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Hudson Swafford hits from the fairway on the first hole during the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (Chris Carlson/AP Photo)

Swafford denies Hadwin first win

Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory over Canada’s Adam Hadwin.

Canada's Adam Hadwin shot a 13-under 59 during the third round of the PGA Tour's CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, Calif., on Saturday. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun/Files)

Hadwin first Canadian to shoot a 59

When Adam Hadwin's tee shot towards history was yanked on his final hole of the day Saturday, television microphones picked up a voice groaning "Oh bleep!"

Dawn Coe-Jones from Lake Cowichan, B.C., has died. She was 56. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Wily Low

Golfer Dawn Coe-Jones dead at 56

Dawn Coe-Jones, a member of the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame who helped blaze a trail for Canadian women on the pro tour, has died of cancer. She was 56.

Five aces

Over the past few weeks, five golfers recorded aces at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club. Marjorie Carrique of Hamilton recorded her first hole-in-one recently after many years of playing. She and a group of Ladies from the Beverly Golf Club were visiting Hawk Ridge for two days of golf and on Day 1 she aced the third hole of the Timber Ridge course

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