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Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:34 Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:02

The Greenbrier ClassicCanadian Press

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PGA TOUR

THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC

Site: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: The Greenbrier Resort, The Old White TPC (7,287 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.7 million. Winner’s Share: $1,206,000.

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Rob Oppenheim Wins Web.com Tour’s Air Capital Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:59 Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:53

Rob OppenheimCanadian Press

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — Rob Oppenheim won the Air Capital Classic for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a one-stroke victory over Andy Winings.

The 35-year-old Oppenheim finished at 13-under 267 at Crestview Country Club. He made a 25-foot eagle putt on the par-5 14th and closed with four straight pars, finishing more than an hour in front of the final pairing.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 06:15 Wednesday, 17 June 2015 05:51

2015 US OpenCanadian Press

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U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION

U.S. OPEN

Site: University Place, Washington.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Chambers Bay (7,200-7,600 yards, par 70).

Purse: TBA ($9 million in 2014). Winner's share: TBA ($1.62 million in 2014).

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Austin Connelly to Join the Nova Scotia Open Field with Local Connection

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 18:38 Tuesday, 16 June 2015 18:31

Austin ConnellyHALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Golf Canada) — The Web.com Tour’s 2015 Nova Scotia Open will kick off on Thursday, July 2, at Ashburn Golf Club – New Course, with a strong representation of Canadian talent in the field, including No.1 ranked amateur golfer in Canada, Austin Connelly.

Connelly, a dual U.S. and Canadian citizen who lives in Irving, Texas and spends his summers at his grandparent’s home in Digby County, Nova Scotia, will play in the only Web.com Tour event on Canadian soil. Connelly, whose home course is Clare Golf & Country Club in Church Point, N.S., describes his Nova Scotia connection as always being special to go back each year to visit family and friends, but also to essentially what was the start of his goal to become the No.1 golfer in the world.

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Shane Bertsch Wins Rust-Oleum Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015 00:33 Monday, 15 June 2015 00:26

Shane BertschCanadian Press

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Shane Bertsch won the Rust-Oleum Championship for his third career Web.com Tour title, beating Lucas Lee by a stroke at Lakewood Country Club.

The 45-year-old Bertsch closed with a bogey-free 5-under 66 for an 18-under 266 total. He also won on the tour in 2000 and 2005.

“It’s been a long time,” Bertsch said. “I’ve been close a few times. I’ve always known I could do it. I’m just glad I could prove it to everyone else.”

Bertsch earned $108,000 to jump from 35th to fifth on the money list with $178,678.

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