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Liberty National Gets 2017 Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 20:09 Wednesday, 27 August 2014 20:05


Canadian Press

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (AP) — Liberty National will host the 2017 Presidents Cup as part of a 25-year partnership with the PGA Tour.

Liberty National has hosted The Barclays — the opening FedEx Cup playoff event — in 2009 and 2013. The partnership announced Tuesday means the tour will bring up to 10 more tournaments to the course that was built on a former landfill and is across from the Statue of Liberty and lower Manhattan.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:47 Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:14

Deutsche Bank Championship

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Site: Norton, Mass.

Schedule: Friday-Monday.

Course: TPC Boston (7,216 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.



From the Fringe: McDowell to Leave Longtime Management Company

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 23:53 Monday, 25 August 2014 23:48

Graeme McDowell

Canadian Press

PARAMUS, New Jersey (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Graeme McDowell wasn't kidding when he said he had a lot on his mind at The Barclays.

The former U.S. Open champion and Ryder Cup star announced that he was leaving Horizon Sports Management at the end of the year and will start managing his own business affairs.

McDowell said Ireland-based Horizon "surpassed my highest expectations" in his seven years with the management company.



So Yeon Ryu Wins Canadian Women’s Open

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 August 2014 21:44 Sunday, 24 August 2014 21:38


Canadian Press

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — So Yeon Ryu missed out on the LPGA Tour's 72-hole scoring record. She got the champagne shower she was longing for on the final green— reversing roles with Inbee Park.

"I've been waiting so long for the champagne," Ryu said Sunday after winning the Canadian Women's Open for her third LPGA Tour victory. "I was ready to get champagne. I put champagne on Inbee maybe more than five times. Finally, she gave it to me."



Brooke Henderson Benefits from Playing Weekend at Canadian Pacific Women’s Open

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 August 2014 21:36 Sunday, 24 August 2014 21:31


Canadian Press

LONDON, Ontario (Stephen Whyno/The Canadian Press) — Brooke Henderson earned herself more than just a couple of commemorative coins as the low amateur and the low Canadian.

By making the cut at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, the 16-year-old phenom got to play with two LPGA major winners: teenage idol Lexi Thompson and legend Laura Davies. Finishing 2 under for the tournament was gravy compared to how Henderson believes she benefited from the weekend.



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