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Andrew Putnam Wins Tour Event In Panama

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:11 Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:03

Andrew PutnamCanadian Press

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Andrew Putnam won the Panama Claro Championship for his second Tour title, beating Chris Baker with an 18-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

Putnam closed with a 2-under 68 to match Baker (66) at 13-under 267 at Panama Golf Club.

The 28-year-old former Pepperdine player earned $112,500 to take the money lead with $171,100. The top 25 at the end of the regular season will earn PGA Tour cards for next season.



Ethan Tracy Wins Club Colombia Championship; Corey Conners T17

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 February 2017 01:55 Tuesday, 14 February 2017 01:52

Ethan TracyCanadian Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ethan Tracy won the Club Colombia Championship for his first Tour title, holing out from 101 yards for eagle on the 18th to get into a playoff and beating Roberto Diaz with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par 5 on the second extra hole.

“I was just grateful to be in the playoff,” Tracy said. “Somehow, I made a great shot, and I was fortunate that it went in. I capitalized on a good shot in the playoff with a great putt. Overall, the 18th was pretty good to me.”



Landry Wins The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 19:24 Sunday, 29 January 2017 19:20

Andrew LandryGREAT ABACO, The Bahamas — Andrew Landry was just 2-over after seven holes after entering the final round with a share of the lead, but the 29-year-old Texan posted two eagles on the way in to come from behind for a three-shot victory over Jimmy Gunn at The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club. Landry, the 18-hole leader at the 2016 U.S. Open, played his last 11 holes in 7-under to lock up his second career Tour victory with a 16-under 272 total.

“It’s just something that you hope for starting the year off, getting off to a really good start, and trying to accomplish your goals that you set every year,” Landry said. “It’s just one of the many goals that I’ve had, and I’ve got two more to win to get back on the PGA TOUR.”



Oakridge CC Named Host Of Utah Championship Presented By Zions Bank

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:16 Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:12

Oakridge Country ClubPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The Tour, in conjunction with the Utah Sports Commission, announced the Oakridge Country Club in Farmington, Utah as host of the Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank, which will be contested the week of July 10-16, 2017, with all four rounds broadcast live on Golf Channel.

In addition to the new venue, the Tour announced an increase in the tournament purse to $700,000, with the winner receiving $126,000. The $700,000 marks the second-largest purse offered during the Tour Regular Season.



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.



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