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Four More Canadians Join Field For Final Stage Of Web.Com Q-School

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 15:44 Tuesday, 24 November 2015 15:36

by Tyler Costigan/ Golf Canada


Four more Canucks have advanced to the final stage of Tour Q-School on Friday, playing at two locations in the U.S.
Lucas Kim was the low scorer for the Canadians, carding 11-under thru 72 holes to finish alone in third place at the Plantation Preserve Golf Course & Club in Plantation, Fla. Just sneaking inside the cut line was Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ont., who posted a 3-under score to finish T20.
In California, Calgary’s Ryan Yip finished at 8-under (69-69-70-72) to finish in a tie for fifth. Not far behind was Matt McQuillan of Kingston, Ont., who carded a total score of 5-under (69-71-70-73) to finish T15.



Canadians Set to Compete in Stage II of Qualifying School

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 07:15 Wednesday, 11 November 2015 07:11

Mackenzie Hughes(Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — The second stage of Tour qualifying school kicks off at separate sites across the U.S. from November 10–13, with 13 Canadians in the field. The week following, another 10 Canucks will tee-it-up at two separate events to complete stage II of qualifying.

In total, 23 Canadians will compete for spots in the final qualifying stage held from December 10–13, at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.



New Tour Event in Dominican Republic

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015 08:33 Thursday, 29 October 2015 08:20

Corales Puntacana Resort & Club ChampionshipPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The PGA TOUR and representatives of Puntacana Resort & Club announced at a signing ceremony at PGA TOUR headquarters that the Tour will play a new tournament at the Dominican Republic property, beginning in 2016.

The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship will be the Tour’s first tournament in the Dominican Republic and first played on any of the islands in the Caribbean.

A three-year agreement was executed by the officials for 2016 through 2018. The 2016 tournament will be played May 30 – June 5, 2016.

The Tom Fazio-designed “Corales” course at Puntacana Resort & Club will be the host venue. Opened in 2010, it plays along the natural cliffs, bays, ocean coves and the inland lakes and coralina quarries of the Caribbean Sea. The layout features six oceanfront holes and culminates with its last three holes known as the “Devil’s Elbow”, with the striking 18th hole requiring a dramatic forced carry over the cliff-lined Bay of Corales.



New Tour Event Title Sponsor, Presenting Sponsor Announced

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 01:35 Wednesday, 28 October 2015 01:28

Servientrega ChampionshipTPC Cartagena at Karibana and Sport Link announced Servientrega and Efecty as title and presenting sponsors, respectively, for the Tour’s Servientrega Championship presented by Efecty.

The event will be held April 7-10, 2016, at TPC Karibana in Colombia.

Read more... Tour Player of the Year Nominees

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015 02:27 Thursday, 22 October 2015 02:14 Tour Player of the Year Nominees(Kevin Prise/PGATOUR.COM) — The 2015 Tour season provided something for everyone, with newcomers and veterans battling it out over the course of 21 Regular Season events and four Tour Finals events.

But who performed at the highest level, week-in and week-out, throughout the 2015 season? Patton Kizzire, Martin Piller and Dawie van der Walt are the three nominees for Tour Player of the Year, which will be announced in November after a vote by the membership.



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