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Owen Wins Event; Hadwin, Sloan, Choi 19th

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:24 Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:21

Greg Owen

Canadian Press

NEWBURGH, Indiana (AP) — England’s Greg Owen won the United Leasing Championship for his first Tour title, shooting a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory.



Watkins Shoots 63 to Take First-Round Lead at Air Capital Classic

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014 01:16 Friday, 20 June 2014 00:55


Royce Thompson (PGATOUR.COM)

WICHITA, Kansas — Aaron Watkins fired a bogey-free 63 to take a one-stroke lead at the 25th playing of the Air Capital Classic presented by AETNA. The former Kansas State Wildcat made five birdies on the back nine for a 30 on the newly converted par-70 Crestview Country Club.

Georgia Tech’s Ollie Schniederjans, two-time Air Capital Classic champion Brad Elder and Australia’s Gavin Coles carded 6-under 64.

Six players are tied for fifth after a 5-under 65, including sponsor’s pick Brock Mackenzie, Blayne Barber and Canada’s Albin Choi.



Alker Wins Tour-Record 11-Hole Playoff, Hadwin T8th

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014 07:30 Sunday, 08 June 2014 23:52

Steven Alker

Canadian Press

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — New Zealand's Steven Alker won the Cleveland Open in the longest playoff in Tour history, beating South Africa's Dawie van der Walt with a birdie on the 11th extra hole.

Alker and van der Walt parred for first 10 holes in the playoff at Lakewood Country Club before Alker finally broke through with a 3-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th.



Homa Wins BMW Charity Event; Hadwin & Gretzky Team Up For Pro-Am Win

Last Updated on Monday, 19 May 2014 10:34 Monday, 19 May 2014 01:04

Max Homa

Canadian Press

GREER, South Carolina (AP) — Max Homa won the BMW Charity Pro-Am on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with an 8-under 63 at Thornblade Club for a one-stroke victory over Jonathan Randolph.

Homa, the NCAA individual medalist last year for California, finished at 20-under 266 in the three-course event and earned $117,000 to jump from 64th to ninth on the money list with $142,155.



BMW Charity Pro-Am to Air on Golf Channel in Primetime

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 May 2014 01:06 Saturday, 17 May 2014 01:02


GREENVILLE, South Carolina — The Upstate of South Carolina will be showcased in primetime on the fastest growing cable television network. Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc. revealed that for the first time in the Tour event’s history, coverage of the 2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will air in primetime and be produced in high definition on Golf Channel.



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