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Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida Named Beneficiary of Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:26 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:22

2015 Chico's Patty Berg MemorialDAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The Symetra Tour, the Road to the LPGA, announced that Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has been named the beneficiary of the Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial. All tournament proceeds will benefit the local Fort Myers hospital and Symetra Tour players will visit Golisano Children’s Hospital during the week of the tournament.

The Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial will be played at Cypress Lake Country Club from April 14-17.

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Ambassadors Answer McIlroy’s Call

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:18 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:15

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open AmbassadorsNot only is Rory McIlroy the greatest golfer Ireland has produced, he is now officially a Centurion as 100 representatives from golf clubs across the country have now joined his growing army of Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Ambassadors.

McIlroy is well known as an ambassador for Irish golf, continually promoting Ireland and its golf courses all over the world, and earlier this year he issued a personal rallying call to golf clubs through the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to nominate their very own Irish Open Ambassador and help him to make this year’s event the best ever.

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GB&I Squad Announced for St Andrews Trophy Match

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:15 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:11

GB&I SquadAn 18-player Great Britain and Ireland squad has been announced for the St Andrews Trophy match at Prince’s Golf Club in Kent on July 20-21, 2016.

Scotland’s Craig Watson will captain the nine-man team that will face the Continent of Europe in the biennial match for the first time. GB&I are bidding to retain the trophy following their 14-10 victory at Barsebäck in 2014, their first win in the match since 2008. Watson takes over from Welshman Nigel Edwards, who captained the team on three occasions.

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2017 European Solheim Cup Captain Announcement

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:11 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:05

2017 Solheim CupWatch the live press conference as the Ladies European Tour (LET) officially announce the captain for the 2017 European Solheim Cup team.

The new captain will be joined by Ivan Khodabakhsh (Chief Executive, Ladies European Tour) and John Solheim (Chairman & CEO of PING) during the announcement which will be hosted on the eve of the ANA Inspiration tournament.

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2016 PGA Junior Series Schedule Announced

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:05 Wednesday, 30 March 2016 02:00

2016 PGA Junior SeriesPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (The PGA of America) – The 2016 PGA Junior Series, a series of summer-long, affordable, professionally managed and competitive golf tournaments for juniors ages 12-18, features an eight-state, cross-country schedule beginning in early June.

The Series, which debuted in 1996 and is run by the PGA of America, opens June 4, at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and concludes July 20, at the Penn State Golf Course in State College, Pennsylvania.

“For 20 years, the PGA Junior Series has served as a proving ground for some of the game’s top junior talents,” said PGA President Derek Sprague. “We are proud to again share a summer schedule with our juniors that features eight challenging golf courses from around the nation.”

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