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The Georgian Grizzlies golf team includes, top row from left, assistant coach Esmond Clothier, Addison Wallwin, Sady Beelik, Jon Collins, Mitch Ahrens, Matt Lemay, Danny Watts and Josh Lynch. In front, kneeling, are Emilie Tyndall and head coach Greg Hickey. SUBMITTED

Strong medal haul for Grizzlies

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams wrapped up the 2016 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf championships in style on Wednesday with a strong medal haul.

The Georgian Grizzlies won the men's title at Thursday's Georgian Invitational at Heritage Hills Golf Club this week. SUBMITTED

Impressive start for Grizzlies

After wet and rainy conditions cut the Georgian Grizzlies first golf tournament of the season short, the men’s and women’s teams returned to action as they hosted the Georgian Invitational at the Heritage Hills Golf Club in Barrie on Thursday.

Opening golf tournament cancelled

The Georgian Grizzlies men's and women's golf teams had their clubs all cleaned and ready to go on Saturday for the opening tournament of their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season.

Caroline Masson celebrates winning her first LPGA event at the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ont., on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. (Dave Chidley/The Canadian Press)

Masson wins Cambridge event

Caroline Masson didn’t do it the easy way. But in the end it just made her first win on the LPGA tour that much sweeter.

Canada's Brooke Henderson during third round action at the LPGA Canadian Open tournament in Priddis, Alta., Aug. 27, 2016. (Leah Hennel/Postmedia)

Henderson steals the show

As Brooke Henderson and two playing partners crested a hill and strolled down the 10th fairway Saturday at Priddis Greens, spectators scrambled for a sight-line.

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn lines up her putt on the 18th green during the third round action at the LPGA Canadian Open tournament in Priddis, Alta., Aug. 27, 2016. (Leah Hennel/Postmedia)

Jutanugarn in driver's seat

Ariya Jutanugarn had just bogeyed the finishing hole at Priddis Greens for the second time in three rounds, a surprising development since there is only one other square on her scorecard this week.

Brooke Henderson, right, and her sister Brittany, who is her caddy on tour, discuss a shot during Wednesday's CP Women's Open Pro-Am at Priddis Greens. (Leah Hennel)

Francis: Family support

As many golf balls as Brooke Henderson has hit in her young life, the 18-year-old figures she may have hit more dandelions.

There was a sea of pink at Orr Lake Golf Club recently as golfers from across the region came together to support the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) in Barrie. Organizers of 2016 Think Pink Golf Tournament recently delivered $9,750 in proceeds from this year’s tournament to RVH’s cancer program. SUBMITTED

Think Pink for RVH

There was a sea of pink at Orr Lake Golf Club to support the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.

J.T. McVeigh Photo Angela Hiltz of Minesing, cracks off her first drive during the Special Olympic Regional qualifier at Cranberry Golf Course Monday. More than 29 athletes from around Central Ontario took part in the tournament.

Special Olympians shine at championships

Under a bright blue sky, 29 athletes from around Central Ontario walked unto the steamy greens at Cranberry Golf Club to try, perhaps, for a shot at a berth in the Special Olympics Ontario provincial championships.

Jim Furyk of the United States celebrates after shooting a record setting 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship at TCP River Highlands on August 7, 2016 in Cromwell, Connecticut. (Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

Jim Furyk sets PGA record with 58

Jim Furyk set a PGA Tour record with a 58 in the final round of the Travelers Championship on Sunday, sinking a short putt on the last hole and then thrusting his arms into the air in celebration.

LeMay back in action

Georgian College golfer Matt LeMay will be back in action next week as he heads to Ottawa to compete in the 112th Canadian Men's Amateur Championship at the Royal Ottawa Golf Course.

A man stands by the 18th hole after third round play at the PGA Championship was suspended for the day at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo)

Weather wreaks havoc

Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb slept on the lead for the second day in a row at the PGA Championship. The only problem is neither of them played any golf on Saturday at Baltusrol Golf Club.

PHOTO COURTESY OF BMW CANADA Bella Marwick, 7, recently won a BMW Canada Facebook contest to golf with Canadian golfing phenom Brooke Henderson. The two became fast friends and Henderson not only gave Bella lots of tips, but also passed on her passion for the game and treated the Orillia girl like gold.

Local girl golfs with pro

One night, just before bed, Tom Marwick was reading his seven-year-old daughter a story — it was not your typical bedtime tale. He was reading to Bella a magazine story about Canadian golfing phenom Brooke Henderson.

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