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Nick Taylor’s Saturday Afternoon To Forget At PGA Championship

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 August 2015 16:19 Saturday, 15 August 2015 16:13

by Alfie Lau
 

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You don’t need to know much about golf to figure out how Nick Taylor’s third round at the 97th PGA Championship went when you hear his post-round comments.
 
“I hit terrible off the tee, didn’t hit any good iron shots, didn’t make any putts,” said Taylor of his (+3) round of 75 that has him at (+5) 221 and near the bottom of the leaderboard of the guys who made the 36-hole cut.

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Nick Taylor Makes Cut At PGA Championship

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 August 2015 09:43 Saturday, 15 August 2015 09:33

by Alfie Lau
 

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The hopeful look on Mike Darby’s face as he boarded a shuttle to Whistling Straits on Saturday morning was rewarded two hours later.
 
Darby, the caddy for Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor was hoping that the 10 or so players who could affect the cutline of top 70 and ties would just keep making pars and keep Taylor alive as he chases a high finish in his first Major as a professional.
 
Darby is staying in Green Bay, 50 minutes away, and is hoping to make that drive a couple more times this weekend.

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Nick Taylor Ready For Third Major Appearance

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 09:22 Wednesday, 12 August 2015 09:11

by Alfie Lau
 

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The last time Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor played in a Major, he walked away with a medal for being Low Amateur at the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black.
 
It’s hard to believe that it took six years for Taylor to get back on one of golf’s biggest stages and it seems like a lifetime has passed since he was packing his University of Washington gear and passing time with brother Josh, mother Darlene and father Jay as they waited for the victory ceremony to begin.

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Vancouver Open Full of PGA Tour Canada Talent

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 11:40 Sunday, 09 August 2015 11:26

by Alfie Lau
 

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If you didn’t know the event was the Vancouver Golf Tour’s Vancouver Open at Pagoda Ridge and Ledgeview, you might have thought it was the second Vancouver stop on PGA Tour Canada.
 
Dotting the leaderboard is PC Financial Open runner-up Riley Wheeldon, PGA Tour Canada winner of the Syncrude Boreal Open in Fort McMurray, Kevin Spooner, and PGA Tour Canada regulars Ryan Williams, Adam Cornelson, Brad Clapp, Kevin Stinson, Thomas Hay and Seann Harlingten.

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Whistler Golf Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 08:47 Monday, 23 March 2015 08:39

altWHISTLER, British Columbia — Whistler Golf Club has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. Stu Carmichael, assistant superintendent, led the effort to obtain sanctuary designation on the property. Whistler is the 95th course in Canada and the 901st in the world to be designated as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

“Whistler Golf Club has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property,” said Tara Pepperman, Director of Cooperative Sanctuary Programs at Audubon International.

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