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Jeff Maggert Wins Champions Tour’s Shaw Charity Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 21:56 Sunday, 09 August 2015 21:50

Jeff MaggertCanadian Press

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jeff Maggert won the Shaw Charity Classic for his third Champions Tour title of the year, birdieing five of the last six holes on the front nine in a four-stroke victory.

The 51-year-old Texan, two strokes behind playing partners Miguel Angel Jimenez and Colin Montgomerie entering the round, closed with a 6-under 64 at Canyon Meadows to finish at 16-under 194.

“I feel a little fortunate, obviously,” Maggert said. “I really thought Colin and Miguel would play some solid rounds. You know, the golf course, we had a little wind today, so it didn’t play as easy as it did some of the other rounds.

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61st PNGA Junior Boys’ Amateur Championship Set to Begin at Wildhorse Resort

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 21:32 Sunday, 09 August 2015 21:21

Wildhorse ResortPENDLETON, Oregon — The 61st Pacific Northwest Junior Boys’ Amateur Championship heads to Wildhorse Resort in Pendleton, Ore. The championship, conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA), will be held August 10-14, hosting some of the most talented junior golfers in the Pacific Northwest.

The championship consists of 36 holes of stroke play qualifying to determine flights for the match play portion of the championship. The lowest 32 scorers from the qualifying rounds will advance to the Championship Flight, with each of the remaining flights being comprised of eight contestants. All matches are contested over 18 holes in a single elimination format, with the exception of the championship match on Friday, August 14, which will be played over 36 holes.

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Tallent Adds British Senior to U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 21:21 Sunday, 09 August 2015 21:13

Patrick TallentNEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (R&A) — Seven weeks ahead of defending his 2014 U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, Patrick Tallent added another significant title to his portfolio.

Tallent, 61, of Vienna, Va., shot a final-round 75 to edge fellow Virginian Matthew Sughrue by one stroke to win the Seniors Amateur Championship conducted by The R&A at Royal County Down in Newcastle, Northern Ireland, on Aug. 7.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 19:36 Tuesday, 04 August 2015 19:08

Bridgestone InvitationalCanadian Press

All Times EDT

WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL

Site: Akron, Ohio.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Firestone Country Club, South Course (7,400 yards, par 70).

Purse: $9.25 million. Winner’s Share: $1.57 million.

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McDowell Eyes Porsche European Open Title

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 18:40 Tuesday, 04 August 2015 18:36

Graeme McDowellGraeme McDowell will be among the headline acts for the Porsche European Open when he takes centre stage at the Beckenbauer Golf Course, Bad Griesbach, Germany, from September 24-27.

The 2010 US Open Champion and Ryder Cup hero, one of Europe’s most successful and charismatic professionals is always a huge hit with the fans and is delighted to see the return of one of Europe’s most prestigious titles.

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