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Canada Sits T23 Through 36 At The World Amateur

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 21:29 Thursday, 22 September 2016 21:25

Jared du ToitRIVIERA MAYA, Mexico (Golf Canada with files from the International Golf Federation) — The Canadians struggled to make up any significant ground in the second round at the 30th World Amateur Team Championship, carding a team score of 140 (-2) on the par-71, 6,771-yard/6,187-meter Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club to sit T23.



Dave Ryan Wins U.S. Senior Amateur

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 21:03 Thursday, 22 September 2016 20:49

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ST. LOUIS, Missouri (AP) — Dave Ryan won the U.S. Senior Amateur for his first USGA championship, holding off Matthew Sughrue 2 up at Old Warson Country Club.

The 62-year-old Ryan, from Taylorville, Illinois, beat two-time Senior Amateur champion Paul Simson in the round of 16 and two-time U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Tim Jackson in the semifinals in the event for players 55-and-older . Against Simson, Ryan had the third known hole-in-one on a par-4 hole in a USGA championship, acing the 270-yard 14th.



Ellen Port Wins Third U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 19:26 Thursday, 22 September 2016 19:20

Ellen PortCanadian Press

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts (AP) — Ellen Port won her third U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur title and seventh USGA championship, beating Andrea Kraus 3 and 2 at Wellesley Country Club.

The 55-year-old Port, from St. Louis, also won the event for players 50-and-over in 2012 and 2013 and the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur in 1995, 1996, 2000 and 2011. With seven USGA women’s titles, she’s tied for second place with Carol Semple Thompson and Anne Quast Sander, one behind JoAnne Gunderson Carner.

“Fantastic,” Port said. “It’s always great to win a USGA championship. You work so hard to get here and it’s just so special when you can finish it off.”



Four PGA Junior League Golf Regionals Completed Over The Weekend

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 19:20 Thursday, 22 September 2016 19:14

PGA Junior League Golf ChampionshipPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (PGA of America) — PGA Junior League Golf all-star teams spanning 15 states competed in four of the eight PGA Junior League Golf regional competitions.

Ten-player all-star teams, selected based on performance during the regular season, competed in a series of sub-regional competitions in their areas, with the winners earning a spot in one of the eight regionals held throughout the country. The eight regional winners advance to the PGA Junior League Golf Championship, held this year at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona Nov. 19-21. Team Georgia (Southeast) of Alpharetta, Team New Jersey (Mid Atlantic) of Hillsborough, Team Connecticut (Northeast) of Cromwell and Team California (Western) of Livermore were crowned regional winners over the weekend.



Canada Holds Share Of 27th After First Round Of World Amateur

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 19:00 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 18:55

Jared du ToitCanadian Press

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico (Golf Canada with files from AP) — The Canadian contingent of Jared du Toit, Hugo Bernard, and Garrett Rank struggled out of the gate in the 30th World Amateur Team Championship, posting a collective score of even-par (144) to hold a share of 27th after the first round.

The trio was led by 23-year-old Jared du Toit of Kimberley, B.C., who carded a 71 (-1) on the Iberostar Playa Paraiso course—one of two courses in rotation this week. Individually, the Arizona State senior sits T34, five off the pace.



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