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Michael Mercier Shoots 70 To Capture Canadian Men’s Senior Title

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 05:39 Monday, 12 September 2016 05:36

Michael MercierNIAGARA FALLS, Ontario — Brilliant sunshine and high temperatures welcomed Michael Mercier to the final round of the 2016 Canadian Men’s Senior Championship at Grand Niagara Golf Club. The Juno Beach, Fla., native fought through the intense heat to claim Canada’s national senior title.

Mercier began the day with a share of first alongside Dave Schultz of Calgary, but a five-birdie, 2-under 70 propelled him to victory.

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Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie, Miguel Angel Jimenez & Mark O’Meara Commit To 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 05:23 Monday, 12 September 2016 05:15

Mark O'Meara, Vijay Singh, Miguel Angel Jimenez, And Colin MontgomerieVICTORIA, British Columbia — Tournament Organizers announced that World Golf Hall of Fame members Vijay Singh and Colin Montgomerie, as well as four-time European Ryder Cup team member Miguel Angel Jimenez, have committed to play the 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship.

The PGA TOUR Champions event will be contested at Bear Mountain Golf Resort’s Mountain Course in Victoria, British Columbia, the week of September 19-25, 2016. The tournament will feature a US$2.5 million purse, with 81 players competing for a winner’s share of $375,000.

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Selection Of The World’s Finest Courses To Host R&A Events In 2019

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 05:14 Monday, 12 September 2016 05:03

The R&AWhile The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush on July 18-21, with golf’s first Championship making a historic return to Northern Ireland after 68 years, there is a full season of prestigious amateur championships and international matches being staged by The R&A.

The Walker Cup will be played at another of the historic venues for The Open, Royal Liverpool, which will celebrate its 150th anniversary of its foundation when it hosts the biennial contest between Great Britain and Ireland and the USA for a second time. The Wirral links was the setting for the United States’ 13½-10½ victory in 1983.

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Dana Finkelstein Wins 1st Symetra Tour Title; Marchand Finishes Third

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 01:30 Monday, 12 September 2016 01:24

Dana FinkelsteinCanadian Press

GARDEN CITY, Kansas (AP) — Dana Finkelstein won the Symetra Tour’s Garden City Charity Classic at Buffalo Dunes to move into position for an LPGA Tour card.

The 23-year-old former UNLV player closed with a 1-under 71 for a four-stroke victory, her first on the tour. She finished at 11-under 277 and earned $22,500 to jump from 13th to fourth on the money list with $73,282 with four events left. The final top 10 will earn LPGA Tour cards.

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Johnson, Potter Are Co-Medalists In The 2016 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 01:24 Monday, 12 September 2016 01:13

altERIE, Pennsylvania (Christina Lance/USGA) — Shannon Johnson and Julia Potter returned two-day totals of 1-over-par 145 to earn co-medalist honors in the 2016 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, being conducted at the 6,000-yard, par-72 Kahkwa Club.

This marks the first time since 2009 that the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur had co-medalists, and only the fourth time in the championship’s 30-year history.

The 2016 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA), is open to female amateur golfers who are at least 25 years of age and who have a Handicap Index® not exceeding 9.4. It consists of two 18-hole rounds of stroke play followed by six rounds of match play starting on Monday, with the championship scheduled to conclude with an 18-hole final on Thursday.

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