• September 28, 2021

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U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen among withdrawals from 60-man Olympics field

U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen among withdrawals from 60-man Olympics field

Four of the top 10 men in the Official World Golf Ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice. The 60-man field was set Tuesday based on the…

LPGA Tour’s Canadian stop cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

The LPGA Tour’s lone Canadian stop will not take place for the second year in a row because of border restrictions and logistical challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Golf Canada revealed Wednesday the CP Women’s…

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European Tour’s French Open in May postponed

European Tour’s French Open in May postponed

May’s French Open has been postponed due to coronavirus restrictions in the country. Le Golf National outside Paris was due to host the event from May 6-9. However, the decision to postpone comes following an…

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RBC Canadian Open cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

RBC Canadian Open cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

The RBC Canadian Open has been pulled from the PGA Tour calendar for the second consecutive year, marking one of the first cancellations of a major annual Canadian sports event in the summer of 2021.…

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Canada’s Corey Conners claims share of lead following 1st round at Bay Hill

Canada’s Corey Conners claims share of lead following 1st round at Bay Hill

Bay Hill was bustling Thursday, just like golf before the pandemic. The fans were limited in numbers but they all wanted the same dose of entertainment provided by Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau. First it…

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Bezuidenhout claims Alfred Dunhill Championship in dramatic final round

Bezuidenhout claims Alfred Dunhill Championship in dramatic final round

Christiaan Bezuidenhout held his nerve to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship by four shots at Leopard Creek Country Club on Sunday as the rest of the contenders faltered in a dramatic finish. The 26-year-old South African…

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Australian summer of golf abandoned

Australian summer of golf abandoned

Golf Australia has aborted plans to rearrange the summer’s premier three events, reluctantly cancelling the Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and Women’s Australian Open. PGA of Australia chief executive Gavin Kirkman, ALPG chief executive Karen Lunn…

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Canadians Henderson, Sharp 4 shots off lead at Women’s PGA Championship

Canadians Henderson, Sharp 4 shots off lead at Women’s PGA Championship

Brittany Lincicome brought 16-month-old daughter Emery to a recent practice round at Aronimink Golf Club and let her run around the course and plop down on mom’s pink golf bag. Back home with dad, the…

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Canadian Brooke Henderson top-5 at LPGA’s ANA Inspiration on 23rd birthday

Canadian Brooke Henderson top-5 at LPGA’s ANA Inspiration on 23rd birthday

Canada’s Brooke Henderson is two shots behind the lead after the first round at the LPGA Tour’s second major of the season. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., shot a 4-under 68 on her 23rd birthday…

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CP Women’s Open cancelled for September; Shaughnessy remains host for 2021

CP Women’s Open cancelled for September; Shaughnessy remains host for 2021

The Canadian women’s professional golf championship was organized for the first week of September at Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club but Golf Canada revealed on Tuesday that the event had to be cancelled. Organizers…

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Canadian golfer Mackenzie Hughes shoots 60 in 1st round of Travelers

Canadian golfer Mackenzie Hughes shoots 60 in 1st round of Travelers

Mackenzie Hughes had the best round of his professional career Thursday morning, but in his mind it’s still not the best he’s ever played. The Canadian shot an opening round 10-under 60 at the PGA…

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Golf: Coronavirus will radically alter European tour

Golf: Coronavirus will radically alter European tour

The European Tour is alerting its players that everything from prize money to player services will be different when golf resumes due to the coronavirus pandemic that will have a “profound” financial impact, according to…

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Pepperell disqualified in Doha over scorecard error

Pepperell disqualified in Doha over scorecard error

Eddie Pepperell’s quest to play in The Masters this April has taken a blow, after he was disqualified from the Qatar Masters due to signing an incorrect scorecard. Currently ranked 63rd in the world rankings, Pepperell needs…

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PGA tour delaying China circuit over coronavirus

PGA tour delaying China circuit over coronavirus

The PGA Tour Series-China is postponing two qualifying tournaments and delaying the start of its season by two months due to the coronavirus epidemic, it said on Wednesday. The decision to put back the begining…

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Mickelson won´t accept U.S Open exemption

Mickelson won´t accept U.S Open exemption

Phil Mickelson is still not exempt for the U.S. Open and says he won’t accept a special invitation. The U.S. Open is the one major keeping Mickelson from the career Grand Slam and no other…

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Leishman closes with 65 to win at Torrey Pines

Leishman closes with 65 to win at Torrey Pines

This was a party to which Marc Leishman was not invited, a gathering of a few of the game’s most luminous stars at or near the top of the leader board. Jon Rahm and Rory…

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Mickelson sets goal to make Ryder Cup team

Mickelson sets goal to make Ryder Cup team

For the first time in 25 years, Phil Mickelson was stuck watching the Presidents Cup from home in December.  The longtime PGA Tour pro has been a staple for the U.S. Team in international competitions…

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Koepka to make return next week at Abu Dhabi

Koepka to make return next week at Abu Dhabi

Brooks Koepka, the world No 1, will make his Hero Challenge debut in front of 5,000 fans in Abu Dhabi next week. The American is set to join Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open champion Bernd…

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Herbert, Rankin share lead at Australian PGA

Herbert, Rankin share lead at Australian PGA

Lucas Herbert and Brett Rankin shared the first-round lead at the Australian PGA Championship after carding 5-under 67s on Thursday at Royal Pines. The Australian pair were one clear of a group of five players…

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Tiger leads U.S. rally for Presidents Cup win

Tiger leads U.S. rally for Presidents Cup win

There were high emotions and fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup. Woods capped off a big year that started with his 15th major at the…