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Four Earn Spots Into Canadian Pacific Women’s Open via Monday Qualifying

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 August 2015 19:00 Tuesday, 18 August 2015 18:53

Stacy KeatingCOQUITLAM, British Columbia (Golf Canada) — Forty-three players took to Pitt Meadows Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C., for Monday’s final qualifying event in hopes of securing one of the four final spots into the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.

Stacey Keating of Australia, the 2008 Canadian Women’s Amateur champion, finished atop the leaderboard after a 2-under par 70, while Kristen Park of Buena Park, Calif., carded a 1-under-par 71 to finish second.



Start Times Set for Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Monday Qualifier

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:57 Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:54

Pitt Meadows Golf ClubCOQUITLAM, British Columbia (Dan Pino/Golf Canada) — The final four spots into the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open field will be determined Monday as the Final Qualifier is set for Pitt Meadows Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C.

A total of 50 competitors will challenge for one of four spots into the field for Canada’s National Women’s Open Golf Championship.



Lexi Thompson to Conduct CN Future Links Clinic at Seymour Golf & Country Club

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 August 2015 22:54 Sunday, 16 August 2015 22:46

altCOQUITLAM, British Columbia (Golf Canada) — Golf Canada, Cobra Puma Golf, and CN would like to invite you to the PUMA Athlete for a Day featuring the delivery of a CN Future Links junior clinic by LPGA Tour star, Lexi Thompson.

Please join us at Seymour Golf & Country Club, one of Canada’s premier CN Future Links facilities, as junior boys and girls participate in a clinic led by Lexi Thompson, No. 8 ranked golfer in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.



London Community Fully Embracing the 2015 Freedom 55 Financial Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 August 2015 22:14 Sunday, 16 August 2015 22:05

Albin ChoiLONDON, Ontario (Michaela DiMarcantonio/Golf Canada) — The 2015 Freedom 55 Financial Championship is set to be hosted at Highland Country Club in London, Ont., from September 14-20. The London community is invited to join the existing team of volunteers for the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s season-ending tournament.

“It’s already been an eventful season on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada this year and we’re looking forward to their flagship event,” said Tournament Director Adam Helmer of Golf Canada. “We would like to extend an invitation to all the golf enthusiasts in the London area to be a part of this championship.”



Brooke Henderson Monday Qualifies for LPGA Event in Portland

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 22:32 Tuesday, 11 August 2015 22:31

Brooke HendersonPORTLAND, Oregon (Golf Canada) — Team Canada Young Pro Squad member Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., has qualified to play in the Cambia Portland Classic on the LPGA Tour.

Henderson, 17, shot a four-under 68 at Columbia Edgewater Country Club to grab one of two spots available in the field this week. She joins sister Brittany, who received a sponsor exemption, in the field in Portland. Brittany Henderson, who plays on the Symetra Tour, was granted a sponsor’s exemption, a spot that might have gone to Brooke, except she has already received her maximum seven for the year.



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