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  • Victoria's Nolan Thoroughgood Is Looking Forward To 'Redeeming' Himself At Chilliwack Golf Club In This Week's Future Links Pacific Championship - Image Credit Bryan Outram/British Columbia Golf

    By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf  

    Nolan Thoroughgood feels like he has a score to settle with Chilliwack Golf Club.

  • Hey, kids. Don’t let your parents read this. Let’s keep this our secret, OK?

    Yeah, I’m a parent with three grown kids but, more importantly, I am a grandfather and we all know that grandparents are the best. Right?

    So here’s my advice: Tell your parents you want to go to golf camp this summer.

  • (May 11, 2017 – Toronto, Ont.) – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and Cleveland Golf/Srixon Canada announced a multi-year agreement Thursday that will see Srixon continue as the Official Practice Ball of the Mackenzie Tour.

    Srixon will continue to supply the Z-Star, a premium Tour-quality ball, to the driving range at all Mackenzie Tour events, while Srixon staff players will be featured on leaderboards at each tournament.

  • WICHITA FALLS, Tex. – Simon Fraser's Jaya Rampuri missed earning a trip to the national championships by a single stroke, and both her and Emily Leung finished inside the top 20 at the NCAA Division II West Super Regional on Wednesday at the Wichita Falls Country Club.

    Simon Fraser, appearing in the NCAA post-season for the first time ever after winning back-to-back Great Northwest Athletic Conference titles in 2016 and 2017, finished in ninth place as a team.

  • May 9, 2017 - Freshman Jaya Rampuri led the Clan in the second day of action at the Super Regional 4 at the Wichita Falls Country Club, shooting a 1-over-par 73 on Tuesday.

    By GNAC Staff

  • Lethbridge, AB - (May 8, 2017) – Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, the Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, had over 150 youth out at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort in Lethbridge, Alberta, this past weekend, with new-to-golf kids taking part in the MJT College Ford Go Golf! Junior Clinic on May 5, and over 100 athletes competing in a MJT Ford Series event over May 6 and 7.

    The Junior Clinic introduced young kids to the game for free courtesy of Ford Canada and College Ford; for more information on the MJT’s Ford Go Golf! Junior Clinic program, please click here

  • Keith Martin, of Kelowna, B.C., and Derek Barron, from Lakewood, Wash., both shot 5-under par-66’s to share medallist honours at Bear Mountain Resort, host of the first of three RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifying events.

    “I’ve been striking the ball really well the last two weeks,” said Martin. “At Mackenzie Tour Q-School last week I finished with a 70 on the last day and putted really well too, so I just carried that momentum through to today.”

  • Crisologo opened with four birdies in the first 14 holes and is in a tie for ninth place with a score of 4-under-par 68.

    By GNAC Staff

  • Emily Leung is in a tie for eighth place overall after carding a 3-over-par 75, which is just two strokes behind a group that is tied for first place.

    By GNAC Staff

  • Vancouver, B.C. (May 8, 2017) – 14-year-old Euna Han of Coquitlam, BC, fired 65,66 to highlight the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Lindsay Kenney Classic at Pagoda Ridge Golf Course in Langley, BC, May 6 and 7, where close to 80 juniors were vying for titles in seven divisions as well as for age-specific qualifying spots in the IMG Academy Junior World Championships in San Diego this July.

    Lindsay Kenney LLP, a Tournament Sponsor of the MJT for the past 19 years, has offices in Langley and Vancouver, and supported this successful event once again. Winners of each division are highlighted below, and recipients of the PLYR Long Drive, PLYR Closest-to-the-Pin and Golf Town Performance Awards are posted online on the LK Law Classic Results page. 

  • THE RECAP: Santiago, Chile’s Horacio Leon shot a 2-under 70 on Friday at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Comox, British Columbia to earn medalist honours at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Canada Q-School.

    The 27-year old, whose older brother is two-time Mackenzie Tour winner Hugo Leon, cruised to victory by five shots over Bear, Delaware’s Eric Onesi and Camarillo, California’s Johnny Ruiz to secure exempt status for the 2017 season.

  • Federal Way, Wash. - Serving as the host golf association in the 12th Annual PNGA Cup held this week at TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho, Team IGA ran away in today's Singles matches to seal their first victory in the history of the competition.

    Team IGA took a slim half-point lead going into today's Singles matches, after earning three points in yesterday morning's Four-Ball matches and 3.5 points in yesterday afternoon's Foursomes matches. Teams WSGA and BC Golf were tied for second after Day One, at six points each, and Team OGA was one point behind the leader.

  • THE RECAP: Santiago, Chile’s Horacio Leon shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Comox, British Columbia to take the 54-hole lead at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Canada Q-School.

    The 27-year old, whose older brother is two-time Mackenzie Tour winner Hugo Leon, carded eight birdies against just a single bogey on the day to build a three-shot lead by one over Bear Delaware’s Eric Onesi with one round to go.

  • THE RECAP: Tacoma, Washington’s Derek Barron shot a 6-under 66 on Wednesday at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Comox, British Columbia to take the second round lead at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Canada Q-School.

    The 32-year old, who turned towards becoming a touring professional last year after winning several events as a member of the Pacific Northwest PGA Section, made four birdies and an eagle and was without a bogey for the second straight day to lead by one over Santiago, Chile’s Hugo Leon through 36 holes.

  • (May 3, 2017 – London, Ont.) – Highland Country Club will officially become the host organization of the Freedom 55 Financial Championship, the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s season-ending event, it was announced on Wednesday.

    Highland, the venue for the Mackenzie Tour’s season-ending event since 2015, will assume control of the tournament’s daily operations, marketing and sales efforts as part of a multi-year agreement starting in 2017. Golf Canada, which has operated the event since its inception in 2013, will continue to provide operational, logistical and promotional support during the tournament.

  • Federal Way, Wash. - The 2017 Pacific Northwest Golf Association's (PNGA) championship season kicks off this week as 48 of the top amateur golfers in the region prepare to square off in the 12th PNGA Cup, to be held May 4-5 at TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho.
    The PNGA Cup was created in 2006 by past PNGA President Dr. Jack Lamey as a way of continuing the friendship and partnership of the region's allied associations under the PNGA umbrella - British Columbia Golf, Idaho Golf Association, Oregon Golf Association and Washington State Golf Association.
  • Three golfers from Simon Fraser were named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Golf All-Conference Team, led by sophomore Player of the Year Emily Leung.

    By GNAC Staff

  • THE RECAP: Santiago, Chile’s Horacio Leon shot a 6-under 66 on Tuesday at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Comox, British Columbia to take the first round lead at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Canada Q-School.

    The 27-year old, whose older brother is two-time Mackenzie Tour winner Hugo Leon, carded six birdies and was without a bogey on the day to lead by one over Eric Onesi, Derek Barron, Chelso Barrett and Ryan Heisey after day one’s play.

  • BOSTON, May 2, 2017 – It has been nearly 20 years since England’s Laura Davies traveled with her golf clubs to the Badger State. The big-hitting Briton tied for 11th at the 1998 U.S. Women’s Open held at Blackwolf Run in Kohler, Wis.

    But Davies will return to Wisconsin later this month to compete in The Legends Tour’s Red Nose Day Walgreens Charity Championship, set for May 20-21, at Geneva National Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis.

  • Crisologo put together his most dominant season to date for his second consecutive GNAC Player of the Year award, finishing in the top 10 at seven of nine tournaments. 

    By Steve Frost - Sports Information Director (sfrost@sfu.ca)