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Price Cutter Charity Championship Gifts More Than US$905,000 To Missouri Children’s Charities

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 December 2016 06:09 Thursday, 01 December 2016 06:04

altSPRINGFIELD, Missouri — The Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper, a key part of the PGA’s Tour, is showing its enormous strength yet again by gifting more than US$905,000 to 45 Ozarks children’s charities.

President and Executive Director Jerald Andrews announced the gifting during the Celebration of Sharing presented by The McQueary Family on Tuesday at Highland Springs Country Club. The total distributed from this past summer’s event is US$905,339, the second-highest total in the tournament’s 27-year history, and boosts the tournament’s overall total to US$13,712,247.



B.C.’s Justin Shin Advances To Final Stage Of Tour Qualifying

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:38 Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:34

Justin ShinPitt Meadows, B.C., product Justin Shin finished 9th on the PGA Tour China’s Order of Merit to become the latest Canadian to earn a spot in Tour’s third and final stage of qualifying in December.

The former Team Canada Amateur Squad member finished with a share of ninth this past weekend at PGA Tour China’s Buick Open, bringing his season earnings total to $362,118 through 13 events.



Bryan Named 2016 Tour Player Of The Year

Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2016 05:20 Monday, 28 November 2016 05:11

Wesley BryanST. SIMONS ISLAND, Georgia — Wesley Bryan of Augusta, Georgia was named 2016 Tour Player of the Year in a vote of his fellow competitors, it was announced by PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem and Tour President Bill Calfee.

“On behalf of the PGA TOUR, I would like to congratulate Wesley Bryan on an outstanding year on the Tour,” Finchem said. “Wesley’s three-win season was one of the most impressive in Tour history, and helped to set a strong foundation for his ascension to the TOUR this fall. The Tour continues to develop some of the game’s top up-and-coming players, and Wesley is a stellar example of that trend.”



2017 Tour Season To Begin With Two Bahamas Events, Wednesday Finishes

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 19:14 Wednesday, 09 November 2016 19:10

Abaco ClubPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The Tour, in conjunction with The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and bd Global, LLC, has announced two new events in The Bahamas that will open the Tour’s 2017 season. The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic will be contested at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course the week of January 5-11, 2017, while The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic will be held at The Abaco Club the week of January 19-25. Both tournaments will feature 132-player fields and $600,000 purses, with the winner of each receiving a $108,000 first-place prize.



This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:29 Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:59

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Site: Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Course: El Camaleon GC. Yardage: 6,987. Par: 71.

Purse: $7 million (First Prize: $1,260,000).



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