop in London

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 22:43 Tuesday, 17 June 2014 22:36


LONDON, Ontario (Golf Canada) — The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open is once again expected to draw one of the strongest player fields on the LPGA Tour. In 2013, the event drew 96 of the top 100 players on the Rolex World Ranking.

Lydia Ko, the reigning two-time champion, and World No. 3, will headline a list of past champions who have confirmed their intention to challenge for the US$2.25 million purse at the 2014 CP Women’s Open.



16-Year-Old Among Four BCers Advancing to Final Stage of RBC Canadian Open Qualifying

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 00:41 Wednesday, 11 June 2014 00:33

Alex Francois

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Golf Canada) — The first of three RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifiers took place at Marine Drive Golf Club in Vancouver, B.C., with eight players finishing 2-over or better to make it through to the final Monday Qualifier of the 2014 RBC Canadian Open.

A total of 44 players competed over 18 holes of stroke play at Marine Drive with the top-15 percent of the field and ties (top seven competitors and ties) advancing to the final Monday Qualifier to be held Monday, July 21st at Club de Golf St-Raphaël in Île-Bizard, Que.



Oh, No, Canada! 27 Canuck Hopefuls Shut Out In U.S. Open Qualifying

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014 08:01 Wednesday, 04 June 2014 08:31


Q: What do CDNs in the US Open Sectionals & the losing team in a baseball no-hitter have in common?
A: Both go 0-for-27.
No less than 27 Canadians teed it up in the 36-hole final sectional qualifying on Monday at various posts across the United States.
But when the dust had settled…not one had survived the test. So for this year it will be only Saskatchewan’s pre-qualified Graham DeLaet carrying the Maple Leaf flag at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.



Canadians In The U.S. Open

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 May 2014 15:05 Saturday, 31 May 2014 14:57


Currently there is only one Canadian in the field, Graham DeLaet, but there are another 13 flag carriers including two amateurs who are through to the final stage of qualifying...
They tee it up for two rounds starting on June 2nd at ten sites across the USA for the final spots in the 2014 U.S. Open to be held at Pinehurst starting June 12th.



Two Holes-in-One for 67-Year-Old Victoria Man

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 03:41 Wednesday, 28 May 2014 03:32


Golf Canada with files from Times Colonist/ Mario Annicchiarico

Earlier this season we shared the story of a Collingwood woman who recorded 2-holes-in one back in March at the Renaissance Golf Club in Fort Myers, Fla.

Against all odds, it happened again this past Thursday for a Victoria Man at Bear Mountain resort.



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