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Anne-Catherine Tanguay Wins National Women’s Golf Association Event

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016 23:47 Saturday, 23 January 2016 23:40

Anne-Catherine TanguayDELAND, Florida (Herb Fung/Golf Canada) — Anne-Catherine Tanguay carded a final-round 71 to capture the National Women’s Golf Association event at Victoria Hills Golf Club.

The Québec native finished at 6-under 210 (68-71-71) to secure a four-stroke victory over a trio of players, including Calgary native and 2015 National Amateur Team member Jennifer Ha, who completed the day with seven birdies en route to a 68.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 01:38 Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:57

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PGA TOUR

CAREERBUILDER CHALLENGE

Site: La Quinta, California.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: TPC Stadium Course at PGA West (7,113 yards, par 72), Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West (7,159 yards, par 72) and La Quinta Country Club (7,060 yards, par 72).

Purse: $5.8 million. Winner’s Share: $1,044,000.

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ACE Group Classic to Become Chubb Classic

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 23:51 Tuesday, 19 January 2016 23:25

Chubb ClassicNAPLES, Florida — Tournament officials announce that The ACE Group Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions event that has been in the Naples community for 29 years, will be rebranded to the Chubb Classic. This change reflects the acquisition of The Chubb Corporation by 17-year title sponsor ACE Limited, and its adoption of the Chubb name. The Chubb Classic will be held February 9-14, 2016, at the TwinEagles Club in Naples, Florida.

“We are excited to support our title sponsor by following suit with a new tournament name and overall rebrand of the event,” said Tournament Director Matt Hilliker. “Becoming the Chubb Classic allows us to revamp our look within the Naples community and be the first event to showcase the new Chubb corporate brand. The name of the event is changing, but our commitment to delivering the highest quality event and fan experience will not waver.”

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Quail Creek Chosen to Host 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 23:23 Tuesday, 19 January 2016 23:10

Quail Creek Country ClubFAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — Quail Creek Country Club, in Naples, Fla., has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the host site for the 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Scheduled for October 7-12, 2016, the 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur will be the club’s first USGA championship.

“The USGA is honored to add Quail Creek Country Club as a championship site,” said Diana Murphy, USGA vice president and Championship Committee chairman. “We’re confident the club will be a terrific host, and we look forward to crowning the 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion in the vibrant golf community of Naples.”

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Europe Dominates Singles, Boosts Win Margin in EurAsia Cup

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 03:42 Tuesday, 19 January 2016 03:33

Team Europe Wins EurAsia CupCanadian Press

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Europe dominated the singles matches 9-1/2 to 2-1/2 to comfortably win the EurAsia Cup.

The second edition of the trans-continental team event ended with a lopsided 18-1/2 to 5-1/2 score in favor of the visitors at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.

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