National: Canadians Worldwide / National Tour Tour Championship Cancelled Due To Threat Of Hurricane Matthew

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:14 Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:04 Tour Championship CancelledATLANTIC BEACH, Florida — PGA TOUR officials announced that the Tour Championship, scheduled for October 6-9, has been cancelled due to the pending threat of Hurricane Matthew. An evacuation of Atlantic Beach was issued late Wednesday morning by the city of Jacksonville.

“It is unfortunate that we’ve had to cancel our season-ending event; however, our first priority is the safety of our players, fans, volunteers and staff,” said Tour President Bill Calfee. “With Hurricane Matthew on the horizon, it is critical that we make sure everyone involved with the Tour Championship has ample time to evacuate the Northeast Florida area and return home.”



This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 October 2016 20:52 Tuesday, 04 October 2016 19:25

Dunhill Links ChampionshipCanadian Press



Site: St. Andrews, Scotland.

Course: St. Andrews (Old Course), Carnoustie, Kingsbarns Golf Links.

Purse: $5 million.



This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 21:49 Wednesday, 28 September 2016 18:57

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Site: Chaska, Minn.

Course: Hazeltine National. Yardage: 7,628. Par: 72

Purse: None.

Read more... Tour Players Pay Tribute To Arnold Palmer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 06:58 Tuesday, 27 September 2016 06:45

Arnold Palmer at the 2007 MastersArnold Palmer, whose magnetic personality and bold style of play combined to make him one of golf’s greatest players, the sport’s most revered figure and the most influential athlete of his generation, died September 25 of complications due to a heart condition with his two daughters and wife Kit at his side. He was 87.



Grayson Murray Wins Tour Event In Ohio

Last Updated on Monday, 26 September 2016 00:07 Sunday, 25 September 2016 23:19

Grayson MurrayCanadian Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Grayson Murray won the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, and Cameron Smith and Kevin Tway wrapped up PGA Tour cards.

Already guaranteed a PGA Tour card with an 18th-place finish on the Tour’s regular-season money list, Murray closed with a 3-under 68 to beat Smith by a stroke in the third of four events in the Tour Finals. Tway tied for third with third-round leader Martin Flores.

Murray finished at 12-under 272 on Ohio State’s Scarlet Course and earned $180,000 to jump from 11th to second with $407,963 on the PGA Tour priority list among the 25 card-earners from the money list. The former Wake Forest and Arizona State player will be 23 on Saturday.



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