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B.C.’s Sloan And Hadwin Move Up In Weekly Top 10 Rankings

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 20:04 Wednesday, 09 November 2016 19:51

Roger SloanIn the Weekly Top 10 rankings put out by Golf Canada, several players from B.C. moved up and occupy positions in the country’s top 10 in both amateur and professional categories.

This week Merritt’s Roger Sloan moved up to number 8 in the Men’s Pro Ranking in Canada as he climbed 8 places in the WAGR. He was joined by Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin in making positive gains along with recently announced PNGA Player of the Year winners, Jared du Toit and Naomi Ko.

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B.C.’s Lawren Rowe Made The Biggest Gain In The Weekly Top 10 Golf Rankings

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2016 05:00 Wednesday, 02 November 2016 20:19

Lawren RoweMEN’S AMATEUR TOP-10

Lawren Rowe made the biggest gain among the Top-10, picking up 40 places in the world rankings after posting a wire-to-wire victory at the CSUSM Fall Classic. Rowe opened with a 67 for the low round of the day and followed it up with back-to-back rounds of par to win by eight strokes. It was his second collegiate victory of the season and the third team title for the Vikes. The No. 4 ranked amateur in Canada has also recorded Top-10 results in his other two events this fall.

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13 Canadians To Battle For Status In Stage II Of Web.com Tour Qualifying School

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2016 07:06 Wednesday, 02 November 2016 06:56

Riley Fleming13 Canadians will be among approximately 375 athletes competing for 2017 playing status at the second stage of Web.com Tour Qualifying School, hosted at five different sites across the United States from November 1–11.

Each qualifying site will host 72-hole stroke-play events with 78-player fields and no cuts. The number of players advancing from each site will be determined on a pro-rated basis (announced during play).

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Six From BC On 2017 Golf Canada Teams

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016 23:52 Sunday, 23 October 2016 23:42

Golf Canada 2017 Team Canada Amateur SquadOAKVILLE, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Golf Canada is pleased to announce the athletes who have been chosen to represent Team Canada as part of the 2017 National Amateur Squad and Development Squad programs.

In all, eight athletes comprise Team Canada’s National Amateur Squad including four players on the men’s team and four on the women’s, with three of those players coming from British Columbia.

There are also 8 players who comprise the National Development Squad and anther three from BC have been named to that group.

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2016 PGA of BC Awards: A Night To Remember

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 October 2016 18:33 Sunday, 16 October 2016 18:18

PGA of BC AwardsRICHMOND, British Columbia (Jeff Sutherland /iG) — The PGA of BC honoured their best and brightest on October 12, 2016, at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, BC.

This year’s Awards Celebration was highlighted with the presentation of the Dick Munn Golf Professional of the Year award presented by Cutter & Buck to Alan Palmer of Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club.

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