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Wiesberger Comes from 3 Shots Back to Win French Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:29 Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:27

Bernd WiesbergerCanadian Press

PARIS, France (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria came from three shots back to win the French Open, making five birdies on the front nine to take command as overnight leader Jaco Van Zyl faltered.

Wiesberger finished with a 6-under 65 to win by three shots ahead of James Morrison of England, who shot a 67. Van Zyl only managed a 73 to finish five shots behind Wiesberger’s total of 13-under 271.



Matt Dobyns Wins PGA Professional National Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:26 Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:22

Matt DobynsCanadian Press

FLOURTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.

Dobyns, the 37-year-old head pro at Fresh Meadow in Lake Success, New York, took advantage of playing partner Ben Polland’s closing double bogey for a three-stroke swing and a one-shot victory at windy Philadelphia Cricket Club.



Perfect Weather Conditions Lead to Low Scores at the CJGA Eastern Canadian Junior Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:21 Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:10

altRICHMOND HILL, Ontario — CJGA Juniors were greeted with 3 days of warm weather at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Georgetown, Ontario. With course and weather conditions at a premium, juniors were able to take advantage and post some great scores. Michael Rizzo, Emily Chu, Zach Ryujin and Emily Romancew captured victories in their respective divisions with their play in the 3 rounds at the CJGA Eastern Canadian Junior Championship.



Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach Brings 81 Teenagers an Opportunity of a Lifetime

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:08 Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:04

Kirk Triplett Surprises Nicole SchroederST. AUGUSTINE, Florida — Participants representing chapters of The First Tee throughout the country have been selected to play in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event hosted by Monterey Peninsula Foundation. The event will be held September 25-27 and televised internationally on Golf Channel.

Eighty young men and women listed below, ages 14 to 18, were selected by a national panel of judges that evaluated participants’ playing ability and comprehension of the life skills and core values learned through their involvement with The First Tee. Monterey Peninsula Foundation selected one exemption to complete the field of 81.



Solheim Cup Rosters Shaping Up as Summer Heats Up

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 03:03 Tuesday, 07 July 2015 02:58

Solheim Cup(Neal Reid/LPGA) — It’s getting to be a “now or never” situation for players who are dreaming and hoping of being part of the 14th Solheim Cup in September.

Only six LPGA events remain where players can earn points for the United States and European Team standings, so time is of the essence for anyone in the mix. Two of the next six events are major championships, where points will be doubled, so there is still a good chance a player could get on a hot streak and make a big move up the standings.



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