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Dufner Returns from Injury at Perth International

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:20 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:14

Jason Dufner

Canadian Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he “totally detached” himself from the sport and didn’t watch any of the Ryder Cup on television.

Dufner, whose injury cost him any chance of earning a qualifying spot for the Ryder Cup, on Tuesday said he was feeling “much better physically ... a little bit rested mentally.”



Hurricanes, Lions Earn CCAA Wins

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:45 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:33

Holland Hurricanes

Rodney Wilson/CCAA

The final round of the 2014 PING CCAA Golf National Championships were washed out Friday. Heavy rain was forecasted throughout the week in Quebec City and the surrounding area and Mother Nature finally forced the cancellation of Round 3. The event was shortened from 54 holes to 36.

As a result, the Holland Hurricanes captured their first-ever CCAA National Championship title in the men’s division. All-Canadian Eric Locke led the Hurricanes to a tournament-best overall score of 286. Holland placed three shots ahead of the Camosun Chargers to earn gold.



Hend Wins Hong Kong Open in a Playoff

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:33 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:16

Scott Hend

Canadian Press

HONG KONG (AP) — Scott Hend beat Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff to win the Hong Kong Open and become the first Australian to win the event since Greg Norman in 1983.

Que and Hend both ended the final round tied on 13-under 267 to force a playoff on the par-four 18th hole of the Fanling Course at the Hong Kong Golf Club.

Hend held his nerve to win on the first playoff hole with a par putt from five feet having watched Que bogey after failing to reach the green with his approach shot.



Perry Defends at AT&T Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:09 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 01:05


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At this week’s AT&T Championship at TPC San Antonio, Kenny Perry will attempt to successfully defend a title for the fifth time on the Champions Tour, something he has not yet achieved. Perry’s best result while attempting to defend was T4 at this year’s Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS. On the PGA TOUR, Perry’s best finish was T7 (twice) in defense of his 14 career victories (1996 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, 2004 U.S. Bank Championship).



Early 2015 European Tour Schedule Announced

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:47 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:41

altThe European Tour announced the initial sector of its 2015 International Schedule, featuring new tournaments in Thailand and India, which further highlight the global appeal of The Race to Dubai.

Taking place from February 12-15, 2015, the inaugural Thailand Classic joins The Race to Dubai for the first time, eight years after The European Tour last visited the country for the 2007 Johnnie Walker Classic in Phuket.



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