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Marksaeng Wins Singapore Open, Clinching British Open Berth

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:21 Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:17

Canadian Press

SENTOSA, Singapore (AP) — Prayad Marksaeng of Thailand shot a 4-under 67 in the final round to win the Singapore Open by one shot, clinching a place in the British Open in the process.



Major Venues To Host 2018 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship Qualifying

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:17 Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:04

Drive, Chip, and Putt ChampionshipAlthough many kids are currently spending their days frolicking in the snow, sipping hot cocoa and bundling up to keep warm, it won’t be long before the smell of freshly cut grass and warm sunshine permeates the air.

While spring remains a few months away, it’s never too early to begin thinking about getting your child signed up for a fun outdoor activity. Drive, Chip & Putt certainly fits the bill as an ideal way to get a junior started in golf or strengthen their passion for the game. Drive, Chip & Putt is a skills competition that tests three important aspects of golf in a fun, competitive atmosphere contested at some of the nation’s most prestigious venues, many of which have hosted major championships.



St-Germain & Szeryk Win Team Event At Mexican Amateur

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 19:32 Tuesday, 17 January 2017 19:02

Maddie Szeryk and Grace St-GermainCUIDAD LOPEZ MATEOS, Mexico (Golf Canada) — Team Canada Amateur Squad duo Grace St-Germain and Maddie Szeryk closed off a strong run at the Mexican Amateur, finishing 3rd and T4, respectively, en route to winning the team event (aggregate score).



McIlroy Withdraws From Abu Dhabi Because Of Rib Injury

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:51 Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:42

Rory McIlroyCanadian Press

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship because of a rib injury.

The European Tour released a statement on Monday saying the second-ranked McIlroy underwent tests after he was injured during the SA Open and they revealed a stress fracture.

McIlroy said it was “bitterly disappointing” and “really quite annoying” to miss the tournament, which has the best field of the season on the European Tour.



Gary Player To Make Honorary Tee Shot At The 2017 Chubb Classic

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:42 Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:32

Gary Player, 1988 Chubb Classic ChampionNAPLES, Florida — Chubb Classic officials announced today that Gary Player, the 1988 inaugural champion, will be in attendance at the 2017 Chubb Classic to help celebrate its 30th anniversary in southwest Florida. The Chubb Classic will take place February 13–19, 2017, at The TwinEagles Club.



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