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Toto Gana Wins Latin America Amateur, Earns Spot In Masters

Last Updated on Monday, 16 January 2017 01:47 Monday, 16 January 2017 01:38

Toto GanaCanadian Press

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Toto Gana of Chile atoned for a bogey on the final hole by making a short birdie putt to win a three-man playoff in the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a spot in the Masters.

Gana thought he had it won in regulation at the Golf Club of Panama until his 15-foot par putt on the 18th hole caught the right edge of the cup. He closed with a 1-over 71 and slipped into a three-man playoff with his best friend, Joaquin Niemann of Chile, and Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico.



Bon Jovi To Perform At 2017 DICK’s Sporting Goods Open

Last Updated on Monday, 16 January 2017 00:44 Monday, 16 January 2017 00:18

Bon JoviVESTAL, New York — Broome County Community Charities, Inc. is proud to announce the entertainment for the 11th annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Open. DICK’S Sporting Goods will host Grammy Award-Winning Group Bon Jovi as a part of their This House is Not for Sale Tour. The concert will take place greenside following the completion of the first round of play on Friday, August 18, 2017, on the McIntosh Soundstage.

This is the only scheduled Bon Jovi show this summer in Upstate New York or Northeastern Pennsylvania.



Toms To Make PGA TOUR Champions Debut At Mitsubishi Electric Championship At Hualalai

Last Updated on Monday, 09 January 2017 01:10 Monday, 09 January 2017 00:59

David TomsPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Major championship winner David Toms, who just turned 50, has committed to play in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, which will launch the 2017 PGA TOUR Champions season the week of January 16-21.

“I’ve been looking forward to competing on PGA TOUR Champions for the past few years. It will be great to get out there and see what kind of success I’ll have,” said Toms. “I’m ready to see guys like Joe Durant, Fred Funk and Billy Andrade. I know a lot of guys out there better than I do on the PGA TOUR. Hopefully I get to hit some hybrids into par-5s instead of par-4s.”



Team Canada’s Bernard Hangs On To Win Orlando Amateur In Playoff

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 January 2017 04:42 Wednesday, 04 January 2017 04:32

Hugo BernardORLANDO, Florida (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — Hugo Bernard, a second-year Amateur Squad member with Team Canada, carded a final round 74 (+2) to outlast Ben Griffin in the second playoff hole to capture the Orlando Amateur at the Orange County National Golf Club.



McIlroy, Stenson, And Willett Headline Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 January 2017 20:49 Tuesday, 03 January 2017 20:43

Rory McIlroyWorld number two Rory McIlroy and Open Champion Henrik Stenson will join defending champion and world number 11 Danny Willett in spearheading a stellar cast for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club from February 2 to 5, 2017.

The sizzling trio, who between them have won six major championships and 29 European Tour events, are no strangers to success at the Majlis course having won the ‘Major of the Middle East’ at least once as the event keeps assuming a much grander profile with time.



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