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Quebec’s Josée Doyon Wins Medalist Honours at Rebel Intercollegiate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 04:38 Wednesday, 08 April 2015 04:35

Josée DoyonOXFORD, Mississippi (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Kent State junior Josée Doyon of St-Georges-de-Beauce, Qué., posted the second-lowest three-round score in program history en route to capturing medalist honours at the Rebel Intercollegiate on Sunday.

The 21-year-old Doyon finished at 8-under par (69-71-68) for a comfortable five-stroke cushion over runner-up Marijosse Navarro of Texas A&M.

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Adam Svensson Wins Playoff to Notch First Win as Professional Golfer

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015 05:43 Monday, 06 April 2015 05:40

Adam SvenssonLADY LAKE, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Adam Svensson continued his winning ways, recording his first win as a recently-turned professional at the SwingThought Tour’s Lake County Classic presented by Royal Fund Management.

The Surrey, B.C. native was determined during Saturday’s final round at Harbor Hills Country Club, carding a 7-under 65 to finish at 18-under and force a playoff with fellow Canadian Lucas Kim of Toronto. The 21-year-old Svensson birdied the first playoff hole, sealing the victory and marking his first win as a professional.

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Canada’s Corey Conners Finishes T6 at Azalea Invitational

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:10 Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:05

altCHARLESTON, South Carolina (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Corey Conners put forth another strong effort, finishing in usual fashion inside the top-10 (T6) at 6-under par at the Azalea Invitational.

The 23-year-old Conners closed with a final-round, 3-under 68 in his last competitive round of golf prior to teeing it up at the pinnacle of professional golf — The Masters.

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Team Canada Finishes 4th at Southern Cross Invitational

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:04 Tuesday, 31 March 2015 06:53

altTIGRE, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Medalist Romain Langasque of France dominated the field at Nordelta Golf Club, finishing at 14-under par (71-69-67-67), 9 strokes ahead of runner-up Jarryd Felton of Australia to lift Team France to the come-from-behind victory.

In total, France finished comfortably in first with a combined 846 (18-under) after trailing second place Ireland (852) through 36 holes. Rounding out the podium was Australia, who held a narrow one-stroke margin over Canada through 36 holes before pulling away in the final two rounds to finish at 5-under par (859).

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Team Canada’s Blair Hamilton Gets First Collegiate Win

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 March 2015 23:14 Sunday, 15 March 2015 23:09

Blair HamiltonLAREDO, Texas (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — National Amateur Squad member Blair Hamilton of Burlington, Ont. won his first collegiate event at the Border Olympics, posting a final-round 71 for a one-stroke victory at Laredo Country Club.

The University of Houston junior carded earlier rounds of 67 and 69 to finish just ahead of teammates Matt Scobie (Ajax, Ont.) and Roman Robledo en route to capturing medalist honours.

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