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Eight Canadians To Kick Off Tour Season Opener

Last Updated on Monday, 09 January 2017 02:19 Monday, 09 January 2017 02:08

Albin ChoiGREAT EXUMA, Bahamas (Golf Canada) — Eight Canadians will be among the 132 competitors teeing it up in the Tour season opener at Sandals Emerald Bay.

The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Emerald Bay takes place at the Greg Norman-designed Emerald Reef Course and will run from January 8-11.



2017 Tour Ad Campaign Features Recent Grads, Path To Greatness

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 January 2017 22:36 Sunday, 08 January 2017 22:25

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The Tour is introducing three new 30-second commercials on Golf Channel as part of a 2017 ad campaign that continues “The Path to Greatness” theme from 2016. The first commercial, titled “Patience,” will debut during Sunday’s opening-round coverage of The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay, which will launch the Tour’s 28th season.

The campaign will focus on the unique levels of effort and determination – both on the course and off – that many Tour players maintain throughout their path to the PGA TOUR, from miles logged between events to extensive work with personal trainers and practice time spent hitting balls with family members waiting patiently.



2017 Tour Eligibility Ranking

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2016 07:32 Monday, 26 December 2016 07:27 Tour Flag2017 WEB.COM TOUR ELIGIBILITY CATEGORIES



Club Colombia Championship Receives 2016 Tour President’s Award

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2016 07:23 Monday, 26 December 2016 07:12

Club Colombia ChampionshipPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The Tour honored seven tournaments and a volunteer at the PGA TOUR’s annual Tournament Meetings on Wednesday in Las Vegas with the second annual season-ending Tournament Awards.

The Club Colombia Championship presented by Claro, contested annually in Bogota, Colombia, claimed the prestigious “President’s Award,” given annually to the Tournament of the Year.



Byrd Brings Positive Attitude To Minor Leagues In Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 08:33 Wednesday, 21 December 2016 08:25

Jonathan ByrdCanadian Press

(Doug Ferguson/AP) — With five victories, Jonathan Byrd had such a productive PGA TOUR career that spending any time on the Tour never crossed his mind. His only stop on the path to the TOUR was in 2001, so long ago that it then was known as the Tour.

A year after his playoff victory in the 2011 Tournament of Champions at Kapalua, however, Byrd had wrist surgery. He missed three months to start 2013, and his game and confidence slowly eroded to the point that he was trying to make cuts, make money and keep his job.



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