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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 19:46 Tuesday, 22 July 2014 19:26

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PGA TOUR

CANADIAN OPEN

Site: Montreal.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Royal Montreal Golf Club, Blue Course
(7,153 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.7 million. Winner's share: $1,026,000.

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Bill Burns Wins the 2014 MCT Insurance Mid-Amateur at Abercrombie

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 18:55 Tuesday, 22 July 2014 18:46

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NEW GLASGOW, Nova Scotia (Nova Scotia Golf Association) — Bill Burns of Sydney, NS claimed his first major title at the MCT Insurance Mid-amateur this weekend, and in doing so accomplished a lifelong goal.

“It really feels incredible,” he said. “I have been playing these events since I was 24 hoping I could win one and to win one today at 62 is simply awesome.”

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Field Announced for 2014 RBC Canadian Open

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:34 Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:30

Brandt Snedeker

MONTREAL, Québec – Golf Canada and RBC announced the final field of competitors set to challenge for the $5.7 million (USD) RBC Canadian Open, July 21-27, 2014, at The Royal Montreal Golf Club.

Defending champion Brandt Snedeker will be challenged by a world class field of PGA Tour stars that includes World No. 5 Matt Kuchar, World No. 16 Dustin Johnson, World No. 17 Graeme McDowell, World No. 18 and two-time Canadian Open champion Jim Furyk, World No. 20 Luke Donald, World No. 26 Charl Schwartzel, World No. 46 Hunter Mahan and World No. 58 Ernie Els.

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Golf Channel’s Big Break Series Selects Myrtle Beach as Backdrop for 22nd Season

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 23:52 Friday, 18 July 2014 23:41

Big Break

ORLANDO, Florida — Golf Channel's popular Big Break competition series has selected Myrtle Beach as the production location for its 22nd season, premiering Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Big Break Myrtle Beach, produced in partnership with Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday and South Carolina Tourism, will feature a cast of aspiring golf professionals — six men and six women — looking for that jumpstart in their golf careers with the goal of achieving their lifelong dreams of playing alongside the world's top golfers. Taking place at Barefoot Resort & Golf, Big Break Myrtle Beach's ultimate winner will receive an exemption to a 2015 PGA TOUR or LPGA Tour event, along with cash and other prizes.

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Historic Gullane to Host the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 16:05 Monday, 14 July 2014 16:02

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For the first time in its 132-year history, Gullane Golf Club will welcome a European Tour event next summer. The classic links will host the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and in doing so will welcome back a world-class field of golfers to East Lothian.

The tournament, which is played the week before The Open Championship, is one of the best supported on the European Tour. The staging of the event at Gullane, which has three renowned courses with two being ranked among the best in Scotland, is seen as ideal for Scotland’s blue-riband golf tournament.

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