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Stephen Ames to Play Shaw Charity Classic in Calgary

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 00:56 Friday, 15 August 2014 00:52

altCALGARY, Alberta (Golf Canada) — Calgary's Stephen Ames has confirmed he will tee-it-up in his own backyard at the Champions Tour's 2014 Shaw Charity Classic, August 27-31, 2014.

Ames, who became eligible to play on the Champions Tour after turning 50 on April 28, 2014, will make his second start on the senior circuit, and first in the tournament he helped bring to Calgary one year ago. Ames is part of six-person philanthropic Patron Group who has backed the award-winning tournament that doled out a record-setting charitable donation for youth-based charities in southern Alberta in its inaugural year.

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Creighton, Margeson, and Chandler Victorious at CJGA Atlantic Junior Championship

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 00:33 Friday, 15 August 2014 00:30

altHALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Oakfield Golf and Country Club was faced with a packed field of highly talented golfers on August 11-12, 2014, all vying to take home the top spot and be declared the champion at the CJGA Atlantic Junior Championship.

Although the first day posed a bit challenging to the golfers with rain falling throughout the round, they were greeted with sunny skies heading into the second round. Shaun Margeson (Fall River, NS), Myles Creighton (Digby, NS) and Allison Chandler (Chester, NS) took home the top spots in their division.

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Trio Share Lead at U.S. Amateur

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:07 Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:04

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JOHNS CREEK, Georgia (AP) — Jimmy Beck, Taylor Moore, and British teenager Sam Horsfield shared the lead at 6-under-par after the first round of stroke play qualifying at the U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday.

Beck, from Columbus, Georgia, had a 65 on the Atlanta Athletic Club's par-71 Highlands Course and Horsfield and Moore each shot 66 on the par-72 Riverside Course.

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USGA Accepts 2,234 Entries for Inaugural U.S. Four-Ball Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 20:43 Tuesday, 12 August 2014 20:40

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FAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — The United States Golf Association announced that it has accepted entries for 2,234 teams (or two-player sides) for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, scheduled for May 2-6, 2015, at The Olympic Club, in San Francisco, Calif.

To be eligible for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, a player must have a Handicap Index® not exceeding 5.4, with no age restrictions. Team partners are not required to be from the same club, state or country, and substitution of partners was permitted until the close of entries.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 20:14 Tuesday, 12 August 2014 19:14

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LPGA TOUR

LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Pittsford, New York.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Monroe Golf Club (6,717 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2,225,000. Winner's share: $337,000.

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