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USA Team Named For Women’s World Amateur Team Championship

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 20:08 Friday, 15 August 2014 19:59

altFAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — The United States Golf Association has selected the three players who will represent the USA at the 2014 Women's World Amateur Team Championship, to be played September 3-6, 2014, at Karuizawa 72 Golf East in Karuizawa, Japan.

The three players are: Kristen Gillman, 16, of Austin, Texas; Alison Lee, 19, of Valencia, Calif.; and Emma Talley, 20, of Princeton, Ky.

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Drive, Chip and Putt Championship Expands to All 50 States

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 19:40 Friday, 15 August 2014 19:33

altORLANDO, Florida — After an incredibly successful inaugural year of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association (USGA), and the PGA of America have announced its expansion into all 50 states.

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Bryant Back to Defend Champions Tour Title in NY

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 01:12 Friday, 15 August 2014 01:08

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Canadian Press

ENDICOTT, New York (AP) — For Bart Bryant, En-Joie Golf Club will always be special.

As a 50-year-old rookie on the Champions Tour and wondering about his future as a player, Bryant won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open last year, becoming the tour's 1,000th winner and erasing a lot of doubt in his mind.

"It was kind of big for me," Bryant said this week. "I had been out for about three years. At that time, my game was really an unknown. I wasn't sure what I could do, how I could play. As the year went on, I started realizing I might have some semblance of a game."

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Bjorn Shares Early Lead at Made in Denmark

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 01:01 Friday, 15 August 2014 00:58

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Canadian Press

AALBORG, Denmark (AP) — Thomas Bjorn shot a 5-under 66 for a three-way share of the lead after the first round of the Made in Denmark, boosting his chances of securing a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team.

Playing in his home tournament, Bjorn made five birdies and did not drop a shot in gusty conditions. He was tied for first with Felipe Aguilar of Chile and Bradley Dredge of Wales.

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Stephen Ames to Play Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 00:56 Friday, 15 August 2014 00:52

altCALGARY, Alberta (Golf Canada) — Calgary's Stephen Ames has confirmed he will tee-it-up in his own backyard at the Champions Tour's 2014 Shaw Charity Classic, August 27-31, 2014.

Ames, who became eligible to play on the Champions Tour after turning 50 on April 28, 2014, will make his second start on the senior circuit, and first in the tournament he helped bring to Calgary one year ago. Ames is part of six-person philanthropic Patron Group who has backed the award-winning tournament that doled out a record-setting charitable donation for youth-based charities in southern Alberta in its inaugural year.

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