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GAO Announces 2014 Wall of Recognition Honorees

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 17:57 Monday, 30 June 2014 17:52


UXBRIDGE, Ontario (Golf Association of Ontario) — Since 2004, the Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) has annually taken the opportunity to recognize individuals within the local golf community, who have demonstrated a commitment to amateur golf in the province. For 2014, five names will be added to the wall. The new honourees are: Randy Millage, Bill Swartz, Sandy Billyard, Kevin Haime, and Mark Seabrook.



Brooke Henderson Talks About Her Win On Can Women's Tour

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:44

Canada's latest young female phenom, Brooke Henderson, just keeps getting better. 

She just recently won the prestigious Porter Cup by posting a final round 62, followed that up immediately with a T10 finish and low amateur medal at the U.S. Women's Open and now has added a victory in the Canadian Women's Tour Legends At Niagara.


The Vancouver Golf Club Selected Host Venue For 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:31 Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:14

by Dan Pino/ Golf Canada
for immediate release


VANCOUVER, B.C. (Golf Canada) – Canadian Pacific (CP) and Golf Canada are pleased to announce The Vancouver Golf Club has been selected as the host venue for the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.
The 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open will be contested August 17-23, 2015 with a prize purse of $2.25 million USD.
In 2012, Lydia Ko, the two-time reigning Canadian Women’s Open champion, captured her first LPGA Tour victory at The Vancouver Golf Club.



Canadian Phenom Ponders Pro Career

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:26 Tuesday, 24 June 2014 08:39


June 23, 2104 - Jeff Sutherland (Inside Golf) - Duncan, B.C. - Henderson has now returned home to Smith Falls in Ontario to prepare for english and biology exams later this week but the lure of the LPGA is calling.
During a teleconference on Monday, the #3 ranked amateur in the world and the amateur medallist at Pinehurst stated that, "I am still committed to the University of Florida but we'll see...."



Johnson, Schwartzel, Kirk, Every, and Hoffman Join 2014 RBC Canadian Open Field

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014 00:55 Friday, 20 June 2014 00:43


MONTREAL, Quebec (Golf Canada) — Momentum around Canada’s National Open Golf Championships continues to build as Golf Canada and RBC announced several PGA Tour stars have confirmed their intention to compete in the 2014 RBC Canadian Open, July 21-27, 2014, at The Royal Montreal Golf Club in Île-Bizard, Que., including World No. 15 Dustin Johnson, World No. 21 Charl Schwartzel, World No. 41 Chris Kirk, World No. 46 Matt Every and World No. 80 Charley Hoffman.



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