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Shanty Bay native Drew Nesbitt plays his shot from the 16th tee during the opening round of the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville last Thursday. VAUGHN RIDLEY/GETTY IMAGES

Nesbitt on course

Drew Nesbitt may have fell just short of the goal he set at his first Canadian Open this past weekend, but the experience has only reinforced the belief he has in his game.

Shanty Bay native Drew Nesbitt will play in the Canadian Open starting Thursday at Glen Abbey in Oakville after qualifying this week. GOLF CANADA/PHOTO

Patience pays off

When Drew Nesbitt steps on the Glen Abbey course in Oakville today to tee off in his first Canadian Open, he’s going to go with what brought him.

Nesbitt qualifies for Canadian Open

Shanty Bay native Drew Nesbitt has qualified for the Canadian Open after finishing in a tie for first place at the final qualifier at Heron Point Golf Links.

A blimp crashed during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament near Erin Hills in Erin, Wis., on Thursday, June 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Blimp crashes, pilot taken to hospital

The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company that operates the blimp said Thursday.

Lemay makes it to final

Georgian Grizzlies golfer Matt Lemay put together an impressive week at the Ontario Men’s Match Play Championship.

In this May 29, 2017, image made from a surveillance video provided by the Jupiter Police Department, Tiger Woods stands in Palm Beach County jail following his DUI arrest in Palm Beach County, Fla. (Jupiter Police Department via AP)

Video shows Tiger taking breath tests

Video from a Florida jail shows a barefoot and handcuffed Tiger Woods performing two breath tests after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Defending champion Kat Kennedy from University of British Columbia walks off the green Thursday after defending her title for the second time at the 2017 Canadian University/College Championships held at Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club. Evan Holmes, also from UBC, claimed the men’s title. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Thunderbirds hold off Rouge et Or

Kat Kennedy went wire-to-wire to lead the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds to their second consecutive Canadian University/College Championship, while Baptiste Mory helped the Université Laval Rouge et Or hold on to win the men’s division at Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club on Thursday.


Eye on the prize

He has played in his own national championship and now Branson Ferrier is hoping to qualify for the U.S. Open.

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