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Kirk Triplett Wins ACE Group Classic

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014 21:00 Monday, 17 February 2014 20:55

Kirk Triplett

Canadian Press

Craig Handel (AP)

NAPLES, Florida — Even though he has beaten Bernhard Langer twice down the stretch for Champions Tour titles, Kirk Triplett isn't ready to say he's the German star's nemesis.

"No," Triplett said. "We're just going to say the sample size is still very small."

The 51-year-old Triplett won the ACE Group Classic for his third Champions Tour title, holing a 6-foot par putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory.



Aiken Beats Fisher in Playoff to Win Africa Open

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014 20:08 Monday, 17 February 2014 20:05

Thomas Aiken wins Africa Open

Canadian Press

EAST LONDON, South Africa (AP) — Thomas Aiken beat Oliver Fisher in a playoff to claim the Africa Open title and maintain South African players' run of success on home soil at European Tour tournaments.

Aiken was the 10th home winner in the last 13 tour events in South Africa as he came from four shots off the lead with a final-round 66, tying with England's Fisher at 20-under par overall at East London Golf Club.



Karrie Webb Webb Wins Women’s Australian Open for 5th Time

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 February 2014 23:47 Sunday, 16 February 2014 23:29


Canadian Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Karrie Webb won the Women's Australian Open for the fifth time, shooting a 4-under 68 in the final round to beat Chella Choi by one stroke.

Webb birdied the 18th hole to take the outright lead, then watched as Choi, who shot a course-record 62 on Saturday to take a share of the third-round lead, pushed a 10-foot putt wide of the hole at 18 to miss the chance for a playoff.



SportBox & PGA TOUR Announce Canada Cup & Nova Scotia Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 00:08 Wednesday, 12 February 2014 00:03


The PGA TOUR and SportBox Entertainment Group formally announced details about the Tour coming to the Canadian province of Nova Scotia for the first time and being the centerpiece of “GOLFest Nova Scotia,” a week-long celebration of golf during Canada Day week.



Calgary’s Yip Wins Sectional Asian Tour Qualifying Event

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 23:48

Ryan Yip

Win Has Calgary Native Going for Asian Tour Card at Final Q-school Competition This Week in Thailand

Calgary’s Ryan Yip traveled halfway around the world to try to further his golf career on the weekend.

And the move paid off.



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