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Stinson Steals The Show At Golden Ears Men's Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 00:12 Tuesday, 30 July 2013 23:56

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With a week off on the PGA TOUR CANADA schedule, Mission’s Kevin Stinson took full advantage of the opportunity to stay sharp at the 2013 GOLDEN EARS OPEN, carding stellar rounds of 66, 65 for a 4-shot victory over fellow PTC member Ryan Williams.

Stinson pocketed $2,200 for his first Golden Ears Open Win and 5th Professional victory since turning Pro in 2010.

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Victoria's Rutledge Survives 'Hell Week' To Gain Champions Tour Card

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 November 2012 13:37 Saturday, 17 November 2012 13:06

altJim Rutledge has been down this road many times before.

After this particular journey he'd rather not have to make the trek again, at least not for a while.

Having gone throught the grind of PGA Tour Qualifying on more occasions than he'd care to recount, Rutledge has now moved on to the Champions Tour and finally seems to have the right recipe for success in the week that is commonly referred to by both PGA and Champions Tour Q-School combatants as 'Hell Week'.

Rutledge made it through the Champions Tour qualifying process last year only to have to return again this fall when he didn't earn enough money on the senior circuit during the year to remain exempt.

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Claggett Captures PGA OF BC Club Professional Championship At Historic Victoria Golf Club

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 10:19 Wednesday, 03 October 2012 10:10

 

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Victoria, B.C. (October 2, 2012) - In an exciting finish in difficult scoring conditions at the historic Victoria Golf Club, Dean Claggett of Two Eagles Golf Course & Academy fired rounds of 70-71 to finish at two-over par and take home the 2012 Cleveland Golf/Srixon Canada PGA of BC Club Professional Championship Presented by DSG Fleet Solutions.

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Clapp Goes Wire To Wire

Last Updated on Friday, 27 July 2012 00:49 Friday, 27 July 2012 00:43

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Courtenay, B.C. - (July 25, 2012) - Brad Clapp continued his impressive play this season, going wire to wire to capture the 2012 Titleist / FootJoy PGA of BC Championship at Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community.
 
Clapp claimed his first PGA of BC Championship, shooting a three round total of 12-under par (65-66-73=204), edging out local-native Kevin Maxwell (72-64-72 = 208) by four strokes.
 
Maxwell, who now calls Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria home, mounted a tremendous final round charge to get as close as one shot to Clapp's original five stroke lead, but a couple of miscues late and a couple of long putts from the 25-year old cemented Clapp's title.

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Victoria's Renfrew Takes First CanTour Title In Thrilling Fashion

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 10:54 Tuesday, 03 July 2012 10:28

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(July 1, 2012 - Fort McMurray, AB) - Cory Renfrew of Victoria, B.C. earned his first Canadian Tour victory in thrilling fashion Sunday, defeating Matt Hill of Sarnia, ON in a four-hole playoff to capture the Syncrude Boreal Open presented by AECON. 

Renfrew carded a course record 63 (-9) in the final round, then won the all-Canadian playoff on Canada Day by converting a five-foot birdie putt on the fourth extra hole. 
 
"I knew birdie would have to win it," said Renfrew, who carded nine birdies in his final round including five straight and on six of his first seven holes. "I was fortunate to come out on top."
 
Renfrew's birdie on the fourth extra hole came at the end of a thrilling playoff, during which neither player refused to make a mistake.

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