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Petrovic, Putnam Share Canadian Open Lead

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 July 2014 17:01 Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:53

Tim Petrovic

Canadian Press

MONTREAL, Quebec (AP) — Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.

The 47-year-old Petrovic was the last player to get in the field, grabbing a spot when Benjamin Alvarado withdrew Tuesday.



Taiwan Sweeps US in 1st Day of International Crown

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:53 Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:42


Canadian Press

OWINGS MILLS, Maryland (AP) — A winless day left the top-seeded United States with the feeling there's nothing left to lose in their quest to capture the International Crown

Yani Tseng made a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to give Taiwan a sweep of the Americans in the opening round of the 32-player, eight-team tournament Thursday.

Tseng and Phoebe Yao never trailed in a 1-up win over Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson after Candie Kung and Teresa Lu beat Paula Creamer and Cristie Kerr 4 and 3.



This Week in Golf

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


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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.



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


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.”



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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