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Canada’s Corey Conners Eliminated from Australian Amateur

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 January 2015 20:18 Sunday, 25 January 2015 20:08

altROSEBERY, New South Wales, Australia (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Corey Conners’ impressive run of golf Down Under finally came to an end Saturday.

The National Amateur Squad member fell to Australian Kevin Yuan in a back-and-forth affair, 2&1. Conners held a 1-up lead late in the match until a three-putt bogey on the 15th left the match all-square. The Listowel, Ont., native couldn’t recover after that, losing two of the three remaining holes.



Canada’s Tony Gil Finishes Fourth at Junior Orange Bowl

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 January 2015 21:18 Sunday, 04 January 2015 21:15

altCORAL GABLES, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada Development Squad member Tony Gil finished with a final-round, 2-under 69 Tuesday to finish alone in fourth place at the 2014 Jr. Orange Bowl.

Overall, the Vaughan, Ont., native finished at 3-under par (72-66-74-69) through four rounds of play at the Biltmore Golf Course. The 16-year-old flew up the leaderboard after Sunday's second round, which was highlighted by a 5-under performance on the front nine.



Canada’s Adam Svensson Wins Guy Harvey Invitational

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:07 Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:01

altPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada's Adam Svensson showed no signs of rust out of the gate, winning the Guy Harvey Invitational by three strokes with a score of 9-under par.

Svensson, a junior at Barry University, took the outright lead with a remarkable 8-under par 64 during the second round. That was the low-round for the tournament and the key reason Svensson was able to capture individual honours in his first tournament as a junior at Barry.



Melanie Grant Wins Pacific Northwest Senior Women’s Amateur

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:06 Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:01

altFEDERAL WAY, Washington (Pacific Northwest Golf Association) — Melanie Grant of Kelowna, B.C. won the 28th Pacific Northwest Senior Women's Amateur, while Sue Hubbard of Kent, Wash. took the title in the 3rd Pacific Northwest Super Senior Women's Amateur. Both championships were held concurrently at Fairwood Golf & Country Club in Renton, Wash., and were conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA).



USA Wins World Junior Girls Championship, Canada 3rd

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 02:06 Thursday, 02 October 2014 01:59

altMARKHAM, Ontario (Dan Pino/Golf Canada) — Team USA got out to an early lead and never let it go, finishing with a team-total score of 17-under par 559 for the wire-to-wire victory at the inaugural World Junior Girls Golf Championship at Angus Glen Golf Club (South Course) in Markham, Ont.



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