Cambridge, ON – (April 27, 2017) – This coming weekend will see a ‘pre-season’ major junior golf tournament sponsored by Freedom 55 Financial tee off in Cambridge, Ontario, at Whistle Bear Golf Club, where an elite field of young golfers are competing in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s 2017 MJT Spring Invitational presented by Freedom 55 Financial on April 28, 29 and 30.
The three-day tournament, which has a number of rankings from organizations such as Golf Canada and the Golf Association of Ontario, has tee times beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The players are aiming for titles in two divisions: Girls 13 to 18 and Boys 13 to 18, as well as the chance to qualify for a direct exemption into the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas at Reunion Resort in Orlando, FLA, this November.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho –With the help of individual champion Emily Leung, Simon Fraser defended its GNAC Women’s Golf Championships title, winning the event by 19 shots on Tuesday at Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course.
Leung scored two birdies in the final nine holes to secure the individual title with a score of 5-over-par 147 while the Clan ran away with the team title. Leung finished six shots ahead of teammate Kylie Jack, who took second place with an 11-over-par 153.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Simon Fraser’s Chris Crisologo recorded consecutive birdies on the fourth and fifth holes in the second round to take the lead and then finished the day atop the leaderboard after the first two rounds of the GNAC Championships at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course on Monday.
Crisologo fired a 5-under-par 137 after rounds of 70 and 67. He has a one shot lead over Western Washington’s Chris Hatch. Concordia’s Nick Huff provided the surprise of the day, carding a 2-under-par 140 after two rounds to finish in third place. Huff led for most of the day before Crisologo took over on the fourth hole in the second round.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – After the first round of the GNAC Championships, Simon Fraser sophomore Emily Leung leads the conference with a 1-under-par 70 as the Clan leads the GNAC with a 21-over-par 305 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course on Monday.
The defending champions had each of its four scoring players finish inside the top 10 of the first round to take a eight-stroke lead over Western Washington. Leung was joined in the top five by Kylie Jack with a 5-over-par 76 for third place and Belinda Lin with a 7-over-par 78 for fifth place. Jaya Rampuri claimed the Clan’s No. 4 spot with a 10-over-par 81 to finish in a tie for ninth place.
SEAN DALE EARNS MEDALIST HONOURS, EXEMPT STATUS AT Q-SCHOOL
THE RECAP: Jacksonville, Florida’s Sean Dale shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at PGA Golf Club’s Wannamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, Florida, then prevailed in a playoff over Naples, Florida’s Edward Figueroa to earn medalist honours at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s USA East #2 Q-School.
The 27-year old University of North Florida graduate birdied two of his final three holes and both holes of sudden death to secure the win and exempt status on the Mackenzie Tour for 2017, completing a long journey back after undergoing surgery for a torn labrum last year and missing most of the season.
Six lucky kids can earn a chance to participate
April 21, 2017 (Vancouver, B.C.) – Vancouver Canucks forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin will coach six lucky and hardworking kids at the Canucks for Kids Fund Charity Ball Hockey Classic on June 4, 2017 as part of the final round of the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Freedom 55 Financial Open at Point Grey Golf and Country Club. The six ball hockey participants will be chosen from those who register to raise funds for the Canucks for Kids Fund prior to May 21.
THE RECAP: Naples, Florida’s Edward Figueroa did enough to hang on to the solo lead for the third straight day at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s USA East #2 Q-School on Wednesday, managing a 1-over 73 in windy conditions at PGA Golf Club’s Wannamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, Florida to lead by one shot through 54 holes.
The 23-year old carded four birdies to mitigate his five bogeys on the day to sit at 10-under through three rounds, one shot ahead of St. Petersburg, Florida’s Jake Kevorkian with one round to go at Q-School.
(New York, NY) March 29, 2017 -- Men’s accessories brand Beltology is thrilled to announce Beltology in Motion: a new initiative bringing signature stretch woven belts to golfers across the country.
Beltology is a digitally native belt brand that designs and manufactures modern, expressive belts interwoven with flex, allowing for maximum comfort and flexibility, whether you’re at work or playing golf. Beltology styles are researched and tested; they meld style and science, giving serious players the perfect stretch for the perfect backswing. They also don’t have set holes, allowing adjustability after the 19th hole as well.
BOSTON, April 19, 2017 – Kicking off its 27th season this month in Greater Los Angeles will be the LPGA Golf Clinics for Women from MetLife. The 2017 schedule includes 14 events starting April 24, at El Niguel Country Club in Laguna Niguel, Calif.
The clinic schedule features major markets in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and the metropolitan area of New York. New sites for 2017 will include Austin, Texas and Cleveland, and major sponsors this year include Fidelity Investments and KPMG.