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Last Updated on Sunday, 16 February 2014 23:09 Sunday, 16 February 2014 22:53
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — South Korea's Chella Choi set a new course record with a 10-under 62 and took a share of the lead after the third round of the Women's Australian Open on Saturday.
A day after Sweden's Anna Nordqvist broke the women's course record with a 64 at the par-72 Victoria Golf Club, Choi eclipsed that mark with two eagles and seven birdies.
Last Updated on Sunday, 16 February 2014 22:44 Sunday, 16 February 2014 22:38
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The Eisenhower Tree, so much a part of Augusta National that not even a sitting U.S. president could have it taken down, was removed from the 17th hole this weekend because of damage from an ice storm, the club said.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 00:01 Tuesday, 11 February 2014 23:56
As part of Golf Canada’s Annual General Meeting in London, Ont., the association’s Rules & Amateur Status Committee has approved the use of Distance Measuring Devices (DMD’s) for all amateur championships beginning in 2014.
Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014 14:53 Monday, 10 February 2014 13:34
- There is a fundamental lack of engagement (playing, following, supporting and endorsing golf) among consumers in the Canadian golf industry.
- Golf is a zero-growth sport. Among the 5.7 million golfers, the number of people entering the game is equal to the number of people leaving it (18% or approximately 1.026 million people).
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 04:43 Wednesday, 29 January 2014 04:27
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Site: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Course: TPC Scottsdale, Stadium Course (7,152 yards, par 71).
Purse: $6.2 million. Winner's share: $1,116,000.
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