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O'Hair wins Canadian Open, first Tour win since '09

Sunday, July 24, 2011, 6:24 PM
Sean O’Hair won the first hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday and captured the RBC Canadian Open in Vancouver, his first victory on the PGA Tour in more than two years. The 29-year-old O’Hair, from West Chester, made a bogey at the playoff hole, a 472-yard par-4 at Shaughnessy Golf and... Read more

Lancaster CC to host Pa. Amateur

Friday, July 22, 2011, 6:08 PM
Lancaster Country Club long has been home to one of the finest courses in Pennsylvania but very few people from the outside were able to see it because of the members’ desire to keep the public out. However, the club has rethought its philosophy in recent years and has started to welcome in... Read more

Putting their money on Fanny?

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 1:41 PM
While the world waits breathlessly to see whom Tiger Woods will select as his next caddie, an Irish bookmaker has decided to make things interesting. Paddy Power, which advertises itself as "Ireland's largest bookmaker," has installed Fanny Sunesson as a 6-4 favorite to become Woods' caddie. Sunesson... Read more

Two locals eliminated in USGA junior play

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 3:58 PM
Two Philadelphia area players were eliminated Thursday afternoon in the third round of match play competition in the junior championships being conducted by the U.S. Golf Association. Zachary Herr of New Hope, the No. 47 seed, lost 3 and 2 to second-seeded William Starke of Chapin, S.C., in the U... Read more

Cink always linked to Watson at British Open

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 10:57 AM
Even two years after the fact, Stewart Cink continues to be approached by people who want to ask him about defeating then-59-year-old and sentimental favorite Tom Watson in a playoff to win the British Open at Turnberry. “All the time, all the time,” Cink said Tuesday in a telephone interview... Read more

Slow-play penalty changes ace to a 2

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 4:39 PM
Just when you think you’ve seen everything in golf, something else happens to make you rub your eyes and scratch your head. In Monday’s opening round of qualifying at the U.S. Junior Amateur in Bremerton, Wash., 17-year-old Connor Klein of Lone Tree, Colo., made a hole-in-one on the 170-yard... Read more

Players test stamina in 36-hole Philadelphia Open

Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 10:05 PM
It figures to be a test of both golf skill and stamina Wednesday when 72 players compete in the Philadelphia Open, a one-day, 36-hole test being held at Huntingdon Valley Country Club. A field of 31 professionals and 41 amateurs assembled for the 107th Open conducted by the Golf Association of Philadelphia... Read more

GAP Schedule for July

Saturday, July 9, 2011, 5:01 PM
July 11 Francis X. Hussey Memorial Rolling Green Golf Club July 11-13 Brewer Cup Bellewood Golf Club July 13 Parent/Child League Shore #1 Greate Bay Country Club July 14 Senior Four-Man Team Applecross Country Club July 14 Christman Cup Bidermann Golf Club July... Read more

Boothwyn's Kan to play for East in AJGA Wyndham Cup

Friday, July 8, 2011, 8:43 PM
Aurora Kan of Chichester High School and Boothwyn, Delaware County, will be part of the East team’s 20-player roster during the 22d playing of the American Junior Golf Association Wyndham Cup on July 25-28 at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C. The match play competition will feature 10... Read more

Some see course as tougher on Sunday

Sunday, July 3, 2011, 2:57 PM
Sunday’s round, the final at the AT&T National, could be aptly dubbed: The Revenge of Aronimink. That is, if you were to ask Trevor Immelman his opinion of the course. "The greens were definitely firmer [today]," said Immelman, who finished his tournament with a 1-over 71 on Sunday. "First... Read more
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