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Once Canada's great amateur hope, Matt...

Quietly, without much notice, Matt Hill has put a solid year together. The former top amateur, Hill has been toiling on the eGolf Tour in the Carolinas and makes his Canadian Tour debut this week in Edmonton. It was 2009 when Hill was regarded...

The Wonderful World of Eugene Wong

“I got my first letter from a college when I was, um, 14 I think.” That’s the sort of thing that happens in the weird and wonderful world of Eugene Wong, perhaps Canada’s next golf star. On Friday I drove out to...

Sympatico Column: Matt Hill's Big Gamble

My latest Sympatico column is up — just as Matt Hill exceeds all other Canadians at the Memorial today. That column can be found on Sympatico’s sports site. Interesting to note that Hill always played Titleist clubs — but will...

Hill Announces Move to the Pros

As I reported last week, Canadian amateur standout Matt Hill has announced he’ll turn pro today and play in the Memorial this week: Matt Hill, who enjoyed one of the most successful seasons ever by a collegiate golfer last year, announced...

James Lepp on the Pro Gap

James Lepp was going to be Canada’s next superstar when he turned pro in 2006. He hooked up with IMG Sports after winning the NCAA individual men’s title. But his amateur success never translated into professional wins, despite a...

There Can Only Be One: Nick Taylor...

On the same day the Golf Journalists Association of Canada voted Matt Hill in as the top Canadian male amateur, the RCGA named Nick Taylor as the country’s top college male player. So who is right? I’d say the RCGA got this one...

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