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Last Updated on Monday, 14 March 2016 04:37 Monday, 14 March 2016 04:33
SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — Rafael Becker looks like a guy who has it all figured out. He’s young, well spoken, polite and his talent on the golf course is world class.
But once you start to peel back the layers, you realize the 24-year-old from Sao Paulo, Brazil is actually a lot more like many his age who are just trying to find out what actually defines them as a person.
Becker admitted he hasn’t been having fun on the golf course the last couple years. But, on this warm Saturday afternoon in Bermuda, he could finally let his guard down and smile again after winning the Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship.
Last Updated on Saturday, 31 October 2015 06:33 Saturday, 31 October 2015 06:20
TUCKER’S TOWN, Bermuda (PGA of Canada) — Heading into the week, Danny King and Billy Walsh were pegged to be a major factor in the inaugural Nike Golf PGA Team Championship of Canada at The Mid Ocean Club in Bermuda.
And by week’s end, the duo from Ontario did not disappoint.
Walsh and King, the PGA of Canada’s No. 1 and No. 4-ranked players, put together a three-day total of 21-under par, besting the teams of Luc Boisvert and Louis-Pierre Godin and, Gordon Burns and Keir Smith.
Last Updated on Sunday, 13 September 2015 22:34 Sunday, 13 September 2015 19:13
CUMBERLAND, Ontario (PGA of Canada) — Brad Kerfoot outlasted the field at Camelot Golf and Country Club to win the 2015 PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada presented by Callaway Golf.
The 35-year-old from Maple Downs Golf Club finished the three-day national championship at 9-under-par, besting Eric Locke of Wolf Creek Golf Resort and Club de Golf Longchamp’s Marc-Etienne Bussieres by a shot.
“It’s really unbelievable to have won this national championship because I know all the great names who have won and have their names on the trophy,” Kerfoot said. “This is something that I’ll graciously accept and cherish for a long time.”
Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015 00:36 Monday, 17 August 2015 00:30
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — Jim Rutledge cruised to win his fourth Mr. Lube PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada presented by Adams Golf since 2010 Friday at Credit Valley Golf and Country Club.
The 55-year-old Victoria, B.C., native put together rounds of 64-71-69 for a three-day total of 9-under-par. His 54-hole score was three shots better than David Wettflaufer and Ken Tarling, who both fired 6-under-par 65 final rounds.
For the first time all week, Rutledge managed to get through Credit Valley’s tough opening five holes under par, which he says was the key to the day.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:11 Thursday, 23 July 2015 07:07
BURLINGTON, Ontario (Chris Fry/PGA of Canada) — Canadian golf superstar Brooke Henderson successfully defended her PGA Women’s Championship of Canada title at the Burlington Golf and Country Club.
The 17-year-old’s two-day total of 8-under-par was two shots better than American Doris Chen and Team Canada member Elizabeth Tong.
“Last year when I won it was really special because I was still an amateur, but this year I wanted to win again and host the trophy as a professional,” Henderson said.
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