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Gordy Scutt Claims 2016 PGA Of BC Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:53 Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:49

Gordy ScuttCOLWOOD, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — After a first round that saw over twenty players sit within three shots of the lead heading into the final round, Gordy Scutt of Olympic View Golf Club edged out the competition to claim the 2016 TaylorMade and adidas Golf PGA of BC Championship presented by Axis Insurance Managers hosted at Royal Colwood Golf Club.

"It was just a really good round," said Scutt after his win. "I struggled a bit off the tee yesterday, but today I really got the driver going and hit a lot of fairways. So I was able to do that, plus made a couple putts at the end which was really fortunate."



Montréal’s Jacob Peterson & Banff’s Jordan Irwin Share Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Lead

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:07 Wednesday, 24 August 2016 05:04

Jacob PetersonBROMONT, Quebec (Taylor Craig/Golf Canada) — Clear skies and mountain winds at Golf Château-Bromont welcomed competitors to the first round of the 2016 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship. At 5-under 67, Montréal’s Jacob Peterson holds a one-stroke lead alongside Jordan Irwin of Banff, Alta.

Peterson took off from the 10th tee with the morning wave and moved into quick possession of the lead with three birdies through holes 12 to 15 and an eagle on the par-5 17th.

“It was a pretty windy morning, but I managed pretty well,” said Peterson. “It honestly helped me at some points. I got some good breaks, I made some good putts and I holed-out from a bunker.”



This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 02:07 Wednesday, 24 August 2016 01:38

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Site: Farmingdale, N.Y.

Course: Bethpage State Park (Black Course). Yardage: 7,468. Par: 71.

Purse: $8.5 million (First Prize: $1.53 million).



Royal Colwood Golf Club Set To Host 2016 PGA Of BC Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 22 August 2016 00:31 Monday, 22 August 2016 00:26

Royal Colwood Golf ClubRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — On August 22-23, 2016, 84 players will battle for the Champion title at the TaylorMade & adidas Golf PGA of BC Championship presented by Axis Insurance Managers Inc. The tournament, hosted by Royal Colwood Golf Club, features a strong contingent of PGA of Canada professionals from across British Columbia.



Australia’s Luck Wins U.S. Amateur With Stirring 8-Hole Run

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 August 2016 23:23 Sunday, 21 August 2016 22:50

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan (Noah Trister/AP) — Curtis Luck was walking along the course, doing the math on how he’d turned a close U.S. Amateur final into a rout by winning eight holes in a row.

It was hard for the 20-year-old Australian to process.

“I think I started laughing, walking down the fairway,” he said. “I haven’t heard of that, and I haven’t seen it before. What an amazing thing to do while you’re out in the final of the U.S. Amateur Championship.”

Luck built a commanding lead with that eight-hole run shortly after the midway point of the final match, and he went on to beat Brad Dalke 6 and 4 to become the U.S. Amateur’s third international champion in four years.



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