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Ernie Els Wins BMW International Open

Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2013 04:48 Monday, 24 June 2013 04:32

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Ciaran Fahey (AP)

MUNICH, Germany -- Ernie Els of South Africa won the BMW International Open by one shot Sunday for his 28th European Tour title.

He closed with a third straight 3-under 69 to finish at 18-under 270 on the Eichenried Golf Club course. Els was in front after the first and second rounds and entered the last day as part of a three-way lead.

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Ken Duke's It Out In Playoff For First Career PGA Tour Win; DeLaet Is Third

Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2013 04:24 Monday, 24 June 2013 03:38

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Canadian Press

CROMWELL, Connecticut -- Ken Duke needed 187 starts on the PGA Tour to get his first win, securing it at a tournament that is building a reputation for such breakthroughs.

The 44-year-old journeyman made a 2 1/2 foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Chris Stroud at the Travelers Championship.

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Graham DeLaet Announces Support For Flood Relief In Calgary

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 June 2013 15:23 Saturday, 22 June 2013 16:43

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(June 22, 2013 – Calgary, AB) - Following the cancellation of the ATB Financial Classic presented by TELUS due to flooding in the Calgary area, PGA TOUR Canada alumnus and former ATB Financial Classic presented by TELUS champion Graham DeLaet has offered to donate $1,000 per birdie and $2,500 per eagle he makes this weekend at the PGA TOUR's Travelers Championship to Alberta flood relief efforts. 
 

PGA TOUR Canada will match DeLaet's contribution, donating the money to a charity of DeLaet's choice in the Calgary area.

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DeLaet Making Progress, But Not Ready To Call This A Breakthrough Season…Yet

Saturday, 22 June 2013 16:23

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VANCOUVER - Many golfers would consider a pair of top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour in the same season as a breakthrough.
 
But not Graham DeLaet.
 
"I don't think I would consider it a breakthrough (season) quite until I get my first win," he said Tuesday on a conference call.

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Lorie Kane Hones Mental Side Of Game

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 01:36 Wednesday, 19 June 2013 01:26

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Dean Bennett (CP)

EDMONTON, Canada -- It's become a game of numbers for Canadian golfer Lorie Kane.

She's 48, tees it up with kids half her age, hopes to play another decade but knows to do it, she must find five more minutes of concentration on the course.

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