Archive for the ‘Sports/Golf’ Category

President Donald Trump wants to see pro golf return with big crowds

Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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President Donald Trump's idea of golf getting back to normal is having thousands of fans who aren't wearing masks in attendance and "practically standing on top of each other."

Connor Syme wins BMW Indoor Invitational on virtual Royal Portrush

Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Scotland’s Connor Syme carded an eight-under 64 to become the second winner of the European Tour’s BMW Indoor Invitational series on a virtual Royal Portrush Golf Club.

Lim Hee-jeong heads into KLPGA final round with 3-shot lead

Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Lim Hee-jeong shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday for a three-stroke lead after three rounds of the KLPGA Championship. Watch the final round stream live on cbcsports.ca Sunday at 12 a.m. ET, and the encore replay at 9 a.m. ET.

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.