Lower Mainland: Pro News

Taylor Has Time To Adjust To PGA TOUR Life

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 March 2015 22:57 Sunday, 22 March 2015 20:48

by Gord Montgomery
 

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As a rookie on the PGA TOUR there is always a cloud of sorts hanging over one’s head.
 
No, it’s not because the lifestyle is tough or the golf courses you play on are shabby.
 
Rather, it’s the pressure of having to win enough money against the best in the world to keep your status as a full-time player.
 
That problem is one thing that Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor doesn’t have to worry about though.

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Roger Sloan’s Rookie Trials On The PGA TOUR

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015 14:31 Friday, 20 March 2015 13:55

by Alfie Lau
 
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Roger Sloan has made three of eight cuts in his rookie season on the PGA Tour, but he’ll need to make a lot more money in the last half of the season to keep his card for next year.
 
When three BC boys graduated to the PGA TOUR in the autumn of 2014, it was hailed as the Golden Age of British Columbia golf.

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Surrey B.C.’s Adam Svensson Turns Pro; Signs With SportBox Entertainment Group

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:20 Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:06

via press release
 

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Toronto, Ontario / Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - March 17, 2015 – Adam Svensson, winner of  nine of his last 14 collegiate starts, has turned professional and signed with SportBox Entertainment Group for worldwide management and marketing representation.
 
Svensson has inked deals with Acushnet / Titleist, J.Lindeberg, and Freedom 55 Financial. He will continue to be supported by Golf Canada through it’s young professional program.

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The Nick Taylor Challenge At Chilliwack GC

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:46 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 & Country Club.

General Manager Bryan Ewart and his staff at the Chilliwack G&CC 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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A Day Of Lessons Learned For Taylor

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015 16:58 Saturday, 10 January 2015 16:49

by Gord Montgomery
 

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Even as a PGA  TOUR pro there are lessons to be learned in tournament play and that was the case for Canadian Nick Taylor during day two of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
 
Sitting in a tie for 12th after the opening 18 holes at 4-under par, Taylor never really got anything going on his second 18 while playing partner Zach Johnson, the tourney's defending champion, lit it up.
 
For Taylor, an even par 73 saw him tumble down the leaderboard after his opening round of 69.

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