Archive for the ‘Sports/Golf’ Category

Rory McIlroy criticizes Trump, wouldn’t play golf with him again

Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Rory McIlroy says he wouldn't play golf again with President Donald Trump and doubts he would even be invited after questioning his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Golf joins baseball, soccer in South Korea as sports resume

Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Golf joined baseball and soccer on Thursday as sports in South Korea that are back in action. All four rounds of the Korean LPGA Championship are being streamed live and on demand on cbcsports.ca

As 50th birthday approaches, Mike Weir prepares to take on PGA’s senior tour

Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Mike Weir had structured his entire 2020 golf season around his 50th birthday on Tuesday, with an eye to joining the PGA Tour Champions. Things haven't quite gone as planned thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but he's ready for the senior circuit now.

Golf courses aiming for ‘touchless experience’ as they begin to open across Canada

Friday, May 8th, 2020
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While many parts of our economy remain shuttered and other sports continue to wait for the go ahead to resume play, courses in all 10 provinces will soon be open for business.

Woods, Mickelson, star QBs to donate $10 million US from ‘The Match’

Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million US donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a star-powered foursome May 24 at Medalist Golf Club.

Ryder Cup without fans just doesn’t seem right to top golfers

Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Spain's Jon Rahm became the latest marquee player to call for the Ryder Cup to be postponed, saying the event is not "worth playing" if fans can't attend.

Woods, Mickelson to stage TV match with Brady, Manning for COVID-19 relief

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are ready for a made-for-TV rematch at a time when fans are craving live action. And this time, they'll have company. Turner Sports says quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will join them for a two-on-two match sometime in May.

Canadian Open cancelled as PGA changes schedule

Thursday, April 16th, 2020
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The PGA Tour announced Thursday that the RBC Canadian Open won't be contested this year, as the Tour has been forced to drastically alter its schedule because of the novel coronavirus.

PGA exploring August Championship without fans

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Even if no fans are present, the PGA of America plans to go ahead with the PGA Championship this summer.

Doug Sanders, last amateur golfer to win Canadian Open, passes away at 86

Sunday, April 12th, 2020
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Doug Sanders, the last amateur golfer to win the Canadian Open, died Sunday morning in Houston at the age of 86. Sanders was a colourful character known as much for the 20 times he won on the PGA Tour as the majors that got away.