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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).



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.



Albin Choi Wins His Second NGA Tour Event of the Season

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 March 2015 22:26 Sunday, 15 March 2015 22:19

Albin ChoiDIAMONDHEAD, Mississippi (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) – Toronto’s Albin Choi has done it again. After earning his first win as a professional on the NGA Tour just two weeks ago, the 22-year-old Team Canada member has already added another with a playoff victory at the Cardinal Classic on Saturday.



Henderson Keeps Rolling with Second SunCoast Series Victory

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 March 2015 22:18 Sunday, 15 March 2015 22:05

altEUSTIS, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — 17-year-old Brooke Henderson continued her play in usual fashion, shooting a final-round 64 to take home the hardware at the SunCoast Series Winter Championship at Black Bear Golf Club.



Team Canada’s Marchand Wins First Professional Event

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:31 Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:24

Brittany MarchandSUN CITY, Arizona (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Long-standing Team Canada member Brittany Marchand won her first professional event at the sixth Cactus Tour event on the grounds of Sun City Country Club.

Marchand, 22, posted six birdies en route to turning in the day’s low score of 68, good for an 8-under finish and a one-stroke victory over California native Emily Tubert. The victory marks her first professional event win during her five years with Team Canada.

A week prior to the event, the fifth-year chemical engineering major at N.C. State set aside a chunk of her schedule for a training session—which payed off in full.



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