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Five Canadians Advance to Match Play at U.S. Women’s Amateur

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014 22:30 Wednesday, 06 August 2014 22:25

USGAGLEN COVE, New York (Golf Canada with files from the Associated Press) — Five Canadians are headed to match play at the 2014 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.

Brooke Mackenzie Henderson was the leading Canadian. The 16-year-old Smiths Falls, Ont. native who was the low amateur in the U.S. Women's Open, had a 71 to tie for 12th at 2 over.



Why You Should Golf Fore the Cure

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 22:42 Tuesday, 29 July 2014 22:38

Golf Fore the Cure

Tyler Costigan (Golf Canada)

Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru represents support for women's health in Canada – recreationally, physically and even emotionally. Whether organizing, participating, or donating, involvement with Golf Fore the Cure is, in some capacity, benefiting the status of women's health.



DeLaet, Weir Look to End 60-year Drought of Home-grown Canadian Open Champions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:57 Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:53


MONTREAL, Quebec — It was 60 years ago that Pat Fletcher won the Canadian Open.

No other Canadian has won the national open golf tournament since then, but that could change when the PGA Tour event returns this week to Royal Montreal, the tree-lined course that played host to the 2007 Presidents Cup.

Mike Weir, Graham DeLaet, and David Hearn are among the 19 home-grown players looking to end the losing run.



Weir to Swing for Arthritis at RBC Canadian Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:53 Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:49


To kick off its new partnership with Mike Weir, ALEVE is taking a swing in support of the Canadian golf icon and The Arthritis Society during this weekend’s RBC Canadian Open.



Henderson in Front at Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:49 Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:45


WOODSTOCK, Ontario (Morgan Bell/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson carded a 4-under 67 at Craigowan Golf and Country Club to jump into the lead at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship.

Henderson opened her second round with a 3-under 32 and followed it with back-nine birdies on the par-5 13th and par-4 17th holes to grab the outright lead at 5-under 137. The 16-year-old has played near flawless golf since opening the tournament with an over-par front-nine on Tuesday.



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