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Canada Finishes Second at Men’s World Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:13 Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:03

altKARUIZAWA, Japan (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada made it interesting down the stretch but could not catch the Americans, falling short by two strokes to finish second at 36-under par at the 2014 men's World Amateur Team Championship at Karuizawa 72 Golf East.

Canada, which began the day six strokes behind U.S.A., fought back to hold a share of the lead going into the 18th hole, with Canada's Corey Conners and America's Bryson Dechambeau left as the final group.



Nova Scotia Golf Association Announces 2014 Bursary Recipients

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 00:54 Friday, 12 September 2014 00:51

altGolf Canada with files from the Nova Scotia Golf Association

The Nova Scotia Golf Association (NSGA) has announced recipients of the 2014 Murray Purcell Bursary Program.

The 2014 winners originate from all areas of the province. This year the NSGA received bursary applications from a variety of Nova Scotian students and eight of these student golfers have been awarded bursaries to a total of $15,000.



Golf Canada Calgary Centre Back in Full Swing

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:49 Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:39

Golf Canada Calgary CentreTyler Costigan/Golf Canada

As summer winds down, Golf Canada's Calgary Centre is enjoying a busy schedule on the facility's newly recovered grounds. The centre has come a long way, fighting back from over $2.3 million in damages from the mass flooding of Alberta's Bow River in June of 2013.

Recently, the team in Calgary hosted a junior shootout where 18 lucky qualifiers played for a chance to golf with a Champions Tour player and a local celebrity in the pro-am of the 2014 Shaw Charity Classic.



Canadian Teams Announced for Inaugural World Junior Girls Golf Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 00:01 Wednesday, 10 September 2014 23:54

altMARKHAM, Ontario (Morgan Bell/Golf Canada) — Golf Canada in partnership with the Golf Association of Ontario is pleased to announce the six players who will represent Team Canada's two squads at the inaugural World Junior Girls Golf Championship September 26th to October 1st at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ont.

Representing the first of two Canadian squads competing are Brooke Henderson, 17, of Smiths Falls, Ont., Grace St-Germain, 16, of Ottawa, Ont. and Naomi Ko, 17, of Victoria, B.C. Canada's second team in the event will include Jaclyn Lee of Calgary, Selena Costabile of Thornhill, Ont. and Alisha Lau of Richmond, B.C.



Men’s World Amateur Championship Begins Wednesday

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 22:44 Tuesday, 09 September 2014 22:36

altKARUIZAWA, Japan (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — The Men's World Amateur Team Championship will begin Wednesday when 69 countries from around the world tee-it-up at 72 Golf East in Japan.



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