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Michael Gligic Earns RBC Canadian Open Exemption

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:29 Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:24

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (Dan Pino/Golf Canada) — The third of three RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifiers took place at Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ont. with Michael Gligic of Burlington, Ont. claiming medalist honours in a playoff to earn a place in the field at the 2014 RBC Canadian Open at The Royal Montreal Golf Club, July 21-27, 2014.

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Brooke Henderson Wins Canadian Women's Tour Event

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 13:08 Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:53

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After winning the Low Amateur honours at the U.S. Women’s Open, Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson drove 11 hours to Niagara to play in the Canadian Women’s Tour Ontario event this week.

Apparently it was worth the drive.

Just three days after her outstanding performance at the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, N.C., Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ontario blew away the field to claim the Canadian Women’s Tour event in Niagara Falls.

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Tanguay And James Advance To Match Play At Ladies British Amateur

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:43 Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:39

by Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada
 

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SANDWICH, KENT, England – Team Canada’s Anne-Catherine Tanguay and Augusta James have advanced through to the Ladies British Amateur match play rounds by earning one of the top 64 spots.
 
Tanguay, 23, of Québec City, posted rounds of 73-75 to finish T9 through two rounds at the Royal St. Georges Golf Club. The recent University of Oklahoma graduate will look to continue her momentum when play resumes tomorrow.

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Canada’s Brooke Henderson Wins Low Amateur at U.S. Women’s Open

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 03:56 Monday, 23 June 2014 03:46

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PINEHURST, North Carolina — There’s no doubting Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson knows how to rise to the occasion.

She’s won major amateur events like the Porter Cup and the Spirit Invitational. She’s the youngest golfer ever to win a professional golf title. And now, in perhaps her biggest feat to date, the 16-year-old Smiths Falls, Ont. native captured low amateur honours at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2 — where she finished tied for 10th at 5-over 285 on the devious track.

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Live Blog From U.S. Women's Open: Michelle Wie Wins U.S. Women’s Open At Pinehurst, Brooke Henderson Wins Low Amateur

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 June 2014 17:33 Sunday, 22 June 2014 17:10

by Alfie Lau
 

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Both the American and Canadian flags flew high at Pinehurst #2 on Sunday.
 
American prodigy Michelle Wie finally won her first Major, fulfilling the promise she showed more than a decade ago when she burst on the golf scene and looked set to rule the world of women’s golf.
 
But after injuries and growing pains set her back – and would see Wie win only 3 LPGA tournaments since she turned pro 9 years ago – Wie took control of this U.S. Open on Friday and doggedly hung on until there were no competitors left to vanquish.

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