Southern Alberta: Amateur News

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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PGA of Alberta Announces 2016 Awards Finalists

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 October 2016 19:16 Sunday, 09 October 2016 19:04

altEach year, the PGA of Alberta recognizes several Members and Industry Representatives for their achievements throughout the season and their career, as well as for their contributions to the Association and the Game of Golf.

Members and Industry Partners are given the opportunity to vote for deserving individuals in the following categories of Awards, presented to recipients at the Annual Awards Banquet in the fall:

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MacEwan University Captures Men’s Golf Title In Olds

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 01:09 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 01:05

altOLDS, Alberta – Cold weather and rough conditions didn’t slow down Barrett Belland in the final round of the ACAC South Regional Golf Championship in Olds.

The fifth-year Commerce major from St. Albert rolled with the punches, posting an even-par 72 to finish at minus-1 for the tourney (after a first round 71), winning the crown by two shots over U of A-Augustana golfer Colton Leslie (73-72).

Belland’s performance also led MacEwan to a comfortable win in the team category, too – a 584 that was 36 strokes better than second-place U of A-Augustana.

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BC’s du Toit Maintains Top Standing In Weekly Rankings

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:32 Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:24

altPositive movements for six of the Top-10 in Canada, while the remaining four maintained their standings, including top-ranked Jared du Toit, who begins the new collegiate season at No. 26 in the world.

Lawren Rowe gained 440 spots in the world rankings to move into the Top-20 in Canada after finishing in a tie for 23rd at the California State Fair Amateur. The University of Victoria Vike is coming off a solid summer in which he posted a runner-up finish at the Canadian University/College Championship and a tie for ninth at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship. Fellow Canadian Patrick Murphy finished third at the same event, four strokes behind the winner.

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