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Eighth isn’t enough for Fritsch

By Ken Warren on in Golf News.

Brad Fritsch delivered the best result of his PGA career on Sunday, but after falling just short of securing his spot on the PGA Tour next year, he couldn’t help but wonder what might have been. “I didn’t quite have it (Sunday),” the golfing pride of Manotick said in a telephone interview after shooting an… Read more »

Brooke Henderson finishes top 10 in U.S. Open; top amateur

By Gord Holder on in Golf News.

Something seems to come over Brooke Henderson in the final round of a golf tournament. She just seems able to rise to the occasion. The 16-year-old, at one point, at three under and tied for fifth, hit her only double bogey of the Open at Pinehurst, to finish at one-under, tied for 10th and the… Read more »

Martin Kaymer goes wire to wire in dominant U.S. Open win

By Associated Press on in Golf News.

The U.S. Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed him. As he set it down on the table, Kaymer rubbed… Read more »

The new look at Pinehurst: Good scores as Martin Kaymer shoots 65 to seize US Open lead

By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press on in Golf News.

Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old U.S. Open. So when he walked off the course on the eve of golf’s toughest test and was asked what he would take for a score at the end of the week,… Read more »

Robert Mustard, Tom Hossfeld win match-play golf titles

By Gord Holder on in Golf News.

Rivermead’s Robert Mustard defeated Rideau View’s Justin de Vroome 5-and-4 to claim the Ottawa Valley Golf Association men’s match-play championship at Greensmere on Wednesday. Mustard had defeated Greensmere’s Jason D’Angelo 4-and-3 in the semifinals, while de Vroome had downed Kanata’s Steve Houle 1-up. Tom Hossfeld of Hylands downed Madawaska’s Perry Freda 6-and-5 in the 55-and-older… Read more »

Tiger Woods officially pulls out of US Open at Pinehurst

By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press on in Golf News.

Tiger Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery that has kept him out of golf for nearly three months. It will be the second U.S. Open, and sixth major, he has missed because of injury over the last six years. The U.S. Open is June 12-15 at Pinehurst… Read more »

Crowded Colonial: Toms, Matsuyama, Campbell, Stroud share lead

By Stephen Hawkins, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS on in Golf News.

David Toms felt no need to even look at the Colonial leaderboard until noticing more people with cameras suddenly watching late in his third round. “I didn’t feel like I was really relevant at the time to even look at it,” Toms said. “I knew something was going on.” Three years after the last of… Read more »

McIlroy rallies to win BMW PGA Championship

By SportsNetwork.com on in Golf News.

Surrey, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Rory McIlroy fired a 6-under 66 on Sunday to come from behind and win the BMW PGA Championship. McIlroy collected his sixth career title on the European Tour at 14-under-par 274. It was his first victory on tour since the 2012 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. “It’s been 18 months since… Read more »

Henderson wins and wins again

By Ken Warren on in Golf News.

Brooke Henderson has qualified for her second consecutive U.S. Women’s open after a very successful weekend’s work. Over the course of two days in Virginia, the 16-year-old from Smiths Falls played 54 holes and won a pair of tournaments. On Monday, Henderson fired a two-round total of 140 at the Hermitage Country Club in Richmond,… Read more »

Lucy Li, 11, becomes youngest to qualify for US Women’s Open at Pinehurst

By Associated Press on in Golf News.

Lucy Li has become the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open by winning the sectional qualifier at Half Moon Bay in California. The 11-year-old Li shot rounds of 74-68 on the par-72 Old Course on Monday. She will surpass Lexi Thompson as the youngest qualifier in the U.S. Women’s Open, which is… Read more »