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USA Wins World Junior Girls Championship, Canada 3rd

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 02:06 Thursday, 02 October 2014 01:59

altMARKHAM, Ontario (Dan Pino/Golf Canada) — Team USA got out to an early lead and never let it go, finishing with a team-total score of 17-under par 559 for the wire-to-wire victory at the inaugural World Junior Girls Golf Championship at Angus Glen Golf Club (South Course) in Markham, Ont.

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Champions Tour Rookie of the Year Race Heats Up

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 20:53 Wednesday, 01 October 2014 20:35

Scott Dunlap

Vartan Kupelian/PGATOUR.COM — The final four events of the 2014 Champions Tour season will decide the race for rookie of the year.

When the tournament schedule resumes next week with the SAS Championship, it's not difficult to project as many as eight golfers with a shot at succeeding Rocco Mediate as ROY. A year ago, at this stage of the season, it was a two-man race between Mediate and Esteban Toledo. Each had won twice and the other determining factors were remarkably similar.

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YMCA of the Triangle Named Host Charity of the SAS Championship

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 05:13

YMCACARY, North Carolina (Champions Tour) – The SAS Championship presented by Bloomberg Businessweek announced that the YMCA of the Triangle is the host charity for the annual Champions Tour event held at Prestonwood Country Club.

Additionally, it was announced that the contract with the Champions Tour has been extended through 2017.

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Eat, Run, Jump, and Play at the SAS Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 05:13 Wednesday, 01 October 2014 05:08

altCARY, North Carolina (Champions Tour) – The SAS Championship presented by Bloomberg Businessweek is excited to announce the return of Food Truck Friday, Live Fearless 5k, and WakeMed Families First Fun Fest, October 10-12, 2014, at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC.

"As the tournament continues to grow and expand, our focus remains giving back to the Triangle Community," said Tournament Director Jeff Kleiber. "Providing exciting events for families, fans, and children of all ages allows the opportunity to enjoy the weekend in a variety of ways, so we invite everyone to come join us as we celebrate our 14th year at Prestonwood Country Club."

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USA Takes Commanding Lead into Final Round of World Junior Girls Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:45 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:41

altMARKHAM, Ontario (Dan Pino/Golf Canada) — Team USA continues to dominate the 15 country field of competitors at the World Junior Girls Golf Championship after firing a team-total score of 7-under par 137 to increase their lead to 16 shots heading into the final round of the inaugural event at Angus Glen Golf Club (South Course) in Markham, Ont.

After starting the day with a comfortable 12-shot lead, Team USA (137-141-137—415) continued their sizzling play on Tuesday and with only 18 holes to play, look poised to claim the championship team title on Wednesday at Angus Glen.

Mika Liu (70-69-67—206) continued to lead the way for the Americans shooting 5-under 67 Tuesday and pairing with teammate Megan Khang (67-73-70—210) to count a team score of 7-under 137 to lead the host Canadian team by 16 shots heading into Wednesday' final round.

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