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Adam Hadwin anxious to relive ‘incredible experience’ playing in Presidents Cup

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Adam Hadwin debuted in the Presidents Cup two years ago and it was a seminal moment in his career. After two top-five finishes to start the 2020 PGA Tour season, the Canadian golfer is in good position to make it back to the event, starting Dec. 9.

Canadian Nick Taylor 2 shots back, remains in contention at Vegas PGA tournament

Friday, October 4th, 2019
Nick Taylor

Las Vegas resident Kevin Na had two back-nine eagles and shot a 9-under 62 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Canada’s Alena Sharp grabs share of lead at LPGA event in Texas

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Cheyenne Knight took a share of the lead into the weekend in her home LPGA Tour event. A two-time Texas state high school champion at Aledo, just west of Fort Worth, Knight shot a 4-under 67 on Friday to join Alena Sharp and Brittany Altomare atop of the leaderboard in the Volunteers of America Classic.

Canadian Nick Taylor shakes off early trouble to take lead at Vegas tournament

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor had to scramble for par on his opening two holes Thursday, and then he couldn't miss in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Taylor, of Abbotsford, B.C., opened with an 8-under 63 for a two-shot lead among early starters.

Cameron Champ beats Canada’s Adam Hadwin by 1 stroke to win Safeway Open

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Cameron Champ made a 3-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for a one-stroke victory over Adam Hadwin on Sunday in the Safeway Open, finishing off an emotional week with his grandfather battling cancer.

Abbotsford, B.C. golfers Hadwin, Taylor tied for 2nd at Safeway Open

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Cameron Champ shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 in windy conditions Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Safeway Open, ahead of Sebastian Munoz and Canadians Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor.

Canada’s Nick Taylor in contention at Safeway Open

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Bryson DeChambeau shot an 8-under-par 64 on Friday, and he sits atop the leaderboard at the midpoint of the Safeway Open in Napa, Calif.

Pettersen wins Solheim Cup for Europe in stunning finale

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

The most sensational finish in Solheim Cup history went down to the last putt of the entire match by a veteran player who many thought was lucky to even be selected. Suzann Pettersen didn't let Europe down.

Rebecca Lee-Bentham to play against men in pro event in Montreal

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
GLF 19th Hole Lee Bentham 20190904

Rebecca Lee-Bentham will be the only woman in the field when the Mackenzie Investments Open tees off at Montreal's Elm Ridge Country Club's North Course on Thursday.

Hannah Green rallies past Yealimi Noh to claim Portland Classic

Sunday, September 1st, 2019

Australia's Hannah Green overcame a three-shot deficit with a final round 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Portland Classic and deny teenager Yealimi Noh's bid to become the third Monday qualifier to win on the LPGA Tour.