Winnipeg Free Press: Golf

S.S.P. Chawrasia shoots 65, leads by 1 at Hong Kong Open

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HONG KONG - S.S.P. Chawrasia had six birdies and a bogey Thursday for a 5-under 65 and a one stroke lead at the Hong Kong Open, the first event of ......

Spieth struggles, Day OK after Australian Open's 1st round

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SYDNEY, Australia - Defending champion Jordan Spieth struggled in gusty afternoon winds Thursday at the Australian Open, while Jason Day took advantage of more calm morning conditions. The result was that ...

Jordan Spieth sets the bar high at the Australian Open

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Jordan Spieth has another tough act to follow at the Australian Open. Spieth won the tournament in 2014 in his first appearance Down Under when it was played at The Australian ...

Hard work has taken Canada's Silverman on 'improbable' path to PGA Tour

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Ben Silverman has put in the work to climb nearly 1,000 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking since the end of 2016. Now he's ready for a break. Silverman, from Thornhill, ...

Ko endures 1st season without winning on the LPGA Tour

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NAPLES, Fla. - Lydia Ko blasted out from in front of the steep edge of a bunker and raised her arms playfully when it dropped for par. She ended the ...

Column: Lexi Thompson misses out on year of LPGA dominance

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NAPLES, Fla. - Lexi Thompson doesn't have two long months to ponder how her season ended. She gets two weeks. Thompson will be the lone woman among the 12 two-player teams for ...

Jake Owen to play Nashville event on sponsor's exemption

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NASHVILLE - Country singer Jake Owen will play in the Web.com Tour's Nashville Golf Open next May on a sponsor's exemption. Owen, who has played in several PGA Tour pro-ams, will ...

Austin Cook wins at Sea Island to earn trip to Masters

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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic. Now the Arkansas player is one of them. The PGA Tour rookie ...

Jutanugarn rallies to win after Thompson misses 2-foot putt

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NAPLES, Fla. - Lexi Thompson never had a putt so short that was potentially worth so much. She had a one-shot lead when she settled over a 2-foot par putt on ...

Fleetwood wins European Tour's order of merit

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tommy Fleetwood won the Race to Dubai and the right to be called the top golfer in Europe after a tense battle with Justin Rose ...

Dan Halldorson

Dan Halldorson

Dan won two PGA tournaments in 1980 and 1986 and had a total of 28 top-10 finishes to his credit on the PGA tour. He won the Manitoba Open championship four times, in 1977, 1978, 1983 and 1984 and also won provincial open titles in Saskatchewan in 1977 and Quebec in 1980.

 

George Knudson

George Knudson

George won eight events on the PGA Tour in an 11-year span from 1961 to 1972 and built a reputation as one of the best swingers in the game. He was a member of the Canada Cup team nine times and claimed low individual honors in 1966 and teamed with Al Balding to win the world team title in 1986.