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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:41 Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:10

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VALERO TEXAS OPEN

Site: San Antonio.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC San Antonio, Oaks Course (7,435 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.2 million. Winner’s share: $1,116,000.

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Callaway Golf Canada Becomes Presenting Sponsor of PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:06 Tuesday, 24 March 2015 17:58

altThe PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada has a new presenting sponsor in Callaway Golf Canada.

The multi-year agreement sees the nearly 35-year old company become presenting sponsor of the assistants’ championship, as well as a continued supporter of the PGA of Canada’s magazine, PRO:FILES.

“The PGA of Canada is pleased to enter into a national partnership with Callaway Golf Canada,” said PGA of Canada CEO Gary Bernard. “Our PGA Assistants’ Championship is one of our most competitive fields every year and we are thrilled Callaway Golf Canada has come on board to support it.”

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Earning a Masters Invitation

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 22:19 Monday, 23 March 2015 22:11

altIt’s one of the most memorable pieces of mail a golfer can receive. It’s a simple piece of card with plain black writing that reads:

“The Board of Governors at the Augusta National Golf Club cordially invites you to participate in the Two Thousand and Fifteen Masters Tournament.”

We are of course talking about the letter that arrives once a player has qualified for The Masters. Whilst many players have already received their invitations, several are reserved for players yet to play their way into this year’s field. Here’s a closer look at the key players playing in Morocco and what they need to do to climb into the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking and earn their Masters invitation.

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Juniors Battle Wet Weather Conditions Over Weekend at Morgan Creek

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 17:56 Monday, 23 March 2015 21:42

Morgan Greek Golf ClubSURREY, British Columbia — The third event on the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) British Columbia schedule teed off over the weekend at Morgan Creek GC and it was the first in which juniors had to deal with wet conditions. With rain overnight on Friday and all afternoon Sunday, juniors were able to overcome the elements with great scoring in all divisions.

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eircom Business Solutions Tees Up Irish Open Sponsorship

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 18:42 Monday, 23 March 2015 18:34

James Finnigan and Gary Disleyeircom Business Solutions has joined forces with The European Tour to become Official Telecommunications Sponsor of the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by The Rory Foundation.

The event takes place in Royal County Down Golf Club from May 28-31 and will bring many of the biggest international golfing stars to Northern Ireland, including tournament host and World Number One, Rory McIlroy.

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