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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

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.

Hole in ones aplenty

In a span of less than 10 days, three golfers recorded aces at Orillia's Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club.

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.

Submitted Golfers battled in various divisions at the annual Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club championship last weekend. From left are winners Marty Jenkins (senior), Ian Scott (junior), Ben McIsaac (men’s), Terry Sumpton (B flight) and Rob Hooper (A flight).

Hawk Ridge crowns 2016 champions

The Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club held its annual club championship last weekend. Although rain cut short play Saturday in some of the divisions, Sunday turned out to be a great day for golf as competitors battled for bragging rights amid fantastic conditions.

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.

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.

An ace, finally

Long-time Orillia resident Paul Gravelle scored his first hole-in-one earlier this week at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club.

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