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Henrik Stenson Selected European Golfer of the Year

Saturday, 28 December 2013 01:28

Henrik Stenson

Canadian Press

LONDON (AP) — Henrik Stenson has been selected European golfer of the year after winning the money title and the U.S. PGA Tour's FedEx Cup.

The 37-year-old Stenson, who succeeded Rory McIlroy, is the first player from Sweden to win the award.



Canadian Junior Golf Association Announces 2014 Tournament Schedule

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 02:36 Friday, 27 December 2013 02:33


RICHMOND HILL, Ontario — The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 national tournament schedule.

Once again, the CJGA will provide unmatched junior opportunities for junior golfers aged 5-19 right across Canada with 83 domestic events on the national schedule. The CJGA Junior Tour (boys and girls aged 11-19) will have 56 events across Canada to participate in while the Junior Linkster Tour (boys and girls aged 5-13) will have 24 events in four different provinces.



Champions Tour Stop Moving to Quebec City

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 04:55 Tuesday, 17 December 2013 04:51


LEVIS, Quebec — The Champions Tour event that was played in Montreal the past four years will be moving to the Quebec City area next summer.

Promoter Synchro Sports announced the US$1.6-million tournament will be held September 5-7, 2014, at the La Tempete Golf Club.



Bjorn Rallies with 2 Eagles for 65, Wins Sun City

Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 19:29 Monday, 09 December 2013 19:24

Thomas Bjorn

Canadian Press

SUN CITY, South Africa — Thomas Bjorn had two eagles in his last nine holes, one brilliant and one a bit lucky, to finish with a 7-under 65 and win the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

Overnight leader Jamie Donaldson of Wales lost his three-shot advantage in a final-round 70 and tied for second with Sergio Garcia (65).



Wheeldon Wins at Disney

Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 19:12 Monday, 09 December 2013 19:08


LAKE BUENVA VISTA, Florida — 2014 Tour member, Riley Wheeldon (Comox, BC), managed to make over a 100 feet of putts on his back nine to shoot a four under 32 in the final round of the NGA Tour Winter Series event at Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Course.

Wheeldon outlasted the field and captured his second NGA Tour win this year, finishing at -16 total with rounds of 68-64-68 beating out fellow Canadian Ben Silverman (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) by a margin of a single stroke.



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