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TPC Cartagena Hosts Next Web.com Tour Event

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 20:20 Wednesday, 25 February 2015 20:13

TPC CartagenaCARTAGENA, Colombia (Jeff Adams/PGATOUR.COM) — TOURNAMENT NAME CHANGE: Next week’s inaugural event in Cartagena, Colombia has modified its name. Originally the Karibana Championship, the tournament is now the “Cartagena de Indias at Karibana Championship presented by Prebuild”. It is the second of back-to-back Tour events in Colombia, both promoted by SportLink of Bogotá. Patrick Rodgers won the Colombia Championship in a playoff over Steve Marino on Feb. 8 in Bogotá.

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Web.com Tour Championship, City of Jacksonville Donate $408K to The First Tee

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 18:58 Wednesday, 25 February 2015 18:49

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Officials from the Web.com Tour Championship, the PGA TOUR, Web.com and the City of Jacksonville announced that in a combined effort of the four entities, $408,000 was generated for area charities in 2014, with the majority going to The First Tee.

Of the $408,000, the PGA TOUR, Web.com and the Championship generated $300,000 for The First Tee. In addition, $75,000 was earmarked as a matching donation by the City of Jacksonville for The First Tee North Florida chapter. City Council members E. Denise Lee and Stephen Joost spearheaded the drive to secure matching dollars from the city, which came with the support of Mayor Alvin Brown.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:44 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:21

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HONDA CLASSIC

Site: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,140 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.1 million. Winner's share: $1,098,000.

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Couples to Headline RBC Canada Cup

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:18 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:07

Fred CouplesHALIFAX, Nova Scotia — SportBox Entertainment Group and PGA TOUR announced that PGA TOUR player and World Golf Hall of Fame member Fred Couples will headline the group of international golf stars headed to Halifax, Nova Scotia this summer. Couples will look to carry the momentum of Team World’s winning ways in the RBC Canada Cup, the culminating event to the Web.com Tour’s Nova Scotia Open tournament. Canadian legends and Team RBC members Mike Weir, Graham DeLaet and David Hearn will return as Team Canada to battle Team World’s Couples and two to-be-named PGA TOUR stars.

Kicking off the summer, the Nova Scotia Open returns to Ashburn Golf Club – New Course from July 2–5. One of 25 stops on the Web.com Tour, the Nova Scotia Open features a field of 156 international golf stars vying for a $650,000 purse and a season long chance to earn one of 50 available PGA TOUR cards next season. The event will also feature an 18-hole pro-am on Tuesday, June 30.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 01:29 Tuesday, 17 February 2015 19:31

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PGA TOUR

NORTHERN TRUST OPEN

Site: Los Angeles.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Riviera Country Club (7,349 yards, par 71).

Purse: $6.7 million. Winner's share: $1,206,000.

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