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The Spirit International Shortened to 54 Holes

The Spirit International Shortened to 54 Holes

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

TRINITY, Texas—The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship has been shortened to 54 holes. Tournament officials made the decision Thursday morning after Whispering Pines Golf Club had received more than 6½ inches of rain since Wednesday morning. As of Thursday morning, several holes held standing water, but Whispering Pines drains exceptionally...

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Play Resumes at Spirit International

Play Resumes at Spirit International

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in The Spirit International | 0 comments

TRINITY, Texas—After a 25½-hour delay, play has resumed at the seventh playing of The Spirit International. The biennial team best ball championship that features 80 of the best amateurs in the world was shortened to 54 holes because of the excessive rain and delay it caused. In less than 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, Whispering Pines...

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Rain Washes Out First Round at Spirit International

Rain Washes Out First Round at Spirit International

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in 2013 Spirit Teams, Golf, Press Releases, The Spirit International | 0 comments

TRINTY, Texas—Heavy rains washed out play in the first round of the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship. Play began at 8:30 a.m. at Whispering Pines Golf Club. By 10:33 a.m., the competitors were pulled off the course for the first of several lengthy delays. Not another shot was played on Wednesday and at 2:45 p.m., Tournament Director Eric...

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England’s Alexandra Peters Cracks UK Gender Barrier

England’s Alexandra Peters Cracks UK Gender Barrier

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in 2013 Spirit Teams, England, Golf, Ladies European Tour, The Spirit International | 0 comments

TRINTY, Texas—Anytime 80 of the best amateur golfers in the world congregate in the same place, there’s bound to be record-breakers in the group. The fact is every player in The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship, the seventh playing of which begins Wednesday at Whispering Pines Golf Club, has accomplished major feats in their careers. This...

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PGA Tour Sponsor’s Exemption at Stake in Spirit International

PGA Tour Sponsor’s Exemption at Stake in Spirit International

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Golf, PGA TOUR, The Spirit International | 0 comments

TRINITY, Texas—There’s more on the line this year than gold, silver and bronze medals at the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship. For the first time, the winner of the Men’s Individual competition will receive a sponsor’s exemption to the PGA Tour’s 2014 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. “We want to support amateur golf,” said...

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