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David Hearn thrilled by growth of Canadian golf

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – As he prepared for his practice round at the Valspar Championship on Tuesday, David Hearn still had time to discuss Canada’s progress in golf. Canadian golfers have made headlines recently, including Adam Hadwin’s historic 59 back in February, and Brooke Henderson’s victory in a Major last season, but Hearn believes there is more […]

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Golfer Tyrone van Aswegen hopes mental strength will carry him on PGA Tour

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – Tyrone van Aswegen believes his mental strength and commitment to success will translate into his first PGA Tour win. Van Aswegen, an Oklahoma City University graduate and 2002 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s Golf national champion, has made six cuts this season and finished tied for seventh in the […]

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Golfer Jim Dent overcame a segregated South on his way to a stellar career

PALM HABOR, FLA. – Jim Dent is content and living a happy life. His extraordinary accomplishments and perseverance have helped him enjoy retirement. Dent won four PGA Tournaments and a dozen Senior Tour events. In a career spanning 40 years, he earned US$9,583,989, almost all of it after he turned 50. Not bad for a […]

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Valspar Championship keeps bringing volunteers back

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – Larry Odom and Maggie Parsons are only two of hundreds of dedicated volunteers who helped to make this year’s Valspar Championship run smoothly. Volunteers could perform any number of jobs at the tournament including marshall, stand bearer, gate, driving range and shuttle driver. Odom has been working this tournament for the […]

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Valspar Championship offers fans the ultimate showcase

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – Beth Bowens has been attending major golf tournaments for more than 30 years across the globe and appreciates the views of the course as much as she enjoys the sport itself. On a Tuesday morning at Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course, the sun beats down on the players out early to their practice rounds in […]