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Jackie Stoelting Wins 2nd Straight Symetra Tour Event

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2016 01:07 Monday, 20 June 2016 01:02

Jackie StoeltingCanadian Press

SOUTH BEND, Indinia (AP) — Jackie Stoelting won consecutive Symetra Tour events for the second straight year, rallying to take the Four Winds Invitational by a stroke.

Five strokes behind second-round leader Emily Tubert, Stoelting finished with a 5-under 67 for a 7-under 209 total at Blackthorn. She earned $22,500 to jump from sixth to second on the money list with $52,946, with the top 10 at the end of the season earning LPGA Tour cards.

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Scott Gregory Wins the 121st Amateur Championship at Royal Porthcawl

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2016 01:02 Monday, 20 June 2016 00:56

Scott GregoryWALES, United Kingdom (The R&A) — Scott Gregory came out on top in the closely fought Final of The 121st Amateur Championship at Royal Porthcawl.

The 21-year-old from Corhampton in Hampshire held off a strong challenge from Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre to seal a 2&1 victory in the 36-hole match.

The England A international secured a place in The 145th Open at Royal Troon, next year’s US Open at Erin Hills and, by tradition, an invitation to the Masters Tournament in 2017.

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Potawatomi Cup Begins at Four Winds Invitational

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2016 00:38 Monday, 20 June 2016 00:14

Annie ParkThe 2016 Potawatomi Cup begins this week with the Four Winds Invitational, one of four Symetra Tour events sponsored by Potawatomi nation tribes.

A total of $40,000 in bonus money (doesn’t count towards Volvik Race for the Card money list) is available to players based on performance at the four events. There is $8,500 up for grabs at each of the four events and a $6,000 bonus to the winner of the Potawatomi Cup.

The other three Potawatomi Cup events are the Island Resort Championship (June 24-26), the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship (July 29-31) and the PHC Classic (August 19-21).

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Team Canada’s Jared du Toit Wins Glencoe Invitational

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 June 2016 23:20 Sunday, 19 June 2016 23:13

Jared du ToitCALGARY, Alberta (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Amateur Squad member Jared du Toit, 21, added another accolade to his resume, winning the Glencoe Invitational by two strokes to take home the Crystal Keeper trophy.

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Daly Commits to Calgary’s Shaw Charity Classic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 01:16 Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:58

John DalyCALGARY, Alberta (Golf Canada) — The bad boy of golf, John Daly, has confirmed he will be driving his bus to Calgary this summer to bomb it off the tee at the 2016 Shaw Charity Classic, August 31 – September 4.

The country boy from Arkansas, who is the newest rookie to star on the Champions Tour, has been in high demand since reaching life’s half-century mark on April 28. One of the most colourful characters in professional sports, the two-time major champion and winner of five PGA TOUR titles is one of the most adored by golf fans around the globe, which has helped spiked galleries over the last six weeks on the senior circuit.

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