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Wang Wins Qatar Masters After Three-Man Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 19:19 Sunday, 29 January 2017 19:12

Jeunghun WangCanadian Press

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — South Korea’s Jeunghun Wang rolled in a 3-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole to win the Qatar Masters after a three-way playoff on Sunday, clinching his third title on the European Tour.

The 21-year-old Wang, who took a three-stroke lead into the final round, shot a 1-under 71 and was joined in the playoff by South Africa’s Jaco van Zyl (68) and Sweden’s Joakim Lagergren (66). The trio finished on a 16-under 272 total.

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Deer Ridge Golf Club To Host PGA Championship Of Canada

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:42 Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:28

altThe PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf heads to Ontario this June.

Kitchener, Ont.’s, Deer Ridge Golf Club plays host to the championship June 12-15, 2017.

“We are very excited about the opportunity of bring the PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas back to Ontario and the impressive Deer Ridge Golf Club,” said PGA of Canada president Steve Wood.

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Hurt Rib Keeping McIlroy From Dubai Desert Classic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 07:06 Wednesday, 25 January 2017 07:04

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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy will miss the Dubai Desert Classic to keep recovering from a stress fracture of a rib.

The European Tour tweeted the confirmation on Monday.

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Hugo Bernard Cards 67 To Finish T7 At South American Amateur

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 06:34 Wednesday, 25 January 2017 05:53

Hugo BernardPILAR COUNTY, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Golf Canada) — Team Canada’s Hugo Bernard saved his strongest play for the final round of action at the South American Amateur, carding a 5-under par 67 to jump into a three-way tie for seventh place.

Bernard, a Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que., native, recorded six birdies at the Martindale Country Club en route to finishing as the low Canadian at 6-under par. The 22-year-old trailed men’s champion Paul Chaplet of Costa Rica, who secured a two-stroke victory at 14-under par.

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R&A Announce GB&I Walker Cup Squad

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 05:46 Wednesday, 25 January 2017 05:30

Scott GregoryAn initial 19-man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Los Angeles Country Club in September has been announced by The R&A.

The 46th Walker Cup match will be played over the weekend of 9 – 10 September and GB&I will bid to retain the historic trophy after a record 16½ - 9½ victory over the USA at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 2015.

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