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Inclement Weather Forces Delay of the First Round of 2015 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 05:58 Wednesday, 29 July 2015 05:48

altSASKATOON, Saskatchewan (Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — Heavy rainfall and the ensuing unplayable conditions forced the postponement of the first round of the 2015 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship at Riverside Country Club in Saskatoon, Sask.

The first round of play will begin on the morning of Wednesday, July 29 at 7 a.m. CST with revised tee times. Round two will also see a revised draw and is slated to begin immediately following the completion of the first round. Pairings for rounds one and two will remain the same as the original groupings.

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TSN Delivers Expanded Early Round Coverage from the RBC Canadian Open

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:33 Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:28

RBC Canadian OpenTSN tees up new expanded live coverage of Canada’s national golf championship as Graham DeLaet and David Hearn lead the field of Canadians competing at the 106th RBC Canadian Open. TSN has tripled its live coverage of the first two rounds of the tournament this year and will deliver more than 10 consecutive hours of live coverage beginning Thursday, July 23, at 7:30 a.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5.

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RBC Canadian Open Weather and Course Provide Stark Contrasts to British Open

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:24 Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:15

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OAKVILLE, Ontario (Stephen Whyno/The Canadian Press) — Golfers at the Canadian Open should put away their umbrellas and grab their sunscreen.

After rain and wind delayed the British Open and forced the first Monday finish since 1988, weather is setting up almost perfectly for Canada’s national open at Glen Abbey Golf Club.

Now that the wet, wild and windy time in Scotland is over, the almost 30 golfers turning around to play the RBC Canadian Open are looking forward to some dry weather and a course that provides a stark contrast to St. Andrews.

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Amateurs from Across the Globe to Compete in 102nd Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:04 Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:01

Canadian Women's AmateurSASKATOON, Saskatchewan (Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — A strong contingent of the world’s top female amateur golfers will compete on July 27-31 for the title of Canadian Women’s Amateur champion at Riverside Country Club in Saskatoon, Sask.

The championship will feature 115 of the top Canadian and international female amateurs contending for the Duchess of Connaught Trophy. This year, 16 amateur players ranked inside the World’s Top-100 will participate, including Team Canada National Amateur Squad members Maddie Szeryk (No. 39) and Brittany Marchand (No. 58).

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Justin Shin, David Mathis, Roberto Castro, and Josh Teater Earn Exemptions Into 2015 RBC Canadian Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 00:12 Tuesday, 21 July 2015 00:04

Justin Shin and David MathisALBERTON, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Justin Shin of Pitt Meadow, B.C., David Mathis of Wakeforest, N.C., Roberto Castro of Alpharetta, Ga., and Josh Teater of Lexington, Ky., have earned their way into the field for the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont.

Shin led scoring in the Monday Final Qualifier with a 7-under-par round of 64 at Heron Point Golf Links in Alberton, Ont. After opening with a bogey, Shin would go to record six birdies and an eagle to earn low qualifying honours.

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