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Georgian College golfer Emilie Tyndall capped off an incredible championship posting the lowest score in each of the three rounds to win the individual women’s gold medal. GOLF CANADA/PHOTO

Tyndall wins gold

Georgian College golfer Emilie Tyndall capped off an incredible championship posting the lowest score in each of the three rounds to win the individual women’s gold medal.

Golfer Stephanie Sherlock will be inducted into the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Sherlock tees up hall induction

Stephanie Sherlock was seven years old when her father, David, then a golf-course superintendent at the Countryway Golf Club in Tampa, Fla., had her tag along as he headed out to water the links at night.

 Brooke Henderson of Canada and her sister Brittany Henderson hold the New Zealand Women's Open trophy after winning the New Zealand Women's Open at Windross Farm on October 2, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Brooke Henderson wins New Zealand Open

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Canadian Brooke Henderson won the weather-delayed New Zealand Women’s Open on Monday, finishing off a 3-under 69 for a five-stroke victory.

Georgian golf teams ranked nationally

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams appeared once again in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national rankings for the second-straight time.

Barrie native Addison Wallwin claimed first place Monday atop the women’s leaderboard at the Niagara Invitational. SUBMITTED

Wallwin star of the day

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams wrapped up their final tune-up for the provincial championship in strong fashion on Monday at the Niagara Invitational in Thorold.

Tyler Hale of the Georgian Grizzlies men’s golf team tees off at the Lakehead-Orillia Invitational on Friday. The Burlington native finished in a tie for first place. SUBMITTED

Georgian golfers on top at Lakehead

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams continued their great success as they played their second tournament in two days on Friday at the Lakehead-Orillia Invitational.

Georgian golf teams winners at opening tournament

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams had their first Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) tournament of the season on Saturday when they travelled to London to play in the Fanshawe Invitational.

Patrick Newcomb, winner of last week’s Cape Breton Open and a two-time winner on the Mackenzie Tour, chips his way onto the green on No. 9 at National Pines ahead of the Ontario Championship, which starts on Thursday. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Golfers set to tee off in Innisfil

The Ontario Championship hosted by National Pines will tee off Thursday at the ClubLink layout on the edge of Barrie with plenty on the line in what is the penultimate event on the 2017 Mackenzie-PGA Tour Canada schedule.

Barrie's Eric Hawerchuk updates his scorecard while participating in Tuesday's Ontario Championship Pro-Am held at National Pines in Innisfil. The event was a precursor to the Ontario Championship. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

No place like home

Eric Hawerchuk is right at home with the next stop on the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada.

After wrapping up early from work, Dave Butler decided Thursday afternoon was a great time to hit a bucket of balls at the Landings of Willow Creek driving range while letting the rest of the day unwind. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Bucket of balls

After wrapping up early from work, Dave Butler decided Thursday afternoon was a great time to hit a bucket of balls at the Landings of Willow Creek driving range while letting the rest of the day unwind.

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.

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