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KO, Stanford And Boeljon Tied At 5-Under After 1st Round Of CN Canadian Women's Open

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 22:38 Thursday, 22 August 2013 22:09

by Alfie Lau

 

altTeen golfing sensation Lydia Ko served notice Thursday she doesn't mind giving up $300,000 winner’s cheques that go along with being CN Canadian Women's Open champion.

The 16-year-old Kiwi fired a 5-under 65 in the first round at Edmonton's Royal Mayfair Club to tie for the clubhouse lead with American Angela Stanford and Dutch golfer Christel Boeljon.
 
Americans Paula Creamer and Cristie Kerr were tied for fourth, at (-4), with a whole group of golfers, including top Canadian Jennifer Kirby, at (-3), only two strokes back. 

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Youth Is Served At CN Canadian Women’s Open In Edmonton

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 22:27 Thursday, 22 August 2013 21:47

by Alfie Lau

altImagine being 22 and called “an elder stateman.”

Well, that’s what Canadian Jennifer Kirby of Paris, ON had to face on Thursday afternoon after shooting a (-3) round of 67 at CN Canadian Women’s Open at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton.

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CN Canadian Women’s Open Takes Final Bow in Edmonton

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 21:44 Thursday, 22 August 2013 21:26

by Alfie Lau

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The bright red CN branding looks awfully familiar at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton. But that won’t be the case in 2014.
 
It’s the last year of CN’s eight-year sponsorship run of the CN Canadian Women’s Open, with Golf Canada furiously hunting for its next title sponsor.
 
Organizers have talked to dozens of potential sponsors and may have narrowed it down to a handful in serious contention for the title sponsorship.

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David Hearn Finishes PGA Championship At +5

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 21:55 Monday, 12 August 2013 21:48

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Alfie Lau (iG)

The wry smile couldn’t hide David Hearn’s disappointment at the end of the 2013 PGA Championship.

Hearn, who found himself briefly at the top of the leaderboard on Thursday when he shot 66, had three forgettable rounds of 76, 71 and 72 afterwards and he finished at +5, 285 for the tournament.

“Overall, I feel I didn’t play my best golf,” said Hearn. “I had trouble finishing rounds off.”

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Jason Dufner Wins 2013 PGA Championship At Oak Hill With Closing Round 68

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 10:09 Monday, 12 August 2013 09:46

by Alfie Lau

 

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Jason Dufner has laid the ghosts of the 2011 PGA Championship in Atlanta to rest.

Leading by four with four holes to go, Dufner promptly dumped his approach into the par-three in the water and soon, it was off to a playoff that he would lose by a stroke to Keegan Bradley.
 
Dufner won the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in suburban Rochester, New York by being the only player in the final four groups to shoot under par, carding a two-under 68 that included bogeys at the last two holes as he nursed his lead to the Wanamaker Trophy.

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