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GoGolf Europe Project Launched at KLM Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 22:14 Wednesday, 09 September 2015 22:09

GoGolf EuropeThe 2015 KLM Open is the venue for the launch of an ambitious project to unite the golf industry in its quest to increase participation in golf across the EU and promote golf to the next generation of young players. 

The GoGolf Europe project will support five European countries – the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France and Portugal – in a three year initiative designed to test innovative new access pathways to golf for European youth while also documenting the unique health benefits which the sport can provide to all.

The new GoGolf Europe project has successfully secured co-funding from the European Commission under Erasmus+, the EU programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014-2020. 



Taylor Schmidt and Julie Sanchez Receive Exemptions for Garden City Charity Classic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 04:42 Wednesday, 09 September 2015 04:39

altDAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, is excited to announce that Taylor Schmidt and Julie Sanchez have received sponsor exemptions into the 2015 Garden City Charity Classic presented by The Mariah Fund at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course. The second annual event will begin on Friday, September 18 and conclude on Sunday, September 20.

Schmidt and Sanchez will compete alongside the top up-and-coming professionals from the United States and around the globe for a $100,000 total tournament purse. The winner will earn $15,000.



USA Team Named for World Junior Girls Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 04:39 Wednesday, 09 September 2015 04:32

Alyaa Abdulghany, Courtney Dow, and Elizabeth WangFAR HILLS, New Jersey (Christina Lance/USGA) — The United States Golf Association has selected three players to represent the USA in the World Junior Girls Championship, to be held September 20-25 at The Marshes Golf Club, in Kanata, Ontario, Canada, just outside Ottawa.

The three players are Alyaa Abdulghany, 16, of Newport Beach, Calif.; Courtney Dow, 17, of Frisco, Texas; and Elizabeth Wang, 15, of San Marino, Calif.



The Broadmoor to Host 2018 U.S. Senior Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 04:30 Wednesday, 09 September 2015 04:25

The BroadmoorFAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced The Broadmoor Golf Club, in Colorado Springs, Colo., as the host site for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open Championship. This will be the eighth USGA championship contested at The Broadmoor and the sixth on the resort’s East Course. The dates for the championship are June 28-July 1.

“The Broadmoor has been a great partner with the USGA and a friend to golf on the international, national and collegiate levels since the 1920s,” said Diana Murphy, USGA vice president and Championship Committee chairman. “The U.S. Senior Open is senior golf’s most coveted championship and we know the East Course will test the players thoroughly as they compete for the Francis D. Ouimet Memorial Trophy.”



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 September 2015 22:33 Tuesday, 08 September 2015 21:56

Evian ChampionshipCanadian Press

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Site: Evian-les-Bains, France.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Evian Masters Golf Club (6,470 yards, par 71).

Purse: $3.25 million. Winner’s Share: $487,500.



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