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Ames Set To Lead Team Into Aruba Cup

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:52 Sunday, 04 December 2016 18:29

alt(Gord Montgomery/iG) — Supposedly you never forget your first time doing anything, so this adventure for not only Stephen Ames but the 10 members of the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada should become a week to remember. For Ames, it will be his first venture as a team cap-tain. For his players, it will very likely be their first time in an international competition. to top that off, this is the inaugural playing of what is known as the Aruba Cup.

Ames, the PGA veteran who has four titles to his credit, will captain the North American squad that is made up of Mackenzie Tour players against their counterparts from the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica in a President’s Cup-style tournament in Aruba. The event runs from December 12 - 18 at Tierra Del Sol Resort and Golf in a format that includes Four-ball, Foursomes and Singles matches.

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Wyatt Worthington II Wins First PGA Tournament Series Event of 2016

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 December 2016 07:37 Thursday, 01 December 2016 07:21

Wyatt Worthington IIPORT ST LUCIE, Florida (PGA of America) — Wyatt Worthington II doesn’t just want to make birdies, he wants to make history.

Worthington did both, shooting another 2-under 70 to win Event No. 1 of the PGA Tournament Series by two shots at PGA Golf Club.

The 29-year-old Worthington is believed to be the first African American to win a PGA Tournament Series event. Earlier this year, he became the second African American club professional to qualify for the PGA Championship.

“It’s a great moment in my life,” Worthington said. “This is one of the goals I wanted to achieve, and I’m fortunate I got it on the first try (this year).”

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Mercedes-Benz For Hole-In-One At Omega Dubai Ladies Masters

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 December 2016 06:39 Thursday, 01 December 2016 06:09

Mercedes-Benz GLC 250DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Mercedes-Benz GLC 250, a full-size luxury crossover SUV, will be presented to the first professional golfer scoring a hole-in-one on the par-3, 15th hole during the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters at Emirates Golf Club from December 7 to 10.

As the Official Car of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Gargash Enterprises, the authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, will also roll out a gleaming fleet of luxury SUVs through SIXT rent a car to chauffeur marquee players to and from the tournament as well as continuing a significant on-site presence.

“We are excited to continue our strong partnership with the region’s premier golfing event, which has played a key role in positioning Dubai as a major golfing destination,” said Karl-Johan Sandesjo CEO of Gargash Enterprises.

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This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:22 Wednesday, 30 November 2016 05:56

Hero World ChallengeCanadian Press

PGA TOUR

HERO WORLD CHALLENGE

Site: Nassau, Bahamas.

Course: Albany GC. Yardage: 7,267. Par: 72.

Purse: $3.5 million (First Prize: $1 million).

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PowerShares QQQ Championship Offers Holiday Savings For 2017 Event

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 06:22 Tuesday, 29 November 2016 06:18

2016 PowerShares QQQ ChampionshipTHOUSAND OAKS, California — Give the gift of golf this holiday season with a special offer to the 2017 PowerShares QQQ Championship. From now through January 3, 2017, golf fans can purchase Weekly Grounds and Weekly Clubhouse tickets for the price of a daily ticket.

Through the holiday season, Weekly Grounds tickets are available for $29, a $30 savings over normal prices, and Weekly Clubhouse tickets are available for $59, a $60 savings over regular prices.

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