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DeLaet WDs From OHL Classic At Mayakoba

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016 19:10 Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:51

Graham DeLaetPLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Terry Lenyk/Golf Canada) — Graham DeLaet has withdrawn from the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, giving first alternate Jonathan Randolph a chance to take on El Camaleón Golf Club.

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Barb Trammell Named New IAGA President

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:12 Thursday, 10 November 2016 18:07

Barb TrammellAMELIA ISLAND, Florida (Golf Canada with files from the PNGA) — At a conference for the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) in early November in Amelia Island, Fla., Barb Trammell was named the new president of the IAGA. She will serve a one-year term.

An industry veteran with over 30 years’ experience in the golf business, Trammell has served as CEO of the Oregon Golf Association since November 2007, a position she will continue to serve.

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B.C.’s Sloan And Hadwin Move Up In Weekly Top 10 Rankings

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 20:04 Wednesday, 09 November 2016 19:51

Roger SloanIn the Weekly Top 10 rankings put out by Golf Canada, several players from B.C. moved up and occupy positions in the country’s top 10 in both amateur and professional categories.

This week Merritt’s Roger Sloan moved up to number 8 in the Men’s Pro Ranking in Canada as he climbed 8 places in the WAGR. He was joined by Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin in making positive gains along with recently announced PNGA Player of the Year winners, Jared du Toit and Naomi Ko.

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B.C.’s Du Toit, Ko Named As PNGA Players Of The Year

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:50 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:38

Jared du Toit(Golf Canada with files from the Pacific Northwest Golf Association) — The Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) has announced the 2016 Players of the Year. Those honoured include Men’s Player of the Year, Jared du Toit of Kimberley, B.C.; Women’s, Naomi Ko of Victoria, B.C.; Men’s Mid-Amateur, Reid Hatley of Hayden Lake, Idaho; Women’s Mid-Amateur, Amanda Jacobs of Portland, Ore.; Senior Men’s, Pat O’Donnell, Happy Valley, Ore.; Senior Women’s, Anita Wicks of Roseburg, Ore.; Junior Boys’, Spencer Tibbits of Vancouver, Wash.; and Junior Girls’, Ellie Slama of Salem, Ore.

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Three Canadians Advance To Finals In First Wave Of Stage II Web.com Tour Qualifying School

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 November 2016 20:53 Sunday, 06 November 2016 20:47

Seann HarlingtenBEAUMONT, California (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Three Canadians finished inside the Top-19 at the Oak Valley Golf Club to advance to the third and final stage of Web.com Tour Qualifying School.

The Canadian trio were led by Vancouver product Seann Harlingten, who fired four rounds in the 60s to capture sole possession of second place at 17-under par (67-67-68-69). Three strokes back of Harlingten was fellow countryman Aaron Cockerill, who carded a bogey-free final-round 69 en route to punching his ticket to the final stage. The Teulon, Man., native is coming off a full season on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada in which he posted two Top-10 finishes.

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