Lower Mainland: Local News / Fraser Valley

U.S. Open At Chambers Bay Preparations Looking Good

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:53 Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:21

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by Alfie Lau
 
SEATTLE - The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay is just over three months away and preparations are going along swimmingly. 
 
Larry Gilhuly could not be more clear: The U.S. Open will be played at Chambers Bay in Tacoma, Washington this June.

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The Nick Taylor Challenge At Chilliwack GC

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:48 Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:35

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Recently Abbotsford, B.C.'s own PGA TOUR champion Nick Taylor paid a visit to the Chilliwack Golf Club.

General Manager Bryan Ewart and his staff at the Chilliwack GC invited anyone who wanted to challenge Nick to a contest to come out and test their skills against him.

Contestants had the option to challenge him to a putting, chipping or full swing contest.

Anyone who beat Nick in the first challenge moved on to Round 2, where Nick got to decide what shot to hit.

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Valuable Experience The Payoff For Taylor At Hyundai

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015 21:50 Monday, 12 January 2015 21:31

by Gord Montgomery
 
Inside Golf reporter Gord Montgomery is following Canada's Nick Taylor during his rounds at the Hyundai Tournament Of Champions and will be posting daily stories on the Abbostford, B.C. professional from Kapalua in Maui.- ed.
 

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It won't be the biggest cheque Nick Taylor ever cashes during his PGA TOUR life but the experience he gained at this year's Hyundai Tournament of Champions is something he'll be able to take to the bank week after week.
 
Taylor, from Abbotsford, B.C., finished the 72-hole winners-only event at (-5), well behind the top finishers this year. The thing is though, he never had a round above par on the demanding Plantation Course and that memory will stick with him moving forward.

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Taylor Stuck In Neutral On Moving Day At Hyundai

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 January 2015 23:26 Sunday, 11 January 2015 23:09

by Gord Montgomery
 
Inside Golf reporter Gord Montgomery is following Canada's Nick Taylor during his rounds at the Hyundai Tournament Of Champions and will be posting daily stories on the Abbostford, B.C. professional from Kapalua in Maui.- ed.

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The third day of any PGA TOUR event is known as moving day, and on the opening hole it looked like Canadian Nick Taylor had his game packed properly for some good scoring as he tried to move up the leaderboard at the winners-only Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
 
But then his moving van got stuck in neutral.
 
After recording a birdie on the par 4, 520-yard opener with a laser 3-iron to within four feet, Taylor bogeyed the par 3, 221-yard second when he airmailed his second shot, with a 3 iron, to the back of the green and three-putted.

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Taylor Pleased With First Day Effort At Hyundai Tournament Of Champions

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015 16:37 Friday, 09 January 2015 16:24

by Gord Montgomery
 
Inside Golf reporter Gord Montgomery is following Canada's Nick Taylor during his rounds at the Hyundai Tournament Of Champions and will be posting daily stories on the Abbostford, B.C. professional from Kapalua in Maui.- ed.
 

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The first day of play for Abbotsford's Nick Taylor at th 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions was an adventure, to say the least.
 
At various times in round one he held the lead, was ted for the lead, sat alone in second before eventually ending up the day at 4-under on the par 73 Plantation Course in Maui, Hawaii.

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