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Brooke Henderson Wins First Symetra Tour Title

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015 07:38 Monday, 22 June 2015 05:39

Brooke HendersonSOUTH BEND, Indiana (Golf Canada with files from the Associated Press and the Symetra Tour) — Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., carded a 3-under 69 to win the 2015 Four Winds Invitational by three shots at 10-under 206. Henderson becomes the third youngest winner in the history of the Symetra Tour.

“It’s amazing to win and I’m so thankful that I got the sponsors exemption this week so I’d be able to play with my older sister,” said 17-year-old Henderson. “I’m very grateful for the win here and I think it will be a big confidence booster moving forward.”

“These are great players out here (on the Symetra Tour) and this win is huge for me,” Henderson continued. “I have big goals and this is definitely a stepping stone towards them.”



Team Canada Finishes Sixth at the Toyota World Junior in Japan

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015 05:25 Monday, 22 June 2015 05:17

Team Canada at the Toyota Junior Golf World CupJAPAN (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s impressive run at the leaders fell short in the final round as the Canucks struggled with a combined round of 214 (+1) to finish sixth at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan.

Tony Gil of Vaughan, Ont., was the only Canadian to shoot under-par in the final round at Chukyo Golf Club’s Ishino Course, shooting a 67 (-4) for his best score of the tournament. The University of Houston commit finished T10 individually as the lowest Canadian along with Étienne Papineau.



Lindsay Wilson and Dillon Rust Claim Medallist Honours at RBC Canadian Open Qualifying Events

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:25 Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:19

RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifying(Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — Many of Canada’s top golfers took part in RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifying events in Quebec and British Columbia in hopes of punching their tickets to final (Monday) qualifying July 20 at Heron Point Golf Links in Alberton, Ont.

The Quebec qualifier was contested at Club de golf St- Raphaël’s Blue Course in Île-Bizard, Que., where hometown talent Lindsay Wilson finished at 2-under par 70 to claim medallist honours.



Jack Simpson and Alyssa Getty Claim 2015 CN Future Links Ontario Championship Titles

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2015 04:47 Monday, 25 May 2015 02:18

Jack Simpson and Alyssa GettyDORCHESTSER, Ontario (Michaela DiMarcantonio/Golf Canada) — Sunny skies and warm temperatures provided ideal conditions for the final day of the CN Future Links Ontario Championship at Pine Knot Golf & Country Club in Dorchester, Ont. Jack Simpson and Alyssa Getty fought until the very end to claim victory in their home province.



Canada’s Blair Hamilton Earns Co-Medalist Honours at NCAA Lubbock Regional

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:49 Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:44

altLUBBOCK, Texas (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Blair Hamilton notched his second collegiate victory of the season, posting a total score of 8-under par to share co-medalist honours at the NCAA’s Lubbock Regional.

The 21-year-old junior was making his collegiate postseason debut for the University of Houston, becoming the first Cougar in NCAA Regional history to card three consecutive rounds in the 60s (68-69-68).



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