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Brooke Henderson Withdraws from Pan Am Games Golf Competition

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:46 Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:44

Brooke HendersonTORONTO, Ontario — Golf Canada regrets to announce that Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont. has withdrawn from the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games golf competition.

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Jung Earns Exemption into RBC Canadian Open at Ontario Regional Qualifier

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:41 Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:36

RBC Canadian Open Regional QualifierMILTON, Ontario (Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — The third and final RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifier concluded in fine fashion as Richard (Sunil) Jung fired a 10-under-par 62 to tie the course record at the Copperhead Course at RattleSnake Point Golf Club, in Milton, Ont. The Markham, Ont., product claimed medalist honours to earn an exemption into the 106th playing of the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club, July 20-26, 2015.

Jung opened and closed his round with eagles to accompany seven birdies. He finished four strokes clear of second place to book his first trip to Canada’s National Men’s Open Championship.

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From the Fringe: Bob Weeks Joins TSN on Full-Time Basis

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 18:59 Tuesday, 30 June 2015 18:57

Bob WeeksTORONTO, Ontario (Golf Canada with from TSN and SCOREGolf) — TSN announced that acclaimed golf and curling journalist Bob Weeks has signed an agreement to work with the network on a permanent full-time basis.

Starting today, Weeks will contribute regularly as a senior reporter and analyst for TSN’s slate of championship golf and curling events, which includes all four of golf’s Majors as well curling’s Season of Champions events.

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CN Future Links Quebec Championship to be Staged in Bromont, Quebec

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:49 Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:44

CN Future LinksBROMONT, Quebec (Michaela DiMarcantonio/Golf Canada) — From July 2-5, Golf Château-Bromont located in Bromont, Que., will welcome defending champions Kelvin Young Woong Lim and Alyssa Getty alongside a number of local juniors for the 2015 CN Future Links Quebec Championship. A practice round will be held on June 2 before the opening round of the 54-hole stroke play competition commences the following day.

“Golf Canada is proud and excited to host the 2015 CN Future Links Quebec Championship at Golf Château-Bromont,” said Justine Decock, Tournament Director. “The scenic views throughout the course and Mont Brome will serve as a fantastic backdrop for this competition.”

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Garrett Rank Wins Investors Group Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:43 Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:38

Garrett RankKITCHENER, Ontario (Darren Matte/Golf Association of Ontario) — Elmira, Ont.’s Garrett Rank held a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the Golf Association of Ontario’s (GAO) Investors Group Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Westmount Golf & Country Club in Kitchener. By the end of the day, Rank remained at the top of the leaderboard and claimed his first Ontario Men’s Mid Amateur title.

The 27-year-old former Team Canada member finished the final round 3-under (70) to bring his tournament total to seven-under (74-68-70-212). Despite finding trouble during the round, Rank was able to hit recovery after recovery to win. Last year, Rank won the Canadian Mid-Amateur but said following it up with the provincial title was still a great feeling.

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