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Taylor Pendrith Outlasts Garrett Rank to Win Monroe Invitational

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014 01:47 Monday, 16 June 2014 01:44

Taylor Pendrith

Tyler Costigan (Golf Canada)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — In a back-and-forth affair, Taylor Pendrith defeated Team Canada teammates Garrett Rank and Adam Svensson to capture the 74th annual Monroe Invitational Championship (MIC).

Pendrith, 23, traded birdies with Rank (26) all the way until the final 72nd hole. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native pulled ahead late in Saturday’s final round thanks in part to his eagle on the par-5 12th. He finished at 11-under par, having finished each round in the 60s (67-67-66-69).

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Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson Wins Porter Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014 01:41 Monday, 16 June 2014 01:22

Brooke Henderson

Morgan Bell (Golf Canada)

Brooke Henderson rallied back from a nine-stroke deficit firing a 9-under 62 on Friday afternoon to win the Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont. carded two eagles and five birdies during her final round to win by three strokes over Calgary’s Jennifer Ha. The Team Canada member finished at 205 for the championship after rounds of 75-68-62 and was the only player to post a sub-70 round on the final day.

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Manitoba Bisons and UBC Thunderbirds Claim Canadian University/College Championship Titles

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 June 2014 18:32 Sunday, 08 June 2014 18:12

University of Manitoba BisonsMorgan Bell (Golf Canada)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The University of Manitoba Bisons claimed their first national title on home soil at the Southwood Golf and Country Club, while the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds took home their 10th Canadian University/College Championship.

In the men’s competition it couldn’t have been sweeter for the Bisons who stormed back over the final two days of the championship to win by 12 strokes over the Thunderbirds. The local favourites posted a 4-over 292 during Friday’s blustery final round in front of a large gallery.

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Victoria’s Naomi Ko and Sun Kim Capture CN Future Links Ontario Titles

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 17:05 Tuesday, 27 May 2014 17:00

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Katrina Owens (Golf Canada)

MINETT, Ontario — The competition proved to be tough in the second CN Future Links championship of the 2014 season, CN Future Links Ontario. Team Canada Development Squad member Naomi Ko, 16, of Victoria, B.C. and Sun Kim, 16, of L’Ile-Perrot, Que. claimed their division titles at The Rock Golf Club in Minett, Ont. on Sunday.

Ko claimed the Junior Girls title in a playoff after trailing runner-up finisher Selena Costabile, 15, of Thornhill, Ont. by one stroke over the course of the championship’s first two rounds. Ko finished the championship with a final score of 2-over-par 215 after rounds of 70-73-72.

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Saunders and Costabile Take Second Round Lead in CN Future Links Ontario Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 01:46 Monday, 26 May 2014 01:38

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Katrina Owens (Golf Canada)

MINETT, Ontario — The second round of the 2014 CN Future Links Ontario Championship continued today at The Rock Golf Club in Minett, Ont.

Tyler Saunders of Sturgeon County, Alta. continued his strong play, breaking yesterday’s tie with Sun Kim to land first with 2-under-par 69 — a total score of 4-under-par 138. Kim, 16, of L’Ile-Perrot, Que. holds second in the Junior Boys division, scoring 2-over-par 73 today for a total of 142, and Bryce Evon, 18, of Windsor, Ont. sits in third with a 3-over-par 74, a total of 145. Osama Khan of Mississauga and Charles Corner of Cayuga, Ont. share fifth.

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