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Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015 03:38 Monday, 02 February 2015 03:28
WINTER GARDEN, Florida (Golf Canada) — Smiths Falls, Ont.’s Brooke Henderson earned her first pro victory by outlasting sister Brittany to claim the year’s first Suncoast Series Tour event.
The 17-year-old Team Canada Young Pro Squad Member, who turned pro in December, sank a 10 foot birdie putt on the final hole of the championship for a 69 – the lowest round posted over the course of three days – giving her a single-shot win over her elder sister.
Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015 03:22 Monday, 02 February 2015 03:05
SEA ISLAND, Georgia (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Austin Connelly went the distance Sunday, coming back from a seven-stroke deficit to win the Jones Cup in a playoff at the Ocean Forest Golf Club.
Connelly started the day in a tie for ninth, but fought back in Sunday’s third and final round with a six-birdie, 4-under 68. Despite bogeying the 18th, Connelly headed into a playoff against Kyle Jones of Snowlake, Ariz.
Last Updated on Sunday, 25 January 2015 20:18 Sunday, 25 January 2015 20:08
ROSEBERY, 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.
Last Updated on Sunday, 04 January 2015 21:18 Sunday, 04 January 2015 21:15
CORAL 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.
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:07 Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:01
PALM 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.
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