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Hadwin and Sloan Punch Tickets to the PGA Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 August 2014 22:53 Sunday, 24 August 2014 22:47

Adam Hadwin (Photo/PGA TOUR)PORTLAND, Oregon (Golf Canada with files from the Tour) — The final putt dropped at the inaugural WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft and the first 25 of 50 PGA Tour cards available via the Tour were handed out.

Among the first group of 2014 graduates are Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C. and Roger Sloan of Merritt, B.C., who finished fourth and 24th respectively.



Ortiz Battles to Retain Lead in Portland

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 August 2014 06:33 Sunday, 24 August 2014 06:28

altNORTH PLAINS, Oregon (Joe Chemycz/ Tour Staff) — The Tour's only two-time winner of 2014, Carlos Ortiz of Mexico, offset five bogeys with six birdies and takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft.

As this is the last event before the Tour Finals, the first 25 of 50 cards for the upcoming PGA TOUR season will be determined on Sunday based on the money list.



First 25 of 50 PGA TOUR Cards Will Be Determined at Winco Foods Portland Open

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 August 2014 01:26 Saturday, 23 August 2014 01:21

altPORTLAND, Oregon — This week's WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft is the 21st and final Regular Season event on the 2014 Tour schedule. The end of the Regular Season will determine which players earn the first 25 of 50 available PGA TOUR cards for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

A second set of 25 cards will be on the line at the four-event Tour Finals which get underway August 28-31, 2014, at the Hotel Fitness Championship in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Finals will feature the Tour's top-75 money winners after Portland and Nos. 126-200 on the PGA TOUR's FedExCup points list (less those with exemptions) after the Wyndham Championship, which concluded yesterday.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:21 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 18:53


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Site: Paramus, New Jersey.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Ridgewood Country Club (7,319 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.



Martin Piller Wins News Sentinel Open by Two

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 01:56 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 01:51

Martin PillerKNOXVILLE, Tennessee (Royce Thompson/PGATOUR.COM) – Former Texas A&M University teammates Martin Piller and Bronson Burgoon put on a show Sunday afternoon at the 25th playing of the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot. Burgoon fired a 62, to tie the course record, that included a back nine 30 at Fox Den Country Club. Piller answered every birdie Burgoon made on the final nine, posting a 31 coming in, and carded a 63 for a 22-under par 262 two-stroke triumph. Piller captures his third victory on the Tour and the $99,000 first-place check vaults the Dallas, Texas resident up to No. 29 on the Regular Season money list.



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