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From the Fringe: Patrick, Justine Reed Welcome First Child

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 00:54 Sunday, 25 May 2014 02:24


Patrick and Justine Reed welcomed their first child on Thursday.

Windsor-Wells Reed was born at 1:42 p.m. at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, under the care of Dr. Daniel Mundy.



From the Fringe: McIlroy Calls Off Engagement to Wozniacki

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 00:52 Saturday, 24 May 2014 04:23

Rory McIlroy Caroline Wozniacki split

Canadian Press

Bernie McGuire (AP)

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Only a few days after sending out wedding invitations, golfer Rory McIlroy broke off his engagement to Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

Uncomfortable and subdued, the two-time major winner spoke about the decision ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, only a few hours after first announcing the split in a statement.



From the Fringe: Golf Canada Serves Up Support for Children’s Charities

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 01:47 Thursday, 15 May 2014 01:41


Sarah Ellam (Golf Canada)

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Golf Canada’s CEO Scott Simmons and RBC Canadian Open Tournament Director Bill Paul visited a McDonalds in Oakville, Ont., as honourary servers to assist in raising money for Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada — the official charity partner of the RBC Canadian Open.



From the Fringe: Doctor Cleared in LPGA Golfer Wrongful Death Case

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 23:04 Tuesday, 13 May 2014 22:50

Erica Blasberg

Canadian Press

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — A jury in Nevada cleared a Las Vegas physician in a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit stemming from the May 2010 suicide of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg.

Jurors who heard five days of civil trial testimony deliberated less than an hour before finding Dr. Thomas Hess had no liability in the death of a woman who according to testimony harbored deep feelings of unhappiness even as she became a college golf star and a photogenic rising talent on the women's pro tour.



From the Fringe: PGA of Canada Announces National Program with DOVE Men+Care®

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 00:40 Tuesday, 13 May 2014 00:35


The PGA of Canada is excited to announce a new national program with Dove Men+Care becoming the official men’s care product of the PGA of Canada.

Under this program the PGA of Canada and Dove Men+Care will team up to activate at 200 PGA of Canada member golf facilities across the country. Golfers at these facilities will enjoy the opportunity to take home a variety of Dove Men+Care products.



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