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Lorie Kane Wins But Team Loses ISPS Handa Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 05 November 2012 12:25 Monday, 05 November 2012 12:18

courtesy Golf Canada

altLorie Kane of Charlottetown fired the lowest score of the two-day ISPS Handa Cup on the weekend but it was all for naught in the end. Her World team fell to the U.S. squad in the team event on the Legends Tour for women 45 and older.

In the anchor singles match at Reunion Resort & Club in Orlando on Sunday, Kane shot a blistering seven-under-par 65 to beat Sherri Turner, who carded 71.

But by then, the U.S. team had secured enough points to retain the cup for the seventh year in a row.



Canada's Conners Takes Fifth At U.S. Collegiate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:32 Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:27

altCorey Conners of Listowel, Ont., a junior at Kent State University, earned his fourth top 15 finish in as many events this fall against a highly competitive field at the U.S. Collegiate Championship this past weekend.

The All-American tied for 5th in the 78-man field that featured 11 top 25 teams to lead Kent State to a 13th place showing.



Canada's Laverdure Runs Away From Competition In New York IJGT Event

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 October 2012 22:55 Sunday, 07 October 2012 22:30


Baldwinsville, N.Y.. – The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) traveled to Timber Banks Golf Course for the 2012 IJGT Upstate Challenge on Sept. 29-30.

The Jack Nicklaus Design course, which is known for its exceptionally difficult greens, combined with cold and rainy weather conditions to create the setting for an exciting junior golf event.
The Upstate Challenge featured some of the top junior golfers in the Northeast, competing in the nationally ranked junior event.
Cedric Laverdure from Montreal, QC made it worth his while to travel across the U.S. - Canada border to play in his first IJGT event of the season.



Canadians Finish Tied For Sixth At World Amateur Team Golf Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 October 2012 21:21 Sunday, 07 October 2012 20:44




ANTALYA, Turkey -- Mackenzie Hughes, Albin Choi and Corey Conners combined for a 1-over par 143 in the final round Sunday as Canada finished tied for sixth at the rain-shortened World Amateur Team Championship.

The Canadian trio posted a 11-under par 417 to finish tied with Norway 13 strokes back of the United States squad of Chris Williams, Justin Thomas, and Steven Fox.
It was the 14th Eisenhower Trophy for the Americans, who posted a 54-hole score of 24-under par 404.



Team Canada 7th At Women's World Amateur Team Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 01 October 2012 09:59 Monday, 01 October 2012 09:52


ANTALYA, Turkey -- Team Canada carded a final round 2-under 142 to finish seventh at the Women's World Amateur Team Championship in Turkey on Sunday.

The Canadian trio of Jennifer Kirby of Paris, Ont., Augusta James of Bath, Ont., and Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., finished the four day event with a 7-under par total which was six shots behind South Korea, who became the first team to win back-to-back titles in 12 years.
Canada’s seventh place showing equalled the result posted two years ago in Argentina.



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