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Canada Wins the 2014 Euro Junior Golf Cup

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 August 2014 01:49 Sunday, 10 August 2014 01:43

Euro Junior CupST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Rain and lighting sent juniors scrambling today at the final round of the Euro Junior Golf Cup at Drumoig Golf Club in St. Andrews. With a shorten round, Canada finished with 14 points on the day for a team total 43.5 to secure the title. Scotland finished just two points back with 41.5 points while team USA finished third with 32 points. This is Canada's third title in four years.

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Curtis Hughes Wins Ontario Bantam Boys’ Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 August 2014 01:25 Sunday, 10 August 2014 01:14

altASHTON, Ontario (Golf Association of Ontario) — Tecumseh's Curtis Hughes entered the final round of the Golf Association of Ontario's (GAO) Bantam (U15) Boys' Championship, Aug. 7 at the Canadian Golf & Country Club in Ashton, seven shots off the lead. However, thanks to the round of the tournament, Hughes was able to jump up the leaderboard and claim the title.

After his first round, the 14-year-old was seven-over, but he came back during the second round with an amazing four-under (68) to win by a four-shot margin.

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Canada’s Henderson Advances in U.S. Women’s Amateur

Saturday, 09 August 2014 06:09

Brooke Henderson

Canadian Press

GLEN COVE, New York (AP) — Canadian teen Brooke Mackenzie Henderson advanced to the U.S. Women's Amateur semifinals, beating UCLA's Alison Lee 1 up at Nassau Country Club.

The 16-year-old Henderson, the low amateur in the U.S. Women's Open, ended the match with a par halve on the par-4 18th. After Henderson won the par-3 16th with a par to take a 2-up lead, the 19-year-old Lee, from Valencia, California, cut it to one with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 17th.

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McIlroy Bids to Defend Australian Open Title

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014 19:25 Wednesday, 06 August 2014 19:22

Rory McIlroy

Canadian Press

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Rory McIlroy has confirmed he'll return to defend his Australian Open title.

Top-ranked McIlroy, coming off victories at the British Open and the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, said he'll contest the November 27-30, 2014, tournament at The Australian Golf Club.

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Perry Birdies Final Hole to Win 3M Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014 23:40 Monday, 04 August 2014 23:25

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Canadian Press

BLAINE, Minnesota (Mike Cook/AP) — Kenny Perry got the "warmup" he was looking for heading into the PGA Championship in his home state of Kentucky.

Capped by a 15-foot putt, Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.

The 53-year-old Perry closed with a 7-under 65 for his second victory of the year and seventh overall on the 50-and-over tour. He finished at 23-under 193 at TPC Twin Cities.

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