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Hogan Hangs On For Alberta Amateur Win

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 22:54 Thursday, 23 July 2015 22:39

by Gord Montgomery
 

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Entering the final day with an eight shot lead, Brett Hogan looked like he was on safe ground at the 2015 Sun Life Financial Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship, held at the pristine Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club.
 
But like so man of us are wont to do, he just had to wander out to the edge of the cliff to see what, or perhaps better, who, was below him even though early on he’d increased his lead to a full 10 shots.

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Calgary’s Hogan Closes In On Alberta Men’s Amateur Title

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 July 2015 12:40 Thursday, 23 July 2015 12:30

by Gord Montgomery
 

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It’s tough to go wire-to-wire in a golf tournament but Calgary’s Brett Hogan is looking to do exactly that as he carries a commanding lead into the fourth, and final round of the 2015 Sun Life Financial Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship.

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Jennifer Ha Battles Adverse Weather Conditions to Win the 2015 Sun Life Financial Alberta Ladies Amateur

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 July 2015 19:21 Sunday, 19 July 2015 19:11

altCALGARY, Alberta (Alberta Golf Association)— Jennifer Ha wins the 2015 Sun Life Financial Alberta Ladies Amateur after a rainy round at Lynx Ridge Golf Club, finishing -8, 205. It was a close finish between Ha and Garrison, with the two going head-to-head in the championship round. A strong front nine game, which included three birdies, put Ha ahead by four strokes to take the title.

“It feels incredible,” Ha reflects on her win. “This is definitely something that I’ve wanted to do for a long time.”

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Growing Future Champions On Alberta’s McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 10:45 Monday, 13 July 2015 10:33

by Jim Claggett
 

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The McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour has meant something in one way or another to the players and families over its 20 years of existence.
 
For the Pasitney family from St. Paul, Alberta it has been a great way to spend the summer, going from course to course as their children played in the tournaments.

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Harrison Proves Unstoppable, Wins Alberta Junior Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 July 2015 19:40 Sunday, 05 July 2015 19:36

Andrew HarrisonCALGARY, Alberta — After maintaining first place for four days straight, Andrew Harrison is the 2015 Alberta Junior Boys Champion. The 18 year old from Camrose Golf Club took home the title 13 strokes ahead of the competition. Harrison started the first round of the tournament strong and continued to build on his lead, ending round four with 9 under par.

Harrison left the scoring tent grinning ear to ear. “This is my biggest tournament win,” he explained.

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