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Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 02:38 Wednesday, 10 February 2016 01:49

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmCanadian Press



Site: Pebble Beach, California.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links (6,816 yards, par 72), Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Shore Course (6,914 yards, par 71) and Spyglass Hill Golf Club (6,953 yards, par 72).

Purse: $7 million. Winner’s Share: $1.26 million.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 22:54 Tuesday, 02 February 2016 19:43

Waste Management Phoenix OpenCanadian Press



Site: Scottsdale, Arizona.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Scottsdale, Stadium Course (7,266 yards, par 71).

Purse: $6.5 million. Winner’s Share: $1.17 million.

Read more... Tour Grads This Fall Will Sprint Into Next Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 19:33 Tuesday, 02 February 2016 19:26

Patton KizzireCanadian Press

SAN DIEGO, California (Doug Ferguson/AP) — The 25 players who earn PGA Tour cards at the Tour Finals this year won’t have much time to celebrate. Most of them will have to get on a plane and cross the country to Napa, California, to start a new season in the big leagues.

Part of that would appear to be due to the Ryder Cup.

The Tour Finals feature four tournaments that concludes with the Tour Championship. Ordinarily, that would be played the same week as the Ryder Cup, followed by a week off and then the start of the 2016-17 season.



Ryan Armour Wins Tour Opener in Panama

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 January 2016 22:52 Sunday, 31 January 2016 22:40

Ryan AmourCanadian Press

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Ryan Armour won the Tour’s season-opening Panama Claro Championship for his first victory in 217 career starts.

The 39-year-old former Ohio State player closed with a 6-under 64 in hot and windy conditions for a three-stroke victory over Kyle Thompson. Armour finished at 12-under 268 at Panama Golf Club and earned $112,500.

“I was getting a little choked up coming down the stretch thinking about how many times I was in contention and didn’t close the deal,” Armour said. “Luckily, today I got so far ahead that the three- putt on the 18th hole didn’t matter. It’s an unbelievable relief, unbelievable ecstasy to get this ‘W’ and get this season going right.”

Armour eagled the par-5 fourth, hitting a 3-iron from 219 yards to 6 feet.



2016 Tour Schedule

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016 02:55 Friday, 22 January 2016 02:47

Panama Golf ClubPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – The PGA TOUR announced the 2016 Tour schedule, which features 25 tournaments, played in 15 states and five countries outside the United States, and culminates with the four-event Tour Finals in September and October.

The season-long chase for 50 available PGA TOUR cards encompasses a 21-event Regular Season that runs from next week’s season-opening Panama Claro Championship in late January through the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz in late August and will end at the Tour Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida the week of October 3-9.



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