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Inverness Club Wins Coveted Bid For 2021 Solheim Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 18:47 Wednesday, 09 November 2016 18:40

Inverness ClubTOLEDO, Ohio — The 2021 Solheim Cup is headed to the renowned Inverness Club, in Toledo, Ohio, the LPGA announced. Inverness will play host to the 17th edition of the Solheim Cup, pitting the best players from the United States against the best from Europe. 

“We’re thrilled to have Inverness host the 2021 Solheim Cup,” said LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan. “Inverness is one of the premier venues in golf and will serve as a great test for a match-play competition. Additionally, Toledo has been part of the LPGA family for over 30 years and we can’t wait to see the excitement, enthusiasm and hospitality that this great community will undoubtedly bring for the Solheim Cup.”

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B.C.’s Du Toit, Ko Named As PNGA Players Of The Year

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:50 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:38

Jared du Toit(Golf Canada with files from the Pacific Northwest Golf Association) — The Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) has announced the 2016 Players of the Year. Those honoured include Men’s Player of the Year, Jared du Toit of Kimberley, B.C.; Women’s, Naomi Ko of Victoria, B.C.; Men’s Mid-Amateur, Reid Hatley of Hayden Lake, Idaho; Women’s Mid-Amateur, Amanda Jacobs of Portland, Ore.; Senior Men’s, Pat O’Donnell, Happy Valley, Ore.; Senior Women’s, Anita Wicks of Roseburg, Ore.; Junior Boys’, Spencer Tibbits of Vancouver, Wash.; and Junior Girls’, Ellie Slama of Salem, Ore.

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This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:29 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:59

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OHL CLASSIC AT MAYAKOBA

Site: Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Course: El Camaleon GC. Yardage: 6,987. Par: 71.

Purse: $7 million (First Prize: $1,260,000).

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Champions Tour Weekly Leaders For 2016 Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:27 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:20

Bernhard LangerThe season-long race for the Schwab Cup is truly a week-to-week competition as players position themselves for a strong run. And in 2016, it will be even more dramatic with the first-ever Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs.

At the completion of the 2016 SAS Championship on Oct. 16, the leading 72 players on the money list will advance to the first Playoffs event, the PowerShares QQQ Championship.

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Nicholas Announced As 2017 European PING Junior Solheim Cup Captain

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:19 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:14

Alison NicholasVictorious Solheim Cup team skipper Alison Nicholas MBE will captain the 2017 European PING Junior Solheim Cup team, appointed by the Ladies European Tour and PING.

Nicholas, who counts the 1997 US Women’s Open amongst her 16 international career titles, including 12 on the Ladies European Tour and four on the LPGA, was a six-time Solheim Cup player and two-time captain, who led the European team to victory at Killeen Castle in Ireland in 2011.

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