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Trevor Ranton and Grace St-Germain Crowned CN Future Links Pacific Champions

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 01:49 Monday, 11 May 2015 01:44

Grace St-Germain and Trevor RantonQUALICUM BEACH, British Columbia (Herb Fung/Golf Canada) — The first event of Golf Canada’s competitive season concluded in the same way it unfolded – with a pair of Team Canada Development Squad members atop the leaderboards as Trevor Ranton and Grace St-Germain claimed victory at the 2015 CN Future Links Pacific Championship.

No one could dethrone Trevor Ranton’s reign over the Junior Boys division. After opening with a course record of 7-under 65 and following with a second round of 3-under, the Waterloo, Ont., native carded a final round of 2-under 70 to complete the wire-to-wire win. When asked about his play over the past three days, Ranton credited his quick start as a key to his success. “I was pretty happy with (my performance). Right from the start, I was playing well. I started the tournament off with two straight birdies, so I felt comfortable on the course. I was hitting a lot of good shots and making a lot of putts.”

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Quebec’s Josée Doyon Wins Medalist Honours at Rebel Intercollegiate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 04:38 Wednesday, 08 April 2015 04:35

Josée DoyonOXFORD, Mississippi (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Kent State junior Josée Doyon of St-Georges-de-Beauce, Qué., posted the second-lowest three-round score in program history en route to capturing medalist honours at the Rebel Intercollegiate on Sunday.

The 21-year-old Doyon finished at 8-under par (69-71-68) for a comfortable five-stroke cushion over runner-up Marijosse Navarro of Texas A&M.

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Adam Svensson Wins Playoff to Notch First Win as Professional Golfer

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015 05:43 Monday, 06 April 2015 05:40

Adam SvenssonLADY LAKE, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Adam Svensson continued his winning ways, recording his first win as a recently-turned professional at the SwingThought Tour’s Lake County Classic presented by Royal Fund Management.

The Surrey, B.C. native was determined during Saturday’s final round at Harbor Hills Country Club, carding a 7-under 65 to finish at 18-under and force a playoff with fellow Canadian Lucas Kim of Toronto. The 21-year-old Svensson birdied the first playoff hole, sealing the victory and marking his first win as a professional.

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Canada’s Corey Conners Finishes T6 at Azalea Invitational

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:10 Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:05

altCHARLESTON, South Carolina (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Corey Conners put forth another strong effort, finishing in usual fashion inside the top-10 (T6) at 6-under par at the Azalea Invitational.

The 23-year-old Conners closed with a final-round, 3-under 68 in his last competitive round of golf prior to teeing it up at the pinnacle of professional golf — The Masters.

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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).

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